DirectionsSee the map and directions at the bottom of this page, or use this Google Maps link.
ParkingVisitor parking permits are available at automated pay stations throughout campus. See the caltech parking site for details.
Airports/TransportationThe most convenient are:
LAX, 35 miles, 45 minutes
Burbank, 15 miles, 30 minutes
Ontario, California, 50 miles, 60 minutes
Long Beach, California, 30miles, 45 minutes
Orange County (John Wayne), California, 80miles, 1hours 30minutes
Shuttle ServicesSupershuttle (626) 443-6600
outside CA 800-554-3146
PrimeTime (626) 504-3600
For Ritz-Carlton, Hilton, Westin and Marriott, they will provide shuttle service to Caltech.
Accomodations(Please call the hotel directly to make your reservation. Please mention MSC & Caltech when you call.)
Courtyard Marriott (~3 miles)
Hilton (~1.2 miles)
Westin (~2 miles)
Saga Motor Inn (~1.0 miles)
Vagabond Motor Inn West (~0.5 miles)
Sheraton (~1.4 miles)
Ritz-Carlton, Huntington (~2 miles)
2863 East Colorado Blvd.
Holiday Inn Express
3500 E. Colorado Blvd.,
>Also see City of Pasadena, visitors
>From Burbank Airport(upper arrow)
Follow signs to I-5 South;
Take I-5 to 134 East;
134 East becomes 210 East, into Pasadena;
Exit I-210 at Lake Street;
Take Lake South to Del Mar Blvd;
Take Del Mar East (3 blocks) to Wilson Avenue;
Take Wilson South (1.5 blocks) to Beckman Institute.
>From LAX(lower arrow)
Follow signs to I-105 East;
Take I-105 to I-110 North;
Take I-110 North into Pasadena,
this turns into Arroyo Parkway;
Take Arroyo North to California Blvd;
Take California East to Wilson Avenue;
Take Wilson North (1.5 blocks) to Beckman Institute
Updated 11/06/2007 by DLW