Ground Transportation


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
  • $45 Disneyland /Anaheim Convention Center
  • $37 Knotts Berry Farm
  • $60 Orange County/John Wayne Airport
  • $55 South Coast Plaza
  • $105 Burbank Airport
  • $120 Ontario Airport

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

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

March 10, 2017: The Long Beach Airport is proposing changes to the following fees, contingent
on City Council Approval.

  •  Reservation-Based Ground Transportation Permit increases to $100 each
  •  Non-Reservation Based Ground Transportation Permit increases to $1,200 each
  •  Ground Transportation Application Fee increases to $120 per occurrence

The proposed fee changes are scheduled for City Council vote on April 4, 2017. If approved, the fee
changes will be in effect immediately. Permits previously issued for 2017 are still valid. The new fee
amount will be charged to new applications received and permits issued after the effective date.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Airport’s administration office at 562-570-2600.