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UCLA is located in West Los Angeles, 15 miles north of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). It takes approximately 30-45 minutes to reach UCLA from LAX, depending on traffic conditions, which vary by time and day of travel.

Ground transportation is available from the lower/arrival level of LAX.

Taxis

Taxi stops are marked with a yellow sign indicating "TAXI" (reservations are not required):

  • Bell Cab (888) 235-5222 or (800) 666-6664
  • Beverly Hills Cab Company (310) 272-6611
  • Checker Cab (310) 300-5007
  • United Independent Taxi (310) 821-1000 or (800) 411-0303
  • Yellow Cab (310) 808-1000 or (800) 200-1085

Shuttle

Shuttle stops are marked with an orange sign indicating "SHARED RIDE VANS".

  • Super Shuttle (800) 258-3826 (800-BLUE-VAN)
  • Prime Time Shuttle (800) 342-7200 (800-RED-VANS)

Rental Car

If you are renting a car, look for the purple sign indicating "RENTAL CAR SHUTTLE", which will take you to the rental car terminal (located off-site). UCLA has special corporate rates with the major rental car agencies which provide low rates and complete insurance coverage. Please give the corporate ID # when making reservations or renting your car. Restrictions for coverage may apply to foreign travelers – please check with the rental car agency or call the UCLA Travel Center at (310) 206-2639.

  • Hertz (Corporate ID # : 71596) (800) 654-3131
  • Alamo (Corporate ID # : 75796) (800) 462-5266
  • National (Corporate ID # : 5400325) (800) 227-7368
  • Avis (Corporate ID # : A128803) (800) 230-4898
  • Budget (Corporate ID # : T449008) (800) 527-0700
  • Enterprise (Corporate ID # : NA32032) (800) 261-7331
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