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Getting To & Around Los Angeles

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Where is LA?

2 hrs north of San Diego on I-5, 6 hrs south of San Francisco on I-5, 5 hrs west of Las Vegas on I-15, 7 hrs west of Flagstaff on I-40

Coach, Rail & Tours

Greyhound
Downtown (1716 E 7th St, 213-629-8401) & Hollywood (1715 N Cahuenga Blvd, 6:30am to 9:30pm only)
From San Fran ($40+, 7-13hrs), San Diego ($18, 2.5hrs), Phoenix ($40+, 5-10hrs), Las Vegas ($44, 5-7hrs)

Amtrak
Union Station (800 N. Alameda St., 213-683-6729)
From San Fran ($52, 9-14hrs), San Diego ($29, 3hrs)

From the Airport

Public Transport
Shuttle “C” to the MTA Transfer Station for buses to Hollywood, Santa Monica, Venice Beach & downtown LA. Shuttle free, bus $1.25+

Shuttle
FlyAway non-stop bus service between LAX and Westwood, Van Nuys or Union Station, $5-6 one-way; SuperShuttle door-to-door service from $16

Taxi
about $25 to Venice, $33 to Santa Monica, $46.50 flat rate to downtown LA, $30-50 to Hollywood

Getting Around

Big Blue Bus
Santa Monica, $.75 , 310-451-5444

MTA Buses
LA system wide, $1.25, 800-COMMUTE

Dash Shuttle
Downtown LA, $.90, 213-808-2273

Key Bus Routes
Santa Monica to Hollywood (bus 534 to 780)
Venice to Hollywood (bus 333 to 212)


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