There are 5 ways to get from Los Angeles to Long Beach by bus, tram, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Long Beach, Ca 9455 / ...

$9 - $19

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Tram  •  55 min

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to 1st Street Station Metro Blue Line

$2

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Los Angeles to Long Beach 26.2 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Long Beach 26.2 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from Los Angeles to Long Beach 26.2 miles

$30 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Long Beach is to tram which costs $2 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Long Beach is to taxi which costs $140 - $170 and takes 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Long Beach, Ca. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Long Beach is 20 miles. The road distance is 26.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Long Beach without a car is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $9 - $19.

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The bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Long Beach, Ca takes 30 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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

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Los Angeles to Long Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Long Beach, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Long Beach is 26 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Los Angeles to Long Beach.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Long Beach.
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  • Distance: 20.1 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Los Angeles to Long Beach every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $19 and the journey takes 30 min. Amtrak also services this route 4 times a day.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
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 Los Angeles, Ca to Long Beach, Ca
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Long Beach Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Los Angeles to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$30 - $40
Assist
$30 - $40
Español
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $40
WAV
$30 - $40
UberXL
$50 - $65
Select
$75 - $95
Black
$100 - $140
Black SUV
$130 - $170
Lux
$150 - $200
Taxi from Los Angeles to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com

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