There are 4 ways to get from Thousand Oaks to Santa Monica by bus, tram, taxi or car

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Bus, tram  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Agoura & Westlake to Flower & 7th Commuter Express 422 / ...
  2. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Downtown Santa Monica Station Metro Expo Line

$4 - $6

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Thousand Oaks Blvd. & Hampshire Rd. to Flower & 7th Commuter Express 422
  2. Take the bus from Wilshire Eb & Grand Ns to Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns R10

$3 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thousand Oaks to Santa Monica 35.1 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Thousand Oaks to Santa Monica 35.1 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Thousand Oaks to Santa Monica is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 38 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Thousand Oaks to Santa Monica. However, there are services departing from Thousand Oaks Blvd. & Hampshire Rd. and arriving at Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns via Wilshire Eb & Grand Ns. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

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The distance between Thousand Oaks and Santa Monica is 23 miles. The road distance is 35.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Thousand Oaks to Santa Monica without a car is to bus and tram which takes 3 h 8 min and costs $3 - $6.

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Thousand Oaks to Santa Monica, including transfers.

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Thousand Oaks to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Ladot, depart from Thousand Oaks Blvd. & Hampshire Rd. station.

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Thousand Oaks to Santa Monica bus services, operated by Big Blue Bus, arrive at Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thousand Oaks to Santa Monica is 35 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Thousand Oaks to Santa Monica.

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There are 2363+ hotels available in Santa Monica. Prices start at $124 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 22.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

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

You can take a bus from Thousand Oaks to Santa Monica via Flower & 7th and Wilshire Eb & Grand Ns in around 3 h 9 min.

Train operators
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
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Agoura & Westlake to Flower & 7th
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Bus from Thousand Oaks Blvd. & Hampshire Rd. to Flower & 7th
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Wilshire Eb & Grand Ns to Santa Monica Wb & Lincoln Ns
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Thousand Oaks to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Conejo Valley Eco Cab
Phone
+1 805-222-0144
Website
conejovalleyecocab.com
Local Thousand Oaks Taxi
Phone
+1 805-410-4105
Website
localthousandoakstaxi.com
Gold Coast Cab
Phone
+1 805-444-6969
Website
goldcoastcab.com

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