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Los Angeles's Best Public & Airport Transportation
March 31, 2021

Los Angeles's Best Public & Airport Transportation

Los Angeles is arguably the most exciting city in the world. The capital of the movie industry and known for its beautiful weather, this city attracts visitors seeking fame, fortune, a relaxing vacation, or sometimes all three! If you plan to visit soon and are wondering how to get around, read on, you’ll have plenty of choices once you get here.

Los Angeles Airport Transportation Options

The transportation options at LAX will have you on the road in no time:

Shuttles: Hotels and off-premises parking facilities offer shuttles to and from the airport.

Public transportation: Metro bus and light rail service is available at LAX. Shuttle service is available from the arrivals area on the lower level: Look for signs that will take you to a shuttle either for the Metro C Line or buses.

Taxis and ride share:  If you plan to take a ride share, such as Uber or Lyft, from the airport, you must meet your ride in the LAX-it lot next to Terminal 1. Shuttle service is available from anywhere in the airport to this lot. Taking a taxi? You can get one in the same lot as ride shares, the baggage claim outside Terminal 7, or at the cab stand in Parking Structure 3.

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Alternate Methods of Transportation in Los Angeles

After you get into the city and are settled at your destination, you’ll want to start exploring. Fortunately, Los Angeles has a robust public transportation system that can take you throughout the city and into the surrounding areas. Other options include bike rentals and car sharing.

Los Angeles Light Rail and Bus Service

Metro bus and light rail service is available throughout Los Angeles. One-ride tickets start at $1.75, day passes are $7, and seven-day passes are $25.

Bike Sharing

In a fitness-crazed city, you may be inspired to get some exercise while getting around town. Metro Bike Share offers bikes at conveniently located kiosks. Rides start at $1.75 for 30 minutes, and passes for longer rides are available.