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Los Angeles Guide
If you’re traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles for the first time, we must warn you, you’re in for the time of your life! Los Angeles Five-County Area is home to 18.8 million people and that number just keeps growing every day. City of Los Angeles is large in size, covering 1222 square kilometres, but this city’s spirit is what people describe as larger-than-life. Los Angeles or otherwise known as the city of angels is the world’s capital of entertainment. Inspiration for artists, designers and creative people all over the world Los Angeles never sleeps. From street performances to concerts, theatres and museums LA will never leave you bored.
With cheap flights to LA from Brisbane you’ll be able to be present and enjoy top-notch performances by some of the world’s most famous artists. If you’re a foodie you’ll get to devour some of the most amazing meals prepared for you by celebrity chefs from all over the world. LA’s every corner hosts a red carpet worthy event. Therefore, if you’re coming from Brisbane to Los Angeles looking for fun time and a holiday full of extraordinary experiences you’ve chosen the right destination.
Things to do in Los Angeles
Hit the museums
Los Angeles is home to more than 105 museums and leaving this city without visiting at least a few of them would be a big mistake. Many of these museums are free or offer free admission on select days so money won’t be a problem. Here are a few museums that are on the must see list when you’re visiting L.A.; Getty Center, Natural History Museum, The Broad, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, Norton Simon Museum and many others.
Get to know Los Angeles and all it has to offer by joining some of the LA’s famous tours. See the stars at the Hollywood Walk of Fame and take a photo underneath the famous Hollywood sign. Watch the Samuel Oschin Planetarium movie at the Griffith Observatory or see a concert in Walt Disney Concert Hall. If you enjoy active tours there are plenty hiking or horse riding tours that combine the natural beauty of Los Angeles and many of its important tourist sights.
Enjoy Los Angeles beaches
If you’re coming from Brisbane to LA and are a surfing enthusiast you must be looking forward to some beach time. If you like to surf then El Porto Beach and Surfrider Beach must be on your list. There is no doubt that you’ll be fighting for waves on these beaches but everyone who’s been there says it’s worth it! If surfing is not your priority and all you want to do is just relax and sunbathe Los Angeles has beaches for everyone’s taste.
The Huntington Desert Garden
Visit the Huntington Desert Garden and see plants that you imagined existed only in fairy tales. Huntington Desert Garden is home to over 5,000 species of plants collected from all over the world and is considered to be one of the world’s largest and oldest collections of succulents, cacti and other desert plants. Spend a day in nature and see some of desert’s rare beauties bloom in front of your eyes.
Pretty Woman shopping spree
Go shopping where Julia Roberts walked the streets in the movie Pretty Woman! Rodeo Drive is located in the heart of Beverly Hills and is the spot to be when it comes to shopping for fancy clothes and high-end jewellery. All elite design houses have their boutiques in this area and their staff will treat you like royalty while you search for that perfect outfit. If you’re not insisting on the most famous brands of the fashion world, there are plenty of other not so fancy places and malls around LA that will serve your shopping appetite just fine.
Best time to visit Los Angeles
When should you plan a trip from Brisbane (BNE) to Los Angeles?
If you’re looking to truly enjoy LA’s outdoor attractions avoiding the heavy heat combined with the heavy smog levels it is best that you visit between the months of March and May. That is when the weather is warm but not too hot for sightseeing and walking the busy streets of Los Angeles. During that period temperatures don’t go higher than 25 °C and the nature begins its own magnificent performance.
Summers are hot and the average temperatures are around 29 °C. If you don’t mind the heat and crowded streets then summer is also a fine time to visit this metropolis.
Winters in LA are followed by occasional rainfall and the temperatures range from 9 °C to 23 °C. With a good jacket and an umbrella you’ll still get to enjoy L.A.’s magic, just not as much as during the warmer months.
Departing from Brisbane Airport (BNE)
Brisbane Airport (BNE) is the largest airport in land size and the third largest by passenger numbers in Australia. It welcomes 32 airline companies and offers flights to 80 international and domestic destinations. Finding cheap flights to LA from Brisbane will be an easy task.
Getting to Brisbane Airport (BNE)
The distance between Brisbane Airport (BNE) and the Brisbane Central Business District (CBD) is 17 km. Transportation options are numerous and all available at a reasonable price. TransLink trains will get you from Brisbane CBD to BNE in 20 minutes and the ticket price is from $14 to $20. Busses from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop take up to 45 minutes to get to BNE and transportation price varies from $2 to $30. Taxi will take you from Brisbane CBD to BNE for $35-$50 and you’ll be there to catch your Brisbane to LAX flight in 11 minutes.
Parking at Brisbane Airport (BNE)
Brisbane Airport (BNE) offers plenty of parking options. If you want to park closer to the terminals or get a valet parking so that you can catch your Brisbane to Los Angeles flight as fast as possible try booking your parking space online.
BNE often offers special parking promotions on their site, so there is a chance for you to get not only a cheap flight to LA from Brisbane but also a cheap parking space for your vehicle.
From which terminal will your flight from Brisbane to Los Angeles depart?
All international flights from Brisbane depart from the international T3 and T4 terminals, depending on the airline company.
Arriving to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
LAX is located 30 km southwest of Downtown Los Angeles and is the world’s 4th busiest airport. Tens of planes from BNE land to LAX every day. If you’re travelling with Virgin Australia you will land at Terminal B. Depending on how many stops your flight has the journey from BNE to LAX can last from 12 to 40 hours. Once you’ve landed all you’ll want to do is get from LAX to LA City and your accommodation as fast as possible.
Getting to Los Angeles city centre from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
There are plenty of transportation options from LAX to all parts of Los Angeles. Bus tickets are very affordable and there are plenty of buses and shuttle companies that stop at LAX. There is no train station at LAX itself but there is a Metro train station close to the airport called Aviation/LAX. You can get to the train station by a free bus called LAX Shuttle bus G. If you choose to take a taxi to downtown LA prepare yourself for a half an hour ride that will cost $30-$35.