There are 4 ways to get from Los Angeles to Riverside by train, 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.

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Train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-Downtown station Riverside Line / ...

$10 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus Metro Los Angeles  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from 5th / Los Angeles to Disneyland 460
  2. Take the bus from Harbor Blvd at Disneyland to Galleria @ Tyler 200

$4 - $8

2 alternative options

Bus EPLA Limo Express  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Bernardino
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to University @ Lemon Eb Ns 215 / ...

$25 - $34

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Riverside 53.6 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Riverside is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Riverside is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 58 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Riverside is 49 miles. The road distance is 53.6 miles.

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The train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-Downtown station takes 1 h 27 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Riverside. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, CA and arriving at Magnolia + Beatty via G St @ Oak Nb Ns, San Bernardino Transit Center and West University + Lemon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from L. A. Union Station station station and arriving at Riverside-Downtown station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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

Metrolink Trains operates a train from Los Angeles to Riverside every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles to Riverside via San Bernardino, G St @ Oak Nb Ns, San Bernardino Transit Center, University @ Lemon Eb Ns, and West University + Lemon in around 2 h 22 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
EPLA Limo Express
Website
eplalimo.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
eplalimo.com
OmniTrans
Phone
1-800-9-OMNIBUS
Website
omnitrans.org
Bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to University @ Lemon Eb Ns
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
omnitrans.org
Riverside Transit Agency
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from San Bernardino Transit Center to Lemon + University
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Harbor Blvd at Disneyland to Galleria @ Tyler
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Los Angeles to Disneyland
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net

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