Emerson Los Angeles

Directions to the campus from LA Airports

From Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) to ELA by car

Approximately 25 miles to ELA, 45 minutes in light traffic, 1.5 - 2 hours in heavy traffic. 

  • Start out going east on World Way/Center Way towards West Way
  • Merge onto S Sepulveda Blvd/CA-1 S toward I-105.
  • (If you are on W Century Blvd and reach Avion Dr you’ve gone about 0.4 miles too far
  • Take the I-105 E/Imperial Hwy West ramp toward Imperial Terminal
  • Merge onto East 105 via the ramp on the left toward Norwalk
  • Merge onto I-110 N toward Los Angeles.(travel about 10 miles)
  • (I-110 North becomes CA 110 North)
  • Take US 101 oNorth toward Ventura/I-5/1-10E/CA-60E  (travel about 5 miles) and merge onto US 101N
  • Take the Sunset Blvd W exit (If you reach N Wilton Pl you’ve gone a little too far)
  • Merge onto W Sunset Blvd.
  • 5960 W SUNSET BLVD is on the left
  • Turn onto Gordon street to enter the underground parking garage

VIA METRO - Public transport takes approximately 1.5 hours

  • 3 Bus toward Line 3 Green Line Station
  • Metro Green Line - Light rail towards 803 - Norwalk Station (Ride for 6 stops)
  • Transfer, short walk to Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station
  • Metro Blue Line - Light rail towards 801 - 7th St/Metro Center Station (Ride for 10 stops)
  • Transfer to Red Line
  • Metro Red Line - Subway towards 802 - North Hollywood Station (Ride for 7 stops)
  • Get off at Hollywood/Vine Station
  • WALK down Vine St. towards Sunset. Turn left on Sunset, walk 3 blocks.
  • The Emerson Los Angeles Center will be on your right, walk up the grand staircase to enter.
  • Average Cab Fare: $35-45
    Average Shuttle Price: Shared $25//Private $75

From Burbank (Bob Hope) Airport to ELA

Approximately 10 miles from Emerson LA, 30-40 minutes depending on traffic.

Average Cab Fare: $35-45
Average Shuttle Price: Shared $25//Private $75

  • VIA 101-S: Head southwest toward N Hollywood way. Turn right onto N Hollywood Way, turn right onto W Olive Ave (W. Olive Ave. is just past W. Riverside Drive), and continue onto Barham Blvd. Turn right onto Cahuenga Blvd W. Turn right to merge onto US-101 S/Hollywood Fwy. Take the exit toward Gower St. Turn right off the ramp and go straight for two blocks. Turn left onto Sunset Blvd. The Emerson Los Angeles Center will be on your right, turn right onto Gordon St. to enter the parking garage.

VIA METRO - Public transport takes approximately 1 hour

  • WALK to N. Hollywood Way/Thornton Stop (10 minute walk)
  • Take 222 Bus towards Hollywood/Highland Station (35 minutes, 29 stops)
  • Get off the bus at Argyle/Hollywood
  • Walk down Argyle towards Sunset Blvd
  • Turn left onto Sunset, walk 2 blocks
  • The Emerson Los Angeles Center will be on your right, walk up the grand staircase to enter.

Taxi/Shuttle Service

If you need shuttle transportation from the airport to Emerson Los Angeles you must make reservations at least one day in advance.

For shuttle service from LAX shared = $30 private = $80. A taxi from LAX to ELA will cost about $60!

For shuttle service from BUR shared = $25 private = $75.  A taxi from BUR to ELA averages $35 - $45