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There are 5 ways to get from Santa Monica to Oxnard by tram, train, bus or car

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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Tram, train  •  3h 25m

  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 train from Los Angeles Union Station to Oxnard Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner / ...

$30 - $59

Cheapest option

Line 788 bus, train  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the line 788 bus from Sepulveda / Santa Monica to Van Nuys / Keswick 788
  2. Take the train from Van Nuys Amtrak Station to Oxnard Amtrak Station Pacific Surfliner / ...

$11 - $56

3 alternative options

Line 788 bus, bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the line 788 bus from Wilshire / Veteran to Van Nuys / Keswick 788
  2. Take the bus from Van Nuys Amtrak Station to Oxnard Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Line 704 bus, train  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the line 704 bus from Santa Monica / Lincoln to Patsaouras Transit Plaza 704
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Oxnard station Ventura County Line

$13 - $18

Drive  •  1h 1m

  1. Drive from Santa Monica to Oxnard 57.3 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Monica to Oxnard is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Monica to Oxnard is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Monica to Oxnard station. However, there are services departing from Wilshire Eb & 11Th Ns and arriving at Oxnard Amtrak Station via Wilshire / Veteran and Van Nuys Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 5m.

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The distance between Santa Monica and Oxnard is 41 miles. The road distance is 57.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Monica to Oxnard without a car is to tram and train which takes 3h 25m and costs $29 - $60.

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It takes approximately 3h 25m to get from Santa Monica to Oxnard, including transfers.

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Santa Monica to Oxnard bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Wilshire / Veteran station.

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Santa Monica to Oxnard bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Oxnard Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Monica to Oxnard is 57 miles. It takes approximately 1h 1m to drive from Santa Monica to Oxnard.

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There are 163+ hotels available in Oxnard. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Monica to Oxnard.
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  • Distance: 41.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 25m

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

You can take a bus from Santa Monica to Oxnard via Wilshire / Veteran, Van Nuys / Keswick, and Van Nuys Amtrak Station in around 4h 5m.

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
46m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Oxnard Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Van Nuys Amtrak Station to Oxnard Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$130 - $190
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Van Nuys station to Oxnard station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Oxnard station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Sepulveda / Santa Monica to Van Nuys / Keswick
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Wilshire / Veteran to Van Nuys / Keswick
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Santa Monica / Lincoln to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Van Nuys Amtrak Station to Oxnard Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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