Whats the fastest route from LAX to San Diego in rush hour?
A question for the local residents…what would be the fastest way to get from LAX to San Diego by car in rush hour? Is it safe to stick to the I-5? On our return we are travelling on a weekend, so would it be best to take the I-5 then also? A: There isn’t a fast way. For the record, the I-5 is nowhere near LAX. Anyway, I would Sepulveda south out of LAX instead of the 405. On Sepulveda (it will change names to Pacific Coast Highway during your drive) I would turn left onto 190th St. in Redondo Beach. Take this for a couple miles and then you will come up to the 405 freeway entrance. Take that south for quite some time. When you are coming up on Irvine take the 73 toll road (make sure you have $5 cash, the toll cost is usually about $4 but can be higher). The toll road will save you about an hour if traffic is bad in Irvine (which it probably will be) and it merges onto the 5 south. The 5 itself can be very busy and there really isn’t much you can do about it. If the traffic is absolut