There are 5 ways to get from Riverside to Malibu Beach by train, tram, bus 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

Train, tram  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station Riverside Line / ...
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station Metro Expo Line

$15 - $21

Cheapest option

Train, line 704 bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station Riverside Line / ...
  2. Take the line 704 bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Broadway / 4th 704

$14 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus, line 720 bus  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9607 / ...
  2. Take the line 720 bus from 7th / Decatur to 5th / Colorado 720

$16 - $36

Train, bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Southwest Chief
  2. Take the bus from Alameda Sb & Los Angeles Ns to Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns R10

$28 - $59

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Riverside to Malibu Beach 81.6 miles

$8 - $12

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

You can take a bus from Riverside to Malibu Beach via San Bernardino Transit Center, Sbx- E St @ Rialto Nb Ns, Sbx- E St @ Court Nb Ns, San Bernardino, Ca, Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, and 5th / Colorado in around 4 h 42 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Riverside Amtrak to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 7th / Decatur to 5th / Colorado
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Broadway / 4th
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Alameda Sb & Los Angeles Ns to Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Riverside to Malibu Beach?

The distance between Riverside and Malibu Beach is 119 km. The road distance is 131 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Riverside to Malibu Beach?

The cheapest way to get from Riverside to Malibu Beach is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1 h 29 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Riverside to Malibu Beach?

The quickest way to get from Riverside to Malibu Beach is to drive which takes 1 h 29 min and costs $8 - $12.

Is there a direct bus between Riverside and Malibu Beach?

No, there is no direct bus from Riverside to Malibu Beach. However, there are services departing from Riverside Metro Link Sb Lat and arriving at Civic Center / Malibu Library via Sbx- E St @ Rialto Nb Ns, San Bernardino, Ca, 7th / Decatur and 5th / Colorado. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 42 min.

How long does it take to get from Riverside to Malibu Beach?

It takes approximately 4 h to get from Riverside to Malibu Beach, including transfers.