Arrival & Transportation

All new students from abroad are strongly urged to arrange their travel schedule so they can arrive at least few weeks before the beginning of classes in order to find suitable housing, to become acquainted with the campus, the surrounding area, and to attend orientation meeting and to take placement test for international students.Please check out the LAX website as to what to do once you arrive depending on the airline and transportation system you want to use.

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Transportation options from LAX:

Taxi: $57-60 (LACC is 22 miles from LAX)

Yellow Cab
Toll Free: 1-888-740-1222 in USA
Tel: 1-323-223-3200

City of Los Angeles Taxi Services (All Taxi Cab companies)

Shared Van: $22-30 (Please pay $2 or more tip to driver)

Prime Time Shuttle (Reserve Online)

Super Shuttle (Reserve Online)

Metro: $4-5

Metro interactive map
LACC is located at between Vermont/Santa Monica and Vermont/Sunset
Plan a Trip
Sample itinerary from LAX to LACC

Temporary Housing: Unless you arrange to stay with relatives or friends in the area, you must make a reservation for temporary accommodations for your first few days in LA until you find permanent housing. Accommodations are in high demand in late August and early September each year, so be sure to reserve early. You may be able to find temporary accommodations at one of the places listed below:

Hollywood Vermont/Sunset Travelodge (walking distance from LACC)


1401 N. Vermont Ave.
Hollywood, CA 90027 USA
Toll Free: 1-888-664-7666 in USA
Tel: 1-323-665-5735 outside USA
Fax: 1-323-665-0879
Online Reservation: Click Here

Ramada Hollywood Near Universal Studios

Website: Ramada Inn
1160 North Vermont Avenue
Exit Vermont Ave 101 Freeway
Hollywood, CA, 90029 US
Phone: 323-315-1800
Fax: 323-660-8069