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Downtown Santa Monica Station

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Directions to and from Downtown Santa Monica Station  |  Nearby



Downtown Santa Monica is located a few blocks away from the beach. It is the western end of the Expo Line from Downtown Los Angeles.

Points of interest

Metro Rail - E Line (Expo)

Ticket machines are available at the platform entrance on 4th Street (no entrance from 5th Street). First time riders must purchase a reusable TAP card with a fare from the machine before boarding. All riders must pass through the turnstile with a valid TAP card or TAP-enabled ticket/transfer and keep the card or ticket for the duration of the ride.

This station features three tracks and two center platforms.

Eastbound E to 7th Street/Metro Center
Real time departures:
Next Station: 17th Street/SMC


Big Blue Bus

Main St & Santa Monica Blvd: UCLA - Downtown SM - Venice - Marina del Rey
Wilshire Blvd: UCLA - Santa Monica
Lincoln Blvd: Santa Monica - Aviation Station
Pico Blvd: Wilshire/Western - Santa Monica via Pico
Pacific Palisades: Sunset & Marquez - Santa Monica
UCLA - Abbot Kinney
Pico Blvd Express: Wilshire/Western - Santa Monica
Lincoln Corridor Rapid: Santa Monica - Aviation Station
Pico Blvd Rapid: Wilshire/Western - Santa Monica

Los Angeles County Shuttle

Warner Center - Topanga Beach - Santa Monica

Los Angeles Metro

Overnight: Downtown LA - Santa Monica via Wilshire
Malibu - Downtown Santa Monica via Pacific Coast Hwy
Metro Rapid: Santa Monica - Downtown LA via Wilshire