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  •  3 h 37 min

  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 - $20

Cheapest option

Line 1 bus, bus, line 534 bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Magnolia + Sunnyside to East University + Lemon 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from West University + Lemon to Richton 5091 @ Montclair TransCenter 204
  3. Take the bus from Montclair Transit Center to Grand Ave and 9th St W 699
  4. Take the bus from Grand Sb & 9Th Fs to Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns R10
  5. Take the line 534 bus from 5th / Colorado to Civic Center / Stuart Ranch 534

$6 - $17

3 alternative options

Bus, line 534 bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Riverside Metro Link Sb Lat to San Bernardino Transit Center 215 / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
  3. Take the bus from Grand Sb & 9Th Fs to Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns R10
  4. Take the line 534 bus from 5th / Colorado to Civic Center / Stuart Ranch 534

$18 - $39

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

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Riverside to Malibu Beach 81.6 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

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

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

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The distance between Riverside and Malibu Beach is 75 miles. The road distance is 81.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Riverside to Malibu Beach, including transfers.

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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 / Stuart Ranch via Sbx- E St @ Rialto Nb Ns, San Bernardino, Ca, Grand Sb & 9Th Fs and 5th / Colorado. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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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 Angls Amtrak, Ca, Grand Sb & 9Th Fs, Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns, and 5th / Colorado in around 4 h 55 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
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
OmniTrans
Phone
1-800-9-OMNIBUS
Website
omnitrans.org
Bus from Riverside Metro Link Sb Lat to San Bernardino Transit Center
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
omnitrans.org
Riverside Transit Agency
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Vine St Layover to San Bernardino Transit Center
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Magnolia + Sunnyside to East University + Lemon
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from West University + Lemon to Richton 5091 @ Montclair TransCenter
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Grand Sb & 9Th Fs to Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Colorado to Civic Center / Stuart Ranch
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Montclair Transit Center to Grand Ave and 9th St W
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org

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