Getting to Campus


Get directions to UCLA by car, bike or public transit.


Your registration includes complimentary on-campus parking for all three days (a $36 value) in Parking Structure 4 (P4), located off Sunset Boulevard via Westwood Plaza.


The place to start is the Bruin Central hospitality tent, which is the hub of the weekend’s activities. Stop by there first to pick up your souvenir tote bag and official program, which includes a campus map.


Public Transportation

Three major public transit bus systems provide access to UCLA.

Los Angeles Metro Lines 2, 20, 302, 734 and Metro Rapid 720 serve campus, or you can transfer from other Metro bus lines.

Santa Monica Big Blue Bus Lines 1, 2, 8, 12, 17 and 18 bring you to campus, or you can transfer from other Culver City lines.

Culver City Bus Line 6 brings you directly to campus, or you can transfer from other Culver City lines.

Airport Shuttles

The closest major airport to UCLA is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). You can access the UCLA campus from LAX via car, public transit, a commercial shuttle such as Super Shuttle or the FlyAway Bus, a special service provided by UCLA Transportation and the airport.

FlyAway Bus Westwood: Travels between LAX and Westwood and costs $10 each way (credit and debit cards only). The bus departs LAX from Terminal 1 at the top of each hour and makes pickups at each terminal en route to Westwood. The bus stop in Westwood is on Kinross Avenue, two blocks north of Wilshire Boulevard, between Gayley and Veteran avenues at UCLA Parking Structure 32.

UCLA BruinBus U1 Weyburn is a free campus shuttle that runs Monday–Friday and stops approximately every 6–15 minutes from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. The pick-up location is across the street from the FlyAway Bus stop on Kinross Avenue. Look for the kiosk in front of UCLA Parking Lot 36. For transportation to your hotel, refer to Public Transportation and Taxis/Rideshares.


Some local services are listed below for your convenience. Please note that you are responsible for taxi fares and rideshares.

Independent Cab Co.
(800) 521-8294
(800) LA1-TAXI

United Independent Taxi
(800) 822-8294

Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft are widely available in the Los Angeles area. For designated campus pick-up locations, click here.



Los Angeles International Airport

13 miles south of UCLA
25–30 minutes


Burbank Airport

19 miles northeast of UCLA
35–40 minutes


Long Beach Airport

31 miles south of UCLA
45–50 minutes

Before you arrive

What to Wear

Wear casual clothes and comfortable shoes. Be prepared for lots of walking and all weather possibilities. Activities will continue rain or shine. We recommend hats, sunscreen and dressing in layers.

What to Bring

Bring a water bottle to fill up throughout the day at water stations at Bruin Central.

Mobility Assistance

If you or a family member needs mobility-related assistance, we can make special arrangements. Please let us know of your needs in advance by calling (310) 794-2378.