Taxi at Los Angeles Airport

Get within 30 minutes to downtown LA, since LAX Airport is located 12 miles (30 km). Transfer times could be higher due to traffic. 


Before picking up a taxi, passengers may ask for the ticket that shows the typical fares to major destinations.


Once checked, at the dispatcher, a ticket will be given to passengers with the destination written down. Do not throw it away, present it to the driver.


We ought passengers to make sure that they are using fair taxi services and not the illegal ones, since they could be victim of a scam.




Taxi ranks are located on the curbside on the Lower/Arrival Level islands in front of each terminal. They are marked with the yellow sign.




Only authorized taxi companies are able to operate in LAX Airport. See some of the below:


- Bell Cab Company: +1 310 219 3100
- Beverly Hills Cab Company: +1 310 205 0252
- City Cab: +1 888 248 9222
- Independent Taxi: +1 800 521 8294
- LA Checker Cab: +1 800 300 5007
- United Checker Cab: +1 877 201 8294
- United Independent Taxi Drivers: +1 213 483 7669
- United Taxi of San Fernando Valley: +1 800 290 5600
- Yellow Cab: +1 424 222 2222


Service hours: 24/7.




There’s a flat rate between LAX Airport and downtown. The cost for a one-way trip to central LA is $46.50.


Some of the surcharges applied to that fare are:

- $15.00: Minimum fare for trips from LAX.
- $4.00: Surcharge for trips from LAX.


Flat fares to other popular destinations:

- To Norwalk: $55.00
- To West Hollywood: $40.00



Shared Rides

Shared ride service is available to those who wish to share a ride and pay a flat rate to certain destinations if multiple parties are available for the trip. Apps such Uber may be useful to book a taxi.




If you wish to transfer from and to Los Angeles Airport on your own, there are several transfer companies available within the airport premises.


Book your transfer through our site, it is easy and fast to use!