How to Reach Los Angeles, California

The Easiest Way to Reach Los Angeles


  • By Air: LAX is the main airport of Los Angeles. It operates various international and domestic flights and has flights coming in from most major destinations.
  • By Bus: You can take the bus to Los Angeles from most major cities that are near Los Angeles. The system is very efficient and convenient to travellers.
  • By Train: You can take the train as well from cities such as New York, Orange county and various others.



  • By Metro: The Metro system in Los Angeles is very efficient. You can use various apps to navigate your way through
  • By Bus: Even the bus system is quite convenient to travellers and most buses connect you to the main stations. You can check Los Angeles tours which have got their own bus services to explore the city.
  • By Cab: You will find cabs in plenty in Los Angeles. They are slightly expensive but are the best way to beat the road traffic.
  • By Car: If you have rented a car and you are driving around, then with the help of navigation it will be quite easy. But taking a cab is a better option in that case.
  • Rent a bike: This is easily the most convenient option for people who want to explore the city on the wheel and on their own pace in a low budget.
  • On foot: Walking on foot is the best way to explore any city. You can absorb the complete Los Angeles experience if you are getting around on foot.

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Modes of Transportation in Los Angeles

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Los Angeles. The most preferred mode of transport in Los Angeles is Car.

Average distance: 28.83 km Average time: 47.54 min

  • Car 81.91%
    Driving 47.09 min Walking 0.34 min Overall average time for 31.22 kms 47.43 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 3.19%
    Bus 43.33 min Waiting 6.67 min Train 5 min Walking 3.33 min Overall average time for 15.36 kms 58.33 min
  • Bike 2.13%
    Bike 25 min Bus 15 min Driving 12.5 min Train 2.5 min Overall average time for 12.07 kms 55 min
  • Walking 4.26%
    Walking 35.5 min Driving 6.5 min Overall average time for 5.23 kms 42 min
  • Motorbike 2.13%
    Motorbike 30 min Overall average time for 27.36 kms 30 min
  • Train/Metro 2.13%
    Train 33.5 min Bus 11 min Walking 10 min Waiting 2.5 min Overall average time for 22.53 kms 57 min

How to Reach Los Angeles from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Paramount to Los Angeles 12.65 km 12 mins
Sunland-tujunga to Los Angeles 13.07 km 13 mins
Culver City to Los Angeles 14.07 km 29 mins
Burbank to Los Angeles 17.2 km 19 mins
Inglewood to Los Angeles 19.53 km 1 hour 5 mins
Arcadia to Los Angeles 23.42 km 23 mins
Sherman Oaks to Los Angeles 23.64 km 23 mins
Santa Monica to Los Angeles 24.56 km 47 mins
Venice to Los Angeles 25.35 km 25 mins
Monrovia to Los Angeles 27.41 km 27 mins
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