There are 5 ways to get from Santa Monica to Koreatown by tram, 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.

Recommended option

Tram  •  32 min

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Santa Monica Station to Expo / Vermont Station Metro Expo Line

$2

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 1 min

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

$1 - $3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Monica to Koreatown 13.2 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Santa Monica to Koreatown 13.2 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Monica to Koreatown 13.2 miles

$18 - $25

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Monica to Koreatown is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Monica to Koreatown is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs $60 - $75.

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The distance between Santa Monica and Koreatown is 18 km. The road distance is 21 km.

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The tram from Downtown Santa Monica Station to Expo / Vermont Station takes 32 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 5th / Colorado and arriving at Wilshire / Normandie. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 1 min.

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

Metro Los Angeles operates a bus from Santa Monica to Koreatown every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min. Big Blue Bus also services this route every 20 minutes.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Downtown Santa Monica Station to Expo / Vermont Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Colorado to Wilshire / Normandie
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Pico Eb & Lincoln Ns to 6Th Eb & Western Ns
Ave. Duration
57 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 Koreatown
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$18 - $25
uberASSIST
$19 - $26
uberESPAÑOL
$19 - $26
uberX
$19 - $26
WAV
$19 - $26
uberXL
$27 - $35
UberSELECT
$40 - $55
UberBLACK
$55 - $75
UberSUV
$75 - $95
UberLUX
$85 - $110
Taxi from Santa Monica to Koreatown
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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