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There are 5 ways to get from Santa Monica Pier to Malibu Beach 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 534 bus  •  39 min

  1. Take the line 534 bus from Ocean / Colorado to Cross Creek / Malibu Theatre 534

$1 - $3

4 alternative options

Line 534 bus via 5th / Colorado  •  55 min

  1. Take the line 534 bus from 5th / Colorado to Cross Creek / Malibu Theatre 534

$1 - $3

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Monica Pier to Malibu Beach 13.2 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Santa Monica Pier to Malibu Beach 13.2 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  23 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Monica Pier to Malibu Beach 13.2 miles

$16 - $22

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Monica Pier to Malibu Beach is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Monica Pier to Malibu Beach is to taxi which costs $55 - $70 and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ocean / Colorado and arriving at Cross Creek / Malibu Theatre. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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The distance between Santa Monica Pier and Malibu Beach is 11 miles. The road distance is 13.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Monica Pier to Malibu Beach without a car is to line 534 bus which takes 39 min and costs $1 - $3.

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The line 534 bus from Ocean / Colorado to Cross Creek / Malibu Theatre takes 33 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Santa Monica Pier to Malibu Beach bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Ocean / Colorado station.

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Santa Monica Pier to Malibu Beach bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Cross Creek / Malibu Theatre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Monica Pier to Malibu Beach is 13 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Santa Monica Pier to Malibu Beach.

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There are 115+ hotels available in Malibu Beach. Prices start at $114 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Monica Pier to Malibu Beach.
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  • Distance: 11.1 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

What companies run services between Santa Monica Pier, CA, USA and Malibu Beach, CA, USA?

Metro Los Angeles operates a bus from Santa Monica Pier to Malibu Beach hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 33 min.

Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Ocean / Colorado to Cross Creek / Malibu Theatre
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Colorado to Cross Creek / Malibu Theatre
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Monica Pier to Malibu Beach
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$16 - $22
Assist
$17 - $23
Español
$17 - $23
UberX
$17 - $23
WAV
$17 - $23
UberXL
$27 - $40
Select
$40 - $55
Black
$55 - $75
Black SUV
$75 - $95
Lux
$85 - $110
Taxi from Santa Monica Pier to Malibu Beach
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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