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Summer is the perfect time to soak up the sun, feel the sand between your toes, and enjoy the refreshing waves of Santa Monica Beach. You’re in for a treat if you live in La Cañada Flintridge or nearby areas! The County of Los Angeles and the City of La Cañada Flintridge have teamed up to provide a convenient and affordable bus service straight to the beach. Here’s everything you need to know to make the most of this fantastic opportunity.

When to Catch the Bus See the entire Schedule:

The beach bus will run from June 11 to September 2, 2024, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and even Labor Day. Here’s the schedule so you can plan your perfect beach day:

Morning Departure to Santa Monica Beach

  • Two Strike Park (on Rosemont Ave.):
  • 9:15 a.m.
  • County Library (on Foothill Blvd.):
  • 9:25 a.m.
  • Montrose Ave./Ocean View Blvd. (SE corner):
  • 9:35 a.m.
  • Foothill Blvd./La Cañada Blvd. (NW corner):
  • 9:45 a.m.
  • Santa Monica Beach:
  • 10:45 a.m.

Afternoon Return to La Crescenta/La Cañada Flintridge

  • Santa Monica Beach:
  • 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
  • Two Strike Park (on Rosemont Ave.):
  • 4:35 p.m. and 4:45 p.m.
  • County Library (on Foothill Blvd.):
  • 4:55 p.m.
  • Montrose Ave./Ocean View Blvd. (SE corner):
  • 5:05 p.m.
  • Foothill Blvd./La Cañada Blvd. (NW corner):
  • 5:15 p.m.

Note: Arrival times may vary depending on traffic.

Bus Fare

The ride to the beach is not only convenient but also budget-friendly:

  • All Children and Adults:
  • $3.00 (round trip)
  • Persons with Disabilities:
  • $1.50 (round trip)
  • Senior Citizens (60+):
  • $1.50 (round trip, with proper identification)

Remember to have the exact fare ready as no change will be provided.

Important Tips for Riders

  • Be on Time:
  • Arrive at the bus stop at least ten minutes before departure.
  • Reservations:
  • To secure your spot, make your reservation at
  • up to ten days in advance and no later than 10 a.m. one day before your trip. You’ll receive confirmation upon booking.
  • Children:
  • Kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Missed Bus:
  • If you miss the bus, you’ll need to arrange your own transportation back.
  • Weather and Road Conditions:
  • Service may change due to weather and road conditions.

Contact Information

For any questions or additional information, you can contact the service at (626) 458-3909 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday. For those who are deaf or hard of hearing, dial the California Relay Service at 7-1-1.

Get ready to enjoy a hassle-free beach day with the convenience of the La Cañada Flintridge to Santa Monica Beach bus service. Pack your sunscreen, grab your beach gear, and let the fun begin!

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