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There are 6 ways to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) by bus, tram, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Bus  •  39 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Station FlyAway - 800 N Alameda St at Union Station / Patsaurus Plaza to LAX Terminal 3 Upper Level FlyAway Stop LAX FlyAway-US2LAX

$8 - $10

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Tram  •  53 min

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro A Line to Willowbrook - Rosa Parks Station - Metro A Line Metro A Line
  2. Take the tram from Willowbrook - Rosa Parks Station - Metro Green Line to Aviation / LAX Station Metro C Line

$12 - $14

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) 15.8 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) 15.8 miles

$1 - $3

Towncar  •  21 min

  1. Take a town car from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport 15.8 miles

$70 - $100

Shuttle  •  21 min

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

$20 - $40

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The cost-effective way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to drive, which costs $1 - $3 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Union Station FlyAway - 800 N Alameda St at Union Station / Patsaurus Plaza station and arriving at LAX Terminal 3 Upper Level FlyAway Stop. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is 12 miles. The road distance is 15.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) without a car is to bus which takes 39 min and costs $8 - $10.

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The bus from Union Station FlyAway - 800 N Alameda St at Union Station / Patsaurus Plaza to LAX Terminal 3 Upper Level FlyAway Stop takes 39 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) bus services, operated by LAX FlyAway, depart from Union Station FlyAway - 800 N Alameda St at Union Station / Patsaurus Plaza.

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Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) bus services, operated by LAX FlyAway, arrive at LAX Terminal 3 Upper Level FlyAway Stop station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is 16 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport (LAX).

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There are 4327+ hotels available in Los Angeles Airport (LAX). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 12.1 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

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

LAX FlyAway operates a bus from Union Station FlyAway - 800 N Alameda St at Union Station / Patsaurus Plaza to LAX Terminal 3 Upper Level FlyAway Stop every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $10 and the journey takes 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) via Willowbrook - Rosa Parks Station - Metro A Line, Willowbrook - Rosa Parks Station - Metro Green Line, Aviation / LAX Station, and Aviation Blvd. Green Line Station in around 53 min.

Train operators
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro A Line to Willowbrook - Rosa Parks Station - Metro A Line
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Tram from Willowbrook - Rosa Parks Station - Metro Green Line to Aviation / LAX Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Website
Metro Los Angeles
Bus operators
LAX FlyAway
Phone
(714) 507-1170 / (310) 834-1002
Website
flylax.com
Bus from Union Station FlyAway - 800 N Alameda St at Union Station / Patsaurus Plaza to LAX Terminal 3 Upper Level FlyAway Stop
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
LAX FlyAway
Shuttles by Jayride

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Shuttle from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Shuttle
$20 - $40
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers

Jayride is an online booking service for pick up or drop off at airports, using a pre-pay, fixed-price model. You’ll be provided with a choice of transfer companies, from luxury limos to maxi taxis, private cars to shuttle buses, depending on your journey, along with passenger reviews and star ratings. On booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the contact details of your transfer company and meeting instructions for your trip.

Contact Details
Towncar from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Taxi from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport (LAX)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
United Taxi
Phone
+1 800-822-8294
Website
unitedtaxi.com
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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