Amtrak San Joaquins New Santa Monica Thruway Bus Stop

Explore Amtrak San Joaquins New Santa Monica Thruway Bus Stop

Effective October 18, 2021


The new Route 1 bus stop at the Santa Monica Pier Shore Hotel, 1530 2nd Street —with four round trips daily— is the latest addition to Amtrak’s network of destinations, including: Yosemite, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Whether you’re heading to an event or planning your next weekend getaway, Amtrak San Joaquins is a fun and convenient way to explore!


Santa Monica Northbound buses and Southbound buses will operate between Bakersfield and Santa Monica Pier, making intermediate stops at Santa Clarita/Newhall, Burbank Airport, Van Nuys and Westwood-UCLA, connecting with San Joaquins trains at Bakersfield and some Pacific Surfliner trains at Van Nuys.


Plan and book ahead to make sure your seat is reserved. Routes, train schedules and station locations can be found at For inquiries, train passengers can reach out to Amtrak San Joaquins on Twitter at @SanJoaquins, Facebook and Instagram at @AmtrakSanJoaquins or call 1-800-USA-RAIL.


Santa Monica Pier.

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