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There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles to Newport Beach by train, taxi, bus or car

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

Train, taxi  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Ana Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take a taxi from Santa Ana Amtrak Station to Newport Beach

$63 - $91

Cheapest option

Line 460 bus, line 577 bus, line 1 bus  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the line 460 bus from Flower / Olympic to Norwalk Station 460
  2. Take the line 577 bus from Norwalk Station to Channel / 7th 577
  3. Take the line 1 bus from 7Th-Channel to Coast-Balboa Coves 1

$4 - $10

4 alternative options

Train Amtrak, line 47 bus  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Ana Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the line 47 bus from Fairview-Westminster to Hospital-Superior 47A / ...

$27 - $55

Train Metrolink Trains, line 47 bus  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Fullerton station 91/Pvl / ...
  2. Take the line 47 bus from Fullerton Trans Ctr Dock 6 to Balboa-35Th 47A / ...

$9 - $16

Taxi  •  46m

  1. Take a taxi from Los Angeles to Newport Beach 41.9 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  46m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Newport Beach 41.9 miles

$4 - $6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Newport Beach is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Newport Beach is to taxi which costs $220 - $270 and takes 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Newport Beach. However, there are services departing from Flower / Olympic and arriving at Coast-Balboa Coves via Norwalk Station and 7Th-Channel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 43m.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Newport Beach is 35 miles. The road distance is 41.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Newport Beach without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1h 3m and costs $60 - $95.

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It takes approximately 1h 3m to get from Los Angeles to Newport Beach, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Newport Beach bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Flower / Olympic station.

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Los Angeles to Newport Beach bus services, operated by OCTA, arrive at Coast-Balboa Coves station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Newport Beach is 42 miles. It takes approximately 46m to drive from Los Angeles to Newport Beach.

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There are 723+ hotels available in Newport Beach. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Newport Beach.
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  • Distance: 35.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 3m

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

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Newport Beach via Norwalk Station, Channel / 7th, and 7Th-Channel in around 2h 43m.

Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Fullerton station
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Fairview-Westminster to Hospital-Superior
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Fullerton Trans Ctr Dock 6 to Balboa-35Th
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from 7Th-Channel to Coast-Balboa Coves
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Flower / Olympic to Norwalk Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Norwalk Station to Channel / 7th
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Taxi from Santa Ana Amtrak Station to Newport Beach
Ave. Duration
14m
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Yellow Cab Anaheim
Phone
+1 714-905-5453
Website
yellowcabanaheimca.com
Splendid Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-206-3086
Website
aqtransportation.com
OCTAP
Website
octap.net
Affordable Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-235-3035

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