There are 4 ways to get from Long Beach to Riverside by bus, train, tram or car

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Bus, train  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Long Beach, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca 9473 / ...
  2. Take the train from Santa Ana station to Riverside-Downtown station Inland Empire - OC

$18 - $31

Cheapest option

Bus, line 50 bus, line 1 bus  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Long Beach, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Artic - Dock 6 to Tustin-East Village Way 50
  3. Take the bus from Village of Orange Zone 5 to Galleria @ Tyler 200
  4. Take the line 1 bus from Galleria at Tyler EB to Magnolia + Sunnyside 1 / ...

$13 - $32

2 alternative options

Tram, train  •  4 h

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Long Beach Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines Metro Blue Line
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-Downtown station Riverside Line / ...

$14 - $18

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Long Beach to Riverside 54.8 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Long Beach to Riverside is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Long Beach to Riverside is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Long Beach to Riverside. However, there are services departing from Long Beach, Ca and arriving at Magnolia + Sunnyside via Artic - Dock 6, Village of Orange Zone 5 and Galleria at Tyler EB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Long Beach and Riverside is 48 miles. The road distance is 54.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Beach to Riverside without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 3 min and costs $17 - $35.

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It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to get from Long Beach to Riverside, including transfers.

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Long Beach to Riverside bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Long Beach, Ca station.

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Long Beach to Riverside bus services, operated by Riverside Transit Agency, arrive at Magnolia + Sunnyside station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Beach to Riverside is 55 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Long Beach to Riverside.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Riverside. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Long Beach to Riverside.
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  • Distance: 47.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 3 min

What companies run services between Long Beach, CA, USA and Riverside, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Long Beach to Riverside via Anaheim, Ca, Artic - Dock 6, Tustin-East Village Way, Village of Orange Zone 5, Galleria @ Tyler, and Galleria at Tyler EB in around 3 h 22 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Santa Ana station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Downtown Long Beach Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Long Beach, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$16 - $20
Bus from Long Beach, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Long Beach to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Long Beach to Anaheim
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Artic - Dock 6 to Tustin-East Village Way
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
(951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Village of Orange Zone 5 to Galleria @ Tyler
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Galleria at Tyler EB to Magnolia + Sunnyside
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com

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