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

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Tram  •  36 min

  1. Take the tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Sierra Madre Villa Station Metro Gold Line

$2

Cheapest option

Bus via El Monte Station - Lower Level  •  1h 17m

  1. Take the bus from El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station to El Monte Station - Upper Level 910/950 / ...
  2. Take the bus from El Monte Station - Lower Level to Rosemead / Laurita 264/267

$1 - $5

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Cesar E Chavez / Vignes to Huntington / Rosemead 78/79

$1 - $3

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Union Station to East Pasadena 14.7 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Union Station to East Pasadena 14.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Union Station to East Pasadena 14.7 miles

$22 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Union Station to East Pasadena is to tram which costs $2 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Union Station to East Pasadena is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cesar E Chavez / Vignes and arriving at Huntington / Rosemead. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Union Station - Metro Gold Line station and arriving at Sierra Madre Villa Station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Union Station and East Pasadena is 11 miles. The road distance is 14.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Union Station to East Pasadena without a car is to tram which takes 36 min and costs $2.

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The tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Sierra Madre Villa Station takes 30 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Union Station to East Pasadena bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Cesar E Chavez / Vignes station.

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Union Station to East Pasadena train services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from Union Station - Metro Gold Line.

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Union Station to East Pasadena bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Huntington / Rosemead station.

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Map of how to get from Union Station to East Pasadena.
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  • Distance: 11 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

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

Metro Los Angeles operates a vehicle from Union Station to East Pasadena every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 30 min. Alternatively, Metro Los Angeles operates a bus from Union Station to East Pasadena hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 53 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Sierra Madre Villa Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Cesar E Chavez / Vignes to Huntington / Rosemead
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Bus from El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station to El Monte Station - Upper Level
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Bus from El Monte Station - Lower Level to Rosemead / Laurita
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Union Station to El Monte Station E
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from Union Station to East Pasadena
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $26
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uber.com
Pool
$22 - $26
Assist
$23 - $26
Español
$23 - $26
UberX
$23 - $26
WAV
$23 - $26
UberXL
$38 - $42
Select
$55 - $65
Black
$75 - $85
Black SUV
$95 - $110
Lux
$110 - $130
Taxi from Union Station to East Pasadena
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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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Union Station to East Pasadena train services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Sierra Madre Villa Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Union Station to East Pasadena is 15 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Union Station to East Pasadena.

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There are 1056+ hotels available in East Pasadena. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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