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

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Train  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station LAX FlyAway Bus
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak Pacific Surfliner

$68 - $103

Cheapest option

Bus, line 1 bus  •  3 h 4 min

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

$13 - $19

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Taxi  •  58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Newport Beach 42.3 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  58 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Newport Beach 42.3 miles

$4 - $6

Shuttle  •  58 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  58 min

  1. Take a town car from Los Angeles Airport to Newport Beach 42.3 miles

$160 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Newport Beach is to drive which costs $4 - $6 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Newport Beach is to taxi which costs $180 - $220 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Newport Beach. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Coast-Balboa Coves via Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se and 7Th-Channel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 4 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Newport Beach is 36 miles. The road distance is 42.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Newport Beach without a car is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs $65 - $110.

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Newport Beach, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Newport Beach is to train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs $65 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus and line 1 bus, which costs $12 - $20 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Newport Beach is 42 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Newport Beach.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Newport Beach.
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  • Distance: 35.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

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

You can take a train from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Newport Beach via L. A. Union Station station, Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak, and Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak in around 2 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Newport Beach via Downtown Long Beach Station, Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se, Seventh & Channel Se, and 7Th-Channel in around 3 h 4 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
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
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
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from 7Th-Channel to Coast-Balboa Coves
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Other operators
Taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Newport Beach
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Newport Beach
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Newport Beach
Estimated price
$160 - $230

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