Los Angeles Airport
The airport is after Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport the busiest airport in the United States (88 million passengers in 2019) and one of the largest airports in the world. The airport is a hub for Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, United Airlines and Alaska Airlines. A nice place just outside the airport is In-N-Out Burger, here you have a beautiful view of two of the four runways and you can also enjoy a real American burger (tip from Layovers podcast). You can reach the hamburger restaurant with the free shuttle bus heading to The Parking Spot Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles Airport is the largest airport, but not the only airport in the region. You can also fly to Hollywood Burbank Airport (6.0 million passengers in 2019) and Long Beach Airport (3.6 million passengers in 2019) in Los Angeles County, John Wayne Airport (10.6 million passengers in 2019) in Orange County and Ontario International Airport (5.6 million passengers in 2019) in San Bernardino County.
Where is Los Angeles Airport situated?
Los Angeles Airport is located in the southwest of the city of Los Angeles, south of Beverly Hills, Hollywood, Santa Monica and Venice. Two highways near the airport are Interstate 405 and Interstate 105.
How many terminals does Los Angeles Airport have?
The airport has nine terminals in a U-shape, known as Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT), T1, T2, T3, T4, T5, T6, T7 and T8. In the middle of the terminals you will find the parking garages of the airport, the LAX Control Tower and the iconic The Theme Building. The free Airline Connections shuttle buses connect the terminals with each other, the bus stops can be found at Lower/Arrivals Level. Los Angeles Airport has an additional terminal (Gates 60A-I) called American Eagle Regional Terminal or Eagle’s Nest. This remote terminal can be reached by shuttle bus via Terminal 6.
The distance from Los Angeles Airport to the centre of Los Angeles is 30 kilometres. By car, it takes 40 minutes to get to the centre of Los Angeles.
From LAX Airport to Los Angeles City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from Los Angeles Airport by public transport. Visit the Los Angeles Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Los Angeles Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Los Angeles Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Los Angeles is about $ 70.-. Book your taxi at Los Angeles Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From LAX Airport to Los Angeles City centre by Taxi
At Los Angeles Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Avis, Budget, Dollar (The Hertz Corporation), Enterprise, Hertz, National (Enterprise Holdings), Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation), Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Los Angeles Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Los Angeles Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Delta Air Lines
- Alaska Airlines
- American Airlines
- United Airlines
- Air Canada
Hotels near the airport
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Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles
Offering a free 24-hour transfer service to LAX, Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport features spacious rooms with mid-century modern design and free WiFi. Venice Beach is 15 minutes’ drive away. An outdoor pool is available as well.
Hotels in Los Angeles
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Los Angeles Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
Universal Studios Hollywood: Ticket with Easy Cancellation
Experience either 1 or 2 days of action-packed entertainment with your Universal Studios Hollywood ticket. Enjoy thrilling theme park rides and shows, tour a real working movie studio, and visit LA’s best shops, restaurants, and cinemas at CityWalk.
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