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There are 4 ways to get from Santa Monica to Riverside-La Sierra Station by tram, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Tram, train  •  3 h 8 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 train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-La Sierra station 91/Pvl

$13 - $17

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Monica Eb & Lincoln Ns to 7Th Wb & Figueroa Ns R10
  2. Take the bus from Flower / 7th to Disneyland Employee's Entrance 460
  3. Take the bus from Harbor Blvd at Disneyland to Indiana + Grande Vista 200

$4 - $8

2 alternative options

Line 704 bus, train  •  3 h 47 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 Riverside-La Sierra station 91/Pvl

$11 - $16

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Santa Monica to Riverside-La Sierra Station 68.2 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Monica to Riverside-La Sierra Station is to bus which costs $3 - $9 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Monica to Riverside-La Sierra Station is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Monica to Riverside-La Sierra Station. However, there are services departing from Santa Monica Eb & Lincoln Ns and arriving at Indiana + Grande Vista via Flower / 7th and Harbor Blvd at Disneyland. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Santa Monica and Riverside-La Sierra Station is 59 miles. The road distance is 68.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Monica to Riverside-La Sierra Station without a car is to tram and train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs $12 - $17.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Santa Monica to Riverside-La Sierra Station, including transfers.

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Santa Monica to Riverside-La Sierra Station bus services, operated by Big Blue Bus, depart from Santa Monica Eb & Lincoln Ns station.

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Santa Monica to Riverside-La Sierra Station bus services, operated by Riverside Transit Agency, arrive at Indiana + Grande Vista station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Monica to Riverside-La Sierra Station is 68 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to drive from Santa Monica to Riverside-La Sierra Station.

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There are 97+ hotels available in Riverside-La Sierra Station. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Monica to Riverside-La Sierra Station.
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  • Distance: 59.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between Santa Monica, CA, USA and Riverside-La Sierra Station, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Monica to Riverside-La Sierra Station via 7Th Wb & Figueroa Ns, Flower / 7th, Disneyland Employee's Entrance, Harbor Blvd at Disneyland, and Indiana + Grande Vista in around 4 h 56 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
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-La Sierra station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
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
Bus from Flower / 7th to Disneyland Employee's Entrance
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Santa Monica Eb & Lincoln Ns to 7Th Wb & Figueroa Ns
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Riverside Transit Agency
Phone
(951) 565-5002
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Harbor Blvd at Disneyland to Indiana + Grande Vista
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com

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