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There are 5 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Laguna Beach by bus, train, 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.

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Bus  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Downtown Long Beach Station LAX to Long Beach
  2. Take the bus from 7Th-Channel to Coast-Ocean 1

$13 - $19

4 alternative options

Train, line 83 bus, line 89 bus  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
  3. Take the line 83 bus from Santa Ana-Santiago to Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 6 83
  4. Take the line 89 bus from Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 3 to Laguna Canyon-Festival Of The Arts 89

$27 - $55

Drive  •  1h 9m

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Laguna Beach 53.1 miles

$5 - $8

Shuttle  •  1h 9m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Los Angeles Airport to Laguna Beach

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  1h 9m

  1. Take a town car from Los Angeles Airport to Laguna Beach 53.1 miles

$180 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Laguna Beach is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Laguna Beach is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Laguna Beach. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Coast-Ocean via First & Shelter H S and 7Th-Channel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 35m.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Laguna Beach is 46 miles. The road distance is 53.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Laguna Beach without a car is to bus which takes 3h 35m and costs $12 - $20.

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It takes approximately 3h 35m to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Laguna Beach, including transfers.

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

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Laguna Beach bus services, operated by OCTA, arrive at Coast-Ocean station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Laguna Beach is 53 miles. It takes approximately 1h 9m to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Laguna Beach.

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There are 586+ hotels available in Laguna Beach. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Laguna Beach.
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  • Distance: 45.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 35m

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

You can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Laguna Beach via First & Shelter H S, Seventh & Channel Se, and 7Th-Channel in around 3h 35m.

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
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
LAX FlyAway
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
Train from Los Angeles Union Station to Santa Ana Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
LAX FlyAway
Phone
(714) 507-1170 / (310) 834-1002
Website
flylax.com
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Downtown Long Beach Station
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
LAX FlyAway
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from 7Th-Channel to Coast-Ocean
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Santa Ana-Santiago to Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 6
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from Laguna Hills Trans Ctr Dock 3 to Laguna Canyon-Festival Of The Arts
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Laguna Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Laguna Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Private
$180 - $260

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