There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Riverside by train, bus, 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  •  2 h 57 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 Riverside-Downtown station Riverside Line / ...

$16 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus, line 50 bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Downtown Long Beach Station LAX to Long Beach
  2. Take the line 50 bus from 7Th-Channel to Tustin-East Village Way 50

$15 - $25

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza LAX to Union Station
  2. Take the bus from El Monte, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca 1364 / ...

$25 - $48

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

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

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  1 h 20 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  1 h 20 min

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

$210 - $300

Questions & Answers

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.

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

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Riverside is 58 miles. The road distance is 65.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Riverside, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Riverside. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Magnolia + Beatty via El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station, El Monte, Ca, Sbx- E St @ Court Sb Fs, San Bernardino Transit Center and West University + Lemon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Riverside station. However, there are services departing from LAX via FlyAway and arriving at Riverside-Downtown station via L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 57 min.

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

You can take a train from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Riverside via L. A. Union Station station in around 2 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Riverside via Patsaouras Transit Plaza, El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station, El Monte Station - Upper Level, El Monte, Ca, San Bernardino, Ca, Sbx- E St @ Court Sb Fs, Sbx- E St @ Rialto Sb Fs, San Bernardino Transit Center, University @ Lemon Eb Ns, and West University + Lemon in around 3 h 37 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 Riverside-Downtown station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from El Monte, Ca to San Bernardino, Ca
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $25
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from 7Th-Channel to Tustin-East Village Way
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Schedules at
octa.net
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Riverside
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Riverside
Estimated price
$210 - $300

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