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There are 3 ways to get from Riverside to Pasadena by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Riverside Amtrak to Pasadena Amtrak Bus Stop Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

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Train  •  1h 54m

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station Riverside Line / ...

$12 - $15

1 alternative option

Drive  •  55m

  1. Drive from Riverside to Pasadena 50.9 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Riverside to Pasadena is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Riverside to Pasadena is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Riverside Amtrak and arriving at Pasadena Amtrak Bus Stop. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 30m.

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The distance between Riverside and Pasadena is 45 miles. The road distance is 50.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Riverside to Pasadena without a car is to bus which takes 1h 30m and costs .

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The bus from Riverside Amtrak to Pasadena Amtrak Bus Stop takes 1h 30m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Riverside to Pasadena bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Riverside Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Riverside to Pasadena is to bus which takes 1h 30m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $12 - $16 and takes 1h 54m.

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Riverside to Pasadena bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Pasadena Amtrak Bus Stop station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riverside to Pasadena is 51 miles. It takes approximately 55m to drive from Riverside to Pasadena.

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  • Distance: 45.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 30m

What companies run services between Riverside, CA, USA and Pasadena, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a bus from Riverside to Pasadena 3 times a day, and the journey takes 1h 30m. Alternatively, Metrolink Trains operates a train from Riverside to Pasadena every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 1h 25m.

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
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Riverside Amtrak to Pasadena Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
amtrak.com

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