Getting from LAX to Westwood/UCLA
(Information/Prices not guaranteed to be
Westwood is approximately 12 miles from Los
Angeles International Airport (LAX).
See Map below.
Here are your transportation options:
Taxis (e.g. Yellow Cab) can be picked up at curbside
(inside lanes), right outside baggage claim.
The cost to go to Westwood will be about
$35, including a $2.50 airport tax.
Shuttle Services operate continuously and can take you to
Westwood for approximately $25. To
catch one of these, go to the outer lanes
and talk to one of the shuttle dispatchers.
They will usually be able to put you on a
shuttle within 15-20 minutes. Super
Shuttle is one of the larger companies- they have
dispatchers at LAX
There is regular Bus
Service between LAX and Westwood.
The best service is via the Big Blue
Bus (Santa Monica). The bus will
take about 1 hour to get to Westwood (which
is longer than a taxi or shuttle because
it routes through Santa Monica). To
take the bus, you need to take the LAX Airport
Shuttle bus to the Transit Center, and there
catch the Number 3 Big Blue Bus. That
will go all the way to UCLA. Cost for entire
trip- only $0.75!
Renting a car
is reasonably priced at LAX and especially
useful if you want to blend
in and look like a native. Also useful
if you want to cruise the
Strip after hours.
|MAP: LAX/Burbank to UCLA