• Our partners include:

  • Greyhound USA
  • VIA Rail
  • Amtrak
  • Acela Express
  • Megabus
  • SuperShuttle
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia

There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles to Griffith Observatory by subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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

Subway  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the subway from Civic Center / Grand Park Station to Hollywood / Western Station Metro Red Line

$3 - $5

6 alternative options

Subway, bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the subway from Civic Center / Grand Park Station to Vermont / Sunset Station Metro Red Line
  2. Take the bus from Vermont Ave. & Sunset Blvd. to Vermont Canyon Rd DASH Observatory

$3 - $5

Bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Broadway / 1st to Sunset / Virgil 2/302
  2. Take the bus from Vermont Ave. & Sunset Blvd. to Vermont Canyon Rd DASH Observatory

$3 - $6

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Los Angeles to Griffith Observatory 7.5 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Griffith Observatory 7.5 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Los Angeles to Griffith Observatory 7.5 miles

$11 - $16

Walk  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Walk from Los Angeles to Griffith Observatory 7.1 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Griffith Observatory is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 15 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Griffith Observatory is to taxi which costs $40 - $55 and takes 15 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Griffith Observatory. However, there are services departing from Broadway / 1st and arriving at Vermont Canyon Rd via Vermont Ave. & Sunset Blvd.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

More details

The distance between Los Angeles and Griffith Observatory is 6 miles. The road distance is 7.5 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Los Angeles to Griffith Observatory without a car is to subway which takes 1 h 4 min and costs $2 - $5.

More details

It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from Los Angeles to Griffith Observatory, including transfers.

More details

Los Angeles to Griffith Observatory bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Broadway / 1st station.

More details

Los Angeles to Griffith Observatory bus services, operated by Ladot, arrive at Vermont Canyon Rd station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Griffith Observatory is 7 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Los Angeles to Griffith Observatory.

Get driving directions

There are 2446+ hotels available in Griffith Observatory. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Griffith Observatory.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 5.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Griffith Observatory, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Griffith Observatory via Sunset / Virgil, Vermont Ave. & Sunset Blvd., and Vermont Canyon Rd in around 1 h 6 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from Civic Center / Grand Park Station to Hollywood / Western Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Subway from Civic Center / Grand Park Station to Vermont / Sunset Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Vermont Ave. & Sunset Blvd. to Vermont Canyon Rd
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Broadway / 1st to Sunset / Virgil
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Los Angeles to Griffith Observatory
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$11 - $16
Assist
$12 - $16
Español
$12 - $16
UberX
$12 - $16
WAV
$12 - $16
UberXL
$19 - $25
Select
$30 - $40
Black
$40 - $50
Black SUV
$50 - $70
Lux
$60 - $80
Taxi from Los Angeles to Griffith Observatory
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.