There are 5 ways to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Long Beach by subway, tram, bus, 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.

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Subway, tram  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the subway from Universal / Studio City Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines Metro Red Line
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to 1st Street Station Metro Blue Line

$4

4 alternative options

Line 222 bus, bus, line 720 bus, line 9455 bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 222 bus from Barham / Lake Hollywood to Argyle / Hollywood 222
  2. Take the bus from Argyle Ave. & Hollywood Blvd. to Oxford Ave. & Wilshire Blvd.
  3. Take the line 720 bus from Wilshire / Serrano to 7th / Decatur 720
  4. Take the line 9455 bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Long Beach, Ca

$13 - $28

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Long Beach 34.5 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Long Beach 34.5 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  43 min

  1. Take an Uber from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Long Beach 34.5 miles

$35 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Long Beach is to subway and tram which costs $4 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Long Beach is to taxi which costs $150 - $190 and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Long Beach. However, there are services departing from Barham / Lake Hollywood and arriving at Long Beach, Ca via Argyle Ave. & Hollywood Blvd., Wilshire / Serrano and Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between Universal Studios, Hollywood and Long Beach is 27 miles. The road distance is 34.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Long Beach without a car is to subway and tram which takes 1 h 45 min and costs $4.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Long Beach, including transfers.

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Universal Studios, Hollywood to Long Beach bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Barham / Lake Hollywood station.

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Universal Studios, Hollywood to Long Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Long Beach, Ca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Universal Studios, Hollywood to Long Beach is 34 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Universal Studios, Hollywood 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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  • Distance: 27.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

What companies run services between Universal Studios, Hollywood, CA, USA and Long Beach, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Long Beach via Barham / Lake Hollywood, Argyle / Hollywood, Argyle Ave. & Hollywood Blvd., Oxford Ave. & Wilshire Blvd., Wilshire / Serrano, 7th / Decatur, and Los Angeles, Ca in around 2 h 31 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from Universal / Studio City Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
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
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Barham / Lake Hollywood to Argyle / Hollywood
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Wilshire / Serrano to 7th / Decatur
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Argyle Ave. & Hollywood Blvd. to Oxford Ave. & Wilshire Blvd.
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
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
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$35 - $50
Assist
$40 - $55
Español
$40 - $55
UberX
$40 - $55
WAV
$40 - $55
UberXL
$65 - $85
Select
$95 - $130
Black
$130 - $170
Black SUV
$170 - $220
Lux
$190 - $250
Taxi from Universal Studios, Hollywood to Long Beach
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Taxi Service Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 323-980-6060
Website
taxislacounty.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com

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