There are 7 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  •  2 h 27 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

$12 - $15

Cheapest option

Amtrak Thruway, bus  •  2 h 39 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

5 alternative options

Line 734 bus, line 1 bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 734 bus from Sylmar station to Westwood / Wilshire 734
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Westwood Sb & Wilshire Fs to Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns 1 / ...

$8 - $14

Train, line 704 bus  •  2 h 46 min

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

$9 - $14

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 - $40

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

You can take a bus from Santa Clarita to Santa Monica via Sylmar/San Fernando station, Sylmar station, Westwood / Wilshire, and Westwood Sb & Wilshire Fs in around 2 h 36 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Sylmar station to Westwood / Wilshire
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 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
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Westwood Sb & Wilshire Fs to Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Alameda Sb & Los Angeles Ns to Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns
Ave. Duration
1 h
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 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$30 - $40
uberASSIST
$35 - $45
uberESPAÑOL
$35 - $45
uberX
$35 - $45
WAV
$35 - $45
uberXL
$55 - $75
UberSELECT
$85 - $110
UberBLACK
$120 - $160
UberSUV
$150 - $190
UberLUX
$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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Santa Clarita to Santa Monica?

The distance between Santa Clarita and Santa Monica is 42 km. The road distance is 49 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Santa Clarita to Santa Monica?

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 39 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Santa Clarita to Santa Monica?

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

Is there a direct bus between Santa Clarita and Santa Monica?

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 39 min.

How long does it take to get from Santa Clarita to Santa Monica?

It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Santa Clarita to Santa Monica, including transfers.