There are 4 ways to get from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Monica by bus, train, tram or car

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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Bus  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Montclair Transit Center to Grand Ave and 9th St W Silver Streak / ...
  2. Take the bus from Grand Sb & 9Th Fs to 6Th Sb & Santa Monica Fs R10

$4 - $10

3 alternative options

Train, tram  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Montclair station to L. A. Union Station station San Bernardino Line
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station Metro Expo Line

$13 - $16

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

The cheapest way to get from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Monica is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Monica is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 59 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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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Rancho Cucamonga to Santa Monica, including transfers.

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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 & 9Th Fs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

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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 & 9Th Fs in around 3 h 6 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Montclair Transit Center to Grand Ave and 9th St W
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Grand Sb & 9Th 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 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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