There are 6 ways to get from Union Station to Pasadena by tram, bus, taxi, car, towncar or bike

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

Tram  •  29 min

  1. Take the tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Memorial Park Station Metro Gold Line

$2

5 alternative options

Line 258 bus  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 258 bus from Cal State La Transit Center to Lake Station 258

$2 - $8

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Union Station to Pasadena 12.1 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Union Station to Pasadena 12.1 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Union Station to Pasadena 12.1 miles

$12 - $18

Bikeshare  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Cycle from Union Station West Portal to City Hall West 10.9 miles

What companies run services between Union Station, CA, USA and Pasadena, CA, USA?

Metro Los Angeles operates a bus from Union Station to Pasadena hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 39 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Cal State La Transit Center to Lake Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Union Station to Pasadena
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$12 - $18
uberASSIST
$16 - $21
uberESPAÑOL
$16 - $21
uberX
$16 - $21
WAV
$16 - $21
uberXL
$26 - $35
UberSELECT
$40 - $55
UberBLACK
$55 - $70
UberSUV
$70 - $90
UberLUX
$80 - $110
Metro Bike Share
Website
gbfs.bcycle.com
Bike from Union Station West Portal to City Hall West
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Union Station to Pasadena
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Union Station to Pasadena?

The distance between Union Station and Pasadena is 13 km. The road distance is 19 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Union Station to Pasadena?

The cheapest way to get from Union Station to Pasadena is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 16 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Union Station to Pasadena?

The quickest way to get from Union Station to Pasadena is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs $65 - $80.

Is there a direct bus between Union Station and Pasadena?

No, there is no direct bus from Union Station to Pasadena. However, there are services departing from El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station and arriving at Lake Station via Cal State La Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

How long does it take to get from Union Station to Pasadena?

The tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Memorial Park Station takes 23 min including transfers and departs hourly.