There are 5 ways to get from Newport Coast to Santa Monica by train, tram, bus or car

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

Train, tram  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Irvine Transportation Center to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station Metro Expo Line

$67 - $96

Cheapest option

Line 1 bus, line 577 bus, tram, line 3 bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Coast-Newport Coast to 7Th-Channel 1
  2. Take the line 577 bus from 7th / Channel to Norwalk Station 577
  3. Take the tram from Norwalk Station to Aviation / LAX Station
  4. Take the line 3 bus from Aviation/Lax Station to Pico Wb & Lincoln Fs 3 / ...

$4 - $12

3 alternative options

Line 1 bus, bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Coast-Newport Coast to 7Th-Channel 1
  2. Take the bus from Long Beach / 6th to LAX City Bus Center 232

$6 - $14

Line 1 bus, line 577 bus, bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Coast-Newport Coast to 7Th-Channel 1
  2. Take the line 577 bus from 7th / Channel to Norwalk Station 577
  3. Take the bus from Norwalk Station to Figueroa / Pico 460
  4. Take the bus from Grand Sb & Venice Ns to Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns R10

$4 - $13

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Newport Coast to Santa Monica 56.2 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Newport Coast to Santa Monica. However, there are services departing from Coast-Newport Coast and arriving at Arizona Eb & 5Th Ns via Seventh & V.A. Hosp. Nw, Long Beach / 6th and Lax Transit Center Bay 12. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

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The distance between Newport Coast and Santa Monica is 48 miles. The road distance is 56.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Newport Coast to Santa Monica without a car is to train and tram which takes 3 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Newport Coast to Santa Monica, including transfers.

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Newport Coast to Santa Monica bus services, operated by OCTA, depart from Coast-Newport Coast station.

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Newport Coast to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at LAX City Bus Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newport Coast to Santa Monica is 56 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Newport Coast to Santa Monica.

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There are 2410+ hotels available in Santa Monica. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Newport Coast to Santa Monica.
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  • Distance: 47.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between Newport Coast, CA, USA and Santa Monica, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Newport Coast to Santa Monica via 7Th-Channel, Seventh & V.A. Hosp. Nw, Seventh & L.B. Blvd. Nw, Long Beach / 6th, LAX City Bus Center, and Lax Transit Center Bay 12 in around 4 h 38 min.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Irvine Transportation Center to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from Norwalk Station to Aviation / LAX Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Coast-Newport Coast to 7Th-Channel
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 7th / Channel to Norwalk Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Long Beach / 6th to LAX City Bus Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Norwalk Station to Figueroa / Pico
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Aviation/Lax Station to Pico Wb & Lincoln Fs
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Grand Sb & Venice Ns to Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com

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