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Los Angeles International Airport

Book Cheap International Flights to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

If you’re keen to experience ‘big city life’ like never before, now is the time to book cheap flights to LAX airport in the USA. Los Angeles International Airport is one the USA’s busiest airports and it’s location provides the perfect starting point for your international, first-world explorations and adventures.

The airport is just a 20-minute drive from downtown Los Angeles and is well serviced by public transport. The City of Angels, as it is often called, attracts South African travellers with is sandy shores, vibrant California appeal and it’s relaxed Mediterranean climate. If you’re not visiting the city to check out the Hollywood sign or catch some rays on Venice Beach, you won’t struggle to find something else entertaining to see or do.

LAX International Airport is serviced by many airlines and receives daily flights from Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town. The average flight from Johannesburg to Los Angeles is around 24 hours. With our quick and easy online flight search feature, you can find low air fares and travel deals from South Africa to Los Angeles, California, with just the click of a button.

Overview of LAX International Airport & Main Services

Most international flights to Los Angeles are handled by LAX which is the third busiest airport in the USA. The airport is one of only a handful of US airports to have 4 parallel runways.

There is free Wi-Fi access for all passengers as well as facilities available within the building for people with disabilities. The airport building is open 24-hours a day, including holidays and weekends.

Main services within the terminal buildings include restaurants, cocktail bars, ATMs, currency exchange counters, news stands, gift shops, duty free shopping, rest rooms, public telephones, car rental, transport centre (limos, bus, shuttle), hotel and motel booking area and more.

There are 9 passenger terminals that are connected by a U-shaped dual level road. Baggage claim is found on the lower level and free shuttle services are available every few minutes to transport passengers between terminals and parking areas.

Accommodation at Los Angeles International Airport

While you can find affordable hostels, guest houses, apartments and hotels a little outside of the city, accommodation options near and right at the airport can be pricey. Top options within close distance to the airport include Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport Hotel, Crowne Plaza LAX Hotel, Embassy Suites by Hilton, LAX South Travelodge, Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel, Renaissance Los Angeles Airport Hotel.

Alternative accommodation options can be found via Airbnb.

Getting Around the Airport and To and From the Airport

Getting around the airport is simple with the free airport shuttle service. This service transports travellers to and from car parks and waiting areas and terminal buildings. It’s important to note that you can only catch a hotel shuttle from the lower arrivals levels and you can only catch a private parking shuttle on the upper departure levels.

To get to and from the airport and around LA, you can make use of various ground transportation services including the following:

  • FlyAway Bus Service
  • Hotel and Parking Lot Shuttles
  • Long Distance Rental Vans
  • Rental Cars
  • Scheduled Public Transport Buses
  • Shared Ride Vans
  • Taxis
  • Various Transport Network Companies including Uber and Lyft

The cheapest options will be shared rides, scheduled public transport buses and Uber deals.

Airlines Servicing LAX

You can use Cheap International Flights to book tickets to LAX International Airport in Los Angeles. Our flight search feature will source the cheapest flights from hundreds of carriers. While there are many airlines that fly to and from LAX, the following airlines offer flights from South Africa to LAX International:

  • British Airways
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Emirates
  • Ethiopian Airlines
  • Alitalia
  • Etihad Airways
  • Air France
  • Qatar Airways
  • Swiss Air
  • Lufthansa
  • Air Canada
  • South African Airways
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • Turkish Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • KLM

Airport Flight Stats / Capacity

The airport currently handles more than 74 million passengers annual and provides flight options to over many USA and international destinations too. LAX handles on average 692 flights per day and 928 non-stop weekly flights to 67 cities in 34 countries.

Book Cheap International Flights to LAX

If you would like to book cheap international flights to Los Angeles International Airport, you can do so by making use of our online flight search feature. We feature travel specials, deals and lowest air fares from leading carriers flying from South Africa to Los Angeles. Book your next cheap flight with Cheap International Flights today.

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