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There are 7 ways to get from Santa Monica to Valencia by bus, tram, train, taxi, 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 734 bus  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the line 734 bus from Sepulveda / Santa Monica to Sylmar station 734

$47 - $66

Cheapest option

Line 1 bus, line 734 bus  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Santa Monica Eb & Lincoln Ns to Hilgard Nb & Westholme Ns 1 / ...
  2. Take the line 734 bus from Hilgard / Westholme to Sylmar station 734

$29 - $39

5 alternative options

Tram, train  •  3h 10m

  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 Santa Clarita station Antelope Valley Line

$33 - $41

Line 704 bus, train  •  3h 52m

  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 Santa Clarita station Antelope Valley Line

$31 - $40

Taxi  •  38m

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Monica to Valencia 35.7 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  38m

  1. Drive from Santa Monica to Valencia 35.7 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  38m

  1. Take an Uber from Santa Monica to Valencia 35.7 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Monica to Valencia is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Monica to Valencia is to taxi which costs $140 - $180 and takes 38m.

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The distance between Santa Monica and Valencia is 30 miles. The road distance is 35.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Santa Monica to Valencia without a car is to line 734 bus which takes 2h 27m and costs $45 - $70.

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It takes approximately 2h 27m to get from Santa Monica to Valencia, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Monica to Valencia is 36 miles. It takes approximately 38m to drive from Santa Monica to Valencia.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Valencia. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Monica to Valencia.
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  • Distance: 30.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 27m

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

Metro Los Angeles operates a bus from Santa Monica to Valencia hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 1h 28m.

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
46m
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 Santa Clarita station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Sepulveda / Santa Monica to Sylmar station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Santa Monica / Lincoln to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Hilgard / Westholme to Sylmar station
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Santa Monica Eb & Lincoln Ns to Hilgard Nb & Westholme Ns
Ave. Duration
45m
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 Valencia
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$35 - $50
Assist
$40 - $50
Español
$40 - $50
UberX
$40 - $50
WAV
$40 - $50
UberXL
$65 - $85
Select
$100 - $130
Black
$140 - $180
Black SUV
$170 - $220
Lux
$200 - $250
Taxi from Santa Monica to Valencia
Ave. Duration
38m
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net

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