There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Placentia by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station LAX FlyAway Bus
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Fullerton station 91/Pvl / ...

$12 - $17

6 alternative options

Bus, line 153 bus  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to Anaheim, CA
  3. Take the line 153 bus from Artic - Dock 4 to Placentia-Chapman 153

$16 - $32

Bus, line 173 bus, line 30 bus  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Downtown Long Beach Station
  2. Take the line 173 bus from Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se to 183Rd & Los Cerritos Nw 173 / ...
  3. Take the line 30 bus from 183Rd-Los Cerritos Center to Orangethorpe-Community 30

$13 - $19

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Placentia 35.5 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Placentia 35.5 miles

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  51 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  51 min

  1. Take a town car from Los Angeles Airport to Placentia 35.5 miles

$150 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Placentia is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Placentia is to taxi which costs $150 - $180 and takes 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Placentia. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Placentia-Chapman via Los Angeles, CA and Artic - Dock 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Placentia station. However, there are services departing from LAX via FlyAway and arriving at Fullerton station via L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Placentia is 31 miles. The road distance is 35.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Placentia without a car is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs $12 - $17.

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Placentia, including transfers.

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

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Placentia train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, depart from LAX via FlyAway station.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Placentia is to train which takes 2 h 4 min and costs $12 - $17. Alternatively, you can bus and line 153 bus, which costs $15 - $35 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Placentia bus services, operated by OCTA, arrive at Placentia-Chapman station.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Placentia train services, operated by Metrolink Trains, arrive at Fullerton station.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Placentia.
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  • Distance: 31.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Placentia via L. A. Union Station station in around 2 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Placentia via Patsaouras Transit Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, Anaheim, CA, and Artic - Dock 4 in around 3 h 31 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
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Fullerton station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
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
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 Artic - Dock 4 to Placentia-Chapman
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Bus from 183Rd-Los Cerritos Center to Orangethorpe-Community
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Long Beach Transit
Website
lbtransit.com
Bus from Long Beach Blvd & 3Rd Se to 183Rd & Los Cerritos Nw
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
lbtransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Placentia
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
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
51 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Placentia
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Placentia
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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