There are 5 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to La Jolla by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly, line 30 bus  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to San Diego (SAN) LAX - SAN
  2. Take the line 30 bus from Broadway & 1st Av to Silverado St & Herschel Av

$111 - $344

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Oceanside station Orange County Line
  2. Take the bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Gilman Dr & Myers Dr 101

$26 - $33

3 alternative options

Bus, line 30 bus  •  5 h 8 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 San Diego, Ca
  3. Take the line 30 bus from 1st Av & Ash St to Silverado St & Herschel Av 30

$29 - $55

Train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$38 - $86

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to La Jolla 116.7 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to La Jolla is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to La Jolla is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and La Jolla is 101 miles. The road distance is 116.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to La Jolla, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to La Jolla. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Silverado St & Herschel Av via Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se, Long Beach, Ca and 1st Av & Ash St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 8 min.

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

You can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to La Jolla via Downtown Long Beach Station, Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se, L.B. Blvd. & 15Th Ne, Long Beach, Ca, San Diego, Ca, and 1st Av & Ash St in around 5 h 8 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to La Jolla every 2 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 43 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 San Diego Old Town Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Bus operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Bus from Broadway & 1st Av to Silverado St & Herschel Av
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from 1st Av & Ash St to Silverado St & Herschel Av
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
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 San Diego, Ca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
North County Transit
Website
gonctd.com
Bus from Oceanside Transit Center to Gilman Dr & Myers Dr
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
gonctd.com

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