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Approximate Travel Distance
2,115 miles
Approximate Flight Duration
4 hour 10 min
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(Charlotte) 20°C / 3°C
Current Local Time in Charlotte
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Transportation to Los Angeles Airport from the City Center

Citicorp Airport

The most practical transportation alternative to get to Los Angeles International airport from the city center is by using the FlyAway buses. These buses depart from Union Station and get to the airport in about 40 minutes. When there is traffic or during rush hour that travel time can vary significantly. FlyAway buses depart every 30 minutes and you don’t need to reserve a spot beforehand. We recommend checking the traffic conditions and figuring out what time you need to be at the airport beforehand.

The FlyAway buses operate between the following locations and the airport, Van Nuys (San Fernando Valley) Union Station (Downtown Los Angeles), Westwood (West Los Angeles/UCLA), Santa Monica, Hollywood, Orange Line, and Long Beach. Separate buses depart from these locations to the airport. You can buy your bus ticket on board using a credit card.

Passengers can also take the Green Line to the airport, which stops at the metro Green Line Aviation Station. From that station there are free shuttle bus services to the airport. The Green Line operates between Redondo Beach and Norwalk. After you get to the Green Line Aviation Station you can get on the LAX Shuttle “G” line, which will take you to the terminals.  

There are various buses that you can take from different locations in the city to get to Los Angeles International Airport. From Santa Monica you can take the Big Blue Bus R3 line, from Sylmar Metrolink Station you can take LADOT Commuter Express line 574, from Redondo Beach you can take LADOT line 438, and from Torrance you can take Torrance Transit Bus T8.

Airport Information

Los Angeles International Airport, also referred to as LAX, is the 7th busiest airport in the world and the largest and busiest airport in not only the Greater Los Angeles Area but in all of California. It is an extremely modern and organized airport that handles a significant portion of international flights in Southern California. There are 9 terminals at the airport. 8 of those 9 terminals are numbered, such as Terminal 1, Terminal 2, etc. The international terminal at LAX is the Tom Bradley International Terminal. The Tom Bradley International Terminal operates a large number of international flights. Los Angeles International Airport offers a wide variety of venues when it comes to eating and drinking and shopping. If you are flying out of Tom Bradley International Terminal and want to grab a bite to eat you can dine at places like the Daily Grill, El Paseo, McDonald’s, Marina Bar, Sushi Boy, Starbucks, Pinkberry, 800 Degrees Pizza, and more. This terminal also has many boutiques such as Burberry, DFS Duty Free, Gucci, Hermes, Michael Kors, Emporio Armani, and Victoria’s Secret. The terminal also contains many Duty Free shops. The Tom Bradley International Terminal is the terminal that features the widest variety of restaurants, cafes, bars, and stores. It is also the terminal that contains the most lounges. Some of the lounges located in the terminal include the Star Alliance Lounge, Sky Team Alliance Lounge, Oneworld Alliance Lounge, ElAl King David Lounge and Relax Lounge. If you want to use the internet at the airport you can do so for a certain fee. You can connect for an unlimited daily or unlimited monthly fee or hourly fee.

Last Updated: May 02, 2016

Los Angeles Intl Airport

The most practical transportation alternative to get to Los Angeles International airport from the city center is by using the FlyAway buses. These buses depart from Union Station and get to the airport in about 40 minutes. When there is traffic or during rush hour that travel time can vary significantly. FlyAway buses depart every 30 minutes and you don’t need to reserve a spot beforehand. We recommend checking the traffic conditions and figuring out what time you need to be at the airport beforehand.

The FlyAway buses operate between the following locations and the airport, Van Nuys (San Fernando Valley) Union Station (Downtown Los Angeles), Westwood (West Los Angeles/UCLA), Santa Monica, Hollywood, Orange Line, and Long Beach. Separate buses depart from these locations to the airport. You can buy your bus ticket on board using a credit card.

Passengers can also take the Green Line to the airport, which stops at the metro Green Line Aviation Station. From that station there are free shuttle bus services to the airport. The Green Line operates between Redondo Beach and Norwalk. After you get to the Green Line Aviation Station you can get on the LAX Shuttle “G” line, which will take you to the terminals.  

There are various buses that you can take from different locations in the city to get to Los Angeles International Airport. From Santa Monica you can take the Big Blue Bus R3 line, from Sylmar Metrolink Station you can take LADOT Commuter Express line 574, from Redondo Beach you can take LADOT line 438, and from Torrance you can take Torrance Transit Bus T8.

