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Best way to get from LAX to LGB

Find the best ways to travel from LAX to LGB. You can also request a ride directly in the app at the tap of a button.

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Looking to find transportation options from LAX Airport to LGB Airport? Discover how to get from one airport to another seamlessly with our range of convenient choices. Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, you're sure to find an option that suits your preferences and needs.

Uber: Request a ride using Uber from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Long Beach Airport (LGB). The trip typically takes 32 minutes, covers approximately 23 miles, and costs about $51.

Taxi: Customers can hail a taxi for their journey from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Long Beach Airport (LGB). The average duration of the taxi trip is approximately 25 minutes, covering a distance of about 18 miles and costing between $95 and $120.

Public transportation: You can use public transportation services for a trip from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Long Beach Airport (LGB). Customers will have to take a tram and then transfer to the Line 266 bus. The journey typically takes 2 hours and 1 minute and costs approximately $16.

Note: The travel times and costs are approximate and subject to change depending on traffic conditions and other factors. Updated October 1, 2023.

Reserve a ride in advance to LGB

Complete your plans today by reserving a ride with Uber to get from LAX to LGB. Request a ride up to 90 days before your trip, at any time and on any day of the year.

Reserve may not be available for your pickup location.

Getting from LAX to LGB

When you ride with Uber on your next trip from LAX to LGB, you’ve got choices. Whether you’re traveling alone or with others, find a ride option that fits your needs and budget. If you like to plan ahead, consider scheduling a ride to LGB in advance. Or you can request a ride on demand from LAX in the Uber app.

The route your driver takes might depend on the time of day and other factors, like traffic and how many other riders are making requests. You can have a stress-free ride knowing that the Uber app will suggest the most efficient route to your driver.

Average Travel Time

32 minutes

Average Route Price


Average Route Distance

23 miles

How to get from LAX to LGB

Compare ride options getting from LAX to LGB. Check the Uber app for current prices and travel options available.



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Sample rider prices are estimates only and do not reflect variations due to geography, traffic delays, promotions, or other factors. Flat rates and minimum fees may apply. Actual prices for rides and scheduled rides may vary.

Frequently asked questions

  • The Uber app gives you the power to request a ride from LAX anytime, 24/7.

  • The average price for this trip is $53. Open the Uber app and input LGB in the “Where to?” box. The price estimate for each ride option will appear; scroll to see what’s available. Prices will vary based on time of day and how many riders are making requests.

  • The most affordable ride choice from LAX to LGB is UberX.

  • The average duration for this ride is 32 minutes. Before a trip starts, your app gives an estimated time of arrival (ETA) for when your driver is likely to arrive at LAX. After your trip starts, your app provides an ETA for when you are likely to arrive at LGB. Please note: ETAs are not guaranteed; various factors like heavy traffic or road construction could affect travel time.

  • The average trip from LAX to LGB using the Uber app is about 23 miles.

  • If Uber Reserve is an option in the Uber app at LAX, you can request a ride from LAX anywhere from 2 hours to 90 days in advance, at any time and on any day of the year. Uber’s ride-scheduling technology and Uber Reserve can help you be on time.

  • Check in the Uber app to see if car rentals are available at LAX. If you see the Rent icon, you can complete your reservation using the Uber app. Then you can rent a car and drive yourself to LGB. To get more details, go to

The data presented on this page represents historical average prices, durations, and distances for routes. Actual prices, durations, and distances may vary based on factors such as location, traffic conditions, and other variables. Information provided here is for reference purposes only and should not be considered as binding.