There are 5 ways to get from Studio City to Laguna Beach by subway, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Subway, train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the subway from Universal / Studio City Station to Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines Metro Red Line
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Irvine Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner

$60 - $92

Cheapest option

Line 105 bus, bus  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 105 bus from La Cienega / 3rd to Vernon / Long Beach 105 / ...
  2. Take the bus from 7Th-Channel to Coast-Ocean 1

$9 - $16

3 alternative options

Line 218 bus, bus, line 83 bus, line 89 bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 218 bus from Laurel Canyon / Ventura to 3rd / La Cienega 218
  2. Take the bus from 3rd / La Cienega to 6th / Broadway
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
  4. Take the line 83 bus from Santa Ana-Santiago to Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 6 83
  5. Take the line 89 bus from Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 3 to Laguna Beach Bus Station 89

$16 - $38

Bus, subway, train, line 83 bus, line 89 bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Ventura / Laurel Canyon to Universal / Studio City Station 750
  2. Take the subway from Universal / Studio City Station to Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines
  3. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  4. Take the line 83 bus from Santa Ana-Santiago to Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 6 83
  5. Take the line 89 bus from Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 3 to Laguna Beach Bus Station 89

$28 - $62

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Studio City to Laguna Beach 62.8 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Studio City to Laguna Beach is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Studio City to Laguna Beach is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Studio City to Laguna Beach station. However, there are services departing from Laurel Canyon / Ventura and arriving at Laguna Beach Bus Station via 3rd / La Cienega, 6th / Broadway, Los Angeles, Ca, Santa Ana-Santiago and Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 27 min.

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The distance between Studio City and Laguna Beach is 55 miles. The road distance is 62.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Studio City to Laguna Beach without a car is to subway and train which takes 3 h 44 min and costs $60 - $95.

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from Studio City to Laguna Beach, including transfers.

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Studio City to Laguna Beach bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Laurel Canyon / Ventura station.

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Studio City to Laguna Beach bus services, operated by OCTA, arrive at Laguna Beach Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Studio City to Laguna Beach is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from Studio City to Laguna Beach.

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There are 495+ hotels available in Laguna Beach. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 55 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

What companies run services between Studio City, CA, USA and Laguna Beach, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Studio City to Laguna Beach via 3rd / La Cienega, 6th / Broadway, 7th / Decatur, Los Angeles, Ca, Santa Ana, Ca, Santa Ana-Santiago, Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 6, and Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 3 in around 4 h 27 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from Universal / Studio City Station to Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Irvine Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Laurel Canyon / Ventura to 3rd / La Cienega
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from 3rd / La Cienega to 6th / Broadway
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Ventura / Laurel Canyon to Universal / Studio City Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from La Cienega / 3rd to Vernon / Long Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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 Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Santa Ana-Santiago to Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 6
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 3 to Laguna Beach Bus Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from 7Th-Channel to Coast-Ocean
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net

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