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There are 6 ways to get from Garden Grove 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  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the train from Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Los Angeles Union Station Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station Metro Expo Line

$28 - $51

Cheapest option

Bus, line 733 bus  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Fullerton Park and Ride to 6th / Broadway 460
  2. Take the line 733 bus from Spring / 7th to Broadway / Ocean 33 / ...

$4 - $13

4 alternative options

Line 35 bus, bus, tram  •  3h 33m

  1. Take the line 35 bus from Brookhurst-Garden Grove to Fullerton Park And Ride Dock 10 35
  2. Take the bus from Fullerton Park and Ride to Figueroa / Pico 460 / ...
  3. Take the tram from Pico Station to Downtown Santa Monica Station

$5 - $16

Bus, line 720 bus  •  4h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 9480 / ...
  2. Take the line 720 bus from 7th / Decatur to Santa Monica / 4th 720

$13 - $32

Taxi  •  48m

  1. Take a taxi from Garden Grove to Santa Monica Pier 43.9 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  48m

  1. Drive from Garden Grove to Santa Monica Pier 43.9 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Garden Grove to Santa Monica Pier is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Garden Grove to Santa Monica Pier is to taxi which costs $180 - $220 and takes 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Garden Grove to Santa Monica Pier. However, there are services departing from Westminster-Euclid and arriving at Santa Monica / 4th via Santa Ana, Ca and 7th / Decatur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 7m.

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The distance between Garden Grove and Santa Monica Pier is 36 miles. The road distance is 43.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Garden Grove to Santa Monica Pier without a car is to train and tram which takes 3h 18m and costs $28 - $55.

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It takes approximately 3h 18m to get from Garden Grove to Santa Monica Pier, including transfers.

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Garden Grove to Santa Monica Pier bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Santa Ana, Ca station.

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Garden Grove to Santa Monica Pier bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Santa Monica / 4th station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Garden Grove to Santa Monica Pier is 44 miles. It takes approximately 48m to drive from Garden Grove to Santa Monica Pier.

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There are 2484+ hotels available in Santa Monica Pier. Prices start at $107 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Garden Grove to Santa Monica Pier.
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  • Distance: 36 miles
  • Duration: 3h 18m

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

You can take a bus from Garden Grove to Santa Monica Pier via The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 9, Santa Ana, Ca, Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, and Santa Monica / 4th in around 4h 7m.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from Pico Station to Downtown Santa Monica Station
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Brookhurst-Garden Grove to Fullerton Park And Ride Dock 10
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Fullerton Park And Ride Dock 8 to Figuroa-Pico
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Fullerton Park and Ride to Figueroa / Pico
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from 7th / Decatur to Santa Monica / 4th
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Fullerton Park and Ride to 6th / Broadway
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Spring / 7th to Broadway / Ocean
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Santa Ana, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Santa Ana to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Santa Ana to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Other operators
Taxi from Garden Grove to Santa Monica Pier
Ave. Duration
48m
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Yellow Cab Anaheim
Phone
+1 714-905-5453
Website
yellowcabanaheimca.com
Splendid Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-206-3086
Website
aqtransportation.com
OCTAP
Website
octap.net
Affordable Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-235-3035

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