There are 5 ways to get from Lancaster to Santa Monica Pier by train, tram, bus, 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, tram  •  3 h 33 min

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

$16 - $20

Cheapest option

Train, line 733 bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster station to L. A. Union Station station Antelope Valley Line
  2. Take the line 733 bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Broadway / Ocean 33 / ...

$13 - $19

3 alternative options

Bus, line 720 bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmdale, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 6303 / ...
  2. Take the line 720 bus from 7th / Decatur to 5th / Colorado 720

$19 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Lancaster to Santa Monica Pier 72.5 miles

$7 - $11

Uber  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Lancaster to Santa Monica Pier 72.5 miles

$80 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Lancaster to Santa Monica Pier is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lancaster to Santa Monica Pier is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The distance between Lancaster and Santa Monica Pier is 52 miles. The road distance is 72.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Lancaster to Santa Monica Pier, including transfers.

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There are 2336+ hotels available in Santa Monica Pier. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lancaster to Santa Monica Pier.
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  • Distance: 52.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

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

You can take a bus from Lancaster to Santa Monica Pier via Palmdale station, Palmdale, Ca, Los Angeles, Ca, 7th / Decatur, and 5th / Colorado in around 4 h 27 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Lancaster station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $16
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Broadway / Ocean
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from 7th / Decatur to 5th / Colorado
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Greyhound USA
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 Palmdale, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Lancaster to Santa Monica Pier
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$80 - $100
Assist
$80 - $110
Español
$80 - $110
UberX
$80 - $110
WAV
$80 - $110
UberXL
$130 - $170
Select
$190 - $250
Black
$280 - $350
Black SUV
$340 - $430
Lux
$390 - $490

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