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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 35 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

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

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 29 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

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 - $45

Questions & Answers

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.

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

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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 29 min.

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The distance between Arcadia and Santa Monica is 28 miles. The road distance is 32.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Arcadia to Santa Monica without a car is to tram which takes 1 h 35 min and costs $6.

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Arcadia to Santa Monica, including transfers.

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Arcadia to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Huntington / Santa Clara station.

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Arcadia to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Big Blue Bus, arrive at Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arcadia to Santa Monica is 33 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Arcadia to Santa Monica.

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There are 2469+ hotels available in Santa Monica. Prices start at $108 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Arcadia to Santa Monica.
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  • Distance: 27.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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 Sb & Venice Ns in around 2 h 29 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 15 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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
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
Bus from Huntington / Santa Clara to Grand / Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$35 - $45
Assist
$35 - $50
Español
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
WAV
$35 - $50
UberXL
$60 - $80
Select
$90 - $120
Black
$130 - $170
Black SUV
$160 - $200
Lux
$180 - $230
Taxi from Arcadia to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.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

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