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Major airport. About 45Mins-1HR to Condo. Take 405 North to 134 East. Exit and turn left onto Laurel Canyon Blvd. Make right turn onto Riverside. Turn left onto Beck. Condo located on corner!

About 15 min from Apt Expo with no traffic, up to 45 min in really bad traffic. Trains don't connect directly yet. You can expect the ride to cost between $20-$30.00 via Taxi, bit less via Uber ... read more

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Metro Red Line Subway Stop. Less than ten minute walk from the apt. One subway stop away from Universal Studios. Runs from North Hollywood to Downtown/Union Station. Dash Bus stop or City Bus stop ... read more

You will need a tap card. They cost a dollar then you must add value to it to ride the train or the bus. If you will be taking public transit all day, get a day pass. You can get the card at the b... read more

Just down the Boulevard from us, you can walk to a ton of clothing shops and chain restaurants, near all the theaters, a fountain where kids are running around, and pretty nice views of the Hollywo... read more

76 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Most local airport -10mins from Condo. Make right turn onto Hollywood Way. Make right turn onto Magnolia Blvd. Make left turn onto Irvine. Make left onto Addison. Turn right at Beck!!!

Friendly, hassle-free airport offering great airline schedules and access to all of Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley. Airport oode BUR.

This is the easiest airport to fly into but it can be more expensive than LAX since it's a business airport serving mostly the studios

50 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Metro Red Line Subway Stop. Less than ten minute walk from the apt. Two subway stops away from Universal Studios. Runs from North Hollywood to Downtown/Union Station. Dash Bus stop or City Bus st... read more

Easy transport 2 min from property...take 2 stops to get to Hollywood & Highland or Universal Studios, Downtown L.A., and Pasadena, Long Beach.

Three stops away from our Vermont/Beverly subway station, you're right in the heart of the Hollywood Walk of Fame and shopping centers!


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Culver City (formerly Culver Junction and Ivy) is an elevated light rail station in the Los Angeles Metro system located at the northeast edge of Downtown Culver City. A rail station since the 1800... read more

This is one of the Metro stops on the Expo line that will take you to downtown LA and other Metro train connections. There is a large parking lot at this location. The other closest Metro stop is ... read more

The Expo Line is a light-rail line that runs between Downtown Los Angeles and Santa Monica. The line is named "Expo" after Exposition Boulevard, which it runs alongside for most of its route. Addr... read more

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The train can actually be faster than driving to get to Santa Monica, if you're combatting morning or evening rush hour. Lets you off a 2-minute walk from Santa Monica Pier. Also useful if you're... read more

Subway station nearby. Not as close as Pershing Square station. You can ride the subway to Hollywood, Culver City, Koreatown, or even the beach in Santa Monica. The city is your oyster.

Major subway station: Gold Line (Pasadena), Red Line (Hollywood), Blue Line (Long Beach), Green Line (Culver City/Santa Monica)

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Highland Park is a rail station in the Los Angeles County Metro Rail system. It is located near the intersection of North Avenue 57 at Marmion Way (one block north of North Figueroa Street) in the ... read more

$1.75 one way ride $7 day pass quick train rides to South Pasadena, Old Town Pasadena, Downtown LA, Staples Center, coming soon: train all the way to the beach!

Your gateway to greater Los Angeles! Quick rides to South Pasadena, Pasadena, China Town, Little Tokyo, Downtown LA and Union station where you can catch all the other metro trains.

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Nice regional airport. Great if you plan to take any short trips during your stay to say Las Vegas or San Francisco.

Named one of the best airports in the country by Conde Nast and USA Today.

20 minutes from the Long Beach Airport, perfect for out of town guests!

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The Grove is a retail and entertainment complex in Los Angeles right next to the historical Farmers Market. It's also kid friendly and it has an old free trolley that travels along the path.

A must see 'staple' in LA - shops, food, vendors, old-school farmers market, films, fountains, a trolley, a must for families.

Famous Farmer's Market has food counters from all over the world and is a top meeting place for celebs and neighbors.

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Metro stop "Red Line" runs from downtown (Union Station) through Universal Studios into San Fernando Valley. Connects for transfers to other subway lines throughout route.

It's the METRO red line. Get to Hollywood in 10 minutes, downtown and Staples Center in 20 minutes, Pasadena, the Westside, and even San Diego for $15 on Metrolink!

This Red Line train is clean and easy to access. Explore downtown or connect to other lines, or go North to Hollywood and Universal Studios.

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Red line- Hollywood Blue line- Long beach Purple line- Korreatown Light blue line- Santa Monica

If you walk to this metro stop from the house, I recommend that you walk up 6th street and head north to Hill. I would avoid taking 5th street.

Metro Train to go to North Hollywood, Union Station, or Wilshire.

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Red line subway station. From there you can head south to Hollywood or Downtown or cross the street to the Orange Line (Bus) and go further into the valley.

