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There are 4 ways to get from Los Angeles to Los Alamitos by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 50 bus

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles to Anaheim
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Artic - Dock 5 to Katella-Civic Center

Cheapest option

Bus

  1. Take the bus from 6th / Central to 226th / Norwalk

2 alternative options

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Los Angeles to Los Alamitos

Drive

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Los Alamitos

Los Angeles to Los Alamitos by train and bus

The journey time between Los Angeles and Los Alamitos is around 1h 50m and covers a distance of around 44 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 21 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 37m. Operated by Amtrak and OCTA, the Los Angeles to Los Alamitos service departs from Los Angeles and arrives in Katella-Civic Center. Typically 63 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 28m
Layover time:
21 min
Total time:
1h 50m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 37m
Journey distance:
44 miles
Services per week:
63
Cheapest price:
$25
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:05
Last service departs at:
19:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Los Angeles to Los Alamitos train and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Los Alamitos is to bus which costs $1 - $2 and takes 2h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Los Alamitos is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Los Alamitos. However, there are services departing from 6th / Central and arriving at Los Alamitos-Katella via Norwalk-226Th. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 17m.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Los Alamitos is 20 miles. The road distance is 23.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Alamitos without a car is to train and line 50 bus which takes 1h 44m and costs $24 - $35.

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It takes approximately 1h 44m to get from Los Angeles to Los Alamitos, including transfers.

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Los Angeles to Los Alamitos bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, depart from 6th / Central station.

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Los Angeles to Los Alamitos bus services, operated by Metro Los Angeles, arrive at 226th / Norwalk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Los Alamitos is 23 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Los Angeles to Los Alamitos.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Los Alamitos.
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  • Distance: 19.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 44m

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Los Alamitos, CA, USA?

Metro Los Angeles operates a bus from 6th / Central to 226th / Norwalk hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 1h 40m.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles to Anaheim
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Bus operators
OCTA
Phone
+1 714-560-6282
Website
octa.net
Bus from Artic - Dock 5 to Katella-Civic Center
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
octa.net
Metro Los Angeles
Phone
+1-323-466-3876
Email
CustomerRelations@metro.net
Website
metro.net
Bus from 6th / Central to 226th / Norwalk
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Adult
$1 - $2
Other operators
Taxi from Los Angeles to Los Alamitos
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Rosie Taxi Cab
Phone
+1 805-258-8937
Website
rosietaxicab.com
LA City Cab
Phone
+1 888-713-5240
Website
lacitycab.com
Independent Cab Co.
Phone
+1 800-521-8294
Website
lataxi.com

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