There are 5 ways to get from Santa Monica to Sherman Oaks by bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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

Bus, line 734 bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Wilshire / 14th to Wilshire / Westwood 720 / ...
  2. Take the line 734 bus from Westwood / Lindbrook to Sepulveda / Ventura 734 / ...

$2 - $6

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Monica to Sherman Oaks 12.6 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Santa Monica to Sherman Oaks 12.6 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Monica to Sherman Oaks 12.6 miles

$16 - $22

Walk  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Walk from Santa Monica to Sherman Oaks 13 miles

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

You can take a bus from Santa Monica to Sherman Oaks via Wilshire / Westwood and Westwood / Lindbrook in around 1 h 9 min.

Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Wilshire / 14th to Wilshire / Westwood
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Westwood / Lindbrook to Sepulveda / Ventura
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Santa Monica Eb & Lincoln Ns to Westwood Nb & Wilshire Ns
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Monica to Sherman Oaks
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$16 - $22
uberASSIST
$18 - $24
uberESPAÑOL
$18 - $24
uberX
$18 - $24
WAV
$18 - $24
uberXL
$25 - $35
UberSELECT
$40 - $55
UberBLACK
$55 - $70
UberSUV
$70 - $90
UberLUX
$85 - $110
Taxi from Santa Monica to Sherman Oaks
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Santa Monica and Sherman Oaks is 15 km. The road distance is 20 km.

The cheapest way to get from Santa Monica to Sherman Oaks is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Santa Monica to Sherman Oaks is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs $65 - $85.

No, there is no direct bus from Santa Monica to Sherman Oaks. However, there are services departing from Wilshire / 14th and arriving at Sepulveda / Ventura via Westwood / Lindbrook. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from Santa Monica to Sherman Oaks, including transfers.