Transportation

Scooter Rental in Santa Monica

Bird

Bird's sturdy, motorized black scooters can take you all over Santa Monica and Venice. Download the app; it'll tell you where the nearest scooters are. Then unlock one, zip away and drop it off at your destination.
Bus in San Diego

MTS Transit Store

The Transit Store has route maps, tickets and Compass Cards – initial fee $2, then $5 for day passes for regional MTS trolleys and buses or $12 for day passes including regional Coaster services. Two to 14 days or m…
Bicycle Hire in Downtown Los Angeles & Boyle Heights

Metro Bike Share

Metro Bike Share allows you to hire bikes around-the-clock from more than 60 bike kiosks in the Downtown area, including Chinatown, Little Tokyo and the Arts District. Pay using your debit or credit card ($3.50 per …
Car Rental in Southern California

Zipcar

With locations in LA, Orange County, San Diego and Santa Barbara, this car-sharing club charges usage fees (per hour or daily) including free gas, insurance (a damage fee up to $1000 may apply) and limited mileage. …
Ferry in Catalina Island

Catalina Express

Ferries to Avalon from San Pedro, Long Beach and Dana Point in Orange County (round trip adult/senior/child $73.50/66.50/58), and to Two Harbors from San Pedro. It takes one to 1½ hours, with up to three ferries dai…
Bus in Greater Palm Springs

SunLine

Alternative-fuel-powered public buses travel around the valley, albeit slowly. Bus 111 links Palm Springs with Palm Desert (one hour) and Indio (1½ hours) via Hwy 111. Buses have air-con, wheelchair lifts and a bicy…
Scooter Rentals in Greater Palm Springs

Scoot Palm Springs

From its base at the Ace Hotel & Swim Club, Scoot rents Buddy scooters made by the Genuine Scooter Company for tooling around the desert roads. Rentals include helmet, one tank of gas and unlimited mileage.
Ferry in San Diego

Coronado Ferry

Hourly ferry shuttles between the Broadway Pier on the Embarcadero to the Coronado Ferry Landing at the foot of 1st Street, where Bikes & Beyond rents out bicycles.
Water Taxi in Long Beach & San Pedro

AquaBus & AquaLink

Long Beach Transit operates these seasonal water taxis. AquaBus makes key stops around the harbor (aquarium, Queen Mary, Pine Ave and more), while AquaLink connects the Queen Mary, aquarium and Alamitos Landing in B…
Bus in Los Angeles

LAX FlyAway Buses

LAX FlyAway buses (one way $9.75) travel nonstop to Downtown’s Patsaouras Transit Plaza at Union Station (45 minutes), Hollywood (one to 1½ hours), Van Nuys (50 minutes), Westwood Village near UCLA (40 minutes) and …