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With its compact area and easy layout, traveling around Marina del Rey is a breeze.   
 
With its compact area and easy layout, traveling around Marina del Rey is a breeze.   
  
During the summer months (weekends, holidays and concert nights), the '''Marina WaterBus''' operates between Fisherman's Village, Marina Walk, Marina Beach, Burton Chace Park, and several other stops.  This water taxi is just a dollar for each boarding and is a convenient way to leave the car in one place and visit several other areas in the Marina.  
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During the summer months (weekends, holidays and concert nights), the ''Marina WaterBus'' operates between Fisherman's Village, Marina Walk, Marina Beach, Burton Chace Park, and several other stops.  This water taxi is just a dollar for each boarding and is a convenient way to leave the car in one place and visit several other areas in the Marina.  
  
Also during summer weekends, the free '''Marina Beach Shuttle''' runs from the neighborhood of Playa Vista (south of the Marina) through Marina del Rey and to Venice Beach Pier; again leave the car in one place and take this shuttle bus all around the Marina/Venice Pier area.  Buses operate approximately every half hour. Printed schedules are available at local hotels.  
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Also during summer weekends, the free''Marina Beach Shuttle' runs from the neighborhood of Playa Vista (south of the Marina) through Marina del Rey and to Venice Beach Pier; again leave the car in one place and take this shuttle bus all around the Marina/Venice Pier area.  Buses operate approximately every half hour. Printed schedules are available at local hotels.  
  
 
'''Public transit''' is provided by three systems -- MTA #108 takes visitors to Venice Pier; Santa Monica #3 Big Blue Bus takes you to Santa Monica via the Lincoln Blvd. corridor north, or to LAX south, where you can also transfer and take a Metro Line into the Los Angeles downtown area and beyond; and the Culver City Green buses (#2 and #7) to points east such as Foxhills and Culver City proper. In addition, these three public bus systems connect the Marina to all L.A. area attractions.
 
'''Public transit''' is provided by three systems -- MTA #108 takes visitors to Venice Pier; Santa Monica #3 Big Blue Bus takes you to Santa Monica via the Lincoln Blvd. corridor north, or to LAX south, where you can also transfer and take a Metro Line into the Los Angeles downtown area and beyond; and the Culver City Green buses (#2 and #7) to points east such as Foxhills and Culver City proper. In addition, these three public bus systems connect the Marina to all L.A. area attractions.
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'''Ample taxi and shuttle services''' will whisk you to and from the airport and L.A. attractions, and several hotels offer '''complimentary airport transfers'''.  Be sure to ask when you make your hotel reservation.
 
'''Ample taxi and shuttle services''' will whisk you to and from the airport and L.A. attractions, and several hotels offer '''complimentary airport transfers'''.  Be sure to ask when you make your hotel reservation.
  
'''Starline Tours''' also offers its "Hop on Hop Off" sightseeing bus tour right in the Marina. Start from Fisherman's Village and trek to over 80 of the most popular L.A. points of interest in a single day! Grab a pass on the bright red open-top double deckers - stay up high for fun facts and snapshots, or better yet, hop on & off at your favorite L.A. landmarks! Call 1-800-959-3131.
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Starline Tours also offers its "Hop on Hop Off" sightseeing bus tour right in the Marina. Start from Fisherman's Village and trek to over 80 of the most popular L.A. points of interest in a single day! Grab a pass on the bright red open-top double deckers - stay up high for fun facts and snapshots, or better yet, hop on & off at your favorite L.A. landmarks! Call 1-800-959-3131.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==

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