There are 4 ways to get from Riverside to Union Station by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 32 min

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

$10 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus Foothill Transit  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from West University + Lemon to Richton 5091 @ Montclair TransCenter 204
  2. Take the bus from Montclair Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St Silver Streak / ...

$4 - $11

2 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  2 h 6 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 El Monte, Ca
  3. Take the bus from El Monte Station - Upper Level to El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station 910 / ...

$16 - $35

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Riverside to Union Station 53.2 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Riverside to Union Station is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riverside to Union Station is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 56 min.

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The distance between Riverside and Union Station is 49 miles. The road distance is 53.2 miles.

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The train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station takes 1 h 25 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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No, there is no direct bus from Riverside to Union Station station. However, there are services departing from Riverside Metro Link Sb Lat and arriving at El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station via Sbx- E St @ Rialto Nb Ns, San Bernardino, Ca and El Monte Station - Upper Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Riverside-Downtown station station and arriving at L. A. Union Station station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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What companies run services between Riverside, CA, USA and Union Station, CA, USA?

Metrolink Trains operates a train from Riverside to Union Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Riverside to Union Station via San Bernardino Transit Center, Sbx- E St @ Rialto Nb Ns, Sbx- E St @ Court Nb Ns, San Bernardino, Ca, El Monte, Ca, and El Monte Station - Upper Level in around 2 h 6 min.

Train operators
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 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 El Monte, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from El Monte Station - Upper Level to El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from El Monte Station W to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Montclair Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org

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