Transportation Options from the Airport

Transportation Options from the Airport

Transportation options between the airport, your hotel and the hospital typically are by taxi, Supershuttle or private transportation companies that provide private, luxurious limousine service.

There are also long-distance vans, public buses, the Metro Rail Green Line (light rail), and the Van Nuys FlyAway Bus.

Board outbound scheduled buses, shared ride and long distance vans, taxis, and hotel and rental car courtesy vans on the arrival level islands in front of the terminal under the sign designating the particular transportation desired:

  • Buses & Long Distance Vans
  • Shared Ride Vans
  • LAX Shuttle & Airline Connections
  • Rental Car Shuttles
  • Taxis
  • Hotel & Parking Lot Shuttles (for privately operated parking lots)

Travel Receptors

Several companies provide ground transportation services to help visitors with travel to their accommodations once they have arrived at Los Angeles International Airport.

Integrated Transportation Services


Tel: +1-310-553-4355

Grand Destinations


Tel: +1-626-310-1026

Distance from Los Angeles International Airport to hospitals:

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center – 10 miles/16 kilometers

Children′s Hospital Los Angeles – 22 miles/35 kilometers

City of Hope – 38 miles/61 kilometers

UCLA Medical Center – 10 miles/16 kilometers

Keck at USC – 21 miles/34 kilometers

Travel to Los Angeles

Nonstop airline service is available with multiple carriers from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hong Kong.

Additional Resources

Additional resources include useful information like helpful links, list of airlines, Chinese language newspapers, limousine car services and rental cars at LAX.

In Los Angeles

Each of the five partner health care centers has relationships with hotels and apartment owners in their vicinity ranging for the most affordable to luxurious.

Visa Information

Although procedures differ with each hospital, most will send you a packet of information once an appointment is made that will include a visa letter.