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There are 7 ways to get from Union Station to Long 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

Bus Amtrak  •  59m

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

Cheapest option

Bus, tram  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the bus from El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station to Flower / Pico 910/950 / ...
  2. Take the tram from Pico Station to 1st Street Station Metro Blue Line

$3 - $7

5 alternative options

Tram  •  1h 15m

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

$4

Bus LAX FlyAway  •  2h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Downtown Long Beach Station LAX to Long Beach

$17 - $21

Taxi  •  35m

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

$160 - $200

Drive  •  35m

  1. Drive from Union Station to Long Beach 31.4 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  35m

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

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

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

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

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

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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 59m and costs .

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The bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Long Beach Amtrak Bus Stop takes 55m 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.

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

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

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There are 406+ hotels available in Long Beach. Prices start at $76 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: 59m

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 55m.

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
55m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from Pico Station to 1st Street Station
Ave. Duration
52m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Long Beach Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
amtrak.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station to Flower / Pico
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
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
19m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
LAX FlyAway
Phone
(714) 507-1170 / (310) 834-1002
Website
flylax.com
Bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
LAX FlyAway
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Downtown Long Beach Station
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
LAX FlyAway
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Union Station to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$30 - $45
Assist
$35 - $45
Español
$35 - $45
UberX
$35 - $45
WAV
$35 - $45
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
35m
Estimated price
$160 - $200
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com

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