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There are 8 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  •  59m

  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

$2

7 alternative options

Bus, tram  •  1h 13m

  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

Bus  •  2h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza LAX to Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Cesar E Chavez / Vignes to Huntington / Atlantic 78/79/378

$11 - $16

Taxi  •  44m

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

$150 - $190

Drive  •  44m

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

$2 - $4

Shuttle  •  44m

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  44m

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

$130 - $190

Uber  •  44m

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

$30 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena is to train and tram which costs $2 and takes 59m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Fair Oaks / Colorado via Cesar E Chavez / Vignes and Atlantic / Pine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 13m.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Pasadena is 21 miles. The road distance is 28.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena without a car is to train and tram which takes 59m and costs $2.

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It takes approximately 59m to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena, including transfers.

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

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Huntington / Atlantic station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena is 28 miles. It takes approximately 44m to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena.

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There are 1856+ hotels available in Pasadena. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena.
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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 59m

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

You can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena via Patsaouras Transit Plaza, Cesar E Chavez / Vignes, Huntington / Atlantic, and Atlantic / Pine in around 2h 13m.

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
Metro Los Angeles
Bus operators
LAX FlyAway
Phone
(714) 507-1170 / (310) 834-1002
Website
flylax.com
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
LAX FlyAway
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Cesar E Chavez / Vignes to Huntington / Atlantic
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Shuttles by Jayride
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Pasadena
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Other operators
Private Transfers
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Pasadena
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Private
$130 - $190
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$30 - $40
Assist
$30 - $45
Español
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $45
WAV
$30 - $45
UberXL
$55 - $70
Select
$80 - $110
Black
$110 - $150
Black SUV
$140 - $180
Lux
$160 - $210
Taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Pasadena
Ave. Duration
44m
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
United Independent Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.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 Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com

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