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

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Tram, train  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Long Beach Station to Union Station - Metro A-Line Metro A Line
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-Downtown station Metrolink 91-Perris Valley Line / ...

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Line 50 bus, bus  •  4h 22m

  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

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Line 173 bus, bus  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the line 173 bus from First & Shelter F S to Norwalk & Carson Ne 173
  2. Take the bus from Carson-Norwalk For Through Bus From Seal Beach to Tustin-East Village Way 42A / ...
  3. Take the bus from Village of Orange Zone 5 to Galleria @ Tyler 200

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Long Beach to Riverside 54.8 miles

Long Beach to Riverside by tram and train

64 Weekly Services
3h 35m Average Duration
$13 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Long Beach to Riverside is to line 50 bus and bus which costs $5 - $10 and takes 4h 22m.

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The fastest way to get from Long Beach to Riverside is to drive which takes 59 min and costs $9 - $15.

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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 FS Sunnyside via 7Th-Channel, Katella FS Harbor and Galleria @ Tyler EB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Long Beach station to Riverside station. However, there are services departing from Downtown Long Beach Station and arriving at Riverside-Downtown station via L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 35m.

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The distance between Long Beach and Riverside is 84 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 35m and costs $12 - $45.

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It takes approximately 3h 35m 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 train services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Downtown Long Beach Station.

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Long Beach to Riverside bus services, operated by Riverside Transit Agency, arrive at Galleria @ Tyler station.

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Map of how to get from Long Beach to Riverside.
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  • Distance: 84.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 35m

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

You can take a bus from Long Beach to Riverside via Beach Dr & W. Campus N, 7Th-Channel, Katella FS Harbor, Galleria @ Tyler, and Galleria @ Tyler EB in around 4h 22m.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Phone
+1-323-466-3876
Email
CustomerRelations@metro.net
Website
metro.net
Tram from Downtown Long Beach Station to Union Station - Metro A-Line
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
https://www.metro.net/
persons with disabilities
$1
Senior Citizens
$1
K-12 students
$1
Adult
$2
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 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $40
Website
https://metrolinktrains.com
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$5 - $25
Student / Youth 6-18
$8 - $25
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from 7Th-Channel to Katella-Harbor
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Carson-Norwalk For Through Bus From Seal Beach to Tustin-East Village Way
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
octa.net
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
+1 (951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Katella FS Harbor to Galleria @ Tyler
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Children 46" tall and under
$1 - $3
Seniors 60+, Disabled, Medicare
$1 - $3
Adults and children over 46" tall
$1 - $4
Bus from Village of Orange Zone 5 to Galleria @ Tyler
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Children 46" tall and under
$1 - $2
Seniors 60+, Disabled, Medicare
$1 - $2
Adults and children over 46" tall
$1 - $3
Long Beach Transit
Website
ridelbt.com
Bus from First & Shelter F S to Norwalk & Carson Ne
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Website
Long Beach Transit

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Long Beach to Riverside train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at Riverside-Downtown station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Beach to Riverside is 55 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Long Beach to Riverside.

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