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There are 7 ways to get from Santa Monica Pier to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) by bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Map of how to get from Santa Monica Pier to Los Angeles Airport (LAX).
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  • Distance: 6.9 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

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

Big Blue Bus operates a bus from Santa Monica Pier to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 30 minutes.

Bus operators
Big Blue Bus
Website
bigbluebus.com
Bus from 4Th Sb & Broadway Ns to Manchester Eb & Loyola Fs
Avg. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Bus from 4Th Sb & Broadway Ns to 96Th Wb & Alverstone Ns
Avg. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
bigbluebus.com
Other operators
Uber Los Angeles
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Santa Monica Pier to Los Angeles Airport (LAX)
Avg. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Signup at
uber.com
POOL
$12 - $17
uberASSIST
$13 - $18
uberESPAÑOL
$13 - $18
uberX
$13 - $18
WAV
$13 - $18
uberXL
$24 - $35
UberSELECT
$40 - $50
UberBLACK
$50 - $70
UberSUV
$70 - $90
UberLUX
$80 - $110
Taxi
Avg. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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
santamonicataxi.com
Jayride
Avg. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Santa Monica Pier to Los Angeles Airport
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Shuttle from Santa Monica Pier to Los Angeles Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $75

How far is it from Santa Monica Pier to Los Angeles Airport (LAX)?

The distance between Santa Monica Pier and Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is 11 km. The road distance is 19 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Santa Monica Pier to Los Angeles Airport (LAX)?

The cheapest way to get from Santa Monica Pier to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to line 3 bus which costs $1 and takes 42 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Santa Monica Pier to Los Angeles Airport (LAX)?

The quickest way to get from Santa Monica Pier to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is to taxi which takes 26 minutes and costs $65.

Is there a direct bus between Santa Monica Pier and Los Angeles Airport (LAX)?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 4Th Sb & Broadway Ns and arriving at Manchester Eb & Loyola Fs. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Santa Monica Pier to Los Angeles Airport (LAX)?

The line 3 bus from 4Th Sb & Broadway Ns to Manchester Eb & Loyola Fs takes 30 minutes including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.