Long Beach Airport Shares Travel Tips, Transportation Options for Thanksgiving Holiday

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Photo of Long Beach Airport courtesy of City of Long Beach.

With over 50,000 passengers expected to travel through Long Beach Airport this Thanksgiving weekend, officials have provided some tips and options for travelers needing to get to the airport.

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Ground Transportation Options

  • Blue Line 2 Airline provides a free connection between LGB and Metro Blue Line’s Wardlow Station. For more information click here
  • Have a friend or family member drop you off right in front of the terminal. Drivers picking up passengers are encouraged to use the free Cell Phone Waiting Lot, located at 3402 N. Lakewood Boulevard.
  • Rideshare at LGB. Lyft, Opoli, See Jane Go and Uber can pick up and drop off passengers at the median curb in front of the Historic Terminal.
  • Valet parking is available for $24 per day just north of the terminal and includes a free car wash.
  • Long Beach Yellow Cab offers taxi service at the taxi stand located just outside the terminal.
  • The Airport Ground Transportation Center, directly across from the terminal building, offers easy access to Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and National/Alamo car rental services.
  • Long Beach Transit has a convenient stop at the airport on Barbara London Drive. Long Beach Transit Bus Routes 102, 104, and 111 serve LGB.
  • A variety of shuttles, vans, and limousine options are also available on site.

Holiday Travel Tips

  • Arrive at the airport at least two hours prior to departure to ensure adequate time to pass through security, and enjoy award-winning dining options in the concourse.
  • Verify flight schedules and baggage rules with airlines ahead of time. Click here to determine what you can bring in your carry-on and checked baggage before arriving at the airport.
  • Use the center median in front of the terminal to access ridesharing services such as Lyft, Opoli, See Jane Go, and Uber.
  • Adult passengers 18 and over must show valid identification at the airport checkpoint to travel.
  • For more information or in the event you arrive at the airport without identification, you may still be allowed to fly, click here.
  • Download the free LGB Airport app on your Apple or Android devices. The app provides information on arrivals, departures, parking, shopping, dining, and more.


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