There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Encinitas by train, bus, car, plane, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Solana Beach Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$38 - $75

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  1 h 56 min

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

$16 - $75

5 alternative options

Bus, line 101 bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Downtown Long Beach Station
  2. Take the bus from Long Beach, Ca to Oceanside, Ca
  3. Take the line 101 bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Highway 101 & K St 101

$26 - $44

Train, line 101 bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Oceanside station Orange County Line
  2. Take the line 101 bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Highway 101 & K St 101

$24 - $30

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Encinitas 100.7 miles

$9 - $15

Fly, train  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN) LAX - SAN
  2. Take the train from San Diego - Santa Fe Depot to Encinitas Station

$111 - $343

Towncar  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take a town car from Los Angeles Airport to Encinitas 100.7 miles

$290 - $410

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Encinitas is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Encinitas is to drive which costs $9 - $15 and takes 1 h 56 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Encinitas is 90 miles. The road distance is 100.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Encinitas, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Encinitas. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Highway 101 & K St via Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se, Long Beach, Ca and Oceanside Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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

Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Encinitas every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Encinitas via Downtown Long Beach Station, Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se, L.B. Blvd. & 15Th Ne, Long Beach, Ca, Oceanside, Ca, and Oceanside Transit Center in around 4 h 50 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to San Diego
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Solana Beach Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Train from San Diego - Santa Fe Depot to Encinitas Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Bus operators
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Downtown Long Beach Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
lawa.org
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Long Beach, Ca to Oceanside, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $30
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Highway 101 & K St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Encinitas
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Encinitas
Estimated price
$290 - $410

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