There are 5 ways to get from Santa Monica to Hermosa Beach by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, line 232 bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from 4Th Sb & Santa Monica Fs to Lax Transit Center Bay 11 3 / ...
  2. Take the line 232 bus from LAX City Bus Center to Pacific Coast Highway / 11th 232

$2 - $5

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Bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from 4Th Sb & Santa Monica Fs to Aviation/Lax Station 3 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Imperial & Aviation Park & Ride to Hermosa Ave. & 11th St. Commuter Express 438

$2 - $5

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Monica to Hermosa Beach 18.4 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Santa Monica to Hermosa Beach 18.4 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Monica to Hermosa Beach 18.4 miles

$22 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Monica to Hermosa Beach is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Monica to Hermosa Beach is to taxi which costs $75 - $95 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Monica to Hermosa Beach. However, there are services departing from 4Th Sb & Santa Monica Fs and arriving at Pacific Coast Highway / 11th via LAX City Bus Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Santa Monica and Hermosa Beach is 12 miles. The road distance is 18.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Monica to Hermosa Beach without a car is to bus and line 232 bus which takes 1 h 32 min and costs $2 - $5.

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It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Santa Monica to Hermosa Beach, including transfers.

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Santa Monica to Hermosa Beach bus services, operated by Big Blue Bus, depart from 4Th Sb & Santa Monica Fs station.

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Santa Monica to Hermosa Beach bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Pacific Coast Highway / 11th station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Monica to Hermosa Beach is 18 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Santa Monica to Hermosa Beach.

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There are 303+ hotels available in Hermosa Beach. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Monica to Hermosa Beach.
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  • Distance: 12.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 32 min

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

You can take a bus from Santa Monica to Hermosa Beach via Lax Transit Center Bay 11 and LAX City Bus Center in around 1 h 32 min.

Bus operators
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from 4Th Sb & Santa Monica Fs to Lax Transit Center Bay 11
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Bus from 4Th Sb & Santa Monica Fs to Aviation/Lax Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from LAX City Bus Center to Pacific Coast Highway / 11th
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Imperial & Aviation Park & Ride to Hermosa Ave. & 11th St.
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Monica to Hermosa Beach
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$22 - $29
Assist
$23 - $30
Español
$23 - $30
UberX
$23 - $30
WAV
$23 - $30
UberXL
$35 - $50
Select
$55 - $75
Black
$75 - $100
Black SUV
$95 - $130
Lux
$110 - $150
Taxi from Santa Monica to Hermosa Beach
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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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