There are 3 ways to get from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Monica by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Montclair 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

2 alternative options

Train, line 704 bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Montclair station to L. A. Union Station station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the line 704 bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Santa Monica / Lincoln 704

$10 - $15

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Monica 57.2 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Monica. However, there are services departing from Foothill @ Archibald Wb Fs and arriving at 6Th Sb & Santa Monica Fs via Montclair Transit Center and Grand Sb & Olympic Fs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 51 min.

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The distance between Rancho Cucamonga and Santa Monica is 52 miles. The road distance is 57.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Monica without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Monica, including transfers.

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Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, depart from Montclair Transit Center station.

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Rancho Cucamonga 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 Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Monica is 57 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Monica.

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Map of how to get from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Monica.
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  • Distance: 52.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

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

You can take a bus from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Monica via Montclair Trans Center, Montclair Transit Center, Grand Ave and 9th St W, and Grand Sb & Olympic Fs in around 2 h 51 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Montclair station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Montclair Transit Center to Grand Ave and 5th St
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 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
Bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Santa Monica / Lincoln
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net

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