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Los Angeles (LAX) Layover

1 Los Angeles (LAX) Layover

Want to Make The Most of your Los Angeles layover?  Say hello to the City of Angels!


Distance from LAX Airport to Downtown Los Angeles:

  • 16 miles

Approximate travel time:

Transportation Choices:

Taxi cost approx:

  • $45 each way

LAX FlyAway cost:

  • $7 each way

Metro cost:

  • $3 each way

Shared Ride Vans cost:

  • $16 each way

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the sixth busiest airport in the world. The airport is located in the southwestern part of the city.

There is free WiFi in the terminals. Paid WiFi is also available from T-Mobile for $6.00 per hour or $9.99 for the whole day. Boingo WiFi is also available for those who need high-speed Internet access which costs $4.95 per hour, or $7.95 for the entire day.

The airport offers public art displays in a variety of places. You can also check out the LAX Pylons, the 9/11 Exhibit, and a Flight Path Learning Center.

If you are looking for the convenience and comfort of a nearby hotel during your layover, your private room is only a quick shuttle ride away. And the best of all: you only pay for the time you stay. Work-out, dine, rest, work, shower, and refresh before the next leg of your journey at up to a 70% savings. Check out our list of Day-Use Los Angeles International Airport hotels.

Sign up for our layover reminder feature  to notify you for any delay/gate change/cancellation of your flight and remind you when it is time to head back to the airport for your next flight.