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Hollywood Walking Tour

Hollywood Walking Tour
2 hours
USD 28.00
Walk where the stars have walked! The Hollywood Walking Tour is a perfect way to see where the film industry began. Learn about how classic movie stars lived and partied. Check out the world-famous Hollywood Sign and Walk of Fame and see where your favorite movies were filmed. Plus, get your burning questions about how the entertainment industry really works answered right from a working actors mouth – The Hollywood Walking Tour covers all the bases and will give you the Hollywood inside-scoop

Los Angeles Scavenger Hunt Adventure

Los Angeles Scavenger Hunt Adventure
3 hours
USD 15.00
Turn Los Angeles into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure! This challenge combines the excitement of the Amazing Race with a 3-hour city walking tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. Note: Pricing is per individual, but teams must book together in order to be included in the same adventure.

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Los Angeles Airport (LAX) Taxi Service

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Official Los Angeles Airport Taxi Recommendations

IHateTaxis.com has a mixed recommendation on the official Los Angeles Airport taxi service.

A taxi from LAX Airport can be a convenient way to get to your destination, but the cost can add up and getting stuck in traffic is a risk.

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Official Los Angeles Airport Taxi Rates & Fares

Los Angeles Airport taxi rates given here are in the local currency (USD or US Dollar). Use our currency converter or the cheat sheet to the left if you would like to convert to your currency.

  • The taxi fare from LAX to downtown Los Angeles is USD 46.50.


    Fares for LAX Airport taxi* transfers to the following common areas are about:


    • Los Angeles Airport to Santa Monica USD 30-36
    • Los Angeles Airport to Disneyland USD 70-80


    Fixed rates are also often available to local destinations - inquire with your driver.


    Note: There is a USD 4 surcharge on all cab trips originating at LAX.

Los Angeles Taxi Payment: Cash • Some lax taxis accept credit cards
  • Always confirm with your Los Angeles Airport taxi driver if they take credit or bank cards and if there are any card fees.

Los Angeles Taxi Tipping Recommendation: Tipping recommended, 10-15%

Official Los Angeles Airport Taxi Details

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Los Angeles Airport taxi services are readily available outside of the Los Angeles Airport's terminal buildings at the Arrivals Hall on the lower levels. They provide a convenient and easy way to travel into nearby Los Angeles city and other destinations.


The journey from Los Angeles Airport into downtown Los Angeles will take around 40 minutes, into downtown Santa Monica around 20 minutes, into Beverly Hills around 30 minutes and into Van Nuys around 40 minutes, depending on traffic.


The airport taxi meters in Los Angeles start at a basic fare, but additional charges are usually made for luggage, late-night driving and travel on public holidays in Los Angeles, so it can prove useful to ask the taxi driver about these before leaving.


Official Los Angeles Airport LAX taxi cabs, displaying the official logo, should be used at all times to ensure safety and also to avoid being overcharged.

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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2023