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There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Staples Center by train, subway, 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, subway  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station LAX FlyAway Bus
  2. Take the subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines Metro Red Line / ...

$2

6 alternative options

Bus, line 70 bus  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza LAX to Union Station
  2. Take the line 70 bus from Cesar E Chavez / Vignes to Grand / 11th 70 / ...

$10 - $13

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Staples Center 17.1 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Staples Center 17.1 miles

$1 - $3

Shuttle  •  30 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Los Angeles Airport to Staples Center

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  30 min

  1. Take a town car from Los Angeles Airport to Staples Center 17.1 miles

$100 - $150

Uber  •  30 min

  1. Take an Uber from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Staples Center 17.1 miles

$20 - $28

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Staples Center is to train and subway which costs $2 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Staples Center is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Staples Center. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Grand / 11th via Cesar E Chavez / Vignes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Staples Center is 11 miles. The road distance is 17.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Staples Center without a car is to train and subway which takes 49 min and costs $2.

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It takes approximately 49 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Staples Center, including transfers.

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

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Staples Center bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at Grand / 11th station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Staples Center is 17 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Staples Center.

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There are 2579+ hotels available in Staples Center. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Staples Center.
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  • Distance: 10.8 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

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

You can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Staples Center via Patsaouras Transit Plaza, Cesar E Chavez / Vignes, and Grand / 11th in around 1 h 8 min.

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
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
LAX FlyAway
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Subway from Union Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines to 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Red & Purple Lines
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
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
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
LAX FlyAway
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Cesar E Chavez / Vignes to Grand / 11th
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Staples Center
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$20 - $28
Assist
$21 - $28
Español
$21 - $28
UberX
$21 - $28
WAV
$21 - $28
UberXL
$35 - $45
Select
$55 - $70
Black
$75 - $95
Black SUV
$95 - $120
Lux
$110 - $140
Taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Staples Center
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Staples Center
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Staples Center
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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