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

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Recommended option

Bus, train Metrolink Trains  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza LAX to Union Station
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Riverside-Downtown station Riverside Line / ...

$19 - $24

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  1 h 20 min

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

$16 - $75

4 alternative options

Bus, train Amtrak  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza LAX to Union Station
  2. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Riverside Amtrak Southwest Chief

$35 - $63

Bus, line 15 bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Disneyland Hotel
  2. Take the bus from Harbor Blvd at Disneyland to Galleria @ Tyler 200
  3. Take the line 15 bus from Galleria @ Tyler to Magnolia NS Sunnyside 1 / ...

$29 - $47

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Riverside 65.3 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take a town car from Los Angeles Airport to Riverside 65.3 miles

$210 - $300

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

You can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Riverside via Disneyland Hotel, Walnut-Calle De Las Estrellas, Harbor-East Shuttle Area, Harbor Blvd at Disneyland, and Galleria @ Tyler in around 4 h 29 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Riverside Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
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
Gray Line AH
Phone
(714) 978-8855
Website
dre.coachusa.com
Bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Disneyland Hotel
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
dre.coachusa.com
Book at
dre.coachusa.com
Riverside Transit Agency
Website
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Harbor Blvd at Disneyland to Galleria @ Tyler
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Bus from Galleria @ Tyler to Magnolia NS Sunnyside
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
riversidetransit.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Riverside
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Riverside
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Riverside?

The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Riverside is 93 km. The road distance is 105 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Riverside?

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Riverside is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Riverside?

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Riverside is to drive which takes 1 h 20 min and costs $6 - $10.

Is there a direct bus between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Riverside?

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Riverside. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Airport, CA and arriving at Magnolia NS Sunnyside via Walnut-Calle De Las Estrellas, Harbor Blvd at Disneyland and Galleria @ Tyler. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

How long does it take to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Riverside?

It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Riverside, including transfers.