About the FlyAway
The LAX FlyAway® bus service is a provided by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), the owner and operator of Los Angeles International (LAX) and Van Nuys (VNY) general aviation airports. LAWA is a department of the City of Los Angeles.
The intent of the LAX FlyAway® service is to mitigate traffic congestion and air pollution in the area surrounding LAX airport.
LAWA contracts the FlyAway® bus service to private operators through a competitive bidding process.
LAX FlyAway® buses provide scheduled ground transportation between LAX airport and the following locations:
- Van Nuys
- Orange Line Express Bus Stop (on the south side of Victory Blvd., just east of Woodley Ave.)
- Union Station (Downtown Los Angeles)
- Westwood at UCLA
- Hollywood (1627 North Vine Street - on the west side of Vine, one-half block south of Hollywood Boulevard)
- Long Beach (at Shelter A in the Long Beach Transit Gallery, on the northwest corner of 1st Street and Long Beach Blvd.)
The service was provided between Irvine Transportation Center and LAX between November 2009 and August 2012, at La Brea/Expo Line metro station from June 2013 to August 2014, and at Santa Monica from July 2014 to September 2016. All three services were discontinued due to low ridership.