Los Angeles


Campus Location

The UCLA campus is located in West Los Angeles, conveniently located near the 405 and 10 Freeways. The main campus is bounded by Sunset Boulevard on the north and Le Conte Avenue on the south; the east border is Hilgard Avenue and the west border is Gayley Avenue.
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Getting to UCLA from the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

The closest major airport to UCLA is the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), located approximately 15 miles south of the campus.

From LAX, take the 405 Freeway north to the Sunset Boulevard exit. Continue east on Sunset for several blocks, moving into the right hand lane. Make a right turn onto Bellagio Drive and proceed to the stop sign at De Neve Drive. Housing facilities can be accessed from either direction. Sunset Village Parking is to the left and all other residence halls are to the right.

Driving time from LAX varies depending on the day of the week and time of day you are traveling. During non-rush hour traffic times, plan on about a 45-minute drive between the campus and LAX; during rush hour traffic, plan on an hour or more.

Additional Resources

Cars and Taxis

Taxi services in Los Angeles are available to take you from LAX to UCLA. The hours and rates of operation may vary, so please be sure to make arrangements in advance. The following taxi service companies serve the area from LAX to ULCA: Bell Cab, Beverly Hills Cab, Checker Cab, Independent Taxi, United Independent Taxi, Yellow Cab. Prices start at $55.


The LAX Flyaway Shuttle offers one-way, non-stop shuttle service to and from UCLA at the top of each hour. Normal hours of operation are 6 AM- 10 PM from UCLA to LAX, and 6 AM- 11 PM from LAX to UCLA. The drop-off location is at UCLA Parking Lot 32, a 30-minute walk from campus. The cost is $10 for one-way travel, payable by credit or debit card only. LAX FlyAway Shuttle Service to Westwood

The SuperShuttle offers either one-way or round-trip shared van services to various drop-off locations. The hours and rates of operation may vary, so please be sure to make arrangements in advance. Prices start at $16, and drop-offs may be arranged directly to the UCLA campus. SuperShuttle


The Santa Monica Big Blue Bus services 51 square miles in the greater Los Angeles area. Fares are $1 one-way, and the Big Blue Bus has stops in UCLA's Ackerman Turnaround, a 15-minute walk from main conference events. Santa Monica Big Blue Bus