There are 8 ways to get from Union Station to Long Beach by bus, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Long Beach Amtrak Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Cheapest option

Bus, tram  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station to Flower / 7th 910 / ...
  2. Take the tram from Pico Station to 1st Street Station Metro Blue Line

$3 - $7

6 alternative options

Line 5702 Amtrak Thruway  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 5702 Amtrak Thruway from Los Angeles, CA to Long Beach, CA 5702

Bus, line 720 bus, line 9455 bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Temple & Los Angeles to Spring & 7th
  2. Take the line 720 bus from 6th / Broadway to 7th / Decatur 720 / ...
  3. Take the line 9455 bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Long Beach, Ca

$10 - $25

Tram  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to 1st Street Station Metro Blue Line

$4

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Union Station to Long Beach 31.4 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Union Station to Long Beach 31.4 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  35 min

  1. Take an Uber from Union Station to Long Beach 31.4 miles

$35 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Union Station to Long Beach is to tram which costs $4 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Union Station to Long Beach is to taxi which costs $160 - $200 and takes 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at Long Beach Amtrak. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Union Station and Long Beach is 20 miles. The road distance is 31.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Union Station to Long Beach without a car is to bus which takes 59 min and costs .

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The bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Long Beach Amtrak takes 55 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Union Station to Long Beach bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak.

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Union Station to Long Beach bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Long Beach Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Union Station to Long Beach is 31 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Union Station to Long Beach.

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There are 390+ hotels available in Long Beach. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Union Station to Long Beach.
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  • Distance: 20.2 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

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

Amtrak operates a bus from Union Station to Long Beach 4 times a day, and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to 1st Street Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from Pico Station to 1st Street Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Long Beach Amtrak
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to Long Beach, CA
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Temple & Los Angeles to Spring & 7th
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 6th / Broadway to 7th / Decatur
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station to Flower / 7th
Ave. Duration
17 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Long Beach, Ca
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Arcadia St and Alameda St to Flower St and Pico Blvd
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Union Station to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
35 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 - $75
Select
$90 - $120
Black
$120 - $160
Black SUV
$150 - $200
Lux
$180 - $230
Taxi from Union Station to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com

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