There are 4 ways to get from Sherman Oaks to Griffith Observatory by bus, subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, subway  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Ventura / Van Nuys to Universal / Studio City Station 750 / ...
  2. Take the subway from Universal / Studio City Station to Vermont / Sunset Station
  3. Take the bus from Vermont Ave. & Sunset Blvd. to Vermont Canyon Rd

$3 - $6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sherman Oaks to Griffith Observatory 12.9 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Sherman Oaks to Griffith Observatory 12.9 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sherman Oaks to Griffith Observatory 12.9 miles

$16 - $22

Questions & Answers

The distance between Sherman Oaks and Griffith Observatory is 9 miles. The road distance is 12.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Sherman Oaks to Griffith Observatory without a car is to bus and subway which takes 1 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from Sherman Oaks to Griffith Observatory, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sherman Oaks to Griffith Observatory is 13 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Sherman Oaks to Griffith Observatory.

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There are 2498+ hotels available in Griffith Observatory. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sherman Oaks to Griffith Observatory.
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  • Distance: 8.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

What companies run services between Sherman Oaks, CA, USA and Griffith Observatory, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Sherman Oaks to Griffith Observatory. However, you can take the bus to Universal / Studio City Station, take the subway to Vermont / Sunset Station, take the walk to Vermont Ave. & Sunset Blvd., take the bus to Vermont Canyon Rd, then take the walk to Griffith Observatory. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Griffith Observatory.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from Universal / Studio City Station to Vermont / Sunset Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Ventura / Van Nuys to Universal / Studio City Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Vermont Ave. & Sunset Blvd. to Vermont Canyon Rd
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sherman Oaks to Griffith Observatory
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$16 - $22
Assist
$17 - $22
Español
$17 - $22
UberX
$17 - $22
WAV
$17 - $22
UberXL
$27 - $35
Select
$40 - $55
Black
$55 - $75
Black SUV
$70 - $95
Lux
$85 - $110
Taxi from Sherman Oaks to Griffith Observatory
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Taxi Service Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 323-980-6060
Website
taxislacounty.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com

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