Trans City Guide

 

Getting Around Los Angeles

 

There are plenty of options for navigating Los Angeles, from taxis and rental cars to public buses and trains. Though public transportation serves most of the major attractions, getting from one place to another can be a challenge. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, commonly referred to as Metro or MTA. is the primary regional public transportation agency in Los Angeles County.

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority with it's 200 Metro Bus lines and four Metro Rail lines, can take you just about anywhere in Los Angeles County and beyond.

Below is a list of options available to you while you are in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Area Transit

Los Angeles Bus

Los Angeles City Bus

Riding the Metro bus is the least expensive way to get around Los Angeles. But the frequent transfers and long distances can make taking the bus slow and an impractical way to travel.

Los Angeles Taxi

Los Angeles City Taxi

Taking a Taxi is another great way to get around the Los Angeles area. This option is recommended for short distances within the city and when you are in a hurry to get somewhere.

LA Metro Rail

LA Metro Rail

The Metro subway (Red and Purple Lines), and light rail (Blue Line to Long Beach, Green and Gold Lines) is a great way to visit the sights and attractions that Los Angeles is known for.

Los Angeles Car Rental

LA Car Rental

If you plan to do a lot of sightseeing, renting a car can be the best way to see all the sights. Los Angeles is driver-friendly city with lots of roads and highways.

Los Angeles Shuttle Van

LA Airport Shuttle

Shuttle vans and buses operated by off-airport companies are a popular and convenient transportation option in Southern California.

Metro Link

Metrolink

Metrolink is Southern California's rail system. Metrolink covers the following counties - Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura.

Disneyland Resort Express Bus

Disneyland Resort Express Bus

The Disneyland Resort Express offer hourly service between your Anaheim area hotels and LA International Airport(LAX) and John Wayne Airport (SNA).

LAX FlyAway Bus

LAX FlyAway Bus

LAX FlyAway is a Non-Stop Bus Service to LAX from
Union Station (Downtown)
Van Nuys (S F Valley) and
Hollywood and
Westwood (West LA)
Orange Line

Driving in Los Angeles

Driving in Los Angeles

The city of Los Angeles was designed with the automobile in mind and is more driver-friendly than most big cities in the US.

California Driving Distance (Miles/KM)

Los Angeles Palm Springs S. Lake Tahoe Sacramento San Diego San Francisco Santa Barbara  
 

103 Miles
166 KM

441 Miles
710 KM

383 Miles
616 KM

127 Miles
204 KM

403 Miles
649 KM

96 Miles
154 KM

Los Angeles

103 Miles
166 KM

 

474 Miles
763 KM

484 Miles
779 KM

135 Miles
217 KM

504 Miles
811 KM

199 Miles
320 KM

Palm Springs

467 Miles
752 KM

510 Miles
821 KM

 

135 Miles
217 KM

554 Miles
892 KM

222 Miles
357 KM

536 Miles
863 KM

S. Lake Tahoe

383 Miles
616 KM

484 Miles
779 KM

99 Miles
159 KM

 

510 Miles
821 KM

87 Miles
140 KM

391 Miles
629 KM

Sacramento

127 Miles
204 KM

135 Miles
217 KM

529 Miles
851 KM

510 Miles
821 KM

 

548 Miles
882 KM

228 Miles
267 KM

San Diego

403 Miles
649 KM

504 Miles
811 KM

182 Miles
293 KM

87 Miles
140 KM

548 Miles
882 KM

 

321 Miles
517 KM

San Francisco

96 Miles
154 KM

199 Miles
320 KM

508 Miles
817 KM

391 Miles
629 KM

228 Miles
367 KM

321 Miles
517 KM

  Santa Barbara

 

 

 

Los Angeles Attractions

 

Don't Trash California

Note: Smoking is prohibited on all forms of public transport in California.

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