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Offline PeteJack

LA Union station to Santa Monica
« on: November 23, 2023, 01:20:57 pm »
I'm planning on doing Route 66 W to E next spring having found out the hard way (twice) why E to W is a bad idea.
I would like to take Amtrak to Los Angeles which would land me in downtown LA. I'd rather not ride to Santa Monica from Union Station. Is there another way to get me and my bike to the start of 66? Or is the ride from Union Station quite tolerable?

Offline aggie

Re: LA Union station to Santa Monica
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2023, 01:10:07 pm »
The best way is to take LA Metro.  You will have to transfer once but is better and easier than trying to ride to Santa Monica.

Offline PeteJack

Re: LA Union station to Santa Monica
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2023, 07:45:55 pm »
The best way is to take LA Metro.  You will have to transfer once but is better and easier than trying to ride to Santa Monica.

Thank you so much. I had no idea there was a Metro. There was I thinking buses, Uber, car rental etc. I hope I can manage with four panniers.

Offline BikeliciousBabe

Re: LA Union station to Santa Monica
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2023, 10:41:18 am »
The best way is to take LA Metro.  You will have to transfer once but is better and easier than trying to ride to Santa Monica.

Thank you so much. I had no idea there was a Metro. There was I thinking buses, Uber, car rental etc. I hope I can manage with four panniers.
According to this source, all Metro stations and accessible, which means ramps and elevators:

https://wheelchairtraveling.com/wheelchair-accessible-los-angeles-county-metro-rail-train-system/

The Expo (E) Line is the one you would want.