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There are 8 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Fullerton by train, bus, taxi, car, 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  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station LAX FlyAway Bus
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center Pacific Surfliner

$27 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus, line 173 bus, line 30 bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Downtown Long Beach Station
  2. Take the line 173 bus from Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se to 183Rd & Los Cerritos Nw 173 / ...
  3. Take the line 30 bus from 183Rd-Los Cerritos Center to Orangethorpe-Highland 30

$13 - $19

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza LAX to Union Station
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Fullerton station 91/Pvl / ...

$15 - $19

Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza LAX to Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Fullerton 32.4 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Fullerton 32.4 miles

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  47 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  47 min

  1. Take a town car from Los Angeles Airport to Fullerton 32.4 miles

$140 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Fullerton is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Fullerton is to taxi which costs $130 - $170 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Fullerton. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Fullerton Transportation Center via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Fullerton. However, there are services departing from LAX via FlyAway and arriving at Fullerton Transportation Center via Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Fullerton is 28 miles. The road distance is 32.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Fullerton without a car is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs $27 - $50.

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

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Fullerton bus services, operated by LAX FlyAway, depart from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal station.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Fullerton train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, depart from LAX via FlyAway station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Fullerton is to train which takes 2 h 2 min and costs $27 - $50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Fullerton.
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  • Distance: 28.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 2 min

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

You can take a train from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Fullerton via L. A. Union Station station and Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak in around 2 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Fullerton via Patsaouras Transit Plaza and Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak in around 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Fullerton station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
lawa.org
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Downtown Long Beach Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
lawa.org
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Fullerton Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se to 183Rd & Los Cerritos Nw
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from 183Rd-Los Cerritos Center to Orangethorpe-Highland
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Other operators
Taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Fullerton
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
Taxi Service Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 323-980-6060
Website
taxislacounty.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Fullerton
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Fullerton
Estimated price
$140 - $200

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Fullerton bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Fullerton Transportation Center station.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Fullerton train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Fullerton Transportation Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Fullerton is 32 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Fullerton.

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