There are 8 ways to get from Irvine to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station Orange County Line
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to LAX via FlyAway LAX FlyAway Bus

$14 - $19

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Bus, line 232 bus  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Main-Culver to Artic - Dock 1 53x / ...
  2. Take the line 232 bus from Anaheim / Long Beach to Sepulveda / Century 232

$12 - $29

6 alternative options

Bus via Los Angeles, CA  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Main-Harvard to Artic - Dock 1 53x / ...
  2. Take the bus from Anaheim, CA to Los Angeles, CA
  3. Take the bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal

$15 - $32

Bus Disneyland Resort Express  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Main-Culver to Artic - Dock 1 53x / ...
  2. Take the bus from Springhill Suites to Los Angeles Airport Hotels

$34 - $44

Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Irvine to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) 46.9 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Irvine to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) 46.9 miles

$4 - $7

Shuttle  •  58 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Irvine to Los Angeles Airport

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  58 min

  1. Take a town car from Irvine to Los Angeles Airport 46.9 miles

$170 - $240

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No, there is no direct bus from Irvine to Los Angeles Airport (LAX). However, there are services departing from Main-Harvard and arriving at Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal via Anaheim, CA and Patsaouras Transit Plaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Irvine station to Los Angeles Airport (LAX). However, there are services departing from Tustin station and arriving at LAX via FlyAway via L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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The distance between Irvine and Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is 39 miles. The road distance is 46.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Irvine to Los Angeles Airport (LAX), including transfers.

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Irvine to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) bus services, operated by OCTA, depart from Main-Harvard station.

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Irvine to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at Tustin station.

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The best way to get from Irvine to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 27 min.

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Irvine to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) bus services, operated by LAX FlyAway, arrive at Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal station.

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Irvine to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at LAX via FlyAway station.

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Map of how to get from Irvine to Los Angeles Airport (LAX).
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  • Distance: 38.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

What companies run services between Irvine, CA, USA and Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA?

You can take a train from Irvine to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) via L. A. Union Station station in around 2 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Irvine to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) via Artic - Dock 1, Anaheim, CA, Los Angeles, CA, and Patsaouras Transit Plaza in around 3 h 27 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to LAX via FlyAway
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Main-Harvard to Artic - Dock 1
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Main-Culver to Artic - Dock 1
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
lawa.org
Disneyland Resort Express
Phone
(714) 978-8855
Email
anaheim.reservations@coachusa.com
Website
dre.coachusa.com
Bus from Springhill Suites to Los Angeles Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
dre.coachusa.com
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Anaheim / Long Beach to Sepulveda / Century
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Taxi from Irvine to Los Angeles Airport (LAX)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
OCTAP
Website
octap.net
Affordable Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-235-3035
Splendid Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-206-3086
Website
aqtransportation.com
Yellow Cab Anaheim
Phone
+1 714-905-5453
Website
yellowcabanaheimca.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Irvine to Los Angeles Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Irvine to Los Angeles Airport
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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Yes, the driving distance between Irvine to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is 47 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Irvine to Los Angeles Airport (LAX).

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