There are 6 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.

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Subway, bus  •  43 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

5 alternative options

Bus  •  54 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

$12 - $18

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.

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

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The distance between Los Angeles and Griffith Observatory is 9 km. The road distance is 12 km.

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It takes approximately 43 min to get from Los Angeles to Griffith Observatory, including transfers.

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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 54 min.

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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 54 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from Civic Center / Grand Park Station to Vermont / Sunset Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
Every 20 minutes
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
$12 - $18
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$12 - $18
uberASSIST
$13 - $17
uberESPAÑOL
$13 - $17
uberX
$13 - $17
WAV
$13 - $17
uberXL
$17 - $23
UberSELECT
$28 - $40
UberBLACK
$35 - $50
UberSUV
$50 - $65
UberLUX
$55 - $75
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

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