The LA Waterfront is a short car trip from many locations in the Los Angeles region. Just 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles, and 18 miles from LAX airport, getting here is easy. There’s plenty of free or inexpensive parking available too. Or hop on bus service to San Pedro with METRO, DASH or Commuter Express. Need to get around town while visiting? Jump on the free LA Waterfront Trolley which will take you to the main attractions around the LA Waterfront.

Getting to the LA Waterfront

Commuter Express

Commuter Express will get you to your destination in comfort and safety, making a limited number of stops so travel times are quick and efficient. Plan your Commuter Express trip by using the Google Trip Planner


DASH provides frequent, inexpensive bus service connecting downtown Los Angeles with 27 local neighborhoods, including the LA Waterfront communities of San Pedro and Wilmington. Plan your trip using the DASH Google Trip Planner.  

Metro Bus

Metro will bring you to the LA Waterfront from the greater Los Angeles area.  When you input your starting point and destination Metro will show you the best route and resources to get there with their helpful trip planner.

Getting around the LA Waterfront

Passengers are encouraged to jump on and off the LA Waterfront Trolley at their convenience. Thanks to the San Pedro Historic Waterfront Business Improvement District, the San Pedro Downtown Trolley is a free service for locals and visitors alike. Running along Harbor Blvd. the Trolley Route will take you to the Los Angeles Maritime Museum the Battleship Iowa Museum on its way to the Gateway Plaza and Fanfare Fountain at the entrance to the Los Angeles World Cruise Center. The Trolley then goes through Downtown San Pedro on 6th and 7th Streets and also visits CRAFTED at the Port of Los AngelesBrouwerij West, and the SS Lane Victory

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