Ground Transportation

Effective October 1, 2018, non-reservation based shuttles will no longer operate at Long Beach Airport. Taxis, transportation network companies, and reservation based shuttles will still be available for travelers.


Car rental offices are located in the Airport Ground Transportation Center located directly across the terminal building.

Taxis are available at the Taxi stand outside the terminal. Please visit Long Beach Yellow Cab's website at

$2.85 - Initial flag drop, including first 1/9th mile or 30 seconds or fraction thereof
$0.30 - Each additional 1/9th mile or part
$0.30 - Each 37 seconds waiting time and/or traffic delay ($29.19/hour wait)

Flat rates are subject to change.
  • $45 San Pedro/Cruise Ships
  • $60 LAX
  • $72 Downtown LA
  • $66 Disneyland /Anaheim Convention Center
  • $56 Knotts Berry Farm
  • $60 Orange County/John Wayne Airport
  • $55 South Coast Plaza
  • $105 Burbank Airport
  • $120 Ontario Airport

Available on the outer curb in front of the terminal.


List of Approved Ground Service Providers- includes Shuttles, Vans & Limousines 


Long Beach Transit (562) 591-2301

Bus fare is $1.25 cents for all routes (subject to change without notice)

Long Beach Transit Bus Route #102
Long Beach Transit Bus Route #104
Long Beach Transit Bus Route #111 


The closest Metro Rail station to Long Beach Airport is the Wardlow Station on the Blue Line. Cab fare from the Wardlow Station to the Airport is $13.35 (subject to change without notice). The Blue Line connects with Long Beach Transit Buses at the Transit Mall in downtown Long Beach.
Ground Transportation Permit Information & Application
Ground Transportation Rules & Regulations

For questions regarding the issuance of Shuttle and Limousine permits or to update your listing please call (562) 570-2629.

On September 5, 2017, Long Beach City Council approved fee changes for Long
Beach Airport which took effect October 1, 2017. Ground transportation providers must
self-report on a quarterly basis to Long Beach Airport. For more information, please click on the
following links.

Trip Report Due Dates
Monthly Report Template - Reservation Based Providers
Monthly Report Template (PDF) - Reservation Based Providers
Change of Address Form

If you have any questions, please contact the Ground Transportation Office at 562-570-2629.