Travel from Santa-Monica to Ventura

Bus or train from Santa Monica to Ventura?

Metro Los Angeles operates a train from Santa Monica to Ventura every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 46 min. 2 other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Big Blue Bus operates a bus from Santa Monica to Ventura hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min. Amtrak also services this route once daily.

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How to get from Santa Monica to Ventura

From Downtown Santa Monica Station tram to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, subway to Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, walk to Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, then train to Ventura Amtrak. 3 h 51 min $41. From Santa Monica Eb & Lincoln Ns bus to Alameda Nb & Los Angeles Fs, walk to Los Angeles, CA, then Amtrak Thruway to Ventura, CA. 4 h 25 min. From Downtown Santa Monica Station tram to Figueroa & Pico, bus to Thousand Oaks Transit Center, bus to Esplanade & Esplanade Shp Ctr, then line 6 bus to Main & Chestnut. 6 h 15 min $10. From Santa Monica drive to Ventura. 1 h 6 min $7.

Operators from Santa Monica to Ventura

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    Santa Monica to Ventura:

    1. Trip:
      1 Train
      • One-Way approx: USD $29 - $62
      • Duration: 3 h 51 min
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        • Duration: 3 h 51 min
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      • Duration: 4 h 25 min
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      • Duration: 6 h 15 min
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      • Duration: 1 h 6 min
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