There are 6 ways to get from Glendale to Santa Monica Pier by train, subway, 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

Train, subway, tram  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Glendale station to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines
  3. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station

$10 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Glendale / Maple to Hill / Olympic 90/91
  2. Take the bus from Grand Sb & Olympic Fs to Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns R10

$3 - $6

4 alternative options

Line 92 bus, line 733 bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 92 bus from Brand / Colorado to Main / 11th 92
  2. Take the line 733 bus from Main / Olympic to Broadway / Ocean 33 / ...

$3 - $6

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Glendale to Santa Monica Pier 22.4 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Glendale to Santa Monica Pier 22.4 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  28 min

  1. Take an Uber from Glendale to Santa Monica Pier 22.4 miles

$27 - $40

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

You can take a bus from Glendale to Santa Monica Pier via Hill / Olympic, Grand Sb & Olympic Fs, and Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns in around 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Glendale / Maple to Hill / Olympic
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Brand / Colorado to Main / 11th
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Main / Olympic to Broadway / Ocean
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.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
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Glendale to Santa Monica Pier
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$27 - $40
uberASSIST
$30 - $40
uberESPAÑOL
$30 - $40
uberX
$30 - $40
WAV
$30 - $40
uberXL
$40 - $55
UberSELECT
$65 - $85
UberBLACK
$90 - $120
UberSUV
$110 - $150
UberLUX
$130 - $170
Taxi from Glendale to Santa Monica Pier
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.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
taxi4u.com
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Glendale and Santa Monica Pier is 27 km. The road distance is 36 km.

The cheapest way to get from Glendale to Santa Monica Pier is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Glendale to Santa Monica Pier is to taxi which takes 28 min and costs $100 - $130.

No, there is no direct bus from Glendale to Santa Monica Pier. However, there are services departing from Glendale / Maple and arriving at Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns via Grand Sb & Olympic Fs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Glendale to Santa Monica Pier, including transfers.