Travel from Santa-Cruz-CA-USA to Santa-Monica

Bus from Santa Cruz to Santa Monica

Santa Cruz Metro operates a bus from Santa Cruz to Santa Monica hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Santa Cruz to Santa Monica

From Santa Cruz shuttle to Coleman & Earthquake, line 10 bus to San Jose airport, fly to Los Angeles airport, bus to Wilshire / Veteran, then line 20 bus to Santa Monica. 5 h 21 min $219. From Santa Cruz shuttle to Coleman & Earthquake, line 10 bus to San Jose airport, fly to Burbank airport, train to Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, subway to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines, then tram to Santa Monica. 5 h 38 min $237. From Santa Cruz shuttle to Coleman & Earthquake, line 10 bus to San Jose airport, fly to Long Beach airport, bus to Wardlow Station, tram to Pico Station, then tram to Santa Monica. 6 h $151. From Santa Cruz shuttle to San Francisco airport, fly to Burbank airport, train to Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, subway to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines, then tram to Santa Monica. 6 h 28 min $235. From Santa Cruz Metro Center bus to Monterey Transit Plaza / Gate 4 Tyler, line 56 bus to Monterey airport, fly to Los Angeles airport, bus to Wilshire / Veteran, then line 20 bus to Santa Monica. 6 h 39 min $130. From Ocean & Water bus to San Jose Diridon Station Amtrak, train to Coliseum, BART to Oakland airport, fly to Burbank airport, train to Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, subway to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines, then tram to Santa Monica. 7 h 48 min $275. From Ocean & Water bus to San Jose, bus to Alameda Sb & Los Angeles Ns, then bus to Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns. 10 h 45 min $34. From Santa Cruz, CA bus to 7th / Decatur then line 720 bus to Santa Monica / 4th. 10 h 55 min $41. From Santa Cruz, CA bus to Salinas 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. 12 h 22 min $130. From Santa Cruz drive to Santa Monica. 5 h 50 min $40.