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There are 5 ways to get from Santa Monica to Encino 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, line 734 bus via Westwood / Lindbrook  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilshire / 14th to Wilshire / Westwood 720 / ...
  2. Take the line 734 bus from Westwood / Lindbrook to Sepulveda / Ventura 734 / ...

$3 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus, line 734 bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Monica / Lincoln to Santa Monica / Sepulveda 4 / ...
  2. Take the line 734 bus from Sepulveda / Santa Monica to Sepulveda / Ventura 734 / ...

$3 - $8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Monica to Encino 13.7 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Santa Monica to Encino 13.7 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Monica to Encino 13.7 miles

$17 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Monica to Encino is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Monica to Encino is to taxi which costs $70 - $90 and takes 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Monica to Encino. However, there are services departing from Wilshire / 14th and arriving at Ventura / Balboa via Westwood / Lindbrook and Ventura / Sepulveda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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The distance between Santa Monica and Encino is 10 miles. The road distance is 13.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Monica to Encino without a car is to bus and line 734 bus which takes 1 h 24 min and costs $3 - $9.

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It takes approximately 1 h 24 min to get from Santa Monica to Encino, including transfers.

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Santa Monica to Encino bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Wilshire / 14th station.

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Santa Monica to Encino bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Sepulveda / Ventura station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Monica to Encino is 14 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Santa Monica to Encino.

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There are 262+ hotels available in Encino. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Monica to Encino.
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  • Distance: 9.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

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

You can take a bus from Santa Monica to Encino via Wilshire / Westwood, Westwood / Lindbrook, Sepulveda / Ventura, and Ventura / Sepulveda in around 1 h 24 min.

Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Wilshire / 14th to Wilshire / Westwood
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Westwood / Lindbrook to Sepulveda / Ventura
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Santa Monica / Lincoln to Santa Monica / Sepulveda
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Sepulveda / Santa Monica to Sepulveda / Ventura
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Wilshire Eb & 14Th Ns to Westwood Nb & Lindbrook Fs
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Santa Monica Eb & Lincoln Ns to Santa Monica Eb & Sepulveda Fs
Ave. Duration
27 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 to Encino
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$17 - $24
Assist
$18 - $24
Español
$18 - $24
UberX
$18 - $24
WAV
$18 - $24
UberXL
$30 - $40
Select
$45 - $60
Black
$60 - $80
Black SUV
$80 - $100
Lux
$90 - $120
Taxi from Santa Monica to Encino
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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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