There are 7 ways to get from Pasadena to Westwood by tram, bus, 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.

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Tram, line 720 bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line Metro Gold Line
  2. Take the line 720 bus from Wilshire / Vermont to Wilshire / Westwood 720 / ...

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Bus, line 734 bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Walnut & Garfield to Ventura & Sepulveda Commuter Express 549
  2. Take the line 734 bus from Sepulveda / Ventura to Hilgard / Westholme 734 / ...

$2 - $6

5 alternative options

Tram  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the tram from Memorial Park Station to Union Station - Metro Gold Line Metro Gold Line
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Westwood / Rancho Park Station Metro Expo Line

$7 - $8

Line 81 bus, bus  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 81 bus from Figueroa / Colorado to Hill / 5th 81
  2. Take the bus from Broadway / 5th to Hilgard / Manning 2/302

$4 - $8

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pasadena to Westwood 24.7 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Pasadena to Westwood 24.7 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  29 min

  1. Take an Uber from Pasadena to Westwood 24.7 miles

$28 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pasadena to Westwood is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pasadena to Westwood is to taxi which costs $130 - $160 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pasadena to Westwood. However, there are services departing from Walnut & Garfield and arriving at Hilgard / Westholme via Sepulveda / Ventura. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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The distance between Pasadena and Westwood is 18 miles. The road distance is 24.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Pasadena to Westwood without a car is to tram and line 720 bus which takes 1 h 47 min and costs $4 - $7.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Pasadena to Westwood, including transfers.

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Pasadena to Westwood bus services, operated by Ladot, depart from Walnut & Garfield station.

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Pasadena to Westwood bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Hilgard / Westholme station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pasadena to Westwood is 25 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Pasadena to Westwood.

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There are 2397+ hotels available in Westwood. Prices start at $120 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pasadena to Westwood.
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  • Distance: 17.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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

You can take a bus from Pasadena to Westwood via Ventura & Sepulveda and Sepulveda / Ventura in around 1 h 50 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Westwood / Rancho Park Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Wilshire / Vermont to Wilshire / Westwood
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
Bus from Figueroa / Colorado to Hill / 5th
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Broadway / 5th to Hilgard / Manning
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
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 Westwood
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$28 - $40
Assist
$30 - $40
Español
$30 - $40
UberX
$30 - $40
WAV
$30 - $40
UberXL
$45 - $65
Select
$70 - $95
Black
$100 - $130
Black SUV
$120 - $160
Lux
$140 - $190
Taxi from Pasadena to Westwood
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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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