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Art of Living Foundation Los Angeles Center
948 W Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007
Phone: (310) 820-9429

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Public Transportation

From LAX Airport to the Center

It takes anywhere from 30 minutes to 1 hour to get from LAX to the Center by car, depending on traffic. That said, if you are driving, the best way to get here from LAX is to take I-105, and then I-110 to Adams (then turn Left). There is a carpool lane along I-105, and FastTrak lanes along I-110. A taxi ride will cost you about $50.00.

If you make an advance reservation with SuperShuttle, they charge about $25. (They won’t take you at all without a reservation.)

Buses and Trains

The bus system in Los Angeles is not the most efficient way to get around, but if you want to spend $5 instead of $25, it is the way to go. The base fare is $1.50 for each bus or train taken (some lines, in particular the silver line, charge more). Day passes can be purchased for $5. Bus drivers do not give change, so you must carry exact change for each ride.

There are several different bus and train routes which can get you here; most of them start by taking the free LAX shuttle to Parking Lot C, which is adjacent to the LAX City Bus Center.

Once you get to the LAX City Bus Center, if you don’t mind walking, hop on bus 40 or 42, which will take you to Broadway and Adams. After you get off the bus, turn Left and walk about a mile down Adams and you’ll arrive here! (If you arrange it in advance, you might be able to find someone who can pick you up from that point.) Alternately, you can take bus 14 or 37 West on Adams, and exit either St James Place or Hoover.

While the above route is definitely the cheapest, it does not operate 24 hours, and there may be a significant wait for those buses. So you may not mind paying another $1.25 or so to save 30 minutes or more. You can search for a more efficient route (according to the time of day, which you can input) by consulting Google Maps or Metro’s Trip Planner. Note that neither one of these services is aware of the free shuttle to Lot C, so you can specify LAX City Bus Center as your starting point, and 948 W Adams as the end point. There may be other routes that do not involve the Lot C Shuttle, for example Metro’s Trip Planner is presently recommending a $7 Flyaway Shuttle to Union Station (which is quite a ways PAST the center) and then taking a bus back here.

If you like looking at maps and timetables, you can find them here: metro.net Maps and Timetables


Car Rentals

The following car rental companies serve LAX (Los Angeles International) and/or Bob Hope (Burbank) airports. A free of charge shuttle takes you to the car rental facilities from LAX.

A note about parking: Most of the time, there is ample street parking adjacent to the center (please read the posted signs!) During our biggest events, we sometimes work with the nearby Shrine Auditorium to ensure there is plenty of parking for our guests. Parking at the Shrine is usually $7-$9. Their lot hours vary, and the lot is about 10-15 minutes’ walk from the center. Click for a PDF Map showing the Shrine Parking lot and the Center, with directions.


Advantage
(800) 777-5500
www.arac.com
Minimum age 21; up to $25 per day surcharge for ages 21-24; car restrictions also apply.

Alamo
(800) GO ALAMO
www.alamo.com
Minimum age 25.

Dollar
(800) 800-3665
www.dollar.com
Minimum age 21; $25 per day surcharge for ages 21-24.

Enterprise
(800) 261-7331
www.enterprise.com

Nearest Non-Airport Enterprise Location
1944 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
(213) 746-6654
Minimum age 21; $20 per day surcharge for ages 21-24.

Thrifty
(800) THRIFTY
www.thrifty.com
Minimum age 21; $25 per day surcharge for ages 21-24.


Taxis

Fares for all Los Angeles County-licensed taxi companies are $2.85 for first 1/9th mile; 30 cents for each additional 1/9th mile; 30 cents for each 37 seconds waiting time and/or traffic delay ($29.19 per hour). Trips originating from LAX additional $2.50. Charge for trips to/from LAX and downtown is $46.50. Visit the site for map of areas each company serves.

United Independent Taxi
(213) 483-7660 or
(310) 821-1000 or
(800) 411-0303
www.unitedtaxi.com

Yellow Cab
(310) 808-1000 or
(213) 808-1000 or
(800) 200-1085
www.layellowcab.com

Bell Cab
(888) 235-5222 or (800) 666-6664

Beverly Hills Cab Company
(310) 273-6611 or (800) 273-6611
www.beverlyhillscabco.com

Checker Cab
(310) 300-5007 or (800) 300-5007

City Cab
(818) 252-1600 or (800) 750-4400

Independent Taxi
(323) 666-0050 or (800) 521-8294