Public Transit

UCLA Transportation subsidizes nearly 50% of transit pass costs for six transit agencies for all eligible UCLA students. Avoid traffic and relax, sleep, study or read.

Subsidized Transit Passes:

UCLA BruinBus:

FREE Campus Shuttle. Bruin Bus operates three on-campus routes. These buses stop in five different stations of the campus. The University Apartments Shuttle serves several off-campus apartments in the Palms and Mar Vista areas. In order to ride the off-campus routes you must live in one of the off-campus apartments and obtain a pass from your apartment rental office.

Owning a Vehicle in California

International students & scholars who decide to purchase a vehicle in California should be aware of the auto insurance state requirements.

Alternative Transportation

Bicycle or Walk

Riding a bicycle or walking is a fun, healthy and inexpensive way to get to and around campus. There are over 3,000 bike racks and lockers located throughout campus. The UCLA bike shop , located conveniently on campus, offers a wide selection of services to all UCLA students including BruinBike rentals.


The UCLA Vanpool Program offers a viable alternative to driving at a subsidized rate. Vanpools are groups of people who travel to UCLA in a UCLA van.

Vans typically operate Monday-Friday, traveling between common pickup locations and the UCLA campus. There are nearly 150 routes serving roughly 80 communities in five Southern California counties.

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