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Recommended option

Line 720 bus, line 602 bus  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 720 bus from 5th / Broadway to Wilshire / Westwood 720
  2. Take the line 602 bus from Le Conte / Gayley to Church / Sepulveda 2/302 / ...

$3 - $6

4 alternative options

Tram, line 15 bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Expo / Bundy Station Metro Expo Line
  2. Take the line 15 bus from Bundy Nb & Olympic Ns to Barrington Pl Nb & Chayote St Ns 15

$3 - $4

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Los Angeles to Getty Center 18.7 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Getty Center 18.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Los Angeles to Getty Center 18.7 miles

$23 - $35

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Getty Center, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Getty Center via Wilshire / Westwood, Le Conte / Gayley, and Church / Sepulveda in around 1 h 31 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Expo / Bundy Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Broadway to Wilshire / Westwood
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Le Conte / Gayley to Church / Sepulveda
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Bundy Nb & Olympic Ns to Barrington Pl Nb & Chayote St Ns
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Los Angeles to Getty Center
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$23 - $35
uberASSIST
$26 - $35
uberESPAÑOL
$26 - $35
uberX
$26 - $35
WAV
$26 - $35
uberXL
$35 - $50
UberSELECT
$55 - $75
UberBLACK
$75 - $100
UberSUV
$100 - $130
UberLUX
$110 - $150
Taxi from Los Angeles to Getty Center
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and Getty Center is 21 km. The road distance is 30 km.

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Getty Center is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Getty Center is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs $100 - $120.

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Getty Center. However, there are services departing from 5th / Broadway and arriving at Church / Sepulveda via Le Conte / Gayley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from Los Angeles to Getty Center, including transfers.