There are 7 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Van Nuys by bus, train, 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

Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Victory / Woodley LAX to Orange

$8 - $11

6 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 1 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 Van Nuys station Ventura County Line

$12 - $16

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Van Nuys 21.1 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Van Nuys 21.1 miles

$2 - $3

Shuttle  •  35 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Los Angeles Airport to Van Nuys

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  35 min

  1. Take a town car from Los Angeles Airport to Van Nuys 21.1 miles

$110 - $160

Uber  •  35 min

  1. Take an Uber from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Van Nuys 21.1 miles

$25 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Van Nuys is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Van Nuys is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 35 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Van Nuys is 17 miles. The road distance is 21.1 miles.

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The bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Victory / Woodley takes 45 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Victory / Woodley. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Van Nuys station. However, there are services departing from LAX via FlyAway and arriving at Van Nuys station via L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

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There are 2221+ hotels available in Van Nuys. Prices start at $125 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Van Nuys.
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  • Distance: 17.1 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

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

LAX FlyAway operates a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Van Nuys every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $11 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Van Nuys via L. A. Union Station station in around 2 h 1 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 Van Nuys station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Victory / Woodley
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
lawa.org
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Van Nuys
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$25 - $35
Assist
$26 - $35
Español
$26 - $35
UberX
$26 - $35
WAV
$26 - $35
UberXL
$40 - $55
Select
$60 - $80
Black
$85 - $110
Black SUV
$110 - $140
Lux
$130 - $160
Taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Van Nuys
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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
35 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Van Nuys
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Van Nuys
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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