Los Angeles CA - LAX Intl

Los Angeles (CA), USA

About The Airport

Los Angeles International - often simply referred to by its airline code LAX - is the third busiest airport in the US and one of the largest international airports in the world. It has 9 terminals arranged in the shape of a horseshoe.


Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport for an unlimited number of 45-minute sessions. Premium high-speed internet access is available for a fee.

Getting to and from the airport

Los Angeles International Airport is 24km from downtown LA.

Taxi - you can get a taxi at the curbside Lower/Arrival Level by the yellow signs. Taxis must have the official seal of the City of Los Angeles to pick up travelers. Alternatively, two operators provide shared ride van services.

Bus - the LAX FlyAway service connects all LAX terminals with Van Nuys, Union Station, Westwood, Santa Monica and Hollywood. The buses pick up passengers in front of each terminal on the Lower/Arrivals Level islands. Other services run from the LAX City Bus Center close to Parking Lot C. Shuttle buses connect it with all terminals.

Metro - look for the red 'Hotel and Courtesy Shuttle' sign outside each terminal. Frequent free shuttles go to the Marriott, Courtyard by Marriot, Hilton, Embassy Suites North, Holiday Inn & La Quinta Inn, Crowne Plaza, Renaissance, Montura, Westin & Four Points Sheraton.

Hotel shuttle - the Hotel Hoppa service runs between the terminals and hotels close to the airport. Buses stop just outside the terminals.

Car rental - some 10 car rental companies provide services at LAX. Look for the purple 'Rental Car Shuttle' sign on the Lower/Arrivals Level islands after Baggage Claim. The shuttles takes you to the rental offices.

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There are 7 parking lots within the airport 'horseshoe', linked to the terminals via footbridges. Economy Parking Lot C, which is further away, is connected to the terminals by a free shuttle bus, which runs every 10-15 minutes.

Transit and in-airport hotels

Bradley International Terminal and Terminals 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 are all linked after Security via passages, walkways and tunnels.

There are no in-airport hotels at LAX.

Healthy Travel Tip

Why not take a few minutes to unwind by looking at some of the art exhibits on display throughout the airport? From time to time you'll also be able to catch a live music performance.

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