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There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Montclair by bus, train, car, shuttle or towncar

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Lax to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Lax to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the bus from Union Station to Montclair Transit Center

Bus via LAX Terminal 1 Lower Level FlyAway Stop

  1. Take the bus from LAX Terminal 1 Lower Level FlyAway Stop to Union Station FlyAway - 800 N Alameda St at Union Station / Patsaurus Plaza
  2. Take the bus from Union Station to Montclair Transit Center

Drive

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Montclair

Shuttle

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

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Los Angeles Airport to Montclair

Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Montclair by bus and train

The journey time between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Montclair is around 2h 14m and covers a distance of around 54 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 42 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 39m. Operated by LAX FlyAway and Metrolink Trains, the Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Montclair service departs from Lax and arrives in Montclair station. Typically 86 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 31m
Layover time:
42 min
Total time:
2h 14m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 39m
Journey distance:
54 miles
Services per week:
86
Cheapest price:
$8
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:40
Last service departs at:
23:40

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Montclair bus and train schedules

Los Angeles Airport (LAX) → Montclair
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800-232-4636

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Montclair is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Montclair is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Montclair is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Montclair is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Montclair is to drive which costs $4 - $8 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Montclair. However, there are services departing from Lax and arriving at Central @ San Bernardino Sb Fs via Union Station and Montclair Transit Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 54m.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Montclair is 42 miles. The road distance is 50.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Montclair without a car is to bus and train which takes 2h 26m and costs $8 - $20.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Montclair, including transfers.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Montclair bus services, operated by LAX FlyAway, depart from Lax station.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Montclair bus services, operated by Foothill Transit, arrive at Montclair Transit Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Montclair is 50 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Montclair.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Montclair.
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  • Distance: 42.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 26m

What companies run services between Los Angeles Airport (LAX), USA and Montclair, San Bernardino County, CA, USA?

You can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Montclair via L. A. Union Station station, Union Station, and Montclair Transit Center in around 2h 54m.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Montclair station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $10
Website
Metrolink Trains
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$3 - $4
Student / Youth 6-18
$5 - $7
Bus operators
LAX FlyAway
Phone
(714) 507-1170 / (310) 834-1002
Website
flylax.com
Bus from Lax to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
LAX FlyAway
Bus from LAX Terminal 1 Lower Level FlyAway Stop to Union Station FlyAway - 800 N Alameda St at Union Station / Patsaurus Plaza
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
LAX FlyAway
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Union Station to Montclair Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Montclair
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$110 - $150
Shuttle
$110 - $150
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Montclair
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$180 - $250
Private
$180 - $250

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