There are 6 ways to get from Pasadena to Sylmar by bus, tram, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Line 501 bus, line 224 bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 501 bus from Raymond / Holly to North Hollywood Station 501
  2. Take the line 224 bus from Lankershim / Chandler to San Fernando / Polk 224

$3 - $6

Cheapest option

Bus, line 234 bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Walnut & Garfield to Ventura & Sepulveda Commuter Express 549
  2. Take the line 234 bus from Sepulveda / Ventura to Borden / Polk 234

$2 - $6

4 alternative options

Tram, train  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line Metro Gold Line
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Sylmar/San Fernando station Antelope Valley Line

$8 - $11

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pasadena to Sylmar 23.5 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Pasadena to Sylmar 23.5 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  25 min

  1. Take an Uber from Pasadena to Sylmar 23.5 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pasadena to Sylmar is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pasadena to Sylmar is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pasadena to Sylmar. However, there are services departing from Raymond / Holly and arriving at San Fernando / Polk via Lankershim / Chandler. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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The distance between Pasadena and Sylmar is 21 miles. The road distance is 23.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Pasadena to Sylmar without a car is to line 501 bus and line 224 bus which takes 1 h 39 min and costs $2 - $6.

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It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from Pasadena to Sylmar, including transfers.

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Pasadena to Sylmar bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Raymond / Holly station.

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Pasadena to Sylmar bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at San Fernando / Polk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pasadena to Sylmar is 23 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Pasadena to Sylmar.

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There are 200+ hotels available in Sylmar. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pasadena to Sylmar.
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  • Distance: 20.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 39 min

What companies run services between Pasadena, CA, USA and Sylmar, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Pasadena to Sylmar via North Hollywood Station and Lankershim / Chandler in around 1 h 39 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Sylmar/San Fernando station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Raymond / Holly to North Hollywood Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Lankershim / Chandler to San Fernando / Polk
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Sepulveda / Ventura to Borden / Polk
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Walnut & Garfield to Ventura & Sepulveda
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Pasadena to Sylmar
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$27 - $40
Assist
$29 - $40
Español
$29 - $40
UberX
$29 - $40
WAV
$29 - $40
UberXL
$45 - $60
Select
$70 - $90
Black
$95 - $120
Black SUV
$120 - $150
Lux
$140 - $180
Taxi from Pasadena to Sylmar
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
United 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
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
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

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