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There are 6 ways to get from Santa Monica to Montebello 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, bus  •  1 h 30 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 bus from 6th / Flower to Beverly / Montebello Beverly Blvd 40 EB / ...

$3

Cheapest option

Line 720 bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the line 720 bus from 5th / Santa Monica to Whittier / Hoefner 720

$1 - $3

4 alternative options

Tram  •  1 h 34 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 tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Atlantic Station Metro Gold Line

$6

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Monica to Montebello 24.8 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Santa Monica to Montebello 24.8 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  27 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Monica to Montebello 24.8 miles

$28 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Monica to Montebello is to line 720 bus which costs $1 - $3 and takes 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Monica to Montebello is to taxi which costs $130 - $160 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Monica to Montebello. However, there are services departing from 5th / Santa Monica and arriving at Whittier / 4th via Whittier / Hoefner. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

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The distance between Santa Monica and Montebello is 22 miles. The road distance is 24.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Monica to Montebello without a car is to tram and bus which takes 1 h 30 min and costs $3.

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It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Santa Monica to Montebello, including transfers.

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Santa Monica to Montebello bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from 5th / Santa Monica station.

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Santa Monica to Montebello bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Whittier / Hoefner station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Monica to Montebello is 25 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Santa Monica to Montebello.

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There are 1728+ hotels available in Montebello. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 22.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

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

Metro Los Angeles operates a bus from Santa Monica to Montebello hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 1 h 40 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
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Atlantic Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Montebello Bus Lines
Phone
323-558-1625
Email
ridembl@cityofmontebello.com
Website
ridembl.com
Bus from 6th / Flower to Beverly / Montebello
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ridembl.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Santa Monica to Whittier / Hoefner
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Monica to Montebello
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$28 - $40
Assist
$29 - $40
Español
$29 - $40
UberX
$29 - $40
WAV
$29 - $40
UberXL
$45 - $65
Select
$70 - $95
Black
$100 - $130
Black SUV
$130 - $160
Lux
$150 - $190
Taxi from Santa Monica to Montebello
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
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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