There are 5 ways to get from Fullerton to Santa Monica Pier 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.

Recommended option

Train, tram  •  2 h 7 min

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

$11 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Fullerton Park And Ride Dock 8 to Figueroa-Olympic 721 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Grand Sb & Olympic Fs to Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns R10

$4 - $17

3 alternative options

Train, line 733 bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner / ...
  2. Take the line 733 bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Broadway / Ocean 33 / ...

$8 - $40

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fullerton to Santa Monica Pier 40.6 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Fullerton to Santa Monica Pier 40.6 miles

$4 - $6

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fullerton to Santa Monica Pier is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fullerton to Santa Monica Pier is to taxi which takes 46 min and costs $160 - $200.

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The distance between Fullerton and Santa Monica Pier is 55 km. The road distance is 65 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from Fullerton to Santa Monica Pier, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fullerton to Santa Monica Pier. However, there are services departing from Commonwealth-Malden and arriving at Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns via Fullerton Park And Ride Dock 8 and Grand Sb & Olympic Fs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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

You can take a bus from Fullerton to Santa Monica Pier via Fullerton Park And Ride Dock 5, Fullerton Park And Ride Dock 8, Figueroa-Olympic, Grand Sb & Olympic Fs, and Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns in around 2 h 56 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Fullerton station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Fullerton station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
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
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Fullerton Transportation Center to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Broadway / Ocean
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Fullerton Park and Ride to Figueroa / Olympic
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Fullerton Park And Ride Dock 8 to Figueroa-Olympic
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Grand Sb & Olympic Fs to Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Fullerton to Santa Monica Pier
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
OCTAP
Website
octap.net
Affordable Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-235-3035
Splendid Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-206-3086
Website
aqtransportation.com
Yellow Cab Anaheim
Phone
+1 714-905-5453
Website
yellowcabanaheimca.com

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