Airport Information

Los Angeles International Airport, also referred to as LAX, is the 7th busiest airport in the world and the largest and busiest airport in not only the Greater Los Angeles Area but in all of California. It is an extremely modern and organized airport that handles a significant portion of international flights in Southern California. There are 9 terminals at the airport. 8 of those 9 terminals are numbered, such as Terminal 1, Terminal 2, etc. The international terminal at LAX is the Tom Bradley International Terminal. The Tom Bradley International Terminal operates a large number of international flights. Los Angeles International Airport offers a wide variety of venues when it comes to eating and drinking and shopping. If you are flying out of Tom Bradley International Terminal and want to grab a bite to eat you can dine at places like the Daily Grill, El Paseo, McDonald’s, Marina Bar, Sushi Boy, Starbucks, Pinkberry, 800 Degrees Pizza, and more. This terminal also has many boutiques such as Burberry, DFS Duty Free, Gucci, Hermes, Michael Kors, Emporio Armani, and Victoria’s Secret. The terminal also contains many Duty Free shops. The Tom Bradley International Terminal is the terminal that features the widest variety of restaurants, cafes, bars, and stores. It is also the terminal that contains the most lounges. Some of the lounges located in the terminal include the Star Alliance Lounge, Sky Team Alliance Lounge, Oneworld Alliance Lounge, ElAl King David Lounge and Relax Lounge. If you want to use the internet at the airport you can do so for a certain fee. You can connect for an unlimited daily or unlimited monthly fee or hourly fee.

Last Updated: November 23, 2016

Transportation to Charlotte City Center from Airport

Douglas Airport

Charlotte Douglas International Airport is the primary commercial airport serving the city of Charlotte, in North Carolina. The airport is one of the major gateways to the Caribbean from the United States and American Airlines’ second largest hub. The airport features a variety of services to ensure passengers spend a comfortable time while at the airport and a variety of transportation alternatives for passengers to easily access the city center. Charlotte Douglas International Airport  is located in close proximity to the city center, only 11 km away. There are various transportation alternatives available if you want to get to the city center by road, which include taxis, buses, transfer services, and rental cars.

Taxi

Taxis are a comfortable and fast transportation alternative to get to the city center from the airport. There are various taxi companies that serve the airport. Taxis are easily accessible from the baggage claim level at the exit. Taxis are equipped with a GPS system and credit card payment options. There is an attendant on duty to help passengers from 6:45 am to 12:15 am. Taxi companies that operate from the airport include City Cab, Crown Cab, Green Cab and Yellow Cab. For more information on taxi rates please visit Charlotte Douglas International Airport’s website.

Bus

Charlotte Douglas International Airport is served by CATS’ Sprinter Bus Service. The Sprinter provides transportation from the airport to various parts of Charlotte. Depending on the traffic, the bus takes less than 30 minutes to get to the city center. This bus service runs every 20 minutes during the week from 5:50 am to 7 pm. From 7 pm to midnight the bus runs every 30 minutes. The Sprinter is the most affordable transportation alternative to get to the city center. The fare is only $2. Passengers can pay in exact change or use a CATS transit pass. For more detailed information please visit Charlotte Douglas International Airport’s website.

Transfer Services

Another way to get to the city center from Charlotte Douglas International Airport is by using transfer services. Various hotels in the city will provide transfer services to the city center, and vice versa. These courtesy vehicles provide a comfortable ride to the city center, enabling you to relax and enjoy the ride. For more information contact your hotel or visit the airport’s website. 

Rental Car

Renting a car is another convenient transportation alternative to get to the city center from the airport and an ideal way to get around the city during your trip. There are various rental car companies located at the Consolidated Rental Car Facility, which is easily accessible from the terminals. Follow the signs to the Level 2 lobby. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and National.

Airport Information

Located 11 km from the city center, Charlotte Douglas International Airport is the primary airport serving the city of Charlotte, North Carolina. Charlotte Douglas International Airport is a major airport operating both international and domestic flights.

Charlotte Douglas International Airport consists of one passenger terminal that operates domestic and international flights and offers a wide variety of services. The airport contains a lost and found, mother’s room, ATMs, charging stations, lounges, and countless stores and restaurants aimed at meeting passengers’ pre-flight and post-flight needs. The airport also promotes the arts through permanent and rotating exhibits featured throughout the terminal. 

Stores where you can go shopping include Best Buy Express, The Body Shop, Brighton, Brooks Brothers, Carolinas News Beat, CNBC Express, CNBC Smartshop, Duty Free Americas, EA Sports, Erwin Pearl, Executive Shoeshine, Heritage Booksellers, Johnston & Murphy, M-A-C, New South Travelmart, News2You, Pandora, PGA Tour Shops, Queen City Gifts, Shades of Time and Taxco Sterlin Co.

Venues where you can enjoy a bite to eat or something to drink include 897 Marketplace, A Taste of Carolina, Auntie Anne’s, Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar, Beaudevin, Bojangles’, Brioche Doree, Brookwood Farms, Burger King, California Pizza Kitchen, Charlotte Bristo, Einstein Bros. Bagels, Farmer’s Market, Genghis Grill, Hissho Sushi, Jamba Juice, Papa John’s, Pino Gelato, Red Mango, Starbucks, TCBY, The Local and Wendy’s.

Last Updated: December 01, 2016
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