There are 4 ways to get from Riverside to Malibu Beach by bus, train, tram 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.

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Bus  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Riverside, CA to Los Angeles, CA
  2. Take the bus from Alameda Sb & Los Angeles Ns to Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns R10

$10 - $23

Cheapest option

Bus, line 534 bus  •  5 h 54 min

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

$6 - $17

2 alternative options

Train, tram  •  4 h 16 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

Drive  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Riverside to Malibu Beach 81.6 miles

$8 - $12

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Riverside to Malibu Beach. However, there are services departing from Riverside, CA and arriving at Civic Center / Stuart Ranch via Alameda Sb & Los Angeles Ns and 5th / Colorado. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 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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The best way to get from Riverside to Malibu Beach without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Riverside to Malibu Beach, including transfers.

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Riverside to Malibu Beach bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Riverside, CA station.

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Riverside to Malibu Beach bus services, operated by Big Blue Bus, arrive at Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riverside to Malibu Beach is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to drive from Riverside to Malibu Beach.

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There are 110+ hotels available in Malibu Beach. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Riverside to Malibu Beach.
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  • Distance: 74.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

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

You can take a bus from Riverside to Malibu Beach via Los Angeles, CA, Alameda Sb & Los Angeles Ns, Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns, and 5th / Colorado in around 3 h 54 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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
Bus operators
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
Bus from Grand Sb & Olympic Fs to Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
(951) 565-5002
Website
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
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 28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
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

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