There are 5 ways to get from Riverside to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) by bus, train, car, shuttle or towncar

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Bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Riverside, CA to Los Angeles, CA
  2. Take the bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal Union Station

$16 - $28

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Train  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station Riverside Line / ...
  2. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to LAX via FlyAway LAX FlyAway Bus

$16 - $21

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Riverside to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) 66.6 miles

$6 - $10

Shuttle  •  1 h 17 min

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

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take a town car from Riverside to Los Angeles Airport 66.6 miles

$220 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Riverside to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riverside to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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The distance between Riverside and Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is 58 miles. The road distance is 66.6 miles.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Riverside to Los Angeles Airport (LAX). However, there are services departing from Riverside, CA and arriving at Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal via Patsaouras Transit Plaza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Riverside station to Los Angeles Airport (LAX). However, there are services departing from Riverside-Downtown station and arriving at LAX via FlyAway via L. A. Union Station station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

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The best way to get from Riverside to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 49 min and costs $15 - $28.

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Riverside to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from SSTT Bay 1 station.

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Map of how to get from Riverside to Los Angeles Airport (LAX).
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  • Distance: 58.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

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

You can take a bus from Riverside to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) via Los Angeles, CA and Patsaouras Transit Plaza in around 1 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Riverside to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) via L. A. Union Station station in around 2 h 49 min.

Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Riverside-Downtown station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to LAX via FlyAway
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
LAX FlyAway
Website
lawa.org
Bus from Patsaouras Transit Plaza to Tom Bradley Int’l Terminal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
lawa.org
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Riverside to Los Angeles Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Riverside to Los Angeles Airport
Estimated price
$220 - $300

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