There are 4 ways to get from Santa Monica to Palmdale by bus, train, 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

Line 720 bus, bus  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 720 bus from 5th / Santa Monica to 7th / Decatur 720
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Palmdale, Ca 6306 / ...

$15 - $32

Cheapest option

Line 704 bus, train  •  4 h 37 min

  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 Palmdale station Antelope Valley Line

$13 - $18

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Santa Monica to Palmdale 61.1 miles

$6 - $9

Uber  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Monica to Palmdale 61.1 miles

$70 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Monica to Palmdale is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Monica to Palmdale is to drive which costs $6 - $9 and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The distance between Santa Monica and Palmdale is 44 miles. The road distance is 61.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Santa Monica to Palmdale, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Monica to Palmdale. However, there are services departing from 5th / Santa Monica and arriving at Palmdale, Ca via Los Angeles, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

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

You can take a bus from Santa Monica to Palmdale via 7th / Decatur and Los Angeles, Ca in around 3 h 41 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from 5th / Santa Monica to 7th / Decatur
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Santa Monica / Lincoln to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Palmdale, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $29
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Monica to Palmdale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$70 - $90
uberASSIST
$75 - $95
uberESPAÑOL
$75 - $95
uberX
$75 - $95
WAV
$75 - $95
uberXL
$110 - $140
UberSELECT
$160 - $210
UberBLACK
$230 - $300
UberSUV
$290 - $360
UberLUX
$330 - $420

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