Public Transportation from LAX Airport

​FlyAway Buses​​ Connect to Metro's Gold LineThe LAX FlyAway buses offer convenient and affordable airport transfers between LAX and Union Station with no stops in between, it runs 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Visitors traveling to Pasadena can take the LAX Flyaway Union St​​ation and connect to the Metro Gold Line to Pasadena. Travel time can vary between 35 minutes and an hour, depending on traffic.Purchase FlyAway Tickets​Tickets can be purchased online or at the ticket booth at berth #9 at Union Station. Travelers arriving at LAX who need to purch​ase a ticket can board and pay upon arrival at Union Station, simply head to the ticket booth at drop off. US currency and credit cards are accepted (Visa, MasterCard and American Express). 

Fare is $9.75

Metro Gold Line ​​

​The Gold Line​ stops at:

  • Del Mar Station (3 blocks from Sheraton, 5 blocks from Hilton)
  • Memorial Park Station (6 bocks to the Westin and closest stop to Old Pasadena)

Fare is​​​ $1.75


LAX to Pasadena

FlyAway buses pick up at every LAX terminal at the outer curb in arrivals level, look for green signs indicating "FlyAway, Buses and Long-Distance Vans." Board the LAX FlyAway bus traveling to Union Station (look for signs on the windshield). Once at Union Station, disembark the bus and walk to the Gold Line, located on Tracks 1 and 2. Board the Gold Line traveling in the direction of Azusa and listen for your stop.​

Pasadena to LAX​

Board the Gold Lin​​e at any of the stations in Pasadena heading in the direction of Atlantic Station. At Union Station disembark the Gold Line and walk to Union Station East Portal/Patsaouras Transit Plaza and find berth #9. Berth 9 is where the FlyAway buses arrive and depart, there is a ticketing booth at the berth.

Pasadena city map