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There are 7 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

Cheapest option

Bus via Patsaouras Transit Plaza  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Main-Culver 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

5 alternative options

Bus Disneyland Resort Express  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Main-Harvard 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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The cheapest way to get from Irvine to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Irvine to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to taxi which costs $190 - $240 and takes 58 min.

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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 Los Angeles Airport via Artic - Dock 5 and Springhill Suites. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 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 $30 - $45 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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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, Artic - Dock 5, Katella-Harbor, and Springhill Suites in around 3 h 33 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
LAX FlyAway
Phone
(714) 507-1170 / (310) 834-1002
Website
flylax.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to LAX via FlyAway
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
LAX FlyAway
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
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
LAX FlyAway
Phone
(714) 507-1170 / (310) 834-1002
Website
flylax.com
Bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
LAX FlyAway
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from Irvine to Los Angeles Airport
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from Irvine to Los Angeles Airport
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Private
$170 - $240
Taxi from Irvine to Los Angeles Airport (LAX)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
Yellow Cab Anaheim
Phone
+1 714-905-5453
Website
yellowcabanaheimca.com
Splendid Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-206-3086
Website
aqtransportation.com
OCTAP
Website
octap.net
Affordable Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 714-235-3035

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Irvine to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) bus services, operated by Disneyland Resort Express, arrive at Los Angeles Airport station.

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

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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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There are 2370+ hotels available in Los Angeles Airport (LAX). Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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