There are 5 ways to get from Santa Monica to Calabasas 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.

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Bus  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilshire Blvd. & Glendon Ave. to Encino Park & Ride Commuter Express 573
  2. Take the bus from LADOT Encino Park & Ride to Ave. San Luis & Valley Circle Commuter Express 423

$3 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus via Wilshire / Flower  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from 5th / Santa Monica to Wilshire / Flower 20 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Figueroa & 7th to Ave. San Luis & Valley Circle Commuter Express 423

$3 - $6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Monica to Calabasas 22.5 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Santa Monica to Calabasas 22.5 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Monica to Calabasas 22.5 miles

$26 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Santa Monica to Calabasas. However, there are services departing from Wilshire / 14th and arriving at Ave. San Luis & Valley Circle via Wilshire Blvd. & Glendon Ave. and LADOT Encino Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between Santa Monica and Calabasas is 13 miles. The road distance is 22.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Monica to Calabasas without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Santa Monica to Calabasas, including transfers.

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Santa Monica to Calabasas bus services, operated by Ladot, depart from Wilshire Blvd. & Glendon Ave. station.

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Santa Monica to Calabasas bus services, operated by Ladot, arrive at Ave. San Luis & Valley Circle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Monica to Calabasas is 23 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Santa Monica to Calabasas.

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There are 236+ hotels available in Calabasas. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Monica to Calabasas.
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  • Distance: 12.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 min

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

You can take a bus from Santa Monica to Calabasas via Wilshire / Westwood, Wilshire Blvd. & Glendon Ave., Encino Park & Ride, and LADOT Encino Park & Ride in around 2 h 54 min.

Bus operators
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Wilshire Blvd. & Glendon Ave. to Encino Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Bus from LADOT Encino Park & Ride to Ave. San Luis & Valley Circle
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Bus from Figueroa & 7th to Ave. San Luis & Valley Circle
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Santa Monica to Wilshire / Flower
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Santa Monica Eb & Lincoln Ns to 7Th Wb & Figueroa Ns
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Monica to Calabasas
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$26 - $35
Assist
$28 - $35
Español
$28 - $35
UberX
$28 - $35
WAV
$28 - $35
UberXL
$40 - $60
Select
$65 - $85
Black
$90 - $120
Black SUV
$110 - $150
Lux
$130 - $170
Taxi from Santa Monica to Calabasas
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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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