There are 7 ways to get from Santa Monica Pier to Grauman's Chinese Theatre by bus, tram, subway, taxi, car, towncar or bike

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Line 4 bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Ocean / Arizona to Santa Monica / Orange 4

$1 - $3

6 alternative options

Tram, subway  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Santa Monica Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines Metro Expo Line
  2. Take the subway from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Hollywood / Highland Station Metro Red Line

$4

Line 8 bus, bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Ocean Sb & Colorado Ns to Hilgard Nb & Westholme Ns 8
  2. Take the bus from Hilgard / Westholme to Sunset / Orange 2/302

$2 - $5

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Monica Pier to Grauman's Chinese Theatre 14 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Santa Monica Pier to Grauman's Chinese Theatre 14 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Monica Pier to Grauman's Chinese Theatre 14 miles

$17 - $24

Bikeshare  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Cycle from . Aquarium (Drop Zone) Sm to . Runyon Canyon (Drop Zone) 11.8 miles

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ocean / Arizona and arriving at Santa Monica / Orange. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between Santa Monica Pier and Grauman's Chinese Theatre is 11 miles. The road distance is 14 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Monica Pier to Grauman's Chinese Theatre without a car is to line 4 bus which takes 1 h 17 min and costs .

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The line 4 bus from Ocean / Arizona to Santa Monica / Orange takes 48 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Santa Monica Pier to Grauman's Chinese Theatre bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Ocean / Arizona station.

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Santa Monica Pier to Grauman's Chinese Theatre bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Santa Monica / Orange station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Monica Pier to Grauman's Chinese Theatre is 14 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Santa Monica Pier to Grauman's Chinese Theatre.

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There are 2521+ hotels available in Grauman's Chinese Theatre. Prices start at $114 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Monica Pier to Grauman's Chinese Theatre.
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  • Distance: 11.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 17 min

What companies run services between Santa Monica Pier, CA, USA and Grauman's Chinese Theatre, CA, USA?

Metro Los Angeles operates a bus from Santa Monica Pier to Grauman's Chinese Theatre hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 48 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Downtown Santa Monica Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Subway from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Hollywood / Highland Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Ocean / Arizona to Santa Monica / Orange
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Hilgard / Westholme to Sunset / Orange
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Ocean Sb & Colorado Ns to Hilgard Nb & Westholme Ns
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Monica Pier to Grauman's Chinese Theatre
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$17 - $24
Assist
$18 - $24
Español
$18 - $24
UberX
$18 - $24
WAV
$18 - $24
UberXL
$29 - $40
Select
$45 - $60
Black
$60 - $80
Black SUV
$75 - $100
Lux
$90 - $120
Breeze Bike Share
Phone
+1 310-828-2525
Email
info@BreezeBikeShare.com
Website
santamonicabikeshare.com
Bike from . Aquarium (Drop Zone) Sm to . Runyon Canyon (Drop Zone)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
On demand
More information at
santamonicabikeshare.com
Taxi from Santa Monica Pier to Grauman's Chinese Theatre
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com

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