There are 4 ways to get from Westwood to Griffith Observatory by 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.

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Bus  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Hilgard / Manning to Sunset / Virgil 2/302

$3 - $6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Westwood to Griffith Observatory 12.3 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Westwood to Griffith Observatory 12.3 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  24 min

  1. Take an Uber from Westwood to Griffith Observatory 12.3 miles

$15 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Westwood to Griffith Observatory is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Westwood to Griffith Observatory is to taxi which costs $65 - $80 and takes 24 min.

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The distance between Westwood and Griffith Observatory is 9 miles. The road distance is 12.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to get from Westwood to Griffith Observatory, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Westwood to Griffith Observatory. However, there are services departing from Hilgard / Manning and arriving at Vermont Canyon Rd via Vermont Ave. & Sunset Blvd.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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The nearest airport to Griffith Observatory is Burbank (BUR) Airport which is 6.1 miles away. Other nearby airports include Los Angeles (LAX) (13.7 miles), Long Beach (LGB) (22.7 miles), Santa Ana (SNA) (39.6 miles) and San Diego (SAN) (115.7 miles).

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Map of how to get from Westwood to Griffith Observatory.
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  • Distance: 8.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 18 min

What companies run services between Westwood, CA, USA and Griffith Observatory, CA, USA?

Metro Los Angeles operates a bus from Westwood to Griffith Observatory every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 52 min.

Bus operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Hilgard / Manning to Sunset / Virgil
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Westwood to Griffith Observatory
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$15 - $21
Assist
$16 - $22
Español
$16 - $22
UberX
$16 - $22
WAV
$16 - $22
UberXL
$26 - $35
Select
$40 - $55
Black
$55 - $70
Black SUV
$70 - $90
Lux
$80 - $110
Taxi from Westwood to Griffith Observatory
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
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
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com

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