There are 5 ways to get from Santa Monica Pier to Hollywood Sign by 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

Line 20 bus, bus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the line 20 bus from 5th / Colorado to Wilshire / Serrano 20 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Western Ave. & Wilshire Blvd. to Vine St. & Selma Ave.
  3. Take the bus from Vine St. & Selma Ave. to Beachwood Dr. & Westshire Dr.

$4 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Pico Eb & 4Th Fs to 6Th Eb & Western Ns R7
  2. Take the bus from Western Ave. & Wilshire Blvd. to Vine St. & Selma Ave.
  3. Take the bus from Vine St. & Selma Ave. to Beachwood Dr. & Westshire Dr.

$3 - $8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Monica Pier to Hollywood Sign 18.4 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Santa Monica Pier to Hollywood Sign 18.4 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  28 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Monica Pier to Hollywood Sign 18.4 miles

$24 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Monica Pier to Hollywood Sign is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Monica Pier to Hollywood Sign is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 28 min.

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The distance between Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Sign is 13 miles. The road distance is 18.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to get from Santa Monica Pier to Hollywood Sign, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Monica Pier to Hollywood Sign. However, there are services departing from 5th / Colorado and arriving at Beachwood Dr. & Westshire Dr. via Western Ave. & Wilshire Blvd. and Vine St. & Selma Ave.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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What companies run services between Santa Monica Pier, CA, USA and Hollywood Sign, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Monica Pier to Hollywood Sign via 5th / Colorado, Wilshire / Serrano, Western Ave. & Wilshire Blvd., Vine St. & Selma Ave., and Beachwood Dr. & Westshire Dr. in around 2 h 44 min.

Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Colorado to Wilshire / Serrano
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Western Ave. & Wilshire Blvd. to Vine St. & Selma Ave.
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Bus from Vine St. & Selma Ave. to Beachwood Dr. & Westshire Dr.
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Pico Eb & 4Th Fs to 6Th Eb & Western Ns
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Monica Pier to Hollywood Sign
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$24 - $35
uberASSIST
$26 - $35
uberESPAÑOL
$26 - $35
uberX
$26 - $35
WAV
$26 - $35
uberXL
$35 - $50
UberSELECT
$55 - $75
UberBLACK
$75 - $100
UberSUV
$95 - $130
UberLUX
$110 - $150
Taxi from Santa Monica Pier to Hollywood Sign
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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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