There are 6 ways to get from Culver City to Santa Monica Pier 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  •  32 min

  1. Take the tram from Palms Station to Downtown Santa Monica Station Metro Expo Line

$2

5 alternative options

Line 733 bus via Main / Pico  •  52 min

  1. Take the line 733 bus from Venice / Bagley to Main / Pico 33 / ...

$1 - $3

Line 733 bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the line 733 bus from Venice / Bagley to 2nd / Santa Monica 33 / ...

$1 - $3

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Culver City to Santa Monica Pier 7.4 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  10 min

  1. Drive from Culver City to Santa Monica Pier 7.4 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Culver City to Santa Monica Pier 7.4 miles

$10 - $15

What companies run services between Culver City, CA, USA and Santa Monica Pier, CA, USA?

Metro Los Angeles operates a bus from Culver City to Santa Monica Pier every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 38 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Palms Station to Downtown Santa Monica Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Venice / Bagley to Main / Pico
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Venice / Bagley to 2nd / Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Culver City to Santa Monica Pier
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$10 - $15
uberASSIST
$12 - $16
uberESPAÑOL
$12 - $16
uberX
$12 - $16
WAV
$12 - $16
uberXL
$15 - $21
UberSELECT
$27 - $35
UberBLACK
$35 - $50
UberSUV
$45 - $65
UberLUX
$55 - $75
Taxi from Culver City to Santa Monica Pier
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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
taxi4u.com
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
http://www.weho.org/
Website
weho.org
Taxi Service Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 323-980-6060
Website
taxislacounty.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Culver City and Santa Monica Pier is 10 km. The road distance is 12 km.

The cheapest way to get from Culver City to Santa Monica Pier is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Culver City to Santa Monica Pier is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $40 - $50.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Venice / Bagley and arriving at Main / Pico. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

The tram from Palms Station to Downtown Santa Monica Station takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.