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Los Angeles Airport Guide

At a Glance


Virgin Australia arrives and departs from Tom Bradley International Terminal (LAX). 

Los Angeles International Airport is located on World Way, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Departure Information 

Airport Check in

Virgin Australia counters will open for Check-in 3 hours prior to departure.

Flight Departures

Check-in for Virgin Australia will be located at Terminal 3, then proceed to Tom Bradley International Terminal via the walkway or inter-terminal shuttle bus for security screening.

Connecting Flights

For guests connecting from Delta Air Lines:

Virgin Australia and Delta Air Lines offer an airside bus-transfer service for guests connecting from Delta Air Lines domestic flights to Virgin Australia International flights.

Transfers operate from 5:30am to 2:30am, seven days a week, and will depart from Bus Gates at Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 every 12 minutes, arriving at Tom Bradley International Terminal (Terminal B). To use this service, guests must hold a same-day boarding pass for a Virgin Australia flight to Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane.

Please note: Guests who exit a terminal to the walkway and road will be required to proceed through security screening again. For the quickest connection to your Virgin Australia flight, please utilise the airside bus service instead.

For guests connecting from another airline without a boarding pass:

Please proceed to Terminal 3 via the walkway or inter-terminal shuttle bus to check-in for your international flight with Virgin Australia, then proceed to Tom Bradley International Terminal via the walkway or inter-terminal shuttle bus.

View the connecting flight guide

Arrival Information


Virgin Australia flights will arrive at Tom Bradley International Terminal.

Baggage carousels are located in the Arrivals Hall. Information monitors display flight carousel numbers for baggage collection points.

If you have a connecting flight to catch, please follow the below steps:

  1. On arrival into Tom Bradley International Terminal, collect your bags and proceed through customs. If your bags have been checked through to your final destination, please present them at the interline/connecting baggage area after clearing Customs. Otherwise take your bags with you to your onward departure terminal.

  2. Travel to your onward departure terminal as per the below:

    Delta Air Lines: Terminal 2 or 3
    Check terminal departure information upon arrival for up to date information.

    Air Canada: Terminal 6
    Other airlines: check terminal departure information.

Connecting between Terminals: Terminals 2, 3 and Tom Bradley International Terminal are approximately 300m walk from each other. For connecting flights, where possible, we recommend walking to ensure you connect onwards. Alternatively, a free inter-terminal shuttle bus operates from outside the terminal buildings.

View the terminal map

Lounge Access


Access to the international lounges are available to eligible Virgin Australia guest travelling Business Class, 'The Business' guests and Velocity Platinum and Velocity Gold members travelling on Virgin Australia services to and from Los Angeles.

For further information, including lounge access when travelling on a Virgin Australia code share service, please refer to International Lounge Access


Los Angeles International Airport Website

Transport Information

Parking Close to 8,000 parking stalls are available in eight parking structures located opposite the roadways from the passenger terminals. Parking is available for extended stays and overnight trips.
Taxi Taxis and shuttle buses are available outside the terminal in the centre island.
Car Rentals Rental cars are available at the airport. All Virgin Australia guests can take advantage of great discounted rates with Europcar and National. Book your rental car online.

Airport Facilities

Toilets Toilets are located throughout the airport; disabled toilet facilities are also available.
Baby Change Rooms Baby change rooms are located throughout the airport.
Internet WIFI is available at LAX through T-Mobile HotSpot. High-speed Internet stations are available on a pay for use basis.
ATMs ATMs are located in both departures and arrival levels in all terminals.

Guests requiring assistance can be escorted to and from departure/arrival gates. Ask a team member for assistance.