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There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Griffith Observatory by train, subway, 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, subway  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station LAX FlyAway Bus
  2. Take the subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Hollywood / Western Station Metro Red Line

$3 - $5

6 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Hollywood LAX to Hollywood

$9 - $13

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Griffith Observatory 18.4 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Griffith Observatory 18.4 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  43 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Los Angeles Airport to Griffith Observatory

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  43 min

  1. Take a town car from Los Angeles Airport to Griffith Observatory 18.4 miles

$110 - $150

Uber  •  43 min

  1. Take an Uber from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Griffith Observatory 18.4 miles

$21 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Griffith Observatory is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Griffith Observatory is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Griffith Observatory. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Los Feliz / Vermont via Hollywood / Argyle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Griffith Observatory is 14 miles. The road distance is 18.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Griffith Observatory without a car is to train and subway which takes 1 h 44 min and costs $2 - $5.

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It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Griffith Observatory, including transfers.

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

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Griffith Observatory bus services, operated by LAX FlyAway, arrive at Hollywood station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Griffith Observatory is 18 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Griffith Observatory.

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There are 2547+ hotels available in Griffith Observatory. Prices start at $105 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Griffith Observatory.
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  • Distance: 13.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 44 min

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

LAX FlyAway operates a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Griffith Observatory every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 14 min.

Train operators
LAX FlyAway
Phone
(714) 507-1170 / (310) 834-1002
Website
flylax.com
Train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
LAX FlyAway
Bus operators
LAX FlyAway
Phone
(714) 507-1170 / (310) 834-1002
Website
flylax.com
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Hollywood
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
LAX FlyAway
Shuttles by Jayride
Website
jayride.com
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Griffith Observatory
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Griffith Observatory
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Private
$110 - $150
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Griffith Observatory
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$21 - $29
Assist
$23 - $30
Español
$23 - $30
UberX
$23 - $30
WAV
$23 - $30
UberXL
$35 - $50
Select
$55 - $75
Black
$80 - $100
Black SUV
$100 - $130
Lux
$110 - $150
Taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Griffith Observatory
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
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

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