There are 6 ways to get from Union Station to Santa Monica Pier by bus, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles Sb & Temple to Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns R10

$1 - $3

5 alternative options

Line 733 bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the line 733 bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Broadway / Ocean 33 / ...

$1 - $3

Tram  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station Metro Expo Line

$4

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Union Station to Santa Monica Pier 30.7 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Union Station to Santa Monica Pier 30.7 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  33 min

  1. Take an Uber from Union Station to Santa Monica Pier 30.7 miles

$35 - $45

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Los Angeles Sb & Temple and arriving at Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Union Station and Santa Monica Pier is 15 miles. The road distance is 30.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Union Station to Santa Monica Pier without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 20 min and costs .

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The bus from Los Angeles Sb & Temple to Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns takes 1 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Union Station to Santa Monica Pier bus services, operated by Big Blue Bus, depart from Los Angeles Sb & Temple station.

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Union Station to Santa Monica Pier bus services, operated by Big Blue Bus, arrive at Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Union Station to Santa Monica Pier is 31 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Union Station to Santa Monica Pier.

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There are 2377+ hotels available in Santa Monica Pier. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Union Station to Santa Monica Pier.
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  • Distance: 15.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

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

Big Blue Bus operates a bus from Union Station to Santa Monica Pier hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Los Angeles Sb & Temple to Broadway Wb & 5Th Ns
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
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
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Union Station to Santa Monica Pier
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$35 - $45
Assist
$35 - $50
Español
$35 - $50
UberX
$35 - $50
WAV
$35 - $50
UberXL
$55 - $75
Select
$85 - $110
Black
$120 - $160
Black SUV
$150 - $190
Lux
$170 - $220
Taxi from Union Station to Santa Monica Pier
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com

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