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

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Recommended option

Bus

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

5 alternative options

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Lax to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles to Ontario Amtrak

Bus via Holt @ Plum Eb Fs

  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 Pomona Transit Center

Drive

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

Shuttle

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

Towncar

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

Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Ontario by bus, walk and train

The journey time between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Ontario is around 2h 28m and covers a distance of around 58 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by LAX FlyAway and Amtrak, the Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Ontario service departs from Lax and arrives in Ontario Amtrak. Typically nine services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

9 Weekly Services
2h 28m Average Duration
$31 Cheapest Price
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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) → Ontario
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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Ontario is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Ontario is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Ontario. However, there are services departing from Lax and arriving at Holt @ Palm Eb Fs via Union Station and Pomona Trans Center Eb Fs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 25m.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Ontario is 44 miles. The road distance is 53.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Ontario without a car is to bus which takes 2h 25m and costs $11 - $18.

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It takes approximately 2h 25m to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Ontario, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Ontario is 54 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Ontario.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Ontario.
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  • Distance: 44.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 25m

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

You can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Ontario via L. A. Union Station station, Union Station, Pomona Transit Center, and Pomona Trans Center Eb Fs in around 2h 25m.

Train operators
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Bus operators
LAX FlyAway
Phone
+1 (855) 463-5252
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 Pomona Transit Center
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 Ontario
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Shuttle
$120 - $160
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 Ontario
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$190 - $260
Private
$190 - $260

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