Local Transportation and Lodging info for UCLA IPAM workshops

For travel between LAX and UCLA there are a number of options.
  • Taxi to/from the airport typically runs $35-40 USD each way and take about 30 minutes.
  • A bus line run from the LAX transit center to/from UCLA: Culver City Bus Line 6 - this is a large green bus ( weekend schedule weekday schedule ) Cost is 0.75 one way (exact change) and the ride takes about 50 minutes.
  • Supershuttle (www.supershuttle.com) offers rides for around $25 per person ($9 for each additional person who goes/comes from same location). You can look them up on the web if you want to use this van service. It is a shared van with multiple passengers and thus there will be multiple stops along the way.


  • The official IPAM hotel is the Doubletree Hotel Westwood on Wilshire Boulevard. If you are not staying at the Guest House or need extra nights, this is a good option. They have rooms with either one king bed or two double beds. To book the IPAM rate ($110) at this hotel please follow the instructions on the IPAM website.
  • Additional hotel information is also on the IPAM website including value priced hotels and longer term housing options. click here.