There are 8 ways to get from Santa Monica Pier to Westwood by bus, taxi, car, towncar or bike

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Line 20 bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the line 20 bus from 5th / Santa Monica to Wilshire / Selby 20

$1 - $3

Cheapest option

Bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the bus from 5th / Colorado to Wilshire / Selby 20 / ...

$1 - $3

6 alternative options

Line 8 bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Ocean Sb & Colorado Ns to Hilgard Nb & Manning Ave Ns 8

$1 - $2

Line 1 bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Main Nb & Bay Ns to Hilgard Nb & Manning Ave Ns 1 / ...

$1 - $2

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Monica Pier to Westwood 7.5 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Santa Monica Pier to Westwood 7.5 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Monica Pier to Westwood 7.5 miles

$10 - $15

Bikeshare  •  48 min

  1. Cycle from . Aquarium (Drop Zone) Sm to . Life Sciences 6 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Monica Pier to Westwood is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Monica Pier to Westwood is to taxi which costs $40 - $50 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 5th / Santa Monica and arriving at Wilshire / Selby. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Santa Monica Pier and Westwood is 5 miles. The road distance is 7.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Monica Pier to Westwood without a car is to line 20 bus which takes 34 min and costs $1 - $3.

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The line 20 bus from 5th / Santa Monica to Wilshire / Selby takes 17 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Santa Monica Pier to Westwood bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from 5th / Santa Monica station.

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Santa Monica Pier to Westwood bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Wilshire / Selby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Monica Pier to Westwood is 7 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Santa Monica Pier to Westwood.

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There are 2397+ hotels available in Westwood. Prices start at $120 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Monica Pier to Westwood.
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  • Distance: 5.3 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

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

Metro Los Angeles operates a bus from Santa Monica Pier to Westwood hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 17 min.

Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Santa Monica to Wilshire / Selby
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Colorado to Wilshire / Selby
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from 4Th Nb & Colorado Fs to Hilgard Nb & Manning Ave Ns
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Ocean Sb & Colorado Ns to Hilgard Nb & Manning Ave Ns
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Main Nb & Bay Ns to Hilgard Nb & Manning Ave Ns
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Monica Pier to Westwood
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$10 - $15
Assist
$11 - $15
Español
$11 - $15
UberX
$11 - $15
WAV
$11 - $15
UberXL
$17 - $23
Select
$28 - $40
Black
$35 - $50
Black SUV
$50 - $65
Lux
$55 - $75
Breeze Bike Share
Phone
+1 310-828-2525
Email
info@BreezeBikeShare.com
Website
santamonicabikeshare.com
Bike from . Aquarium (Drop Zone) Sm to . Life Sciences
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
More information at
santamonicabikeshare.com
Taxi from Santa Monica Pier to Westwood
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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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