The closest airport to Caltech is Burbank (BUR) about
25 minutes away and is convenient for car rental. LAX with
more nonstop flights, is 45 minutes away. Other airports to
consider: Ontario (ONT, 45 minutes) and Long Beach (60 min.).
SuperShuttle has a discount rate ~$20 to Caltech (Stop 1 =
Holliston) from LAX and BUR.
1) From Interstate 210,
exit at Hill heading south. Or from 110
North (e.g. from LAX) continue straight on Arroyo
Parkway after 110 ends.
2) After several intersections with traffic lights, turn Right
at Del Mar
3) then south onto Holliston. From Hill this
is an immediate left, from Arroyo Parkway it is a
right after a few miles on Del Mar, the last traffic
light is at Chester.
4) Park in Holliston Parking Garage (~$5)
or on street in green 90 minute spaces
5) Steele Building is directly west of Holliston
Steele is Bld 81 in the caltech
6) Thermoelectric Lab is Room 333, third floor,
Jeff Snyder's office is room 319
LAX take the 'fly away' bus to Union Station ($7). then the
Gold Line Metro to Pasadena ($1.50) to Lake Street station.
Walk south to Del Mar street, turn left (East) a few blocks
Note that the JPL Thermoelectrics lab is at the JPL campus
8 miles from Caltech.
Directions to JPL