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Transportation

From Airports

The easiest way to travel between the airports and CalArts is
door-to-door shuttle service. Prime Time Shuttle, 800.733.8267 and Super Shuttle, 800.258.3826 serve the Santa Clarita area. These shuttles service both Burbank Airport and Los Angeles International Airport and are available by reservation, seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

The LAX Flyaway Service is a bus service operating between Los Angeles International Airport and L.A. Union Station, Van Nuys Airport, and Westwood/UCLA. For LAX FlyAway locations, schedules, service hours, parking, passenger drop-off/pick-up and driving directions go to the LAX FlyAway web page or call 866.435.9529. Please note that the Van Nuys route (which is closest to CalArts) will not accept cash, only credit card or bank card payment.

All FlyAway buses drop-off passengers on the Upper/Departures Level of each terminal at LAX. Passengers board buses on the Lower/Arrivals Level in front of each terminal under the green "FlyAway, Buses and Long Distance Vans" signs. Each bus is marked with its service location.

Another alternative for transportation to and from LAX is a new website http://www.shuttle2lax.com/ that offers rides for $20 one-way.

Local Transportation

Buses

Santa Clarita Transit services the Santa Clarita area, including Valencia, Newhall, Saugus, Canyon Country and Sylmar. The fare for local service is $1 and monthly passes are also available. Santa Clarita Transit also runs express buses to the San Fernando Valley that cost $3.50 to $4 for adults and $1.75 to $2 for students (fare varies by route).

Additionally, there are express buses into Los Angeles that run during rush hour times in the early morning and afternoon, as well as buses that connect to the Metrolink train service to downtown Los Angeles. For bus schedules contact the Student Affairs Office or 661.294.1287, or go to www.santaclaritatransit.com.

MTA services the greater Los Angeles area, and has routes throughout Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley. It takes roughly 25 minutes for every five miles traveled on local routes, but there are also express buses. Schedules are available online, at MTA centers and on the buses, as well as some grocery stores. Please note that MTA buses are accessed in the San Fernando Valley, either using the Santa Clarita Transit buses, the Metrolink train, or private car to get there. For more information, go to www.mta.net or call 1.800.COMMUTE (266.6883).

Metrolink

Operating between Los Angeles Union Station and the three stations
in the Santa Clarita area, this train service runs Monday through Friday during rush hour times, and limited hours on Saturdays. Travel time to Los Angeles is approximately one hour. Metrolink also stops in
Sylmar, Burbank and Glendale. The fare is approximately $7.25 one way on weekdays and $5.50 on weekends, depending on destination. Monthly passes are available. For more information, go to www.metrolinktrains.com or call 800.371.LINK.

Driving Directions

From Hollywood, Downtown Los Angeles or the Burbank Airport:
drive north on Interstate 5;
exit at McBean Parkway;
turn right (east) on McBean;
our driveway is the next right.

From Santa Monica, Beverly Hills or LAX:
drive north on I-405 (the San Diego Freeway) until it becomes Interstate 5 northbound;
exit at McBean Parkway;
turn right (east) on McBean;
our driveway is the next right.

From northern California:
take Interstate 5 south to Valencia;
exit at McBean Parkway;
turn left (east) on McBean;
cross the overpass;
our driveway is the first right after the stop light.

Last edited by Smith on Nov 19, 2012
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