Getting Here

Conveniently located near the greater Los Angeles and San Diego areas, getting to Long Beach is easy by car or train.

It’s easy getting to and around Long Beach. From airports, travel by car, limo, shuttle or the efficient Long Beach Yellow Cab. From downtown Long Beach, LAX and Orange County airports are less than 30 minutes away while the ultra-convenient, affordable Long Beach Airport is seven minutes. Explore Long Beach on foot, bike or onboard the free downtown Passport shuttle. Downtown’s First Street Station connects you to Los Angeles attractions and surrounding cities. In the summer, explore our lively waterfront via AquaBus and AquaLink.

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.