Travel options for:
Santa Monica to Palmdale
  • Train via 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines

    $12 - $17
    1. Downtown Santa Monica Station

      46 min - every 15 minutes

      $2

    2. 7th Street / Metro Center

      6 min - every 15 minutes

      transfer

    3. L. A. Union Station station

      1 h 58 min - every 4 hours

      $10 - $15

  • Bus

    $15 - $37
    1. Wilshire / 14th

      1 h 14 min - hourly - line 720

      $1 - $2

    2. Los Angeles, CA

      1 h 40 min - twice daily

      $13 - $35

  • Train

    $12 - $17
    1. Santa Monica / Lincoln

      1 h 34 min - hourly - line 704

      $1 - $2

    2. L. A. Union Station station

      1 h 58 min - every 4 hours

      $10 - $15

  • Drive

    $6 - $9
    1. Santa Monica

      1 h 2 min - 61.1 miles

      $6 - $9

  • Uber

    $60 - $80
    1. Santa Monica

      1 h 2 min - on demand

      $60 - $80

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From Downtown Santa Monica Station tram to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, subway to L. A. Union Station station, then train to Palmdale station. 3 h 53 min $14. From Wilshire / 14th line 720 bus to Los Angeles, CA then bus to Palmdale, CA. 3 h 54 min $17. From Santa Monica / Lincoln line 704 bus to L. A. Union Station station then train to Palmdale station. 4 h 32 min $14. From Santa Monica drive to Palmdale. 1 h 2 min $7. From Santa Monica Uber to Palmdale. 1 h 2 min $77.

 
 

Bus or train from Santa Monica to Palmdale?

Metro Los Angeles operates a train from Santa Monica to Palmdale every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 46 min. 2 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Metro Los Angeles operates a bus from Santa Monica to Palmdale hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1 h 14 min. Greyhound USA also services this route twice daily.