There are 7 ways to get from Santa Monica to Runyon Canyon Park by tram, bus, subway, taxi, car, towncar or bike

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Recommended option

Tram, line 217 bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the tram from Downtown Santa Monica Station to La Cienega / Jefferson Station Metro Expo Line
  2. Take the line 217 bus from La Cienega / Jefferson to Hollywood / Gardner 217

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Line 2 bus, bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Wilshire Eb & Lincoln Fs to Hilgard Nb & Westholme Ns 2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hilgard / Westholme to Sunset / Gardner 2/302

$2 - $5

5 alternative options

Tram, subway  •  2 h 20 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 subway from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Hollywood / Highland Station Metro Red Line

$4

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Monica to Runyon Canyon Park 15.7 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Santa Monica to Runyon Canyon Park 15.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  27 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Monica to Runyon Canyon Park 15.7 miles

$19 - $26

Bikeshare  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Cycle from . 7Th Street And Arizona Avenue Sm to . Runyon Canyon (Drop Zone) 11.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Monica to Runyon Canyon Park is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Monica to Runyon Canyon Park is to taxi which costs $70 - $90 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Monica to Runyon Canyon Park. However, there are services departing from Wilshire Eb & Lincoln Fs and arriving at Sunset / Gardner via Hilgard / Westholme. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Santa Monica and Runyon Canyon Park is 10 miles. The road distance is 15.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Monica to Runyon Canyon Park without a car is to tram and line 217 bus which takes 1 h 27 min and costs $2 - $5.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Santa Monica to Runyon Canyon Park, including transfers.

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Santa Monica to Runyon Canyon Park bus services, operated by Big Blue Bus, depart from Wilshire Eb & Lincoln Fs station.

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Santa Monica to Runyon Canyon Park bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Sunset / Gardner station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Monica to Runyon Canyon Park is 16 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Santa Monica to Runyon Canyon Park.

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There are 2450+ hotels available in Runyon Canyon Park. Prices start at $119 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Monica to Runyon Canyon Park.
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  • Distance: 10.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

What companies run services between Santa Monica, CA, USA and Runyon Canyon Park, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Santa Monica to Runyon Canyon Park via Hilgard Nb & Westholme Ns, Hilgard / Westholme, and Sunset / Gardner in around 1 h 32 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Downtown Santa Monica Station to La Cienega / Jefferson Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
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
Subway from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Hollywood / Highland Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from La Cienega / Jefferson to Hollywood / Gardner
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Hilgard / Westholme to Sunset / Gardner
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Wilshire Eb & Lincoln Fs to Hilgard Nb & Westholme Ns
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Monica to Runyon Canyon Park
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$19 - $26
Assist
$20 - $26
Español
$20 - $26
UberX
$20 - $26
WAV
$20 - $26
UberXL
$30 - $45
Select
$45 - $65
Black
$65 - $85
Black SUV
$85 - $110
Lux
$100 - $130
Breeze Bike Share
Phone
+1 310-828-2525
Email
info@BreezeBikeShare.com
Website
santamonicabikeshare.com
Bike from . 7Th Street And Arizona Avenue Sm to . Runyon Canyon (Drop Zone)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
More information at
santamonicabikeshare.com
Taxi from Santa Monica to Runyon Canyon Park
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com

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