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There are 9 ways to get from Toronto to Santa Monica Pier by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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Fly Toronto to Los Angeles

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Los Angeles (LAX)

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Los Angeles

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Los Angeles (LAX)

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Los Angeles (LAX)

Fly Toronto to Burbank

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Burbank (BUR)

Fly Toronto to Long Beach

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Long Beach (LGB)

Train via Detroit

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
  2. Take the train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles

Train

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
  2. Take the bus from Detroit to Dayton Trotwood
  3. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood to El Monte

Drive

  1. Drive from Toronto to Santa Monica Pier
Canada → United States
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International entry into United States from Canada

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Conditions of entry into United States from Canada

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Canada
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Santa Monica Pier is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Santa Monica Pier is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Santa Monica Pier is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Canada from United States.

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Last updated: 24 Nov 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Santa Monica Pier is to fly which costs $200 - $490 and takes 9h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Santa Monica Pier is to fly which costs $200 - $490 and takes 9h 19m.

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The distance between Toronto and Santa Monica Pier is 2198 miles. The road distance is 2549.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Santa Monica Pier without a car is to train which takes 2 days 14h and costs $390 - $600.

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It takes approximately 9h 19m to get from Toronto to Santa Monica Pier, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Santa Monica Pier is to fly which takes 9h 19m and costs $200 - $490. Alternatively, you can train via Detroit, which costs $390 - $650 and takes 2 days 8h.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Santa Monica Pier is 2550 miles. It takes approximately 40h 4m to drive from Toronto to Santa Monica Pier.

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WestJet, Air Canada, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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  • Distance: 2198.2 miles
  • Duration: 9h 19m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Santa Monica Pier, CA, USA?

Air Canada, WestJet and three other airlines fly from Toronto to Santa Monica Pier hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Toronto to Santa Monica Pier via Windsor, Detroit, Chicago Union Station, Los Angeles, Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines, 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro A Line, and Downtown Santa Monica Station in around 2 days 8h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,300
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $2,300
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,300
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 11m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Burbank via Chicago O'Hare, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Burbank via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
13h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Burbank via Kansas City, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Burbank via Detroit, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Montreal
Ave. Duration
11h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Ottawa, Toronto
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Burbank via Kansas City, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Burbank via Detroit, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Flights from Toronto to Long Beach via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Toronto to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Toronto to Burbank via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Toronto to Burbank via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Long Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Sun Country Airlines
Website
suncountry.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$40 - $55
Business
$90 - $120
Economy
$65 - $75
EconomyPlus
$100 - $140
Train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$25 - $40
Business
$70 - $85
Economy
$46 - $49
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
43h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $280
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$420 - $650
Business Seat
$460 - $650
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit to Dayton Trotwood
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Dayton Trotwood to El Monte
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $290
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$210 - $290
Flexible
$300 - $430

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $2 - $13.

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