Travel options for:
San Diego to Santa Monica
  • Train

    $35 - $76
    1. San Diego Santa Fe Depot

      2 h 59 min - 3 times a day

      $30 - $75

    2. Los Angeles Union Station

      4 min - 1113 feet

    3. Union Station - Metro Red &

      4 min - every 15 minutes

      $2

    4. 7th Street / Metro Center

      47 min - every 15 minutes

      transfer

  • Bus

    $19 - $49
    1. San Diego, CA

      3 h 2 min - every 4 hours

      $18 - $50

    2. 7th / Decatur

      1 h 12 min - every 30 minutes - line 720

      $1 - $2

  • Amtrak Thruway

    $1 - $2
    1. San Diego, CA

      2 h 45 min - once daily

    2. Patsaouras Transit Plaza

      1 h 32 min - hourly - line 704

      $1 - $2

  • Drive

    $13 - $19
    1. San Diego

      2 h 16 min - 134.5 miles

      $13 - $19

  • Fly

    $110 - $354
    1. San Diego

      15 min - every 30 minutes - line 992

      $1 - $3

    2. San Diego (SAN)

      54 min - non-stop

      $100 - $340

    3. Los Angeles (LAX)

      48 min - hourly

      $7 - $10

    4. Westwood

      5 min - 1625 feet

    5. Wilshire / Westwood

      12 min - every 30 minutes - line 720

      $1 - $2

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From San Diego Santa Fe Depot Amtrak train to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, walk to Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, subway to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines, then tram to Downtown Santa Monica Station. 4 h 3 min $55. From San Diego, CA bus to 7th / Decatur then line 720 bus to Wilshire / 14th. 4 h 28 min $24. From San Diego, CA Amtrak Thruway to Patsaouras Transit Plaza then line 704 bus to Santa Monica / Lincoln. 4 h 32 min $1. From San Diego drive to Santa Monica. 2 h 16 min $16. From Broadway & Front St line 992 bus to San Diego airport, fly to Los Angeles airport, bus to Westwood, walk to Wilshire / Westwood, then line 720 bus to Santa Monica. 3 h 53 min $243.