When visiting Long Beach you will be in need of Airport Transportation. There are numerous options available for your convenience. You can choose from shuttle service, limousines, taxis, rental cars, bus and rails. Your preferred mode of Long Beach Airport Transportation will vary depending on where you wish to go.
Car rentals offer the most flexibility. These would be ideal for someone who has a vast array of places they want or need to go. There are a myriad of options available as far as type of vehicle, make, model, color and size. You will be able to travel at your leisure while in Long Beach. Some examples of the companies available at the Long Beach Airport are: Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National/Alamo. The prices vary depending on the length of time you need the vehicle and the vehicle you choose.
Taxis are probably the most readily available transportation at the airport. There is a taxi stand outside and there will be numerous taxis waiting for your Long Beach Airport Transportation needs. In general the prices include the initial flag drop, the first 1/9th of a mile or the first 30 seconds, and each 37 seconds of waiting time or traffic delays. There is a list of flat rates for common places you may go when leaving the terminal including: San Pedro/cruise ships, LAX, downtown LA, Disneyland and the Burbank Airport. These rates can change based on traffic conditions and wait time.
Shuttle service is also available for Long Beach Airport Transportation. This mode of transportation includes limos and vans. Independent companies can offer these services, but it is advisable to check the list of approved carriers at www.lgb.org. The bus is also available and costs $1.25 for all routes. The available routes are #s 102, 104 and 111.
Rail service is available from Amtrak, Metrolink, and the Metro Rail System. To use the rail system you must first use a taxi to bring you to the Wardlow Station. The fare for this is approximately $13.35 (can change without notice). The rail system connects with bus lines at the mall.
With all of the options available you will easily find transportation to meet your individual needs. Just be sure to have a plan of action when you get to the airport and check the options that will suit your situation best. Know what your plans and needs are in advance.