Los Angeles taxis aren't expensive, so they're a great way to make journeys smoothly and comfortably if you haven't rented a car.

To give you an idea, the price of the journey from the airport to the city centre is around US$40 to US$60 depending on the area you're staying in.


Below you can see the average taxi fares in Los Angeles:

  • Flag drop: US$2.85.
  • 1 mile: US$3.
  • 37 seconds of waiting: US$0.30.
  • Hour of waiting: US$29.19.
  • Airport pick-up surcharge: US$4