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There are 3 ways to get from Long Beach to Riverside by tram, train, bus or car

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Tram, train  •  3h 33m

  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

Cheapest option

Line 50 bus, bus, line 15 bus  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the line 50 bus from 7Th-Channel to Katella-Harbor 50
  2. Take the bus from Katella FS Harbor to Galleria @ Tyler 200
  3. Take the line 15 bus from Galleria @ Tyler to Magnolia NS Sunnyside 1 / ...

$5 - $14

1 alternative option

Drive  •  58m

  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 58m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Long Beach to Riverside. However, there are services departing from Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se and arriving at Magnolia NS Sunnyside via 7Th-Channel, Katella FS Harbor and Galleria @ Tyler. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 18m.

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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 tram and train which takes 3h 33m and costs $13 - $18.

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It takes approximately 3h 33m to get from Long Beach to Riverside, including transfers.

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Long Beach to Riverside bus services, operated by OCTA, depart from 7Th-Channel station.

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

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

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There are 114+ 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: 3h 33m

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

You can take a bus from Long Beach to Riverside via Seventh & Channel Se, 7Th-Channel, Katella FS Harbor, and Galleria @ Tyler in around 4h 18m.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Downtown Long Beach Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from 7Th-Channel to Katella-Harbor
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
(951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Katella FS Harbor to Galleria @ Tyler
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Galleria @ Tyler to Magnolia NS Sunnyside
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com

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