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Public Transportation

Several public transportation providers serve LAX, including LA Metro, Culver City Bus Lines, Santa Monica Big Blue Bus, Torrance Transit and Beach Cities Transit. Many bus lines can be boarded at the LAX City Bus Center, which is connected to the terminals by a shuttle that operates from 4:00 am to 2:00 am.

LA Metro

The LA Metro C (green) line stops at the Aviation station. Regular metro fare is USD1.75 for one-way travel and includes 2 hours of free transfers.

Directions from LAX Station:
- To Redondo Beach: Mariposa, El Segundo, Douglas, Redondo Beach
- To Norwalk: Hawthorne/Lennox, Crenshaw, Vermont/Athens, Harbor Freeway, Avalon, Willowbrook/Rosa Parks (blue A-line connection), Long Beach Boulevard, Lakewood Boulevard, Norwalk

How to get to Aviation Station

Board the M shuttle that connects each terminal to the Aviation metro station. It departs every 15-20 minutes, depending on the train schedule, with limited service from 1:00 am to 4:00 am. Passengers on this service should wait at the 'PINK LAX Shuttle' sign on the lower/arrivals level in front of each terminal and board the "Metro Green Line" shuttle. It is free with a valid transit voucher.

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At Aviation Station, you will also find many other bus lines, including Culver City Bus Lines, Beach Cities Transit and Santa Monica Big Blue Bus.

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Culver City Bus

The 6 and Rapid 6 lines offer the easiest and most economical way to get to LAX, either to Aviation Station or the City Bus Center. Upon arrival, look for signs for the LAX Shuttle to the terminals. The latter runs every 15-20 minutes. Fare: USD1.00.

From the Baggage Claim Area

Board the Lot South/City Bus Center Shuttle near the pink signs labeled "LAX Shuttles," located on the lower/arrivals level islands in front of each terminal. You will disembark at the City Bus Center and take the 6 or Rapid 6 lines from Bay 4. Stops along the route include Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City Transit Center, Westwood Plaza and UCLA Gateway Plaza.

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Santa Monica Big Blue Bus

From the Aviation Station and the City Bus Center, you can take the Rapid 3 and Rapid 3 lines from Bay 1. The cash fare is USD1.25. The route of both services passes through Westchester, Playa Vista, Marina del Rey, Venice and Santa Monica.

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Torrance Transit

Line 8 connects the City Bus Center with Torrance, passing through North Redondo, Dudmore, Delthorne and Southwood Riviera. Departures from Bay 4, every 40 minutes from 6:08 am to 9:44 pm. Basic fare: USD1.00.

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Beach Cities Transit

Beach Cities Transit (BCT) serves the South Bay region. The service area includes Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Manhattan Beach, El Segundo and LAX. Bus 109 departs from the City Bus Center and Aviation Station to Riviera Village, via El Segundo, The Pointe, Douglas, Manhattan Beach and Hermosa Beach.

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