Los Angeles Airport (LAX) Guide
About Los Angeles Airport
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is located in Westchester, a coastal suburb in the southwest of this west coast metropolis. The Tom Bradley Terminal is named after the first African-American mayor of Los Angeles. Click here for cheap flights to Los Angeles.
Distance from CBD - 26km
Taxi - Around $75 to CBD
Public Transport - There is a free shuttle bus provided between LAX terminals and the following locations: LAX City Bus Center, Metro Green Line Aviation Station, and Car Rental Depot Service.
Car Hire - Car rental offices are located off airport. Many rental car companies will pick-up/drop-off their customers via courtesy shuttles.
Check-in counters are located near the entrances of each of the eight terminal buildings.
ICE Currency Exchange booths are located on the departure level of all terminals, and on the arrivals level of terminals 2, 5, 6 and the Tom Bradley International Terminal. There are also ATMs conveniently located throughout all terminals. Alternatively, you can pre-purchase your US dollars in the form of cash or a MasterCard Cash Passport from Travel Money.
LAX offers free unlimited WiFi in the public areas of all terminals.
Baby changing facilities are available throughout the airport, both before and after security screening.
Los Angeles Airport is home to numerous airline and VIP lounges, including a Children's Lounge and Wellness Room. Terminal B is where you'll find dedicated lounges for each of the three major alliances - SkyTeam, oneworld and Star Alliance.
A free shuttle service runs between all eight terminals, Parking Lot C and the Metro Rail Green Line station. Look out for the blue 'LAX Shuttle & Airline Connections' signs outside the lower levels of each terminal.