Getting Around in Santa Clarita

Santa Clarita Metrolink StationLiving in Santa Clarita, one of the great suburbs of Los Angeles, just makes sense due to its reputation as a safe city.  Being a close 38 miles north of downtown Los Angeles transportation takes many forms.

Santa Clarita Buses

Within Santa Clarita, commuters who do not want to drives car can find ample possibilities on any of the nine bus routes the City of Santa Clarita Transit offers. These routes are all wheelchair accessible and bicycle friendly and run daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Whether you are a tourist visiting Six Flags Magic Mountain, a local Santa Claritan attending College of the Canyons or Cal Arts, shopping at Westfield Valencia Town Center, or on your way to one of the Metrolink stations to travel outside of the Santa Clarita have transportation choices. Wifi is offered on the buses, so you can make the most of your travel time!

Visit the Santa Clarita Transit website for more information on schedules and fares.


Santa Clarita Metrolink

There are connections Monday through Friday to the Metrolink that travels outside of the santa Clarita Valley to Metro Link Station in Newhallplaces including: Chinatown in downtown Los Angeles, the entire metropolitan Los Angeles area, Pasadena, Burbank, Glendale, Hollywood, Universal City, and many other destinations.

There are three Metrolink stations in Santa Clarita.

Metro Link Station in Saugusor more information, visit the Metrolink website.

Car Rentals

If you find yourself in Santa Clarita as a visitor and want to have a more independent way of getting around and visiting the nearby beaches in Ventura, Oxnard, or even Santa Barbara, there are a number of car rental agencies.

Enterprise Rentals

Hertz Car Rentals

BestWay Rent a Car

Taxis and Shuttles

Shuttles that go to the Los Angeles International Airport and Burbank Airport:

The Super Shuttle  

Prime Time Shuttle

Road Runner Shuttle

LAX Airport Shuttle  Call 310-645-8181

Yellow Star Cab Company


If you are feeling more adventurous, Santa Clarita has a number of bike trails that traverse the valley on dedicated trails that run along the Santa Clara River. there are also a number of bike lanes on major city streets and residential connector streets.

If you are visiting the Santa Clarita Valley area, perhaps to visit Magic Mountain, you may not have realized what a special place this is to live. When you are ready to discover more about the various neighborhoods and homes, contact a knowledgeable real estate agent that knows the area and can help you find your dream home.