There are 5 ways to get from Sylmar to Santa Monica by bus, train, tram, 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.

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Bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Borden / Polk to Sepulveda / Santa Monica 234

$3 - $6

4 alternative options

Train, tram  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Sylmar/San Fernando station to L. A. Union Station station Antelope Valley Line
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station Metro Expo Line

$10 - $12

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sylmar to Santa Monica 24 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Sylmar to Santa Monica 24 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  28 min

  1. Take an Uber from Sylmar to Santa Monica 24 miles

$28 - $40

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sylmar to Santa Monica. However, there are services departing from Borden / Polk and arriving at Santa Monica / Lincoln via Santa Monica / Sepulveda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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The distance between Sylmar and Santa Monica is 20 miles. The road distance is 24 miles.

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The best way to get from Sylmar to Santa Monica without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to get from Sylmar to Santa Monica, including transfers.

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Sylmar to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Borden / Polk station.

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Sylmar to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Sepulveda / Santa Monica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sylmar to Santa Monica is 24 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Sylmar to Santa Monica.

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Map of how to get from Sylmar to Santa Monica.
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  • Distance: 20.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 3 min

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

Metro Los Angeles operates a bus from Sylmar to Santa Monica hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 1 h 44 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Sylmar/San Fernando station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Borden / Polk to Sepulveda / Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Sylmar to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$28 - $40
Assist
$29 - $40
Español
$29 - $40
UberX
$29 - $40
WAV
$29 - $40
UberXL
$45 - $60
Select
$70 - $90
Black
$95 - $130
Black SUV
$120 - $160
Lux
$140 - $180
Taxi from Sylmar to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Yellow Star Taxi
Phone
+1 800-840-2227
Website
yellowstartaxi.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 661-260-2227
Oak Tree Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 661-478-0192

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