There are 5 ways to get from Koreatown to Santa Monica 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  •  34 min

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

$2

Cheapest option

Bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilshire / Normandie to Wilshire / 14th 20 / ...

$1 - $3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Koreatown to Santa Monica 13.1 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Koreatown to Santa Monica 13.1 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Koreatown to Santa Monica 13.1 miles

$16 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Koreatown to Santa Monica is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Koreatown to Santa Monica is to taxi which costs $60 - $75 and takes 14 min.

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The distance between Koreatown and Santa Monica is 11 miles. The road distance is 13.1 miles.

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The tram from Expo / Vermont Station to Downtown Santa Monica Station takes 34 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wilshire / Normandie and arriving at Wilshire / 14th. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Koreatown to Santa Monica.
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  • Distance: 11.3 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

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

Metro Los Angeles operates a bus from Koreatown to Santa Monica every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 48 min. Big Blue Bus also services this route every 20 minutes.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Expo / Vermont Station to Downtown Santa Monica Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Wilshire / Normandie to Wilshire / 14th
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Oxford Sb & Wilshire Ns to Pico Wb & Lincoln Fs
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Koreatown to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$16 - $22
Assist
$17 - $23
Español
$17 - $23
UberX
$17 - $23
WAV
$17 - $23
UberXL
$27 - $35
Select
$40 - $55
Black
$55 - $75
Black SUV
$75 - $95
Lux
$85 - $110
Taxi from Koreatown to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Taxi Service Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 323-980-6060
Website
taxislacounty.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.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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