Travel Resources

Let’s face it, traveling can be a huge headache. From booking flights to finding parking, there are a variety of “particulars” that can get in the way of you enjoying your trip. The good news? We want you to have the best visit possible, so we’ve provided you a few resources that will help you navigate through the more migraine inducing details of your visit. Take a look!

Address and Contact Info

Columbia College Hollywood is located in the West San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles, in a neighborhood called Tarzana. The campus is approximately 25 miles north of the Los Angeles International Airport and 15 miles west of the Burbank Airport. There is ample parking on campus.

Columbia College Hollywood
18618 Oxnard Street
Los Angeles, California 91356-1411

Phone: (818) 345-8414
Toll Free: (800) 785-0585
Fax: (818) 345-9053

For driving directions, please click here.

Traveling to Los Angeles by Air

The Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is approximately 25 miles from Columbia College Hollywood. Local buses run 24 hours a day to the various hotels in the Hollywood area. There are also taxi cabs and shuttle services such as the FlyAway service to Van Nuys. Look for information booths or inquire at the airline desk at the airport. There are also several car rental agencies at the airport. Car rental policies generally require a valid driver’s license and a major credit card. Some companies will not rent to you if you are under 25 years old. It is best to check specific details before you leave home.

FlyAway Bus
7610 Woodley Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
Phone: (866) 435-9529

The Burbank Airport in Burbank is about 15 miles from Columbia College Hollywood in what is known as the San Fernando Valley. It is “over the hill” from Hollywood. Similar transportation services are available to Tarzana.

Driving to Los Angeles

If you're driving to visit the campus, the easiest to find us is by using Google Maps or a navigation system. You can also obtain necessary maps at most car rental agencies, travel agencies, and automobile clubs. If you are driving, please be aware the freeway traffic may be heavy during certain hours of the day.

Traveling to Los Angeles by Bus

Greyhound has a terminal in San Fernando at 14729 Rinaldi St, phone (818) 898-3416 or in Hollywood at 1715 N. Cahuenga Blvd, phone (323) 466-6381. There is also a Greyhound terminal in downtown Los Angeles at 1716 East 7th Street, phone (213) 629-8401.

Getting Around Los Angeles

Local Bus Service: The MTA or Metropolitan Transportation Authority has a website and a central telephone number (213-626-4455) for bus schedule information from 5:30 AM to 11:30 PM, 7 days a week. A local MTA office address is 14435 Sherman Way in Van Nuys. They will tell you how to get from one place to another and which buses to take. If you get lost or need information, call this number and tell them where you are and where you need to go.

For information regarding the new Metrolink Trains:

For internet access to MTA timetables:

Taxi Info:
Yellow Cab ▪ 818-780-1000
United Taxi of San Fernando ▪ 818-780-1234

Hotel and Lodging Information

Temporary housing near the Columbia College Hollywood campus is widely available. We cannot endorse specific hotels, but you can learn more about available accommodations through the Los Angeles Conventions and Visitors Bureau. Other helpful resources for finding lodging include Expedia and