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

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

Bus, subway  •  1 h 42 min

$12 - $15

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. LAX to Hollywood

$9 - $13

6 alternative options

Bus via Vermont Ave. & Sunset Blvd.  •  2 h 46 min

  1. LAX to Hollywood
  2. DASH Hollywood

$10 - $16

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. 18.4 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  43 min

  1. 18.4 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  43 min

  1. 18.4 miles

$110 - $150

Shuttle  •  43 min

$16 - $75

Uber  •  43 min

  1. 18.4 miles

$23 - $30

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 13 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to Vermont / Sunset Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
lawa.org
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Hollywood
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
lawa.org
Ladot
Website
ladottransit.com
Bus from Vermont Ave. & Sunset Blvd. to Vermont Canyon Rd
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Bus from Argyle Ave. & Hollywood Blvd. to Vermont Ave. & Sunset Blvd.
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ladotbus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Griffith Observatory
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$23 - $30
uberASSIST
$25 - $35
uberESPAÑOL
$25 - $35
uberX
$25 - $35
WAV
$25 - $35
uberXL
$35 - $50
UberSELECT
$55 - $70
UberBLACK
$75 - $100
UberSUV
$95 - $130
UberLUX
$110 - $150
Taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Griffith Observatory
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
http://www.weho.org/
Website
weho.org
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
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Griffith Observatory
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Griffith Observatory
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Griffith Observatory is 22 km. The road distance is 29 km.

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

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

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.

It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Griffith Observatory, including transfers.