This is the North Hollywood stop on the Metro Red Line. It will take you to so many places throughout Los Angeles. Check out their map out online!

5 min walk to the metro station. Goes to Hollywood Blvd and Downtown. Cost about $1.75 to ride FREE transfers for 2 hours.

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Book ahead as it's a small local shop, lovely service and fast.

Use and book your car online. If you walk in they'll charge you so much more.

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This red line station connects us to the whole rest of the city. It means we're only 15 minutes from North Hollywood or Downtown, and just one transfer away from Santa Monica or Long Beach. Tremend... read more

Closest train station where you can go to anywhere in the city. From Downtown LA to Pasadena or Santa Monica Pier. All accessible from here.

Public train station, about 8 min walk away

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If you want to spend a day on Catalina Island, you can catch the Catalina Express in downtown Long Beach. No cars on the island but you can rent a golf cart by the hour to see all of Catalina!

Take the Express to "26 miles across the sea, Santa Catalina is awaiting for" .... YOU!" Beautiful island for a day trip or longer. See buffalo roaming free on the in land or merely walk and pe... read more

Take a ferry to Santa Catalina Island, home to at least fifty endemic species that occur naturally on the island and nowhere else in the world. Also a great place to parasail.

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Less then a mile from where you are. A train that will take you pretty much anywhere!

Trains run from here to all of LA including Hollywood, Downtown and LAX airport.

Nearest Metro - Red line to Downtown etc.

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This train station will take you to down town Los Angeles where you can connect into Hollywood area. It passes through China Town as well as Highland Park Its a nice well kept train. I've always f... read more

Metro stop, right across the street from the loft! Use the TAP card from the loft to catch the Gold Line to Union Station transfer to the Red line for Hollywood & Universal City, or the Expo line t... read more

Gold Line stop for more of Old Pasadena. Great restaurant Le Grande Orange Cafe. Be sure and check out Stats and the Green Hotel.

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Pavilions is a 5 minute walk from the space. It includes a grocery store, a pharmacy, and even a Starbucks!

It has a great selection and a wonderful deli. Try their fresh salads, pizza, sushi or chicken

Largest supermarket with the widest selection. Great deals on beer, wine & alcohol.

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Metro and Bus top are very close. Metro is great to go to Downtown, LA live, Hollywood Bowl, Chinese Theater, Pantagens Theater, Universal Studios (all few blocks away). If you don't mind transfe... read more

The Metro station is walking distance from home and is a great way to get to downtown. You can get around downtown by walking, busses and even automated bike rentals. Parking could be expensive and... read more

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The Red Line Metro Station connects with the Exposition line which goes all the way to the Santa Monica Pier at the ocean. The Red Line station at Vermont and Santa Monica Blvd is easily accessible... read more

The Metro Red Line will take you thru Hollywood all the way downtown to Union Station. It's clean and a great way to see the city.

Subway station, within walking distance. Great access to Hollywood, Downtown (LA Live, Olvera Street, Garment District)

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Metro Red line (next stop Universal then downtown) and Orange bus line Red Line service hours are approximately from 5:00 AM until 12:45 AM daily. Metro Liner Orange Line BRT (bus rapid transitway)... read more

Subway stop that takes you anywhere! Straight to Hollywood and DT L.A. and beyond!

From here you can get most anywhere in the valley, or to Hollywood, Silver Lake, and Downtown.

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Closest Metro Stop + Orange Line Stop + lots of restaurants and bars near here. Take bus 224 to get to our house ($1.75)

Jump on the Metro ($1.50)! The North Hollywood station is the last stop, so there is no way to get lost. It will take you all over the city from Hollywood to Long Beach.

Not everybody knows that there is a fast, clean and on time Metro System in LA. Your closest station is this one.

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Enterprise offers a wide variety of car rentals, vanpooling, car sharing and hourly rental programs – and local car rental customers are picked up at no extra cost.

Having a car makes it a lot easier to navigate around LA. If you are not looking to rent a car, Uber, Big Blue Bus, and biking will get you to most spots.

Where we go when we need to rent a car! Check out online, they have sometimes weekends discounts.

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If you need a car, this is really conveniently located, and they are nice! I rent from there from time to time, and nothing beats being able to walk to the car rental office!

A little further away from Midway Car Rental is Enterprise. If you rent a car you may take advantage of our free and secure underground parking.

They will pick you up and take you in to get your rental.

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Metro Gold Line Station — your portal to car-free Pasadena and Los Angeles via Metro Rail. Ask us to help you design your tour.

Gold Line picks up here. For LAX: Get on here, go to Union Station, and take the fly away shuttle ($7).

Metro station within walking distance. It will take you straight to Union Station in Los Angeles.

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These guys are walking distance, but will also do pick ups and drop offs. Cheaper than airport rental, and I've never had less than friendly service.

They will come to the house and pick you up, no charge, to bring you to their lot to get your rental car. Great prices too, better than the airport last time I checked.

There is the enterprise in Glendale if you want a fancier model car.