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Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

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Pickup at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Exit on the arrivals level (downstairs)

When you’re ready open the Uber app to request a ride to your destination. Choose the LAX airport transportation option that suits your group and luggage needs.

For curbside pickups at LAX, select UberBlack, UberBlack SUV, or Lux.

For UberX, XL, Comfort, Select, or Pool, walk or shuttle to LAX-it. Look for LAX-it signage in the terminal to identify where shuttles are available.


Walk or take an LAX-it shuttle on the arrivals (lower) level curbside. They are expected to come every 5 minutes, and travel time to LAX-it is typically 15 minutes or less. You can also walk from Terminals 1, 2, 7, and 8.

Once in LAX-it

Find your Uber pickup point:

  • UberX: either curbs 2, 3 or 4
  • Comfort, UberXL, Select and POOL: back portion of curb 2

Note: UberBlack and UberBlack SUV pick up at the terminal on the outer island curb.

Meet your driver

Go to your assigned LAX pickup location as specified by the app. Please note: this location may not always be at your nearest exit. Your driver’s name, license plate, and car color will show in the app. Verify your ride before you get in. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

LAX Airport Map

LAX is the largest airport on the West Coast, serving more airlines than any other airport in the United States. LAX has 8 terminals in addition to the Bradley International Terminal.

LAX map

Top questions from riders

  • Yes. Go to this list of airports around the world where you can request a ride with Uber.

  • The cost of an Uber trip to (or from) LAX depends on factors that include the type of ride you request, the estimated length and duration of the trip, tolls, and current demand for rides.

    You can see an estimate of the price before you request by going here and entering your pickup spot and destination. Then when you request a ride you’ll see your actual price in the app based on real-time factors.

  • Pickup locations may depend on the type of ride you request and the size of the airport. Follow the instructions in the app about where to meet your driver. You can also look for signs that point to designated airport rideshare zones.

    If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

  • The airport code LAX stands for “Los Angeles.” The first 2 letters signify the city abbreviation “LA”; the “X” was apparently added randomly when airport codes changed from 2 letters to 3 in the middle of the 20th century.

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LAX visitor information

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the 5th-busiest airport in the world based on passenger numbers, serving more than 84 million travelers annually. Located 18 miles (29 kilometers) from downtown Los Angeles, it is about a 35-minute drive to LA’s city center in ideal road and traffic conditions.

LAX Airport terminals

LAX Airport has 9 passenger terminals, with a total of 128 gates. LAX Airport lounges can be found in most terminals. You can plan your trip using the information below.

LAX Terminal 1

  • Southwest

LAX Terminal 2

  • Aerolitoral
  • Aer Lingus
  • Aeroméxico
  • Delta

LAX Terminal 3

  • Delta
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • WestJet (check-in: Terminal 2)

LAX Terminal 4

  • American

LAX Terminal 5

  • Allegiant
  • American
  • American Eagle
  • Frontier
  • Hawaiian
  • JetBlue
  • Spirit
  • Sun Country

LAX Terminal 6

  • Air Canada
  • Alaska
  • Boutique Air
  • Ethiopian
  • Mokulele
  • Viva Aerobus
  • XL Airways France

LAX Terminal 7

  • United
  • United Express

LAX Terminal 8

  • United
  • United Express

LAX Tom Bradley International Terminal

  • Aeroflot
  • Air China
  • Air France
  • Air New Zealand
  • Air Tahiti Nui
  • Alitalia
  • All Nippon
  • Asiana
  • Austrian
  • Avianca (check-in: Terminal 3)
  • British Airways (B)
  • Copa (check-in: Terminal 3)
  • Cathay Pacific
  • China Airlines
  • China Eastern
  • China Southern
  • El Al
  • Emirates
  • Etihad
  • EVA Air
  • Fiji
  • Hainan
  • Hong Kong
  • Iberia
  • InterJet (check-in: Terminal 3)
  • Japan Airlines
  • KLM
  • Korean Air
  • LOT Polish
  • Lufthansa
  • Norwegian Air
  • Philippines
  • Qantas
  • Qatar Airways
  • Saudia
  • Scandinavian
  • Sichuan
  • Singapore
  • Southwest (check-in: Terminal 1)
  • Turkish
  • Volaris
  • WOW
  • Xiamen

LAX Airport international concourse

Los Angeles Airport international flights board in the Tom Bradley International Terminal from Gates 101 to 159. LAX Airport offers nonstop flights to 67 cities in 34 countries.

Dining at LAX

If you’re looking for LAX Airport food, more than 100 dining options are available between the 9 terminals, including coffee shops, fast-food chains, and restaurants offering table service. Most dining choices are available post-security. Additionally, travelers can find a number of LAX Airport bars throughout the terminals.

Getting around LAX

The LAX Airport shuttle provides passenger transportation between the terminals. Alternatively, it’s approximately 3 to 5 minutes to walk between each terminal. Travelers can board the LAX Airport shuttle under the LAX Shuttle & Airline Connections blue sign on the Lower/Arrivals Level islands in front of each terminal.

Things to do at LAX

The LAX Art Program provides permanent public art plus rotating exhibitions featuring local and regional artists, with locations throughout the terminal buildings. LAX Airport shops can be found across all terminals and range from newsstands to international high-end fashion. Spas are located in Terminal 5 and between Gates 154 and 156 in the Tom Bradley International Terminal.

Currency exchange at LAX

Los Angeles Airport currency exchange offices are located on the departures level post-security in Terminals 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and Tom Bradley International Terminal, and on the arrivals level in Terminals 2, 5, 6, and Tom Bradley International Terminal.

Hotels near LAX

Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near LAX, there are more than 40 hotels and accommodations nearby.

Points of interest near LAX

  • Griffith Park
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • Rodeo Drive
  • Santa Monica Pier

Find more information about LAX here.


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