Directions to the UCLA Dept. of Earth & Space Sciences

These are written driving directions to our location at 595 Charles Young Drive East, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1567. A google map is here.

Abstract map of roads near UCLA.
Major roads near the UCLA campus.

Coming to UCLA from LAX via North 405 (San Diego Freeway)

  1. Take the 405 (San Diego Freeway) to Wilshire Blvd. East.
  2. Travel east three blocks to Westwood Blvd.
  3. Turn Left on Westwood Blvd.
  4. At the second traffic light on campus (just past the new hospital), make a right onto Charles Young Drive.
  5. Travel up the hill, past 4 stop signs and the Geology Building, to the next traffic light (Westholme Blvd.). Cross Westholme and make an immediate right into the Parking/Information kiosk.
  6. Tell the attendant you're visiting the Geology Building. Pay ($7) and park in structure #2, across the street.
  7. The Geology Building is across Young Drive from structure #2.

Coming to UCLA from Burbank and the valley via South 405 (San Diego Freeway)

  1. Take the 405 (San Diego Freeway) to Sunset Blvd. East. Make a left onto Sunset Blvd.
  2. Take Sunset east ≈ 2 miles to Hilgard Ave. You will have passed the UCLA campus on your right.
  3. Turn right on Hilgard.
  4. At second light (Westholme Blvd.), make a right onto campus.
  5. Make immediate right into the Parking & Information Booth. Then proceed as above.

Coming from East via 10 (Santa Monica Freeway)

  1. Take 10 (Santa Monica Freeway) to the 405 (San Diego Freeway) North.
  2. Take the 405 (San Diego Freeway) to Wilshire Blvd. East and proceed as above.

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