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There are 7 ways to get from Burbank Airport (BUR) to Santa Monica by train, tram, bus, taxi, car, shuttle 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

Train, tram  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Burbank Airport – South to L. A. Union Station station Ventura County Line
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station Metro Expo Line

$9 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 94 bus, bus  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 94 bus from Hollywood Way / Thornton to Hill / Venice 94 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Grand Sb & Venice Ns to Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns R10

$3 - $5

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Burbank Airport (BUR) to Santa Monica 22.2 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Burbank Airport (BUR) to Santa Monica 22.2 miles

$2 - $4

Shuttle  •  28 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Burbank Airport to Santa Monica

$35 - $55

Towncar  •  28 min

  1. Take a town car from Burbank Airport to Santa Monica 22.2 miles

$120 - $180

Uber  •  28 min

  1. Take an Uber from Burbank Airport (BUR) to Santa Monica 22.2 miles

$25 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Burbank Airport (BUR) to Santa Monica is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burbank Airport (BUR) to Santa Monica is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Burbank Airport (BUR) to Santa Monica. However, there are services departing from Hollywood Way / Thornton 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 Burbank Airport (BUR) and Santa Monica is 15 miles. The road distance is 22.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Burbank Airport (BUR) to Santa Monica without a car is to train and tram which takes 1 h 25 min and costs $9 - $11.

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Burbank Airport (BUR) to Santa Monica, including transfers.

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Burbank Airport (BUR) to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Hollywood Way / Thornton station.

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Burbank Airport (BUR) 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 Burbank Airport (BUR) to Santa Monica is 22 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Burbank Airport (BUR) to Santa Monica.

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There are 2447+ hotels available in Santa Monica. Prices start at $112 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Burbank Airport (BUR) to Santa Monica.
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  • Distance: 14.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

What companies run services between Burbank Airport (BUR), USA and Santa Monica, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Burbank Airport (BUR) to Santa Monica via Hill / Venice and Grand Sb & Venice Ns in around 2 h 29 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Burbank Airport – South to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
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 Hollywood Way / Thornton to Hill / Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
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
Shuttles by Jayride
Website
jayride.com
Shuttle from Burbank Airport to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Shuttle
$35 - $55
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from Burbank Airport to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Private
$120 - $180
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Burbank Airport (BUR) to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$25 - $35
Assist
$27 - $35
Español
$27 - $35
UberX
$27 - $35
WAV
$27 - $35
UberXL
$45 - $60
Select
$65 - $85
Black
$90 - $120
Black SUV
$110 - $150
Lux
$130 - $170
Taxi from Burbank Airport (BUR) to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com

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