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There are 10 ways to get from Manhattan to Long Beach by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Newark to Los Angeles  •  8h 24m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Los Angeles (LAX) EWR - LAX

$108 - $345

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Fly New York JFK to Los Angeles  •  8h 48m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Los Angeles (LAX) JFK - LAX

$143 - $305

Fly New York JFK to Burbank  •  10h 22m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Burbank (BUR) JFK - BUR

$155 - $465

Fly New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  11h 14m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) JFK - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Flower St and Pico Blvd

$186 - $451

Fly Newark to San Diego, bus  •  10h 56m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to San Diego (SAN) EWR - SAN
  2. Take the bus from San Diego Old Town to Long Beach Downtown Transit Gallery

Fly New York JFK to San Diego, bus  •  11h 17m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to San Diego (SAN) JFK - SAN
  2. Take the bus from San Diego Old Town to Long Beach Downtown Transit Gallery

Bus  •  2 days 18h

  1. Take the bus from New York to Los Angeles "Greyhound"

$279 - $377

Train via New Orleans  •  3 days 8h

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Crescent
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Los Angeles Sunset Limited

$316 - $447

Train  •  3 days 16h

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles Texas Eagle

$341 - $491

Drive  •  44h 23m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Long Beach 2823.1 miles

$270 - $400

Manhattan to Long Beach by bus

The bus journey time between Manhattan and Long Beach is around 3 days 1h and covers a distance of around 2956 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 2 days 17h. Operated by Greyhound USA and Metro Los Angeles, the Manhattan to Long Beach bus service departs from New York and arrives in Downtown Long Beach Station. Typically nine buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
3 days 1h
Fastest bus time:
2 days 17h
Buses per week:
9
Cheapest price:
$279
Carbon emissions:
590 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:30
Last bus departs at:
16:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Long Beach bus schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Long Beach is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Long Beach is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Manhattan to Long Beach is to fly, which costs $100 - $350 and takes 8h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Long Beach is to fly which costs $100 - $350 and takes 8h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Long Beach station. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at Downtown Long Beach Station via 7th / Decatur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 18h.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Long Beach station. However, there are services departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at 1st Street Station via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal, Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines and 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro A Line. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 8h.

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The distance between Manhattan and Long Beach is 2467 miles. The road distance is 2823.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Long Beach without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 18h and costs $270 - $380.

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It takes approximately 8h 24m to get from Manhattan to Long Beach, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Long Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York station.

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Manhattan to Long Beach train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Long Beach is to fly which takes 8h 24m and costs $100 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $270 - $380 and takes 2 days 18h, you could also train via New Orleans, which costs $310 - $450 and takes 3 days 8h.

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  • Distance: 2466.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 24m

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

United Airlines, JetBlue Airways and three other airlines fly from Manhattan to Long Beach every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York to Los Angeles twice daily. Tickets cost $270 - $380 and the journey takes 2 days 16h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Burbank via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
11h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Burbank
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Newark to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Burbank via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to San Diego
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Burbank via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Burbank via Seattle
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Burbank via Portland
Ave. Duration
10h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Ontario/San Bernardino via Seattle
Ave. Duration
10h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to San Diego
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Newark to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to San Diego via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
31h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Seat
$290 - $410
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
46h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Premium
$480 - $700
Flexi Coach Seat
$380 - $550
Business Seat
$410 - $600
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 days 17h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$240 - $340
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Premium
$550 - $850
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $750
Business Seat
$550 - $800
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Flower St and Pico Blvd
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from San Diego Old Town to Long Beach Downtown Transit Gallery
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 days 16h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $380
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$270 - $380
Flexible
$380 - $550

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 43m.

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Manhattan to Long Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles station.

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Long Beach is 3h behind Manhattan. It is currently 4:10 PM in Manhattan and 1:10 PM in Long Beach.

Manhattan to Long Beach train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Long Beach is 2823 miles. It takes approximately 44h 23m to drive from Manhattan to Long Beach.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., JetBlue Airways and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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There are 298+ hotels available in Long Beach. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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