Travel and Hotel information

Transportation from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Taxi Service

Rental Cars

Most car rental agencies require a major credit card, valid driver license and that the driver is at least 25 years of age. Enterprise Rent-A-Car may provide exceptions and rent to individuals younger than 25 years of age. Other companies will rent to drivers under 25, but require a surcharge. Rental cars can be picked up at all major airports.

Hotels

Extended Stays

Short-Term Stays

Arroyo Vista Inn

This elegant B&B with 9 rooms is located less than 3 miles from South Campus in the small city of South Pasadena, CA. Regular room rates are $175- $280, but they will provide Art Center visitors a 15% discount, including reduced rates for stays over 5 nights. Full breakfast served, with free parking and Wifi. Inquire at 323-478-7300 or www.arroyovitainn.com.

IHPS Homestay*

Art Center has recently started a partnership with International Housing Placement Service (IHPS), a home-stay resource. IHPS provides housing placement with local residents for out-of-state and international students enrolled in various Art Center programs. In-state students may also apply for housing using IHPS. Please be clear if the student is under age 18. To apply go to www.ihpshomestays.com, or call 626-798-0209.*IHPS is a program endorsed by Art Center, but is not a function of the college.

Local Public Transportation

Metro Gold Line
The Metro Gold Line links downtown LA with the Pasadena area, providing easy access to Art Center's South Campus. The train stops at the Fillmore station, just one block north of South Campus. For schedules and a trip planner, please visit www.mta.net or call 1.800.COMMUTE.

Pasadena Arts Bus
The Pasadena Area Rapid Transit System (ARTS) connects Art Center's Hillside and South Campuses with Monday – Friday shuttle service. The “Route 51/52” ARTS bus does not run on weekends. Please call 626.398.8973 for hours and route information.

Area Map Resources

Directions to Art Center's South Campus

at 950 South Raymond Avenue in Pasadena, call 626.396.2246 or see map here.