There are 8 ways to get from Santa Monica to Hollywood by bus, tram, subway, 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 4 bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Santa Monica / Lincoln to Santa Monica / Wilcox 4

$1 - $3

7 alternative options

Line 4 bus via Santa Monica / Larrabee  •  58 min

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Santa Monica / Lincoln to Santa Monica / Larrabee 4
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Santa Monica / Larrabee to Santa Monica / Wilcox 4

$2

Tram, subway  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Santa Monica Station to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines Metro Expo Line
  2. Take the subway from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Hollywood / Vine Station Metro Red Line

$4

Line 1 bus, bus  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Santa Monica Eb & Lincoln Ns to Hilgard Nb & Westholme Ns 1 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hilgard / Westholme to Sunset / Vine 2/302

$2 - $5

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Monica to Hollywood 11.7 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Santa Monica to Hollywood 11.7 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Monica to Hollywood 11.7 miles

$14 - $21

Bikeshare  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Cycle from . 7Th Street And Arizona Avenue Sm to . Sm Blvd And Formosa (Bevmo) 10.3 miles

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santa Monica / Lincoln and arriving at Santa Monica / Wilcox. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Santa Monica and Hollywood is 11 miles. The road distance is 11.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Monica to Hollywood without a car is to line 4 bus which takes 45 min and costs .

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The line 4 bus from Santa Monica / Lincoln to Santa Monica / Wilcox takes 45 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Santa Monica to Hollywood bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Santa Monica / Lincoln station.

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Santa Monica to Hollywood bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Santa Monica / Wilcox station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Monica to Hollywood is 12 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Santa Monica to Hollywood.

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There are 2526+ hotels available in Hollywood. Prices start at $114 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Monica to Hollywood.
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  • Distance: 10.9 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

Metro Los Angeles operates a bus from Santa Monica to Hollywood hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 45 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Subway from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Hollywood / Vine Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Santa Monica / Lincoln to Santa Monica / Wilcox
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Santa Monica / Lincoln to Santa Monica / Larrabee
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Santa Monica / Larrabee to Santa Monica / Wilcox
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Hilgard / Westholme to Sunset / Vine
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Santa Monica Eb & Lincoln Ns to Hilgard Nb & Westholme Ns
Ave. Duration
45 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 to Hollywood
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$14 - $21
Assist
$15 - $21
Español
$15 - $21
UberX
$15 - $21
WAV
$15 - $21
UberXL
$25 - $35
Select
$35 - $50
Black
$50 - $70
Black SUV
$65 - $90
Lux
$80 - $100
Breeze Bike Share
Phone
+1 310-828-2525
Email
info@BreezeBikeShare.com
Website
santamonicabikeshare.com
Bike from . 7Th Street And Arizona Avenue Sm to . Sm Blvd And Formosa (Bevmo)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
On demand
More information at
santamonicabikeshare.com
Taxi from Santa Monica to Hollywood
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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