Transportation Available at Los Angeles Airport

Public Transport

There is a free shuttle bus service thattravelers can use from the Metro Green Line Aviation Station. “G” shuttle takes passengers to the station from the Lower/Arrivals level islands in front of each terminal under the LAX Shuttle & Airline Connections sign. There is another way to get to the Metro Bus Center with the “Lot C” shuttle and take the city buses serving Los Angeles area.

Santa Monica Big Blue Bus, Culver City Bus lines, and Torrance Transitalso serve LAX.

Hotel Shuttles

Many hotels near the airport area offer free shuttle service from and to the airport. The shuttles can be locatedon the Lower/Arrivals level islands in front of every terminal under the red sign – Hotel Shuttles.

Lax FlyAway Bus

Lax FlyAway Bus, offered by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), is another way of getting to the city from the airport or vice versa.FlyAway Bus offers regularly scheduled round-trips every day of a week. The route names are Hollywood, Long Beach, Orange Line, Union Square, Van Nuys, Westwood.

Busesare locatedon the Lower/Arrivals level in front of all terminals under the green signs of “FlyAway Buses and Long Distance Vans.”

Employee monthly pass for Hollywood route costs $120, andthe one-way fare is $8 that can be paid with Debit/Credit cards or purchased online.

The bus in the Hollywood route stops on the west side of Vine Street. The bus departs from LAX once in an hour starting from 6:15 AM to 10:15 PM.

The Long Beach route one-way price is $9 and $120 for the Employee monthly pass. Tickets can be purchased online or on thebus via credit or debit card. The bus departs every hour between 5:30 AM to 10:30 PM. The estimated travel time is 50 minutes.

The price for the Orange Line is $9,75 per ride or $120 for Employee monthly pass; however, the route is going to be canceledstarting from 31stof January, 2019 due to low ridership.

The Union Station route is available to travelers 24 hours every day, andthe cost of it is $9,75 for a one-wayticketand $120 for the Employee monthly pass. The buses have free Wi-Fi and charging stations under seats.

The Van Nuys route travel times is approximately 35 minutes and is available 24 hours. The bus is free for two children fiveyears old or younger per one paying passenger. For adults, the bus costs $9,75 for a one-waytrip. Cash is not accepted, andpurchases can be made either with a credit or a debit cardor online. The bus has freeinternet and charging stations under seats.

The Westwood route departs from LAX Terminal 1 every day from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. The fare for the Westwood route is $10 for a one-waytrip and $120 for Employee monthly pass. Estimated travel time for this route is 40 minutes.

Long Distance Vans

Long Distance Vans service provides transportation from LAX to areas of north Los Angeles County. Vans take passengers from the Lower/Arrivals level islands in front of each terminal under the green sign of FlyAway, Buses and Long Distance Vans.

Scheduled Buses

Numerous Buses depart from LAX taking passengers to different parts of Los Angeles. The companies areAntelope Valley Airport Express, Central Coast Shuttle, Mickey’s Space Ship Shuttle, Santa Barbara Airbus, Shuttle One, Shuttle 2000, and Ventura County Airporter.

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There are yellow signs indicating Taxis at the Lower/Arrival levels in front of each terminal, where numerous taxi companies can be located. Only authorized taxis are permittedat the airport. The taxi companies at LAX are: Authorized Taxicab Supervision (ATS)- taxicab management and dispatch services, Bell Cab Company, Beverly Hills Cab Company, City Cab, Independent Taxi, LA Checker Cab, United Checker Cab, United Independent Taxi Drivers (UITD), United Taxi of San Fernando Valley (UTSFV), Yellow Cab.