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There are 5 ways to get from Torrance to Costa Mesa by bus, taxi 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

Line 3 bus, line 94 bus, line 60 bus, line 47 bus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Carson St + Maple Av to Long Beach Bl + 6Th St 3
  2. Take the line 94 bus from Sixth & L.B. Blvd. Se to Seventh & Channel Se 94 / ...
  3. Take the line 60 bus from 7Th-Channel to Westminster-Fairview 60 / ...
  4. Take the line 47 bus from Fairview-Westminster to Wilson-Fordham 47A / ...

$7 - $18

Cheapest option

Line 1 bus, line 460 bus, line 43 bus  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Torrance Bl + Maple Av to Figueroa St + Harbor Freeway Station 1 / ...
  2. Take the line 460 bus from Norwalk Station to Disneyland Employee's Entrance 460
  3. Take the line 43 bus from Harbor-East Shuttle Area to Harbor-19Th 43

$6 - $14

3 alternative options

Line 3 bus, line 50 bus, line 43 bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 3 bus from Carson St + Maple Av to Long Beach Bl + 6Th St 3
  2. Take the line 50 bus from 7Th-Channel to Katella-Harbor 50
  3. Take the line 43 bus from Harbor-Katella to Harbor-19Th 43

$7 - $18

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Torrance to Costa Mesa 31.8 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Torrance to Costa Mesa 31.8 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Torrance to Costa Mesa is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Torrance to Costa Mesa is to taxi which costs $130 - $160 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Torrance to Costa Mesa. However, there are services departing from Carson St + Maple Av and arriving at Wilson-Fordham via Sixth & L.B. Blvd. Se, 7Th-Channel and Fairview-Westminster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 53 min.

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The distance between Torrance and Costa Mesa is 28 miles. The road distance is 31.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Torrance to Costa Mesa without a car is to line 3 bus and line 94 bus and line 60 bus and line 47 bus which takes 2 h 53 min and costs $7 - $18.

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It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to get from Torrance to Costa Mesa, including transfers.

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Torrance to Costa Mesa bus services, operated by Torrance Transit, depart from Carson St + Maple Av station.

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Torrance to Costa Mesa bus services, operated by OCTA, arrive at Wilson-Fordham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Torrance to Costa Mesa is 32 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Torrance to Costa Mesa.

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There are 680+ hotels available in Costa Mesa. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Torrance to Costa Mesa.
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  • Distance: 27.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 53 min

What companies run services between Torrance, CA, USA and Costa Mesa, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Torrance to Costa Mesa via Long Beach Bl + 6Th St, Sixth & L.B. Blvd. Se, Seventh & Channel Se, 7Th-Channel, Westminster-Fairview, and Fairview-Westminster in around 2 h 53 min.

Bus operators
Torrance Transit
Phone
+1 310-618-6266
Website
transit.torranceca.gov
Bus from Carson St + Maple Av to Long Beach Bl + 6Th St
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transit.torranceca.gov
Bus from Torrance Bl + Maple Av to Figueroa St + Harbor Freeway Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transit.torranceca.gov
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Sixth & L.B. Blvd. Se to Seventh & Channel Se
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from 7Th-Channel to Westminster-Fairview
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Fairview-Westminster to Wilson-Fordham
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from 7Th-Channel to Katella-Harbor
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Harbor-Katella to Harbor-19Th
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Harbor-East Shuttle Area to Harbor-19Th
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Norwalk Station to Disneyland Employee's Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Taxi from Torrance to Costa Mesa
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
Taxi Service Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 323-980-6060
Website
taxislacounty.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com

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