There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan Beach to Fullerton by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Manhattan Ave & 10th St to Temple St & Judge John Aiso St 438A
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Fullerton Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner

$23 - $38

Cheapest option

Line 130 bus, line 30 bus  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the line 130 bus from Artesia / Pacific Coast Highway to 183rd / Los Cerritos Center 130
  2. Take the line 30 bus from 183Rd-Los Cerritos Center to Orangethorpe-Highland 30

$4 - $10

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Bus, train via 37th St Transitway Station  •  2h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Highland Ave & 14th St to 37th St Transitway Station 438A
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Fullerton station Orange County Line / ...

$11 - $16

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan Beach to Fullerton 31 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan Beach to Fullerton 31 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan Beach to Fullerton is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan Beach to Fullerton is to taxi which costs $120 - $160 and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan Beach to Fullerton. However, there are services departing from Artesia / Pacific Coast Highway and arriving at Orangethorpe-Highland via 183Rd-Los Cerritos Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 8m.

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The distance between Manhattan Beach and Fullerton is 28 miles. The road distance is 31 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan Beach to Fullerton without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 27m and costs $23 - $40.

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It takes approximately 2h 27m to get from Manhattan Beach to Fullerton, including transfers.

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Manhattan Beach to Fullerton bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Artesia / Pacific Coast Highway station.

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Manhattan Beach to Fullerton bus services, operated by OCTA, arrive at Orangethorpe-Highland station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan Beach to Fullerton is 31 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Manhattan Beach to Fullerton.

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  • Distance: 28 miles
  • Duration: 2h 27m

What companies run services between Manhattan Beach, CA, USA and Fullerton, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Manhattan Beach to Fullerton via 183rd / Los Cerritos Center and 183Rd-Los Cerritos Center in around 3h 8m.

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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Fullerton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Business Seat
$27 - $40
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Fullerton station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Metrolink Trains
Bus operators
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Manhattan Ave & 10th St to Temple St & Judge John Aiso St
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
Ladot
Bus from Highland Ave & 14th St to 37th St Transitway Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
Ladot
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Artesia / Pacific Coast Highway to 183rd / Los Cerritos Center
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Metro Los Angeles
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from 183Rd-Los Cerritos Center to Orangethorpe-Highland
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan Beach to Fullerton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
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
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Taxi Service Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 323-980-6060
Website
taxislacounty.com

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