There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan Beach to Studio City by bus, subway, taxi, car or towncar

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

Bus, subway  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Highland & 14th to Figueroa & 7th Commuter Express 438
  2. Take the subway from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station Metro Red Line

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Bus, line 218 bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Manhattan Ave. & 10th St. to Figueroa & Pico
  2. Take the bus from Pico / Figueroa to San Vicente / 3rd
  3. Take the line 218 bus from 3rd / La Cienega to Laurel Canyon / Ventura 218

$3 - $9

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan Beach to Studio City 28.5 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan Beach to Studio City 28.5 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  31 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manhattan Beach to Studio City 28.5 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan Beach to Studio City. However, there are services departing from Manhattan Ave. & 10th St. and arriving at Laurel Canyon / Ventura via Pico / Figueroa and 3rd / La Cienega. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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The distance between Manhattan Beach and Studio City is 18 miles. The road distance is 28.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan Beach to Studio City without a car is to bus and subway which takes 1 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to get from Manhattan Beach to Studio City, including transfers.

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Manhattan Beach to Studio City bus services, operated by Ladot, depart from Manhattan Ave. & 10th St. station.

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Manhattan Beach to Studio City bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Laurel Canyon / Ventura station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan Beach to Studio City is 28 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Manhattan Beach to Studio City.

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There are 2400+ hotels available in Studio City. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan Beach to Studio City.
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  • Distance: 18.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

What companies run services between Manhattan Beach, CA, USA and Studio City, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Manhattan Beach to Studio City via Figueroa & Pico, Pico / Figueroa, San Vicente / 3rd, and 3rd / La Cienega in around 2 h 19 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Universal / Studio City Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Highland & 14th to Figueroa & 7th
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Bus from Manhattan Ave. & 10th St. to Figueroa & Pico
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Pico / Figueroa to San Vicente / 3rd
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from 3rd / La Cienega to Laurel Canyon / Ventura
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manhattan Beach to Studio City
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$30 - $45
Assist
$30 - $45
Español
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $45
WAV
$30 - $45
UberXL
$55 - $70
Select
$80 - $110
Black
$110 - $150
Black SUV
$140 - $180
Lux
$160 - $210
Taxi from Manhattan Beach to Studio City
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
Taxi Service Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 323-980-6060
Website
taxislacounty.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com

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