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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.
Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center Address
300 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802
Parking information is available here. We recommend attendees plan to park in the Terrace Theater Parking Garage.
Arriving by Car
Note: In preparation for the 2024 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach Press Day taking place on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, there will be several street closures impacting Downtown Long Beach on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, beginning around 4:00 a.m. PT and lasting until around 4:30 p.m. More information will be posted as details become available.
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.
Arriving by Plane
Long Beach Airport
Leisure and business travelers love LGB's free wi-fi, new concourse, convenient parking, and dining options.
Long Beach Airport (LGB) is a smart choice for business and leisure travel, providing commercial service to 22 nonstop destinations, with connections worldwide. The oldest airport in California, Long Beach Airport's modern and convenient amenities and mouthwatering food options have made LGB an award winning airport.
Alternative Airports Close to Long Beach
If you're not flying into and out of Long Beach, alternative area airports include:
These airports offer hundreds of flights into and out of the area and are only a quick 25 minutes from Long Beach.
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! For only $1.25, per one-way fare, Long Beach Transit links links you up with local destinations such as Belmont Shore, Alamitos Bay and Cal State Long Beach.
During summer months, you can also hail water taxis and the Aqualink, with services between the Queen Mary and Alamitos Bay Landing. All shuttles and water taxis are bicycle friendly.