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There are 6 ways to get from Union Station to Long Beach by bus, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  59 min

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

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Tram  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro A Line to 1st Street Station Metro A Line

$4

4 alternative options

Bus, tram  •  1h 8m

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

$4 - $8

Taxi  •  34 min

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

$160 - $200

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Union Station to Long Beach 31.4 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  34 min

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

$38 - $44

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The cheapest way to get from Union Station to Long Beach is to tram which costs $4 and takes 1h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Union Station to Long Beach is to taxi which costs $160 - $200 and takes 34 min.

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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 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Union Station station to Long Beach station. However, there are services departing from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines and arriving at 1st Street Station via 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro A Line. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 8m.

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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 to Long Beach Amtrak Bus Stop 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, depart from Los Angeles Union Station.

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Union Station to Long Beach train services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro A Line.

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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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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, Los Angeles County, CA, USA and Long Beach, CA, USA?

Amtrak operates a bus from Los Angeles Union Station to Long Beach Amtrak Bus Stop 4 times a day, and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, Metro Los Angeles operates a vehicle from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro A Line to 1st Street Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 51 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro A Line to 1st Street Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Tram from Pico Station to 1st Street Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
Metro Los Angeles
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
55 min
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
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Metro Los Angeles
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 - $6
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Union Station to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$38 - $44
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$38 - $44
Assist
$40 - $45
Español
$40 - $45
UberX
$40 - $45
WAV
$40 - $45
UberXL
$70 - $80
Select
$95 - $105
Black
$130 - $150
Black SUV
$170 - $190
Lux
$200 - $230
Taxi from Union Station to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
34 min
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

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Union Station to Long Beach train services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at 1st Street Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Union Station to Long Beach is 31 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Union Station to Long Beach.

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