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There are 6 ways to get from Santa Clarita to Santa Monica by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train, tram  •  1 h 58 min

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

$11 - $13

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Santa Clarita, CA to Los Angeles, CA 5818
  2. Take the bus from Alameda Sb & Los Angeles Ns to Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns R10

$1 - $3

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Sylmar station to Sepulveda / Santa Monica 734

$7 - $12

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Clarita to Santa Monica 30.3 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Santa Clarita to Santa Monica 30.3 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  35 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Clarita to Santa Monica 30.3 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Clarita to Santa Monica is to Amtrak Thruway and bus which costs $1 - $3 and takes 2 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Clarita to Santa Monica is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Clarita to Santa Monica. However, there are services departing from Santa Clarita, CA and arriving at Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns via Alameda Sb & Los Angeles Ns. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

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The distance between Santa Clarita and Santa Monica is 26 miles. The road distance is 30.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Clarita to Santa Monica without a car is to train and tram which takes 1 h 58 min and costs $11 - $14.

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It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from Santa Clarita to Santa Monica, including transfers.

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Santa Clarita to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Santa Clarita, CA station.

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Santa Clarita to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Big Blue Bus, arrive at Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Clarita to Santa Monica is 30 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Santa Clarita to Santa Monica.

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There are 2440+ hotels available in Santa Monica. Prices start at $106 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Clarita to Santa Monica.
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  • Distance: 26 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 58 min

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

Metro Los Angeles operates a bus from Santa Clarita to Santa Monica hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Newhall station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
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
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Sylmar station to Sepulveda / Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Santa Clarita, CA to Los Angeles, CA
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Alameda Sb & Los Angeles Ns to Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Clarita to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$30 - $45
Assist
$35 - $45
Español
$35 - $45
UberX
$35 - $45
WAV
$35 - $45
UberXL
$55 - $75
Select
$85 - $110
Black
$120 - $160
Black SUV
$150 - $190
Lux
$170 - $220
Taxi from Santa Clarita to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Yellow Star Taxi
Phone
+1 800-840-2227
Website
yellowstartaxi.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 661-260-2227
Oak Tree Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 661-478-0192

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