El Segundo Transportation

El Segundo, California is one of the easiest communities in the Los Angeles area to reach by air. Los Angeles International Airport lies immediately to the north of the city, and hotel shuttles from the airport are generally free. Travelers wishing to use other means of transportation have just as easy a time. Whether a visitor arrives by private car, by train or by bus, El Segundo is easily accessible. The community's proximity to rapid transit makes the rest of Los Angeles equally easy to reach.

Motor coaches and trains

Amtrak does not have a train station in El Segundo, but it does operate buses that shuttle passengers from the city to and from its Los Angeles trains. The nearest Greyhound bus terminal is in downtown Los Angeles on 7th Street in the heart of Skid Row. The Supershuttle shared-ride service is available from Los Angeles International Airport to the bus station.

Public transportation

The Metro Green Line's Mariposa and Douglas Stations are conveniently located in El Segundo. Green line passengers can change to the Blue Line farther east at Imperial/Wilmington. The Blue Line train runs north to downtown Los Angeles and south to Long Beach, allowing access most of the city from the comfort of the train. For those who prefer buses, the city of El Segundo has a free lunchtime shuttle year round and a beach shuttle during the summer. A number of Metro buses serve the city. The easiest way to select a bus is to call 511 with the addresses of the starting point and destination and be told what bus to take and when and where to change if necessary.


Motorists can reach El Segundo from I-105 or I-405 by following the signs. The Pacific Coast Highway and Aviation Boulevard run through the city, and Vista del Mar Boulevard runs along the beach. Inexpensive street maps are available from most fuel vendors, or visitor may utilize on-line map services.

Transportation within El Segundo is quite simple, and getting into the city is equally easy. Whether a newcomer arrives by car, bus, train or aircraft, El Segundo will be easily accessible.