There are 4 ways to get from Riverside to Huntington Beach by train, taxi, bus or car

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Train, taxi  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to Santa Ana station Inland Empire - OC
  2. Take a taxi from Santa Ana station to Huntington Beach

$58 - $71

Cheapest option

Train, line 25 bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to Buena Park station 91/Pvl
  2. Take the line 25 bus from Buena Park Metrolink Station Zone 2 to Orange-Main 25

$10 - $18

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Riverside to Huntington Beach 49.3 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Riverside to Huntington Beach 49.3 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The distance between Riverside and Huntington Beach is 40 miles. The road distance is 49.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Riverside to Huntington Beach without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Riverside to Huntington Beach, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riverside to Huntington Beach is 49 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Riverside to Huntington Beach.

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There are 730+ hotels available in Huntington Beach. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Riverside to Huntington Beach.
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  • Distance: 40.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

What companies run services between Riverside, CA, USA and Huntington Beach, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Riverside to Huntington Beach. However, you can take the train to Santa Ana station then take the taxi to Huntington Beach. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Riverside to Huntington Beach via Buena Park station and Buena Park Metrolink Station Zone 2 in around 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to Santa Ana station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to Buena Park station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Buena Park Metrolink Station Zone 2 to Orange-Main
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Other operators
Taxi from Santa Ana station to Huntington Beach
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
OCTAP
Website
octap.net
Affordable Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-235-3035
Splendid Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-206-3086
Website
aqtransportation.com
Yellow Cab Anaheim
Phone
+1 714-905-5453
Website
yellowcabanaheimca.com

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