There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan Beach Pier to Santa Monica by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 232 bus, line 3 bus  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the line 232 bus from Sepulveda / Manhattan Beach to LAX City Bus Center 232
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Lax New Transit Ctr Bay 13 to 4Th Nb & Colorado Fs 3 / ...

$4

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Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan Beach Pier to Santa Monica 12.2 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan Beach Pier to Santa Monica 12.2 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manhattan Beach Pier to Santa Monica 12.2 miles

$19 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan Beach Pier to Santa Monica is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan Beach Pier to Santa Monica is to taxi which costs $50 - $65 and takes 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan Beach Pier to Santa Monica. However, there are services departing from Sepulveda / Manhattan Beach and arriving at 4Th Nb & Colorado Fs via Lax New Transit Ctr Bay 13. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 38m.

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The distance between Manhattan Beach Pier and Santa Monica is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan Beach Pier to Santa Monica without a car is to line 232 bus and line 3 bus which takes 1h 38m and costs $3 - $5.

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It takes approximately 1h 38m to get from Manhattan Beach Pier to Santa Monica, including transfers.

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Manhattan Beach Pier to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Sepulveda / Manhattan Beach station.

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Manhattan Beach Pier to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Big Blue Bus, arrive at 4Th Nb & Colorado Fs station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan Beach Pier to Santa Monica is 12 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Manhattan Beach Pier to Santa Monica.

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  • Distance: 10.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 38m

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

You can take a bus from Manhattan Beach Pier to Santa Monica via Sepulveda / Manhattan Beach, LAX City Bus Center, and Lax New Transit Ctr Bay 13 in around 1h 38m.

Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Sepulveda / Manhattan Beach to LAX City Bus Center
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Big Blue Bus
Phone
+1 310-451-5444
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Lax New Transit Ctr Bay 13 to 4Th Nb & Colorado Fs
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Manhattan Beach Pier to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$19 - $23
Assist
$20 - $23
Español
$20 - $23
UberX
$20 - $23
WAV
$20 - $23
UberXL
$33 - $37
Select
$49 - $54
Black
$65 - $75
Black SUV
$85 - $95
Lux
$95 - $110
Taxi from Manhattan Beach Pier to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.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
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Taxi Service Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 323-980-6060
Website
taxislacounty.com

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