The closest airport to the Long Beach Convention Center is Long Beach Airport (LGB). It is located 6 miles northeast of the convention center.
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has more direct flights for those traveling from other regions of the country, and is about 24 miles from downtown Long Beach.
John Wayne Airport (SNA) in Orange County is about 25 miles from downtown Long Beach.
LGB to Downtown Long Beach
Shuttles: SuperShuttle picks up passengers at the Ground Transportation Center across from the terminal.
Taxis: Taxis are available at the Taxi stand outside the terminal. Average fares to downtown Long Beach are $35.
Rideshare: Services such as Uber and Lyft are available on the outer curb in front of the terminal. Average fares to downtown Long Beach are $15.
LAX to Downtown Long Beach
Shuttles: SuperShuttle picks up passengers on the Lower/Arrivals Level in front of each terminal. Please look for signs that read “Shared Ride Vans” at terminal curbside near the exits from baggage claim areas.
Taxis: Taxis can be found curbside on the Lower/Arrivals Level in front of each terminal-yellow signs indicate Taxis. Average fare to downtown Long Beach is $70.
Rideshare: Services such as Uber and Lyft are available on the terminal curbside. Uber and Lyft may drop-off and pick-up passengers on the Airport Upper/Departures Level only. Follow the signs “Ride Service Pick-Up” for the meeting point. Average fares to downtown Long Beach are $30.
Light Rail Transit: LAX is served by the LAX stop on the Metro Green Line. The LAX G Shuttle picks up at the Lower/Arrivals Level at each terminal and goes to the Green Line station. Look for the blue LAX bus signs. Take the Metro Green Line towards Norwalk to the Willowbrook/Rosa Parks station, and transfer to the Blue Line towards the Downtown Long Beach station. Service hours are approximately from 5:00 a.m. to 12:45 a.m. daily.
Fare is $1.75 per one-way trip, including transfers. TAP cards can be purchased at Metro rail stations and are necessary for all rail trips. For more information, visit the Metro website.
SNA to Downtown Long Beach
Shuttles: Shuttle service is available on the Lower/Arrival Level at the Ground Transportation Center. Look for shuttle coordinators who can assist you with your ground transportation needs.
Taxis: John Wayne Airport Yellow Cab offers convenient taxicab service to travelers from the Ground Transportation Center (GTC) on the Lower/Arrival Level between Terminals A and B. In Terminal C, Yellow Cabs are available on the Lower/Arrival Level at Column 14. Average cab fare is $70.
Rideshare: Uber and Lyft are permitted to pick up curbside at John Wayne Airport. Average fares to downtown Long Beach are $30.
Queen Mary Shuttle
The Long Beach Transit Passport Shuttle offers free transportation for hotel guests to Downtown Long Beach, departing from The Queen Mary every 15 minutes.
Starting January 22, 2018, your driver's license or state issued ID may not be accepted when flying domestically. For more information and to see if you need alternative ID to traove, go to https://www.dhs.gov/real-id.
The following car rental facilities are offering discounts for NACUBO attendees. When making reservations with the rental facilities; attendees must provide the code in order to receive the discount.
Avis Discount Code: #A563100
Budget Discount Code: BDC #T557400
Hertz Discount Code: CDP #223492
SuperShuttle has offered a 10% discount off any roundtrip reservation made online and 5% off any one-way reservation to attendees. To make reservations, visit their website directly at SuperShuttle website.