There are 5 ways to get from San Bernardino 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, line 20 bus  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca 6023 / ...
  2. Take the line 20 bus from 7th / Spring to Wilshire / 11th 20

$14 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Fontana Metrolink to Pomona Trans Center 61
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Grand Ave and 9th St W Silver Streak

$4 - $10

3 alternative options

Train, tram  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown 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

$14 - $17

Train, line 704 bus  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from San Bernardino-Downtown 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

$11 - $16

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from San Bernardino to Santa Monica 76.3 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Bernardino to Santa Monica. However, there are services departing from San Bernardino, Ca and arriving at Wilshire / 11th via 7th / Spring. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 34 min.

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The distance between San Bernardino and Santa Monica is 69 miles. The road distance is 76.3 miles.

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The best way to get from San Bernardino to Santa Monica without a car is to bus and line 20 bus which takes 2 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from San Bernardino to Santa Monica, including transfers.

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San Bernardino to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from San Bernardino, Ca station.

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San Bernardino to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Wilshire / 11th station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Bernardino to Santa Monica is 76 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to drive from San Bernardino to Santa Monica.

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There are 2410+ hotels available in Santa Monica. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Bernardino to Santa Monica.
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  • Distance: 69.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 34 min

What companies run services between San Bernardino, CA, USA and Santa Monica, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from San Bernardino to Santa Monica via Los Angls Amtrak, Ca and 7th / Spring in around 2 h 34 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from San Bernardino-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Bernardino, Ca to Los Angls Amtrak, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 7th / Spring to Wilshire / 11th
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
OmniTrans
Phone
1-800-9-OMNIBUS
Website
omnitrans.org
Bus from Fontana Metrolink to Pomona Trans Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
omnitrans.org
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Grand Ave and 9th St W
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org

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