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

Tram, bus via Philadelphia / Washington  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Atlantic Station Metro Gold Line
  2. Take the bus from Atlantic / Pomona to Philadelphia / Washington 10 Whittier Blvd Eastbound

$3

5 alternative options

Bus, line 7 bus  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station to El Monte Station - Upper Level 487/489 / ...
  2. Take the line 7 bus from El Monte Station - Lower Bay 6 to Mar Vista Street/Greenleaf 7

Bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Hill / Olympic to Painter / Wardman Washington Blvd 50 EB

$3 - $7

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

$22 - $30

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 12 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Little Tokyo / Arts District Station to Atlantic Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Atlantic Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
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 / Pomona to Philadelphia / Washington
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ridembl.com
Bus from Hill / Olympic to Painter / Wardman
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
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 10 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
17 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 Mar Vista Street/Greenleaf
Ave. Duration
40 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
$22 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$22 - $30
uberASSIST
$25 - $35
uberESPAÑOL
$25 - $35
uberX
$25 - $35
WAV
$25 - $35
uberXL
$35 - $45
UberSELECT
$55 - $70
UberBLACK
$75 - $95
UberSUV
$95 - $120
UberLUX
$110 - $140
Taxi from Union Station to Whittier
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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

The distance between Union Station and Whittier is 21 km. The road distance is 29 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Union Station to Whittier. However, there are services departing from El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station and arriving at Mar Vista Street/Greenleaf via El Monte Station - Lower Bay 6. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

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