There are 4 ways to get from Torrance to Santa Monica by bus, 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.

Recommended option

Line 8 bus, line 3 bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Hawthorne Bl + Torrance Bl to Lax City Bus Center 8
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Lax Transit Center Bay 12 to Pico Wb & Lincoln Fs 3 / ...

$2 - $4

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Torrance to Santa Monica 19.7 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Torrance to Santa Monica 19.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Torrance to Santa Monica 19.7 miles

$20 - $28

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

You can take a bus from Torrance to Santa Monica via Lax City Bus Center and Lax Transit Center Bay 12 in around 1 h 35 min.

Bus operators
Torrance Transit
Phone
+1 310-618-6266
Website
transit.torranceca.gov
Bus from Hawthorne Bl + Torrance Bl to Lax City Bus Center
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transit.torranceca.gov
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from Lax Transit Center Bay 12 to Pico Wb & Lincoln Fs
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Torrance to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$20 - $28
uberASSIST
$24 - $35
uberESPAÑOL
$24 - $35
uberX
$24 - $35
WAV
$24 - $35
uberXL
$35 - $50
UberSELECT
$60 - $75
UberBLACK
$80 - $110
UberSUV
$100 - $130
UberLUX
$120 - $160
Taxi from Torrance to Santa Monica
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
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
http://www.weho.org/
Website
weho.org

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Torrance and Santa Monica is 25 km. The road distance is 31 km.

The cheapest way to get from Torrance to Santa Monica is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Torrance to Santa Monica is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs $80 - $100.

No, there is no direct bus from Torrance to Santa Monica. However, there are services departing from Hawthorne Bl + Torrance Bl and arriving at Pico Wb & Lincoln Fs via Lax Transit Center Bay 12. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Torrance to Santa Monica, including transfers.