There are 6 ways to get from Arcadia to Santa Monica by tram, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Tram  •  1 h 42 min

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

$6

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Huntington / Santa Clara to Grand / Venice 78/79/378
  2. Take the bus from Grand Sb & Venice Ns to Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns R10

$3 - $6

4 alternative options

Tram, line 704 bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the tram from Arcadia Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line Metro Gold Line
  2. Take the line 704 bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Santa Monica / Lincoln 704

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arcadia to Santa Monica 32.7 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Arcadia to Santa Monica 32.7 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  37 min

  1. Take an Uber from Arcadia to Santa Monica 32.7 miles

$35 - $55

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

You can take a bus from Arcadia to Santa Monica via Grand / Venice and Grand Sb & Venice Ns in around 2 h 21 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Arcadia Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Huntington / Santa Clara to Grand / Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Santa Monica / Lincoln
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Grand Sb & Venice Ns to Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Arcadia to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$35 - $55
uberASSIST
$40 - $55
uberESPAÑOL
$40 - $55
uberX
$40 - $55
WAV
$40 - $55
uberXL
$60 - $80
UberSELECT
$90 - $120
UberBLACK
$130 - $170
UberSUV
$160 - $210
UberLUX
$180 - $240
Taxi from Arcadia to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Taxi Service Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 323-980-6060
Website
taxislacounty.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
http://www.weho.org/
Website
weho.org

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Arcadia and Santa Monica is 44 km. The road distance is 52 km.

The cheapest way to get from Arcadia to Santa Monica is to tram and line 704 bus which costs $2 - $5 and takes 2 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Arcadia to Santa Monica is to taxi which takes 37 min and costs $170 - $210.

No, there is no direct bus from Arcadia to Santa Monica. However, there are services departing from Huntington / Santa Clara and arriving at Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns via Grand Sb & Venice Ns. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 21 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Arcadia to Santa Monica, including transfers.