There are 7 ways to get from North Hollywood to Santa Monica by subway, bus, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Subway, line 720 bus  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the subway from North Hollywood Station to Wilshire / Vermont Station Metro Red Line
  2. Take the line 720 bus from Wilshire / Vermont to Santa Monica / 4th 20 / ...

$3 - $5

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Line 901 bus, line 788 bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 901 bus from North Hollywood Station to Van Nuys Station 901
  2. Take the line 788 bus from Van Nuys / Orange Line to Westwood / Wilshire 788

$4 - $8

Subway, tram  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the subway from North Hollywood Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines Metro Red Line
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station Metro Expo Line

$4

Line 6853 bus, line 720 bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 6853 bus from North Hollywood, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca 1443 / ...
  2. Take the line 720 bus from 7th / Decatur to Santa Monica / 4th 720

$10 - $20

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from North Hollywood to Santa Monica 18.9 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from North Hollywood to Santa Monica 18.9 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from North Hollywood to Santa Monica 18.9 miles

$22 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from North Hollywood to Santa Monica is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from North Hollywood to Santa Monica is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from North Hollywood station to Santa Monica. However, there are services departing from North Hollywood Station and arriving at Wilshire / 14th via Van Nuys / Orange Line and Wilshire / Westwood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 54 min.

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The distance between North Hollywood and Santa Monica is 12 miles. The road distance is 18.9 miles.

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The best way to get from North Hollywood to Santa Monica without a car is to subway and line 720 bus which takes 1 h 22 min and costs $2 - $5.

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It takes approximately 1 h 22 min to get from North Hollywood to Santa Monica, including transfers.

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North Hollywood to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at North Hollywood Station.

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North Hollywood to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Westwood / Wilshire station.

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Yes, the driving distance between North Hollywood to Santa Monica is 19 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from North Hollywood to Santa Monica.

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There are 2363+ hotels available in Santa Monica. Prices start at $124 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 12.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 22 min

What companies run services between North Hollywood, CA, USA and Santa Monica, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from North Hollywood to Santa Monica via Van Nuys Station, Van Nuys / Orange Line, Westwood / Wilshire, and Wilshire / Westwood in around 1 h 54 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from North Hollywood Station to Wilshire / Vermont Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Subway from North Hollywood Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
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
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Wilshire / Vermont to Santa Monica / 4th
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from North Hollywood Station to Van Nuys Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Van Nuys / Orange Line to Westwood / Wilshire
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from 7th / Decatur to Santa Monica / 4th
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from North Hollywood, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $18
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from North Hollywood to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$22 - $30
Assist
$23 - $30
Español
$23 - $30
UberX
$23 - $30
WAV
$23 - $30
UberXL
$35 - $50
Select
$55 - $75
Black
$80 - $100
Black SUV
$100 - $130
Lux
$110 - $150
Taxi from North Hollywood to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Taxi Service Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 323-980-6060
Website
taxislacounty.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com

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