There are 5 ways to get from Northridge to Santa Monica by bus, train, tram, 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

Line 744 bus, line 734 bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 744 bus from Reseda / Roscoe to Ventura / Sepulveda 150/240 / ...
  2. Take the line 734 bus from Sepulveda / Ventura to Hilgard / Westholme 734 / ...

$4 - $8

4 alternative options

Train, tram  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Northridge station to L. A. Union Station station Ventura County Line
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station Metro Expo Line

$11 - $13

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Northridge to Santa Monica 20 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Northridge to Santa Monica 20 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Northridge to Santa Monica 20 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Northridge to Santa Monica is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Northridge to Santa Monica is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 24 min.

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The distance between Northridge and Santa Monica is 15 miles. The road distance is 20 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Northridge to Santa Monica, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Northridge to Santa Monica. However, there are services departing from Reseda / Roscoe and arriving at Wilshire / 14th via Sepulveda / Ventura and Wilshire / Westwood. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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The nearest airport to Santa Monica is Los Angeles (LAX) Airport which is 7.1 miles away. Other nearby airports include Burbank (BUR) (14.7 miles), Long Beach (LGB) (24.4 miles), Santa Ana (SNA) (43.4 miles) and San Diego (SAN) (116.8 miles).

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Map of how to get from Northridge to Santa Monica.
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  • Distance: 14.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 35 min

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

You can take a bus from Northridge to Santa Monica via Ventura / Sepulveda, Sepulveda / Ventura, Westwood / Wilshire, and Wilshire / Westwood in around 1 h 35 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Northridge station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Reseda / Roscoe to Ventura / Sepulveda
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Sepulveda / Ventura to Hilgard / Westholme
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Northridge to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$23 - $35
Assist
$25 - $35
Español
$25 - $35
UberX
$25 - $35
WAV
$25 - $35
UberXL
$40 - $55
Select
$60 - $80
Black
$80 - $110
Black SUV
$100 - $140
Lux
$120 - $160
Taxi from Northridge to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Yellow Star Taxi
Phone
+1 800-840-2227
Website
yellowstartaxi.com
Oak Tree Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 661-478-0192
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 661-260-2227
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.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
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
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
Taxi Service Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 323-980-6060
Website
taxislacounty.com
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Local Thousand Oaks Taxi
Phone
+1 805-410-4105
Website
localthousandoakstaxi.com
Conejo Valley Eco Cab
Phone
+1 805-222-0144
Website
conejovalleyecocab.com
Gold Coast Cab
Phone
+1 805-444-6969
Website
goldcoastcab.com

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