There are 5 ways to get from Santa Monica to Riverside-La Sierra Station 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.

Recommended option

Tram, train  •  3 h 35 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  •  5 h 9 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

3 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

Line 720 bus, bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 720 bus from 5th / Santa Monica to 7th / Decatur 720
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Anaheim, Ca 9489 / ...

$14 - $34

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 5 h 9 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 5th / Santa Monica and arriving at Indiana + Grande Vista via Los Angeles, Ca, Artic - Dock 6 and Village of Orange Zone 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 28 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 35 min and costs $12 - $17.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 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 Metro Los Angeles, depart from 5th / Santa Monica station.

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Santa Monica to Riverside-La Sierra Station bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Anaheim, Ca station.

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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 35 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 / Decatur, Los Angeles, Ca, Anaheim, Ca, Artic - Dock 6, Tustin-East Village Way, Village of Orange Zone 5, and Indiana + Grande Vista in around 4 h 28 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
Hourly
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
4 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 5th / Santa Monica to 7th / Decatur
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Anaheim, Ca
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Santa Monica Eb & Lincoln Ns to 7Th Wb & Figueroa Ns
Ave. Duration
1 h
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 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com

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