Directions from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Whittier

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Recommended option

Tram, line 7 bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Metro Green Line
  2. 7

Cheapest option

Bus, tram, line 120 bus  •  1 h 48 min

  1. 120

$2

6 alternative options

Bus, tram  •  2 h 6 min

$12 - $13

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. 27.5 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  41 min

  1. 27.5 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  41 min

  1. 27.5 miles

$130 - $180

Shuttle  •  41 min

$16 - $75

Uber  •  41 min

  1. 27.5 miles

$30 - $45

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

There is no direct connection from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Whittier. However, you can take the bus to Aviation Blvd. Green Line Station, take the walk to Aviation / LAX Station, take the tram to Norwalk Station, take the walk to Norwalk Green Line Station, then take the line 7 bus to Mar Vista/Greenleaf. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Whittier via Aviation Blvd. Green Line Station, Aviation / LAX Station, and Norwalk Station in around 1 h 48 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from Aviation / LAX Station to Norwalk Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Atlantic Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Norwalk Transit System
Phone
562-929-5700
Website
ci.norwalk.ca.us
Bus from Norwalk Green Line Station to Mar Vista/Greenleaf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
ci.norwalk.ca.us
Lax
Website
laxflyaway.org
Bus from G Shuttle Stop at Terminal 2 Lower Level to Aviation Blvd. Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
laxflyaway.org
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Norwalk Station to Telegraph / Laurel
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
metro.net
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
Montebello Bus Lines
Phone
323-558-1625
Email
ridembl@cityofmontebello.com
Website
ridembl.com
Bus from Atlantic / Pomona to Philadelphia / Washington
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ridembl.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Whittier
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$30 - $45
uberASSIST
$35 - $50
uberESPAÑOL
$35 - $50
uberX
$35 - $50
WAV
$35 - $50
uberXL
$50 - $70
UberSELECT
$80 - $100
UberBLACK
$110 - $140
UberSUV
$140 - $180
UberLUX
$160 - $200
Taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Whittier
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
https://www.smgov.net/
Website
smgov.net
Metro Cab Santa Monica
Phone
+1 310-444-7777
Website
metrocabsm.com
Santa Monica Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877.733.3305
Website
layellowcab.com
Santa Monica Taxi
Phone
+1 310.444.4444
Website
facebook.com
Independent Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
taxi4u.com
United Taxi Beverly Hills
Phone
+1 800-308-0700
Website
beverlyhills.unitedtaxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ladot.lacity.org
Beverly Hills Cab Co
Phone
+1 800-273-6611
Website
beverlyhillscabco.com
http://www.weho.org/
Website
weho.org
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
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
http://ladot.lacity.org/
Website
ineedtaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Whittier
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Whittier
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Whittier is 35 km. The road distance is 44 km.

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Whittier is to bus and tram and line 120 bus which costs $2 and takes 1 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Whittier is to taxi which takes 41 min and costs $120 - $150.

It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Whittier, including transfers.