Northridge to Long Beach Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $15
Fastest Way Train — 45min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 9 lb CO2
Available Modes 3 modes — bus, train and by car
Distance 38 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak
$16 · 2h 20min · 13 lb of CO2
San Fernando to Long Beach
+4 more options
$19 · 45min · 21 lb of CO2
+2 more options
$5 · 56min · 11 lb of CO2
Northridge to Long Beach

Drive from Northridge to Long Beach

It's 38 miles between Northridge to Long Beach. On a typical day, it might take between 56min and 59min from Northridge to Long Beach under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 1h 1min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Long Beach by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $5.

What is the best way to travel from Northridge to Long Beach?

The are 8 different ways across 3 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Northridge to Long Beach. The fastest way out of Burbank towards Anaheim is by bus, as it is the quickest to the Long Beach area. This doesn't necessarily take into consideration traffic or weather - so these may impact some of your decision making. It's common to find tickets for as low as $15. Amtrak operates from Northridge to Long Beach, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Northridge to Long Beach?

The trip to Long Beach is an excellent trip for the day or a nice trip for the weekend from Northridge. The cheapest way to get from Northridge to Long Beach is $15 and the quickest way takes just 1 hour 27 minutes with the bus. The earlier you can book your trip to Long Beach, the better.

Is the train or the bus better from Northridge to Long Beach CA?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Northridge to Long Beach. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Long Beach is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Northridge/Long Beach buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Northridge is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Northridge CA and Long Beach during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Northridge to Long Beach? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Long Beach traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Long Beach is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Northridge to Long Beach?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Northridge to Long Beach is by bus. The bus costs $15 roughly and will take 1 hour 27 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Northridge to Long Beach?

Amtrak costs about $19 between Northridge and Long Beach. In total, the train will take roughly 1 hour 51 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at CWT Chatsworth Amtrak, which is 4 miles from Northridge. Further, once you arrive at FUL Fullerton Transportation Center or you will still have 17 miles to Long Beach.

How long does it take from Northridge to Long Beach by car?

The total distance between Northridge and Long Beach is 38 miles and will take you about 56 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $5.

Travel companies on this route

Greyhound Greyhound from Northridge to Long Beach
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Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
Amtrak Amtrak from Northridge to Long Beach
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Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477