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There are 4 ways to get from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks by train, bus, taxi or car

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

Train, bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Van Nuys station to Moorpark station Ventura County Line / ...
  2. Take the bus from Moorpark Station WB to Thousand Oaks Library / Teen Center East County

$8 - $41

Cheapest option

Line 901 bus, line 161 bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 901 bus from Van Nuys Station to Canoga Station 901
  2. Take the line 161 bus from Canoga Station to Thousand Oaks / Hampshire 161

$2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks 25.7 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks 25.7 miles

$2 - $4

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks is to line 901 bus and line 161 bus which costs $1 - $3 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks is to taxi which costs $130 - $170 and takes 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Van Nuys station to Thousand Oaks. However, there are services departing from Van Nuys Station and arriving at Thousand Oaks / Hampshire via Canoga Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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The distance between Van Nuys and Thousand Oaks is 22 miles. The road distance is 25.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 59 min and costs $8 - $45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks, including transfers.

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Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Van Nuys Station.

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Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Thousand Oaks / Hampshire station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks is 26 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Thousand Oaks. Prices start at $98 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks.
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  • Distance: 22.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 59 min

What companies run services between Van Nuys, CA, USA and Thousand Oaks, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks via Canoga Station in around 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Van Nuys station to Moorpark station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Van Nuys Amtrak to Moorpark Amtrak
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Phone
(800) 438-1112
Website
goventura.org
Bus from Moorpark Station WB to Thousand Oaks Library / Teen Center
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
Ventura County Transportation Commission
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Van Nuys Station to Canoga Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus from Canoga Station to Thousand Oaks / Hampshire
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Taxi from Van Nuys to Thousand Oaks
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
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
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 661-260-2227
Yellow Star Taxi
Phone
+1 800-840-2227
Website
yellowstartaxi.com
Oak Tree Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 661-478-0192

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