There are 2 ways to get from Ontario to Santa Monica by bus or car

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Bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Grand Ave and 5th St Silver Streak
  2. Take the bus from Grand Sb & Olympic Fs to 6Th Sb & Santa Monica Fs R10 / ...

$4 - $10

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Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Ontario to Santa Monica 53.8 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Ontario to Santa Monica is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ontario to Santa Monica is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ontario to Santa Monica. However, there are services departing from Holt @ Vine Wb Fs and arriving at 6Th Sb & Santa Monica Fs via Pomona Transit Center and Grand Sb & Olympic Fs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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The distance between Ontario and Santa Monica is 48 miles. The road distance is 53.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Ontario to Santa Monica without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 36 min and costs $3 - $10.

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Ontario to Santa Monica, including transfers.

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Ontario to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, depart from Pomona Transit Center station.

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Ontario to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Big Blue Bus, arrive at 6Th Sb & Santa Monica Fs station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ontario to Santa Monica is 54 miles. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Ontario 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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Map of how to get from Ontario to Santa Monica.
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  • Distance: 48.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

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

You can take a bus from Ontario to Santa Monica via Pomona Trans Center, Pomona Transit Center, Grand Ave and 9th St W, and Grand Sb & Olympic Fs in around 2 h 36 min.

Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Grand Ave and 5th St
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Grand Sb & Olympic Fs to 6Th Sb & Santa Monica Fs
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Grand to Santa Monica / 4th
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net

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