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There are 5 ways to get from Claremont to Santa Monica by train, tram, bus, taxi or car

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

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Train, tram  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the train from Claremont station to L. A. Union Station station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station Metro Expo Line

$12 - $14

Cheapest option

Bus, line 20 bus  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Montclair Transit Center to Grand Ave and 8th St W Silver Streak
  2. Take the line 20 bus from 7th / Olive to Wilshire / Lincoln 20

$3 - $13

3 alternative options

Train, line 704 bus  •  2h 46m

  1. Take the train from Claremont station to L. A. Union Station station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the line 704 bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Santa Monica / Lincoln 704

$9 - $13

Taxi  •  50m

  1. Take a taxi from Claremont to Santa Monica 48.7 miles

$200 - $240

Drive  •  50m

  1. Drive from Claremont to Santa Monica 48.7 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Claremont to Santa Monica is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Claremont to Santa Monica is to taxi which costs $200 - $240 and takes 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Claremont to Santa Monica. However, there are services departing from Indian Hill Blvd and Bonita Ave E and arriving at Wilshire / Lincoln via Montclair Transit Center and 7th / Olive. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 14m.

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The distance between Claremont and Santa Monica is 45 miles. The road distance is 48.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Claremont to Santa Monica without a car is to train and tram which takes 1h 58m and costs $11 - $14.

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It takes approximately 1h 58m to get from Claremont to Santa Monica, including transfers.

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Claremont to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, depart from Montclair Transit Center station.

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Claremont to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Wilshire / Lincoln station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Claremont to Santa Monica is 49 miles. It takes approximately 50m to drive from Claremont to Santa Monica.

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There are 2767+ hotels available in Santa Monica. Prices start at $114 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Claremont to Santa Monica.
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  • Distance: 44.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 58m

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

You can take a bus from Claremont to Santa Monica via Montclair Transit Center, Grand Ave and 8th St W, and 7th / Olive in around 3h 14m.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Claremont station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
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
47m
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
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from 7th / Olive to Wilshire / Lincoln
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Montclair Transit Center to Grand Ave and 8th St W
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Other operators
Taxi from Claremont to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
50m
Estimated price
$200 - $240
JR;s Taxi Service
Phone
+1-909-262-9910
Website
jrtaxiservice.com
Piratas Cab
Phone
+1 626-391-9090
Lady Cab Driver
Phone
+1 909-624-3333
CaliProRide
Phone
+1 760-486-0382
Website
caliproride.com

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