Getting to the Hollywood Hotel is easy whether it’s by rapid transit or by car. The Metro Train Station is located on Vermont Ave, walking distance from the hotel. Metro buses stop directly in front of the hotel.

Complimentary Transportation to Hollywood Hotel

Advanced Rental Car has a rental desk at Hollywood Hotel and provides FREE transportation from LAX to the Hotel.

Room and Rental car reservations made on will receive free airport pickup and transportation to the hotel by Advanced Car Rental.

Instructions for Complimentary Transportation
  1. Please make your room reservations first
  2. Make your Car Rental Reservations
  3. E-mail your flight itinerary and hotel confirmation to for free airport pickup.

*Complimentary airport pick up valid only with a confirmed hotel reservation and car rental reservation from Advanced Rental Car. Posted on 01/04/2010

Ride Sharing

Two shared ride van companies, Prime Time Shuttle and Super Shuttle, operate out of LAX and are authorized to serve all Southern California counties. Passengers are encouraged to contact the companies first for more information. These vans pick up passengers on the Lower/Arrival Level islands in front of each terminal under the orange sign Shared Ride Vans.

Rental Cars

Approximately 40 rental car companies operate out of LAX, with vehicle rental sites located off the airport. Many of these rental car companies provide phone links inside or near the baggage claim areas on the Lower/Arrival Level of the terminals so travelers can request a free shuttle pick up to reach the rental car sites.

These are allowed to meet arriving customers under the purple sign “Rental Car Shuttles” on the Lower/Arrival level islands outside baggage claim.

Customers of other rental car should contact their rental car of choice using the Ground Transportation Telephone Boards in baggage claim areas of each terminal to arrange for pick-up.

These customers will use the free LAX Shuttle Bus to reach the Off-Airport Rental Car Terminal to meet their rental car courtesy shuttle. Customers should meet the LAX Shuttle Bus “Lot C” on the Lower/Arrivals level island under the sign for LAX Shuttle to travel to the rental car terminal.

Click here for a list of rental car companies serving LAX.

Complimentary Shuttle to Universal Studios

Book a tour to Universal Studios from the Hollywood Hotel and receive a FREE SHUTTLE there. Visit the world’s largest and busiest movie studio. See how and where your favorite movies and TV shows are filmed. Your admission ticket purchased from Guideline tours includes all attractions, shows and rides like King Kong, The Simpsons, Revenge of the Mummy – The Ride, Van Helsing, WaterWorld, Shrek 4-D, Jurassic Park and many more. Experience Universal Studios -where movie making comes to life before your eyes.

Advanced reservations are required and Universal Studios Admission Ticket purchased at regular Box Office rates at hotel. Coupons or other promotional discounts cannot be applied. Shuttle departs daily from Hotel lobby at 8:45am and 11:00am and Returns at 1:00pm and 6:30pm.

*Subject to change without notice.

Metro Public Transportation

Free shuttle bus service is provided from the Metro Green Line Aviation Station. Passengers wishing to use this shuttle bus service should wait under the LAX Shuttle & Airline Connections sign on the Lower/Arrival Level islands in front of each terminal, and board the “G” Shuttle.

Passengers also can take the “C” Shuttle from the same pick-up point to get to the Metro Bus Center, where they can board city buses serving the Los Angeles area. Information on city bus services is available by telephone on the Information Display Board in the baggage claim area in each terminal. In addition, passengers can obtain local transit information by calling (800) 266-6883.

From the Green Line Aviation Station, take the Green line EASTBOUND to the Rosa Parks Transfer Station. Transfer to the Metro Blue Line NORTHBOUND to the 7th Street Metro Station. Transfer to the Redline NORTHBOUND headed toward North Hollywood and get off at the Vermont / Santa Monica Station. Take the escalator up to Santa Monica Boulevard go north for about 100 feet on Vermont Avenue. The Hotel will be on the right hand side. For more info, please visit


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Airport Shuttle / Shared Ride Vans

Super Shuttle operates out of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and well as Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR) and are authorized to serve all Southern California counties. Passengers are encouraged to contact SuperShuttle first for more information. These vans pick up passengers outside the Baggage Claim Areas on the Lower / Arrival Level islands in front of each terminal under the orange sign Shared Ride Vans.

Super Shuttle Phone Numbers:

  • 800) 473-3743 (Reservations)
  • (310) 342-7200 (General Information)
  • (310) 342-7216 (Fax)


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