There are 7 ways to get from Pasadena to Union Station by tram, bus, taxi, car, towncar or bike

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Recommended option

Tram  •  28 min

  1. Take the tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line Metro Gold Line

$2

6 alternative options

Tram via Little Tokyo / Arts District Station  •  34 min

  1. Take the tram from Memorial Park Station to Little Tokyo / Arts District Station Metro Gold Line

$2

Bus  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Robles / Union to El Monte Station - Lower Level 267/264
  2. Take the bus from El Monte Station - Upper Level to El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station 910 / ...

$3 - $8

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pasadena to Union Station 10.2 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Pasadena to Union Station 10.2 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Pasadena to Union Station 10.2 miles

$13 - $19

Bikeshare  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Cycle from City Hall West to Union Station West Portal 10.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Pasadena to Union Station is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pasadena to Union Station is to taxi which costs $55 - $70 and takes 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pasadena to Union Station station. However, there are services departing from Los Robles / Union and arriving at El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station via El Monte Station - Upper Level. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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The distance between Pasadena and Union Station is 8 miles. The road distance is 10.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Pasadena to Union Station without a car is to tram which takes 28 min and costs $2.

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The tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line takes 22 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Pasadena to Union Station bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Los Robles / Union station.

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Pasadena to Union Station bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pasadena to Union Station is 10 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Pasadena to Union Station.

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The nearest airport to Union Station is Burbank (BUR) Airport which is 11.8 miles away. Other nearby airports include Los Angeles (LAX) (12.5 miles), Long Beach (LGB) (17.2 miles), Santa Ana (SNA) (33.9 miles) and San Diego (SAN) (109.9 miles).

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Map of how to get from Pasadena to Union Station.
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  • Distance: 8.4 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

What companies run services between Pasadena, CA, USA and Union Station, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Pasadena to Union Station via El Monte Station - Lower Level and El Monte Station - Upper Level in around 1 h 1 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from Memorial Park Station to Little Tokyo / Arts District Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Los Robles / Union to El Monte Station - Lower Level
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from El Monte Station - Upper Level to El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from El Monte Station W to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Pasadena to Union Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$13 - $19
Assist
$14 - $19
Español
$14 - $19
UberX
$14 - $19
WAV
$14 - $19
UberXL
$22 - $29
Select
$35 - $45
Black
$45 - $60
Black SUV
$60 - $80
Lux
$70 - $95
Metro Bike Share
Website
gbfs.bcycle.com
Bike from City Hall West to Union Station West Portal
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Pasadena to Union Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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