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There are 5 ways to get from Los Angeles to Long Beach by tram, bus, 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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Tram  •  55m

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

$2

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the bus from 7th St / Metro Center Station to New Blue Layover Metro Blue Line Express Shuttle / ...

$1 - $20

Taxi  •  29m

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

$140 - $170

Drive  •  29m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Long Beach 26.2 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  29m

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

$29 - $40

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 7th St / Metro Center Station station and arriving at New Blue Layover. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 8m.

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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 tram which takes 55m and costs $2.

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The tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to 1st Street Station takes 55m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Los Angeles to Long Beach bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at 7th St / Metro Center Station.

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Los Angeles to Long Beach bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at New Blue Layover station.

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

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  • Distance: 20.1 miles
  • Duration: 55m

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

Metro Los Angeles operates a bus from Los Angeles to Long Beach hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 1h 8m. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 7th St / Metro Center Station to New Blue Layover
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
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.

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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
30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $20
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Long Beach Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Los Angeles to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$29 - $40
Assist
$30 - $40
Español
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $40
WAV
$30 - $40
UberXL
$50 - $65
Select
$75 - $100
Black
$100 - $140
Black SUV
$130 - $170
Lux
$150 - $200
Taxi from Los Angeles to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
29m
Estimated price
$140 - $170
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com

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