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Southern California Airport Transportation

Getting from Southern California Airports to your hotel

Now that you have decided on booking that trip to sunny Southern California. The next question is how do you get from the airport to your hotel room. Los Angeles area is so spread out that getting from one point to another can be a challenge.

Don't be discouraged, there are ways to do it and we will show you the best and cheapest way to get from the airport to your hotel.

First, there are five commercial airports in the Los Angeles area.
Los Angeles International (LAX),
John Wayne/Orange County (SNA),
Long Beach (LGB), Burbank (BUR), and
Ontario (ONT).

LAX is the biggest airport in the area and is served by more airlines. Also flights going there may be cheaper.

On the other hand, If you plan to visit SeaWorld, Legoland, San Diego Zoo or Safari Park, consider taking a flight to San Diego International Airport.

Cheapest way to travel from LAX

From Destination Transportation Fare
LAX Metro Green Line Aviation Station LAX Shuttle Bus G FREE
LAX Union Station Downtown LA Union Station FlyAway Bus $9.75 one-way
LAX Disneyland Area Hotels Disneyland Resort Express Adult: $30
Child: $9
LAX Knott's Berry Farm Area Hotels Disneyland Resort Express Adult: $20
Child: $7
LAX Hollywood LAX FlyAway Bus $8 one-way
LAX Westwood LAX FlyAway Bus $10 one-way
LAX Van Nuys LAX FlyAway Bus $9.75 one-way
LAX Simi Valley Roadrunner Shuttle Check website
LAX Ventura

Roadrunner Shuttle

Central Coast Shuttle

Check website

See below

LAX Santa Barbara

Roadrunner Shuttle

Central Coast Shuttle

Check website

See below

LAX Other Locations throughout LA

Prime Time Shuttle or

SuperShuttle

Check website

Check website

LAX Long Beach Airport (LGB)

Prime Time Shuttle or

SuperShuttle

 
LAX Burbank Airport (BUR)

Prime Time Shuttle or

SuperShuttle

 
LAX Ontario International Airport (ONT)

Prime Time Shuttle or

SuperShuttle

 
LAX Newhall, Palmdale and Lancaster Antelope Valley Airport Express see below
LAX Santa Barbara, Goleta and Carpinteria Santa Barbara Airbus see below
LAX Ventura, Oxnard Ventura County Airporter see below

Central Coast Shuttle - Travels to the Central Coast area including: Ventura, Santa Barbara, Buellton, and Santa Maria. For more information, Call 1-800-470-8818 or visit www.cclax.com. Fares from $68

Antelope Valley Airport Express - Travels to Newhall, Palmdale and Lancaster in the Antelope Valley. Distance is approximately 75 miles (121 kilometers) north of LAX. Fares from $40 www.antelopeexpress.com

Santa Barbara Airbus - Travels to Santa Barbara, plus nearby Goleta and Carpinteria. Travel time from LAX is usually between one and a half to two hours. Fares from $44. www.sbairbus.com

Ventura County Airporter - Travels to Ventura and Oxnard. Travel time from LAX is about one hour to one hour and a half hour. Fares from $35 www.venturashuttle.com

Available transportation option to and from the Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Resort Express: (800) 828-6699
Super Shuttle Van Service: (800) 200-6655
Alamo Car Rental located at Downtown Disney District: (888) 826-6893
Yellow Cab: (800) 535-2211
Best Transportation: (714) 375-9128

San Diego Area Airport Transport

Taking a Taxi in San Diego

San Diego Taxi Taxis are readily available at the airport’s Transportation Plaza across from Terminal 1 and 2 and the Commuter terminal. If you need a taxi at San Diego International Airport, simply follow the signs leading to the airport's Transportation Plaza. Lindbergh International Airport is conveniently located, approximately three and half miles from the heart of the downtown area. A typical taxi fare from the airport to downtown would range from $8.00 $10.00 dollars.

Taking a San Diego Airport Shuttle

San Diego Shuttle You can easily get a shuttle from the San Diego Airport Transportation Plaza across from Terminal 1 and 2 and the Commuter terminal. Shuttles operate every few minutes and a Transportation Coordinator will place you with the first available shuttle, unless you specify a particular shuttle company.

Click here for more information, shuttle companies and phone numbers.

Renting a Car at San Diego Airport

San Diego Car Rental San Diego International Airport. Travelers should use the baggage claim transportation phones to contact the rental car companies.

Taking the Bus from San Diego Airport

San Diego MTS Bus If you are traveling light and want to save money. Buses run throughout the city and fares cost $1.75 to $2.25.

Lindbergh Field which is San Diego Airport is serviced by route 992.

Check the bus map and schedule for more information.

Bus Fares

San Diego Bus Map & Schedule

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