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how long will it take to drive to Malibu from Los Angeles?

just curious... want to drive through, take a quck peak, but, unsure how long it takes to get there.

thanks,

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1. Re: how long will it take to drive to Malibu from Los Angeles?

Where is your starting point, L.A.is big, so to give you an estimated time we would have to know where your hotel is

Also where in Malibu? There is really no Malibu City Center, you can drive all the way thru Malibu to Zuma Beach(which is excellent) for example. That drive is about 35-40 miles from Santa Monica

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2. Re: how long will it take to drive to Malibu from Los Angeles?

Where are you starting from? Are you planning on doubling back? What day of the week? What time? What time of the year?

Driving from Santa Monica to Neptune's Net and back can take 90 minutes, or it can take 4+ hours!

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3. Re: how long will it take to drive to Malibu from Los Angeles?

hmmm, ok, good questions, sorry I didn't give any details.

If we leave LAX around 2:00 PM on a Thursday, can we hit Malibu en route to San Diego? We were also wanting to check out Laguna Beach on the way.

If not, we will be coming back on a Saturday around 1 PM from San Diego and staying one night at a hotel right by Grauman's Chinese Theatre.

Thanks

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4. Re: how long will it take to drive to Malibu from Los Angeles?

mid September by the way

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5. Re: how long will it take to drive to Malibu from Los Angeles?

Malibu is north of LAX and San Diego is south, so you can't visit Malibu en route. Laguna Beach will be on your way though.

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6. Re: how long will it take to drive to Malibu from Los Angeles?

Besides, on your arrival day, the traffic to San Diego will be heavy starting at around 3 through 7. I wouldn't tarry unless you wanted to stay for dinner in Santa Monica/Malibu and head down to San Diego later (8 or 9 pm). Of course, that means arriving in SD at 10:30 or later.

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7. Re: how long will it take to drive to Malibu from Los Angeles?

You need to go here...

maps.google.com

...and look at where are these places are. Once you've done that, you can come back and ask sensible questions.

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8. Re: how long will it take to drive to Malibu from Los Angeles?

Sunday Past, Hermoso Beach to Malibu (Getty Villa) under 45 minutes at 9:15 AM

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9. Re: how long will it take to drive to Malibu from Los Angeles?

The Getty Villa is not in Malibu. It's in Pacific Palisades.

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10. Re: how long will it take to drive to Malibu from Los Angeles?

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The Getty Villa is not in Malibu. It's in Pacific Palisades

You would be better off contacting the Museum & the Malibu sign departments as

1. Sign south of museum says Malibu

2. The Tickets/map/Web site states it's in Malibu!

So who should I believe? You or my lying eyes? Smile