There are 7 ways to get from Union Station to Whittier by tram, 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

Tram, bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the tram from Little Tokyo / Arts District Station to Atlantic Station Metro Gold Line
  2. Take the bus from Beverly / Atlantic to Norwalk / Beverly Beverly Blvd 40 EB / ...

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Hill / Olympic to Philadelphia / Milton Washington Blvd 50 EB

$2 - $6

5 alternative options

Bus, line 7 bus  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station to El Monte Station - Upper Level 910 / ...
  2. Take the line 7 bus from El Monte Station - Lower Bay 6 to Painter Avenue and Philadelphia Street 7

Line 68 bus, bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 68 bus from Main / Paseo De La Plaza to Riggin / Atlantic 68
  2. Take the bus from Atlantic / Avenida Cesar Chavez to Philadelphia / Washington 10 Whittier Blvd Eastbound

$3 - $4

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Union Station to Whittier 18.1 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Union Station to Whittier 18.1 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  23 min

  1. Take an Uber from Union Station to Whittier 18.1 miles

$21 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Union Station to Whittier is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Union Station to Whittier is to taxi which costs $95 - $120 and takes 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Union Station station to Whittier. However, there are services departing from El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station and arriving at Painter Avenue and Philadelphia Street via El Monte Station - Lower Bay 6. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

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The distance between Union Station and Whittier is 13 miles. The road distance is 18.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Union Station to Whittier without a car is to tram and bus which takes 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from Union Station to Whittier, including transfers.

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Union Station to Whittier bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station.

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Union Station to Whittier bus services, operated by Norwalk Transit System, arrive at Painter Avenue and Philadelphia Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Union Station to Whittier is 18 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Union Station to Whittier.

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There are 963+ hotels available in Whittier. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Union Station to Whittier.
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  • Distance: 12.9 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

You can take a bus from Union Station to Whittier via El Monte Station - Upper Level and El Monte Station - Lower Bay 6 in around 1 h 8 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Little Tokyo / Arts District Station to Atlantic Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Montebello Bus Lines
Phone
323-558-1625
Email
ridembl@cityofmontebello.com
Website
ridembl.com
Bus from Beverly / Atlantic to Norwalk / Beverly
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
ridembl.com
Bus from Atlantic / Avenida Cesar Chavez to Philadelphia / Washington
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ridembl.com
Bus from Hill / Olympic to Philadelphia / Milton
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ridembl.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station to El Monte Station - Upper Level
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Main / Paseo De La Plaza to Riggin / Atlantic
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Union Station to El Monte Station E
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Norwalk Transit System
Phone
562-929-5700
Website
ci.norwalk.ca.us
Bus from El Monte Station - Lower Bay 6 to Painter Avenue and Philadelphia Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
ci.norwalk.ca.us
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Union Station to Whittier
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$21 - $29
Assist
$22 - $29
Español
$22 - $29
UberX
$22 - $29
WAV
$22 - $29
UberXL
$35 - $50
Select
$55 - $70
Black
$75 - $95
Black SUV
$95 - $120
Lux
$110 - $140
Taxi from Union Station to Whittier
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com

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