There are 6 ways to get from Manhattan Beach to Fullerton by bus, train, taxi 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

Bus, train via Figueroa & 7th  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Highland & 14th to Figueroa & 7th Commuter Express 438
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Fullerton station 91/Pvl / ...

$9 - $14

Cheapest option

Line 130 bus, line 30 bus  •  2 h 33 min

  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

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Manhattan Ave. & 10th St. to Temple & Los Angeles Commuter Express 438
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner

$22 - $43

Bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Manhattan Ave. & 10th St. to Temple & Los Angeles Commuter Express 438
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

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

Questions & Answers

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 2 h 33 min.

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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 2 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min 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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There are 545+ hotels available in Fullerton. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan Beach to Fullerton.
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  • Distance: 28 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

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 2 h 33 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Fullerton station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Highland & 14th to Figueroa & 7th
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Bus from Manhattan Ave. & 10th St. to Temple & Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Artesia / Pacific Coast Highway to 183rd / Los Cerritos Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from 183Rd-Los Cerritos Center to Orangethorpe-Highland
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manhattan Beach to Fullerton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
Taxi Service Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 323-980-6060
Website
taxislacounty.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com

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