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Santa Monica

See why over 7 million visitors go to Santa Monica every year to catch the best sunset on the West Coast.


Nothing says summer like California’s famous beaches and you can get there by taking the Metro! Choose any weekend, and with $10, get unlimited transfers on the Metro and Metrolink to take a trip that captures the heart and soul of summer without ever having to leave Southern California!
Choose a day to ride the iconic Ferris wheel on Santa Monica Pier. The Pier is always open, and always fun, all year round. Shop luxury, or local, at the 3rd Street Promenade in Downtown Santa Monica.


How To Get There

  • Board train to L.A. Union Station
  • Take the Metro Purple or Red Line towards 7th St/Metro Center Station
  • Transfer to the Metro E (Expo) Line to Santa Monica Pier
  • Arrive at Santa Monica

Employee Recommended

Molly O., Writer

Molly is a writer and content creator currently residing in Los Angeles, California with a professional background working in travel, hospitality and tourism PR. In her role supporting content creation and media relations at Metrolink, Molly writes about activities Metrolink riders can enjoy in the surrounding Greater LA area and works with the Metrolink communications team on ideating and implementing media relations strategies.
Photo credit: 1)Gerson Repreza 2)Matthew LeJune



Santa Monica
1550 Pacific Coast Highway
Santa Monica, CA 90401

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