There are 5 ways to get from Santa Monica to Silver Lake by bus, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 4 bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Santa Monica / Lincoln to Sunset / Descanso 4

$1 - $3

4 alternative options

Tram  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Santa Monica Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines Metro Expo Line

$5 - $7

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Monica to Silver Lake 16.5 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  19 min

  1. Drive from Santa Monica to Silver Lake 16.5 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  19 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Monica to Silver Lake 16.5 miles

$19 - $27

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santa Monica / Lincoln and arriving at Sunset / Descanso. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Santa Monica and Silver Lake is 14 miles. The road distance is 16.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Monica to Silver Lake without a car is to line 4 bus which takes 1 h and costs .

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The line 4 bus from Santa Monica / Lincoln to Sunset / Descanso takes 1 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Santa Monica to Silver Lake bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Santa Monica / Lincoln station.

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Santa Monica to Silver Lake bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Sunset / Descanso station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Monica to Silver Lake is 16 miles. It takes approximately 19 min to drive from Santa Monica to Silver Lake.

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There are 2535+ hotels available in Silver Lake. Prices start at $111 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Monica to Silver Lake.
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  • Distance: 13.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between Santa Monica, CA, USA and Silver Lake, CA, USA?

Metro Los Angeles operates a bus from Santa Monica to Silver Lake hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Downtown Santa Monica Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Santa Monica / Lincoln to Sunset / Descanso
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Monica to Silver Lake
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$19 - $27
Assist
$21 - $27
Español
$21 - $27
UberX
$21 - $27
WAV
$21 - $27
UberXL
$30 - $45
Select
$50 - $65
Black
$70 - $90
Black SUV
$90 - $120
Lux
$100 - $130
Taxi from Santa Monica to Silver Lake
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com

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