If you’re flying into LAX and need to get to DTLA or anywhere in the city this is how you do it.
LAX FlyAway Bus (866) 435-9529
The LAX FlyAway Bus Service provides frequent, nonstop transportation between LAX and Union Station in Downtown Los Angeles. Union Station FlyAway buses operate 24/7.
Union Station Fare: $8.00 one-way, children age 5 under ride free.
The FlyAway Network does not accept cash. Tickets may be purchased at the bus with Visa, MasterCard or American Express credit or debit cards, at Union Station.
***You pay at Union Station!!
LAX departures arrive for pick-up at Terminal 1, lower level, on the hour, and then stops are made at each terminal thereafter.
*This is an excellent choice as your alternative mode of transportation to and from LAX/ Union Station. Its $8.00 one way and you get to relax on a nice air conditioned bus! No more asking people for favors to drop me off at the airport.
From Union Station, you can catch a train to your housing. See train and bus maps here.