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Transit in Downtown Long Beach

Long Beach Transit 

About Long Beach Transit
Long Beach Transit serves over 28.6 million boarding customers in Long Beach, Lakewood and Signal Hill—as well as portions of Artesia, Bellflower, Carson, Cerritos, Compton, Hawaiian Gardens, Los Alamitos, Norwalk, and Paramount and Seal Beach. Water taxi services via AquaBus and AquaLink are available summer through early fall.

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The free Passport Shuttle route has been redesigned to better serve the Downtown area. The improved route will remain unchanged south of Ocean Blvd. but will now connect the East Village Arts District to popular destinations like The Queen Mary, The Aquarium of the Pacific, and Shoreline Village. More information can be found by clicking here

TAP Fare Payment System

LB Transit passes are now electronically loaded to durable, reusable TAP cards. TAP allows for quick and easy bus boardings and a streamlined public transit experience among TAP-enabled L.A. County transit agencies. Customers with disabilities, students and seniors are required to apply for a Reduced Fare TAP card to continue to purchase Reduced Fare LBT bus passes. A list of where TAP cards and/or applications can be obtained is available on, or by calling LBT at (562) 591-2301 or TAP at (866) TAPTOGO. 

Amtrak buses have better connectivity to Long Beach Transit buses and other regional providers in Downtown Long Beach than ever. Amtrak buses pick up customers on the First Street Transit Gallery at Shelter “A” on 1st Street between Pine Avenue and Long Beach Boulevard. For schedule and ticket information call 1-800-USA-RAIL, (800) 872-7245, or visit

Metro Blue Line

Metro Blue Line Transit 
Connecting Downtown Long Beach to Downtown LA, the Metro Blue line is the oldest and second busiest line in the LA Metro system. With 4 locations in DTLA and four stations in DTLB the blue line connects commuters, visitors, and weekend warriors between our county's two largest Downtowns in less than an hour. 

Blue Line Map and Schedule


Ride Free in Downtown Long Beach

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LAX FlyAway Shuttle

Traveling between Downtown Long Beach and LAX has never been easier. The LAX FlyAway shuttle departs from the 1st Street transit mall every hour and arrives at Terminal 1 at LAX. Travel time approximately 50 minutes depending on traffic.

More information can be found

Metro Blue Line Map