Commuter Services and Parking
For commuting students there are several convenient and flexible public transportation options to choose from providing an alternative to driving alone to campus, while students living in UCLA Residence Halls can leave their car at home and still have mobility.
With the BruinGO! program, UCLA students receive a discounted rate on the Santa Monica Big Blue Bus or Culver CityBus lines. On-campus residents can go round-trip to dozens of off-campus destinations.
UCLA Transportation subsidizes 50% of the cost of LADOT Commuter Express monthly bus passes. Line 573 offers express bus service to campus from the north San Fernando Valley and Encino.
City of Santa Clarita Transit
Take advantage of convenient express trips on City of Santa Clarita Transit, offering direct service between several Santa Clarita communities and UCLA/Westwood. UCLA Transportation is on board with a 50% subsidy of the cost of a quarterly pass to ride.
Antelope Valley Transit Authority
Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) offers direct commuter bus service to UCLA from Lancaster and Palmdale, and UCLA Transportation is on board with a generous subsidy of the cost of a monthly pass.
Commuting & Getting Around
UCLA Transportation offers many alternative commuting options including bicycling, carpooling, vanpools, and car sharing. The Student Campus Access page helps you decide which commuting option is the best fit for you.
Extend your range and go farther, faster: Bike to the bus stop and then take your bike on the bus. Nearly all buses provide bicycle racks.
Bruin Bike Share is a service that makes public bicycles available on a short-term basis. The bikes can be unlocked from one hub and returned to any hub in the system. There are a total of 130 bikes in 18 hubs across campus and in Westwood Village. Bruin Bike Share has partnered with Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, and West Hollywood so there are over 850 bikes and 135 hubs through the Bike Share Connect network. UCLA students can enjoy discounted monthly and annual rates.
The BruinBus is a free, year-round bus serving the UCLA campus and the Wilshire Center. Everyone is welcome to board at one of our many stops. BruinBus also offers charter and driver services to UCLA departments and student organizations.
UCLA Safe Ride (Evening Van Service)
UCLA Safe Ride provides complimentary safe, reliable, evening campus transportation between campus buildings, on-campus housing, and nearby residential areas.
UCLA Vanpool are groups of people who travel to UCLA in a UCLA van. The vans are owned and operated by UCLA Transportation, which partially subsidizes the overall expense of coordinating and maintaining the service. There are 140 UCLA commuter vanpools from 80 Southern California communities coming to UCLA daily.
Bruin Commuter Club
The Bruin Commuter Club provides all UCLA alternative transportation commuters access to benefits and incentives.
Be a Green Commuter
The Be a Green Commuter blog is UCLA's site for Bruins committed to finding more environmentally friendly ways to get to campus.
Due to traffic congestion, air quality concerns, and limited parking, UCLA encourages individuals not to drive alone to campus. In fact, parking is not guaranteed to individual students. To increase your chance of receiving a parking permit, be sure to apply on time and meet payment deadlines.Parking application
Commuting students who form a two- or three- person carpool and apply together at UCLA Parking are guaranteed parking at a discounted rate.