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There are 4 ways to get from Malibu Beach to Montclair by bus, tram, train or car

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Recommended option

Line 534 bus, tram, train  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the line 534 bus from 3835 Cross Creek to 5th / Colorado 534
  2. Take the tram from Downtown Santa Monica Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro A Line
  3. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station

$13 - $16

Cheapest option

Line 720 bus, bus  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the line 720 bus from 5th / Colorado to 6th / Broadway 720 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Olive Ave and 5th St E to Montclair Transit Center Silver Streak

$5 - $10

2 alternative options

Tram, bus  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Santa Monica Station to Pico Station Metro E Line
  2. Take the bus from Pico Blvd and Flower St to Montclair Transit Center Silver Streak

$7 - $12

Drive  •  1h 8m

  1. Drive from Malibu Beach to Montclair 61.6 miles

$6 - $9

Malibu Beach to Montclair by bus, tram, subway and train

The journey time between Malibu Beach and Montclair is around 3h 51m and covers a distance of around 66 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 44m. Operated by Metro Los Angeles and Metrolink Trains, the Malibu Beach to Montclair service departs from 3835 Cross Creek and arrives in Montclair station. Typically 57 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 51m
Fastest journey time:
2h 44m
Journey distance:
66 miles
Services per week:
57
Cheapest price:
$13
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:20
Last service departs at:
21:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Malibu Beach to Montclair bus, tram, subway and train schedules

Malibu Beach → Montclair
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The cheapest way to get from Malibu Beach to Montclair is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1h 8m.

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The fastest way to get from Malibu Beach to Montclair is to drive. Taking this option will cost $6 - $9 and takes 1h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Malibu Beach to Montclair. However, there are services departing from Civic Center / Webb and arriving at Central @ San Bernardino Sb Fs via 5th / Colorado, Olive Ave and 5th St E and Montclair Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 36m.

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The distance between Malibu Beach and Montclair is 58 miles. The road distance is 61.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Malibu Beach to Montclair without a car is to line 534 bus and tram and train which takes 3h 35m and costs $12 - $17.

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It takes approximately 3h 35m to get from Malibu Beach to Montclair, including transfers.

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Malibu Beach to Montclair bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from 5th / Colorado station.

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Malibu Beach to Montclair bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, arrive at Montclair Transit Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Malibu Beach to Montclair is 62 miles. It takes approximately 1h 8m to drive from Malibu Beach to Montclair.

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  • Distance: 57.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 35m

What companies run services between Malibu Beach, CA, USA and Montclair, San Bernardino County, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Malibu Beach to Montclair via 5th / Colorado, 6th / Broadway, Olive Ave and 5th St E, and Montclair Transit Center in around 4h 36m.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Downtown Santa Monica Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro A Line
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Tram from Downtown Santa Monica Station to Pico Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
Metrolink Trains
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 3835 Cross Creek to 5th / Colorado
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Bus from 5th / Colorado to 6th / Broadway
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pico Blvd and Flower St to Montclair Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Olive Ave and 5th St E to Montclair Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org

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