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Recommended option

Tram, train  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Metro Expo Line
  2. Pacific Surfliner

$66 - $99

Cheapest option

Tram, line 1 bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. 1

$6 - $11

3 alternative options

Line 720 bus, bus, line 47 bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. 720
  2. 47 / ...

$16 - $38

Line 733 bus, line 47 bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. 33 / ...
  2. 47 / ...

$11 - $50

Drive  •  59 min

  1. 51.9 miles

$5 - $8

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

You can take a bus from Santa Monica Pier to Newport Beach via 5th / Colorado, 7th / Decatur, Los Angeles, Ca, Santa Ana, Ca, The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 9, Westminster-Fairview, and Fairview-Westminster in around 4 h 18 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
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from Downtown Santa Monica Station to Pico Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from Pico Station to Anaheim Street Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from 7Th-Channel to Coast-Balboa Coves
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Fairview-Westminster to Hospital-Superior
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Fullerton Trans Ctr Dock 6 to Balboa-35Th
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Colorado to 7th / Decatur
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from 2nd / Broadway to Cesar E Chavez / Alameda
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Santa Ana, Ca
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Los Angeles to Santa Ana
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Santa Monica Pier and Newport Beach is 68 km. The road distance is 83 km.

The cheapest way to get from Santa Monica Pier to Newport Beach is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Santa Monica Pier to Newport Beach is to drive which takes 59 min and costs $5 - $8.

No, there is no direct bus from Santa Monica Pier to Newport Beach. However, there are services departing from 5th / Colorado and arriving at Hospital-Superior via Los Angeles, Ca, The Depot At Santa Ana Dock 9 and Fairview-Westminster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Santa Monica Pier to Newport Beach, including transfers.