Making travel arrangements for Thanksgiving break? Need a lift to LAX, Amtrak station or even home? Look no further, UCLA Transportation has partnered with UCLA Housing Services, FlyAway, Amtrak and Zimride for great options to get your Thanksgiving getaway!
UCLA Housing Services is offering campus residents a shuttle from the residence halls to LAX for only $5! The new service will be provided from both Hedrick Turnaround and Carnesale Commons and operate Tuesday, Nov. 25 and Wednesday, Nov. 26. Reserve your seat before the Monday, Nov. 17 deadline! For more information, click here.
In addition, FlyAway provides frequent nonstop bus service between Westwood and LAX for $10 (credit or debit only). FlyAway offers free Wi-Fi, reclining seats and curbside terminal drop-off. Please note FlyAway only accepts debit or credit cards, and not cash. Pick-up location: Kinross Ave. between Gayley and Veteran (UCLA Parking Structure 32). FlyAway will operate on its normal schedule all of November. For more information, click here.
For those traveling to the Van Nuys or Bakersfield Amtrak stations to access Pacific Surfliner or San Joaquin trains, respectively, take the Amtrak California Thruway dedicated bus connection, a short walk down the hill from the residence halls. The bus departs from 592 Gayley Ave. at Strathmore Place. For more information, click here.
Need to find a ride home? Check out Zimride, a carpool matching service. Register for free with your UCLA email, enter your travel information and Zimride will provide a list of potential UCLA carpool partners. This November, Zimride is holding a ‘Post a Ride’ sweepstakes. Post a ride and automatically be entered to win prizes such as an iPad Mini, a FitBit Zip and Amazon gift cards. Zimride is a great way to make new friends, save time and money! For more information on Zimride, click here.