Maps & Directions

Maps and directions for approaching from nearby areas including Los Angeles, Orange County, and the Long Beach Airport and taking public transportation within Long Beach.

We have the tools to help you discover the perfect combination of charm and accessibility that our beach city has to offer.

Getting To Long Beach Is Easy!

Coming from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), take 405 south, then take 710 south. Downtown Long Beach is located at the end of the 710 freeway. Limousine, taxi and/or airport shuttle service is also available. Click here for alternate airport transportation options.

Coming from Long Beach Airport (LGB) or Orange County's John Wayne Airport (SNA), take 405 north, then take 710 south. Downtown Long Beach is located at the end of the 710 freeway. Limousine, taxi and/or airport shuttle service is also available. Click here for alternate airport transportation options.

Coming from the Inland Empire area, take 91 west to 710 south. Downtown Long Beach is located at the end of the 710 freeway.

Coming from Southern Orange County, take the Santa Ana Freeway (5) north to the San Diego Freeway (405). Take the San Diego Freeway (405) north to the Long Beach Freeway (710). Go south on the Long Beach Freeway to the Downtown Exits. (710 then becomes Shoreline Drive). Follow Shoreline Drive into the downtown area.

Coming from North Orange County and San Gabriel & Pomona Valleys take the Orange Freeway (57) or San Gabriel Freeway (605) to the Riverside Freeway (91) to the Long Beach Freeway (710). Go south on the Long Beach Freeway to the Downtown Exits. (710 then becomes Shoreline Drive). Follow Shoreline Drive into the downtown area.

Public Transportation

Looking for a quick and easy way to and around Long Beach without the hassle and haggle of traffic and parking rates? There are a number of smart public transportation options available.

  • Metro Link: Take the Metro Blue Line, L.A.'s first light rail transit system which runs from 7th Street in Downtown L.A., to downtown Long Beach. Bicycles are allowed on Metro Rail with some restrictions during peak hours and bicycle racks are available first-come, first-serve on Metro buses.
  • Long Beach Transit: Take advantage of the city's public transportation services available both on land and water! The bright red Passport Shuttle offers service to major Long Beach attractions and is free throughout the downtown area and whisks you quickly to downtown's cultural spots. During summer months, you can also hail water taxis, the Aquabus and the Aqualink, with services between the Queen Mary and Alamitos Bay Landing. All shuttles and water taxis are bicycle friendly.

Pedestrian and Bike-Friendly Streets

Long Beach has set the standard for "walkability" and is an ideal spot for strollers and bikers alike.

Central Long Beach Walking Map Downtown Waterfront Walking Map
Colorado Lagoon Walking Map All Saints Walking Map
Pacific Electric Walking Map Courtyard Housing Walking Map
Heartwell Walking Map Los Cerritos North Walking Map
Belmont Shore Walking Map Park Estates Walking Map
El Dorado Nature Center Walking Map Willow Springs Walking Map
Dominguez Gap Walking Map Art Deco Walking Map
Willmore Walking Map Craftsman Village Walking Map
Wrigley Center Walking Map Cabrillo Westside Walking Map
Scherer Park Walking Map Downtown Lofts Walking Map
Pine Promenade Walking Map East Village Walking Map

Long Beach Bike Map 

Long Beach Bike Facilities 

Bike LB