There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena by train, tram, bus, taxi, 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.

Recommended option

Train, tram  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station LAX FlyAway Bus
  2. Take the tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Memorial Park Station Metro Gold Line

$8 - $10

6 alternative options

Bus, tram  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza LAX to Union Station
  2. Take the tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Memorial Park Station Metro Gold Line

$11 - $12

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena 28.4 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena 28.4 miles

$2 - $4

Shuttle  •  44 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  44 min

  1. Take a town car from Los Angeles Airport to Pasadena 28.4 miles

$130 - $190

Uber  •  44 min

  1. Take an Uber from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena 28.4 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena is to taxi which takes 44 min and costs $150 - $190.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Pasadena is 33 km. The road distance is 45 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena. However, you can take the train to L. A. Union Station station, take the walk to Union Station - Metro Gold Line, then take the tram to Memorial Park Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena via Patsaouras Transit Plaza and Union Station - Metro Gold Line in around 1 h 15 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
lawa.org
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$35 - $50
uberASSIST
$35 - $50
uberESPAÑOL
$35 - $50
uberX
$35 - $50
WAV
$35 - $50
uberXL
$55 - $70
UberSELECT
$80 - $110
UberBLACK
$110 - $150
UberSUV
$140 - $180
UberLUX
$160 - $210
Taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
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
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
Taxi Service Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 323-980-6060
Website
taxislacounty.com
http://www.weho.org/
Website
weho.org
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.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
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Pasadena
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Pasadena
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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