Convenient Santa Monica Travel
Just 20 minutes from the Los Angeles International Airport and convenient to endless Santa Monica travel attractions, Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel offers the perfect location near dining, shopping, transportation, entertainment, arts, culture and more.
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The Loews Santa Monica Hotel is located approximately 9 miles from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) via Lincoln Blvd (12 miles via the freeways).
Approximately $45-$55 from LAX International Airport to the hotel via Lincoln Blvd
(Tip: Tell the driver to the Lincoln Blvd instead of the freeway to the hotel)
From the hotel to LAX, it is a $30 flat rate
Private Town Car
Sedan $112 each way, limousine $240 each way. The driver will greet you at Baggage Claim, add $20 if you are arriving from an International City.
Contact our concierge for arrangements in advance
“Shared Ride” Shuttle Service
7 person shared van service is available at the airport. Tickets can be purchased outside of baggage claim for $15 per person. Please be aware shuttles make up to 10 stops and have longer commute times
Getting Around Santa Monica
On Foot: Santa Monica is concentrated into just 8.3 square miles (13.5km). Most of the hotels, attractions, and primary shopping and dining districts are clustered within easy walking distance of one another.
By Bike: Santa Monica is a bicycle-friendly city, with well-marked lanes, routes, paths, and bike racks located all over town. We encourage you to rent a bike as a fun, economical, and green way to explore.
By Bus: Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus serves Santa Monica, the west side of Los Angeles, LAX and 10 neighboring communities with more than 1,000 bus stops. An express line connects downtown Santa Monica to downtown Los Angeles.
By Car: Pacific Coast Highway (California 1), the Santa Monica Freeway (Interstate 10), Santa Monica Boulevard (Historic Route 66), and Wilshire and Pico Boulevards run directly through the city.
Getting to Neighboring Areas
Santa Monica offers easy access to the Los Angeles network of freeways with express routes all across Southern California – from Downtown Los Angeles to Disneyland, from Pasadena’s Rose Bowl to Malibu. Surface streets offer scenic routes between neighborhoods.
Big Blue Bus: Local lines serving Santa Monica, the west side of Los Angeles, LAX and ten neighboring communities. Express lines connect Santa Monica to downtown Los Angeles.
Metro Rapid and the Metro Bus: Serving Santa Monica, Downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, the Valley and many other Southern California regions.
Metrolink: Commuter light rail line serving greater Los Angeles and other Southern California counties.