Singapore Airlines (SIA) is the national flag carrier of Singapore, and is also a member of Star Alliance. The airline operates regular flights to 75+ destinations in 32 countries across 5 continents.

SIA operates from its major hub at Singapore Changi Airport (SIN). With a 150+ fleet capacity, the airline connects various domestic, and international destinations.

Talking about the international routes, Los Angeles (LAX) is one of the major destinations for SIA. The airline connects LAX with various international destinations.

Today, we are going to explore Singapore Airlines Terminal LAX Airport’s detailed guide. So, let’s get started.

What terminal does Singapore Airlines use at LAX?

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is one of the major airports located in Westchester, California. LAX is the primary hub for big airline companies in the United States including Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, American Airlines, and Alaska Airlines.

LAX features 8 terminal buildings numbered 1 to 8 and an additional Terminal B named Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT). 

Singapore Airlines operates from Terminal B (TBIT) at LAX Airport. All arrivals and departures are handled from this terminal. However, Terminals 5, 6, 7, & 8 are also used by partner airlines for codeshare flights labeled as Singapore Airlines.

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Singapore Airlines Terminal LAX TBIT (Photo By: Thank You)

SIA advises passengers to arrive at the LAX Airport 3 hours prior to the international departure. The check-in counter at LAX is opened 3 hours before scheduled flight departure and closes 1 hour before scheduled flight departure.

Check-in Kiosks are also available at the Los Angels International Airport.


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LAX Airport Ground Transportation Facility

  • FlyAway Nonstop Bus Service – The FlyAway nonstop bus service provides transportation between LAX and Union Station and Van Nuys.
  • LAX Transporation – Free shuttle transportation is provided for terminal-to-terminal connections. 
  • Taxi Cab Service – There are a variety of Taxi services that operate to and from LAX. Taxis drop passengers off at their terminals on the Upper/Departures Level.
  • Ride Apps – Lyft, Opoli, and Uber are the authorized providers of ride app services at LAX. 
  • Car Rental Service – Rental Car offices are located off-airport, away from airline terminals.
  • Public Transportation – Several public transit providers serve LAX, including L.A. Metro, Culver City Bus Lines, Santa Monica Big Blue Bus, Torrance Transit, and Beach Cities Transit.
  • Hotel Shuttles – Many major airport-area hotels provide courtesy transportation from LAX terminals.
  • Scheduled Buses – Buses provide service from LAX to various parts of Los Angeles and some surrounding regions.

Does Singapore Airlines have a lounge at LAX?

Singapore Airlines doesn’t offer its own lounge amenity at Los Angeles Airport. Customers can access the Star Alliance Lounge located at LAX Terminal B to enjoy food, beverages, and other premium amenities.

Star Alliance Lounge at LAX

The luxurious Star Alliance Lounge at Los Angeles International Airport features an extensive selection of comforts and amenities for travelers. It is located at Tom Bradley International Terminal (Level 6).

The outdoor terrace has views of the airport and the distant Hollywood hills, making it a great place to soak up the Southern California sunshine during the day or curl up with a fire-lit ambiance in the evening. 

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Star Alliance Lounge (Singapore Airlines Terminal LAX)

The lounge includes a fully stocked bar with complimentary drinks, multiple areas for relaxation or work, as well as private shower suites for those who want to freshen up before flying. 

For an extra touch of luxury, First Class customers also have access to their own separate lounge which provides exclusive a la carte dining options and personal service.

Singapore Airlines Business Class and First Class passengers can access the Star Alliance Lounge at LAX Airport.

Key Amenities offered by the LAX Star Alliance Lounge

  • Food and Beverage Selection
  • Wireless Internet
  • Restrooms
  • Internet PC
  • Shower 
  • TV & Flight Information Monitor
  • Telephone Access
  • Printer & Fax
  • Magazines
  • Private Rooms

Passengers who are not eligible for Star Alliance Lounge access at LAX can enjoy food, and beverages at various restaurants located in LAX Terminals.

Restaurants at LAX Terminal B (Singapore Airlines Terminal LAX)

Some Popular Restaurants in Terminal B are shown in the table below.

