Duration 59 min
Distance 17.1 miles
Average price $4
Frequency 5/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Santa Monica Pier and Union Station takes 59 min and the fastest train takes 55 min. The train runs at least 5 times per hour from Santa Monica Pier to Union Station. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Tram

  1. Downtown Santa Monica Station
  2. Union Station
1h 14m
$4

Santa Monica Pier to Union Station train times

Trains run every 15 minutes between Santa Monica Pier and Union Station. The earliest departure is at 06:07 in the morning, and the last departure from Santa Monica Pier is at 16:07 which arrives into Union Station at 17:04. All services require a transfer at 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines and take an average of 59 min. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Santa Monica Pier to Union Station? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Santa Monica Pier station to Union Station station. However, there are services departing from Downtown Santa Monica Station and arriving at Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines via 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 14m.

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The distance between Santa Monica Pier and Union Station is 15 miles. The road distance is 17.1 miles.

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Santa Monica Pier to Union Station train services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Downtown Santa Monica Station.

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Santa Monica Pier to Union Station train services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines.

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There are 2134+ hotels available in Union Station. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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What companies run services between Santa Monica Pier and Union Station?

Metro Los Angeles operates a vehicle from Santa Monica Pier to Union Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 46 min.
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