There are 5 ways to get from Los Angeles to Malibu 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.

Recommended option

Tram, line 534 bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station Metro Expo Line
  2. Take the line 534 bus from 5th / Colorado to Cross Creek / Malibu Theatre 534

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Bus, line 534 bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Grand Sb & Olympic Fs to Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns R10 / ...
  2. Take the line 534 bus from 5th / Colorado to Civic Center / Stuart Ranch 534

$3 - $6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Los Angeles to Malibu Beach 28.7 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Malibu Beach 28.7 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  36 min

  1. Take an Uber from Los Angeles to Malibu Beach 28.7 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Malibu Beach. However, there are services departing from Grand Sb & Olympic Fs and arriving at Civic Center / Stuart Ranch via 5th / Colorado. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Malibu Beach is 26 miles. The road distance is 28.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Malibu Beach without a car is to tram and line 534 bus which takes 1 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Los Angeles to Malibu Beach, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Malibu Beach bus services, operated by Big Blue Bus, depart from Grand Sb & Olympic Fs station.

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Los Angeles to Malibu Beach bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Civic Center / Stuart Ranch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Malibu Beach is 29 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Los Angeles to Malibu Beach.

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There are 110+ hotels available in Malibu Beach. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Malibu Beach.
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  • Distance: 25.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

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

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Malibu Beach via Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns and 5th / Colorado in around 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Colorado to Cross Creek / Malibu Theatre
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Broadway / 1st to Broadway / 4th
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Colorado to Civic Center / Stuart Ranch
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Grand Sb & Olympic Fs to Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Los Angeles to Malibu Beach
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$30 - $45
Assist
$35 - $45
Español
$35 - $45
UberX
$35 - $45
WAV
$35 - $45
UberXL
$55 - $70
Select
$80 - $110
Black
$110 - $150
Black SUV
$140 - $180
Lux
$160 - $210
Taxi from Los Angeles to Malibu Beach
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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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