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There are 5 ways to get from Torrance to Malibu Beach by bus, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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 550 bus, tram, line 534 bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 550 bus from Vermont / Torrance to Vermont / Exposition 550
  2. Take the tram from Expo / Vermont Station to Downtown Santa Monica Station
  3. Take the line 534 bus from 5th / Colorado to Cross Creek / Malibu Theatre 534

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 8 bus, line 3 bus, line 534 bus  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Hawthorne Bl + Carson St to Lax City Bus Center 8
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Lax Transit Center Bay 12 to 4Th Nb & Colorado Fs 3 / ...
  3. Take the line 534 bus from 5th / Colorado to Civic Center / Stuart Ranch 534

$3 - $7

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Torrance to Malibu Beach 32.6 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Torrance to Malibu Beach 32.6 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  41 min

  1. Take an Uber from Torrance to Malibu Beach 32.6 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Torrance to Malibu Beach is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Torrance to Malibu Beach is to taxi which costs $130 - $160 and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Torrance to Malibu Beach. However, there are services departing from Hawthorne Bl + Carson St and arriving at Civic Center / Stuart Ranch via Lax Transit Center Bay 12 and 5th / Colorado. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

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The distance between Torrance and Malibu Beach is 24 miles. The road distance is 32.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Torrance to Malibu Beach without a car is to line 550 bus and tram and line 534 bus which takes 2 h 12 min and costs $4 - $8.

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It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to get from Torrance to Malibu Beach, including transfers.

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Torrance to Malibu Beach bus services, operated by Torrance Transit, depart from Hawthorne Bl + Carson St station.

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Torrance to Malibu Beach bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Civic Center / Stuart Ranch station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Torrance to Malibu Beach is 33 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Torrance to Malibu Beach.

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There are 88+ hotels available in Malibu Beach. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Torrance to Malibu Beach.
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  • Distance: 24.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 12 min

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

You can take a bus from Torrance to Malibu Beach via Lax Transit Center Bay 12, 4Th Nb & Colorado Fs, and 5th / Colorado in around 2 h 47 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Expo / Vermont Station to Downtown Santa Monica Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Vermont / Torrance to Vermont / Exposition
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Colorado to Cross Creek / Malibu Theatre
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
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
Torrance Transit
Phone
+1 310-618-6266
Website
transit.torranceca.gov
Bus from Hawthorne Bl + Carson St to Lax City Bus Center
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transit.torranceca.gov
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Lax Transit Center Bay 12 to 4Th Nb & Colorado Fs
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Torrance to Malibu Beach
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$35 - $50
Assist
$35 - $50
Español
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
WAV
$35 - $50
UberXL
$60 - $80
Select
$90 - $120
Black
$130 - $170
Black SUV
$160 - $210
Lux
$180 - $240
Taxi from Torrance to Malibu Beach
Ave. Duration
41 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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