800 Degrees PizzaItalian Pizza
Border GrillMexican Cuisine, and Bar
Kentucky Fried ChickenFast Food Restaurant
Panda ExpressChinese Cuisine (Fast Food)
Umami BurgerAmerican Cuisine, and Burgers
ink.sackAmerican Cuisine and Sandwiches

Parking Facility at LAX

You can find seven parking locations between the nine terminals at LAX Airport, and they are categorized as Parking 1, 2A, 2B, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7. Parking locations P-3 and P-4 are located near TBIT so, Singapore customers can use these spaces to park their vehicles.

For passenger convenience, LAX offers a reserved parking system with which you can book and pre-ay for parking spaces online. You can get a free shuttle service to the terminal and avoid delays by pre-booking parking at LAX.

Parking facilities at LAX include economy parking, central terminal area parking, electric vehicle parking, cell phone waiting lot, motorcycle and bike parking, disability placards, vendor delivery parking, special events parking, LAX employee parking, and much more.

LAX Parking (Singapore Airlines Terminal LAX )

There are free shuttles to the taxi and rideshare pickup area located outside the baggage claim area.

There are certain parking fees applicable at Central Terminal Parking Area. The parking fees can change depending upon the situation, however, the latest rates effective from September 2021 are displayed in the table below.

15 Minutes of Free Parking15 Minutes of Free Parking
$7 First hour or fraction thereof$6 First hour or fraction thereof$9 First hour or fraction thereof
$6 Every 30 minutes after the first hour$5 Every 30 minutes after the first hour$8 Every 30 minutes after the first hour
$50 Maximum for each 24-hour period$30 Maximum for each 24-hour period$60 Maximum for each 24-hour period

Those people with electric vehicles can benefit from the electric vehicle charging stations available at LAX. The cost of charging EVs at the LAX parking area is $2 per session plus 0.45 per kWh. The airport is set to be equipped with 500 EV Chargers as part of the Smart Parking Project. EV owners can book parking and guarantee space.

Car Rental Services at Los Angeles Airport

Customers at LAX airport are served by more than 10 car rental companies. The rental providers are located away from airline terminals at LAX. That means all rental companies are established at off-site locations.
Passengers arriving at LAX can find car rental companies under the purple “Rental Car Shuttles” sign on the Lower/Arrivals Level islands outside baggage claim.


The available car rental companies at LAX Airport are listed below.

  • Alamo
  • Avis
  • Budget
  • Dollar
  • Enterprise
  • Fox
  • Hertz
  • National
  • Payless
  • Sixt
  • Thrifty
  • ZipCar

Plus, there are other remote rental car depot services located at the intersection of Century, and Airport Boulevards. Arriving passengers need to wait for the PINK LAX shuttle sign on the Lower/Arrivals level in front of each terminal, and board the “Metro Connector” Shuttle.

Remote Car Rental Companies at LAX Airport

  • Able Car Rental/Allied Rent A Car
  • Ace Rent A Car
  • Airport Van Rental
  • Avail
  • Green Motion Car Rental
  • Lyft Rentals
  • Midway
  • Next Car of Los Angeles
  • Priceless of Los Angeles
  • State Van Rental
  • U-Save Car & Truck Rental

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Conclusion on Singapore Airlines Terminal LAX Airport

As we come to the conclusion, we explored Singapore Airlines Terminal LAX Airport guide with terminal facilities, arrivals/departures, parking facilities, lounge amenities, restaurants, and much more.

Let’s sum up this blog with some key conclusive points below.

  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is one of the major airports serving the Greater Los Angeles Area.
  • LAX features nine passenger terminals namely Terminal 1, Terminal 2, Terminal 3, Terminal 4, Terminal 5, Terminal 6, Terminal 7, Terminal 8, and Tom Bradley International Airport (TBIT or Terminal B).
  • Singapore Airlines operates from Terminal B (TBIT) at LAX Airport. Terminals 5, 6, 7, and 8 are also used by partner airlines operating codeshare flights labeled as Singapore Airlines.
  • LAX offers seven parking locations and allows passengers and visitors to book parking spaces online.
  • Car Rental Services are also available at LAX Airport.
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Suman Karki
Suman Karki is the founder of the AviaTech Channel blog and YouTube Channel. He is a passionate aviation enthusiast and holds experience working as a Ground Operations Officer for Swissport International. He is currently serving as a Flight Data Feeder for FlightAware (a US-based company for Flight Tracking). Besides, he has worked as an aviation content editor for various aviation media.


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