Transportation

Transportation

Whether it’s your route from the Airport to the hotel or from the hotel to the beach, we have you covered with the how to’s of getting around while on your stay. 

Long Beach Airport (LGB)

The Long Beach Airport is city-owned and three miles away from the Downtown Long Beach, where Hotel Royal is located. This airport is under strict ordinance on airport noise and is therefore much less busier than The Los Angeles International Airport. The choice of transportation from LGB to Hotel Royal is a quick 15 min Uber or Lyft ride. There are always plenty of drivers in the area, at your service with a wait that is typically no more than a 5 minutes.

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) 

We understand how important it is to get from point A to B with as little stress as possible when traveling from and to The Los Angeles International Airport so we  recommend hopping on the Flyaway Shuttle located at Depart LAX Terminal 1. Shuttle service is available between the hours of 5:30am - 9:30pm and only $9 a way per person. The shuttle drops you off on the Northwest corner of 1st St. and Long Beach Blvd. at Shelter A of the Long Beach Transit Gallery, just a brisk 10 min walk from the hotel. 

Uber/Lyft

The most popular choice of transportation for getting around town is Uber and Lyft. It’s all a matter of your preference which service to take, but either way there are always plenty of drivers in the area, at your service with a wait that is typically no more than a 5 minutes. 

Long Beach Transit 

If you prefer to take public transportation, the Long Beach transit has bus stops  that are very accessible and located throughtout the city. One way tickets are $1.25 and Day pasess with unlimited transfers are $5 a day. 

LA Metro 

The LA Metro is a public transportation option for connecting between Los Angeles and Long Beach with the last stops at either ends being Downtown Long Beach and Downtown Los Angeles. Prices are $1.75 for a one way ticket and $5 for a day pass.

Public Scooters and Bikes 

The most fun and adventurous choice of transportation around the general Downtown Long Beach area is definitely public scooters and bike rentals. Whether you're in the mood to cruise or zoom, you are sure to find plenty of Public scooters and bikes parked all over the city to choose for your trip. They come in a variety of options from styles, colors and brands and are easily accessible through the particular brands phone App. Rides average $1-3 to unlock the scooter/bike + additional fees per mile.  

Bike Paths are required for bike and scooter transportation and being Downtown Long Beach is a Bike friendly community, you're sure to find bike paths at all popular destinations and bike friendly cars out and around the city. Take a look at the link above and get your route planned for your next outing!

AquaLink/AquaBus Water Taxi

AquaLink and AquaBus Water Taxis are available seven days a week from Memorial Weekend to Labor Day. The AquaLink and AquaBus service offer 2 different routes for guests making stops at destinations like The Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific, Shoreline Village, Belmont Pier and Alamitos Bay.

The Aqualink offers a snack bar that includes beverages and snacks for purchase. A full one-way ride on the Aqualink takes an approximate 45 minutes with stops at Alamitos Landing, Queen Mary and Aquarium of the Pacific. Aqualink tickets are $5 each way or $15 for a weekend pass and AquaBus tickets are $1 each way. Check out the link above to plan your route and to answer any questions you may have about services and routes.