There are 10 ways to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Whittier by train, bus, tram, 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, line 7 bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station LAX FlyAway Bus
  2. Take the line 7 bus from El Monte Station - Lower Bay 6 to Painter Avenue and Philadelphia Street 7

Cheapest option

Train, line 770 bus, bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the line 770 bus from Cesar E Chavez / Vignes to Atlantic / Riggin 770 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Atlantic / Avenida Cesar Chavez to Philadelphia / Washington

$8 - $12

8 alternative options

Bus, line 7 bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza LAX to Union Station
  2. Take the line 7 bus from El Monte Station - Lower Bay 6 to Painter Avenue and Philadelphia Street 7

Train, tram, bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from LAX via FlyAway to L. A. Union Station station
  2. Take the tram from Union Station - Metro Gold Line to Atlantic Station
  3. Take the bus from Beverly / Atlantic to Norwalk / Beverly

Bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal to Patsaouras Transit Plaza LAX to Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Hill / 12th to Painter / Wardman Washington Blvd 50 EB

$12 - $15

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Whittier 27.5 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Whittier 27.5 miles

$2 - $4

Shuttle  •  41 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  41 min

  1. Take a town car from Los Angeles Airport to Whittier 27.5 miles

$130 - $180

Uber  •  41 min

  1. Take an Uber from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Whittier 27.5 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Whittier is to drive which costs $2 - $4 and takes 41 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Whittier. However, there are services departing from Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal and arriving at Painter Avenue and Philadelphia Street via El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station and El Monte Station - Lower Bay 6. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Whittier is 22 miles. The road distance is 27.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Whittier without a car is to train and line 7 bus which takes 1 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Whittier, including transfers.

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

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Whittier bus services, operated by Norwalk Transit System, arrive at Painter Avenue and Philadelphia Street station.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Whittier.
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  • Distance: 21.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

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

You can take a bus from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Whittier via Patsaouras Transit Plaza, El Monte Busway / Alameda - Union Station, El Monte Station - Upper Level, and El Monte Station - Lower Bay 6 in around 2 h 5 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
Bus operators
Norwalk Transit System
Phone
562-929-5700
Website
ci.norwalk.ca.us
Bus from El Monte Station - Lower Bay 6 to Painter Avenue and Philadelphia Street
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
ci.norwalk.ca.us
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Bus from Cesar E Chavez / Vignes to Atlantic / Riggin
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
metro.net
Montebello Bus Lines
Phone
323-558-1625
Email
ridembl@cityofmontebello.com
Website
ridembl.com
Bus from Atlantic / Avenida Cesar Chavez to Philadelphia / Washington
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ridembl.com
Bus from Beverly / Atlantic to Norwalk / Beverly
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
ridembl.com
Bus from Hill / 12th to Painter / Wardman
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
ridembl.com
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
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
Assist
$30 - $45
Español
$30 - $45
UberX
$30 - $45
WAV
$30 - $45
UberXL
$50 - $70
Select
$80 - $100
Black
$110 - $140
Black SUV
$140 - $180
Lux
$160 - $200
Taxi from Los Angeles Airport (LAX) to Whittier
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Los Angeles Airport to Whittier
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Los Angeles Airport to Whittier
Estimated price
$130 - $180

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