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Transportation

 

BY AIR:

The closest airport to USC is Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).  All major airlines fly into LAX.
 

GROUND TRANSPORTATION FROM LAX:

To get to USC or the hotel from LAX, you can use a shuttle service or taxi. Both are available from the courtesy phones in the luggage pick-up area in your airport terminal. Both services can be reserved in advance via the internet. Both services take credit cards.

The street address for the JW Marriott is:  900 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015
The street address for USC Gate 2 & Popovich Hall is:  611 W. Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90089
 
TAXI:
The City of LA has a pre-negotiated contract price for taxi trips from the airport to downtown hotels. The official rate is $46.50 + $4 airport access fee + tip. USC is outside of the contract area, and fares to the campus vary depending on the time of day and traffic conditions. It should cost $40-$60. Yellow Cab is the company recommended by USC Transportation Services. Call 1.800.USC.TAXI (1.800.872.8294).  To make advance reservations, visit their website at http://www.ridecharge.com/s/ca-los-angeles/taxi/branded/la_yellow
 
SHUTTLE:
USC has a contract for discounted service with PrimeTime Shuttle (maroon vans). Fare from LAX to downtown hotels or USC is $13.50 + tip. To make reservations, call: 1.800.733.8267 and reference USC’s profile number (3266583) or go to the special USC website: http://primetimeshuttle.hudsonltd.net/res?USERIDENTRY=TROJAN07&LOGON=GO
 
RETURN from JKP to LAX:
To return to LAX directly from Popovich Hall, you may arrange for a taxi or PrimeTime Shuttle service to pick you up at "USC Gate 2". The street address for USC Gate 2 is: 611 W. Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90089
 

BY CAR:

For driving directions, see Directions and Parking.
Parking at USC:  $ 10 / day


SHUTTLE SERVICE from the JW MARRIOTT to USC Popovich Hall (JKP):

We will be providing limited shuttle service to/from the JW Marriott at specific times of day (times subject to adjustment due to traffic conditions).
 
Friday, Nov. 16
10:40 am - shuttle leaves the JW Marriott to go to USC.
11:00 am - shuttle leaves the JW Marriott to go to USC.
8:30 pm - shuttle leaves USC Gate 2 (adjacent to Popovich Hall) to return to the JW Marriott.
8:50 pm - (approximate, depending on traffic) shuttle leaves USC Gate 2 to return to the JW Marriott.
 
Saturday, Nov. 17
7:10 am - shuttle leaves the JW Marriott to go to USC.
7:30 am - shuttle leaves the JW Marriott to go to USC.
5:15 pm - shuttle leaves USC Gate 2 (adjacent to Popovich Hall) to return to the JW Marriott.
6:15 pm - (approximate, depending on traffic) shuttle leaves USC Gate 2 to return to the JW Marriott.
 
 
If you wish to travel at other times, you may take a taxi (approx. $15 one way), the Los Angeles Metro "DASH" bus (75¢ one way) or the Expo Line light rail ($1.50 one way). 

The DASH stop is immediately adjacent to JKP.  The Expo train station is 1 block west of JKP on Exposition Blvd.  Busses and trains run approximately every 15 minutes and take 15-20 minutes to travel between USC and the station or stop closest to the JW Marriott.