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Getting There - The J. Paul Getty Museum

The Getty Center is located at 1200 Getty Center Drive in Los Angeles, California, approximately 12 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles.

Location
The Getty Center is located at 1200 Getty Center Drive in Los Angeles, California, approximately 12 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles.

Driving Directions
The Getty Center is located near the intersection of the San Diego Freeway (Interstate 405) and the Santa Monica Freeway (Interstate 10). Take the Getty Center Drive exit from the 405 and follow the signs.

Parking
Parking reservations are no longer needed or accepted at the Getty Center. Parking is based on availability and is $8 per car. Street parking in the surrounding neighborhood is restricted.

There are designated handicapped-accessible spaces on the entry level of the parking structure.

Getty Center Tram
A computer-operated tram takes you from the street-level parking facility to the top of the hill. Take the elevators in the parking garage up to the Lower Tram Station (T1).

The tram is fully accessible.

Public Transportation
The Getty Center is served by Metro Rapid Line 761, which stops at the main gate on Sepulveda Boulevard. To find the route that is best for you, call (800) COMMUTE or use the Trip Planner on www.metro.net, the Web site of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

Drop-off
Passenger drop-offs are permitted from cars or vans carrying 15 passengers or less. Drop passengers off in the designated area located outside of the main parking structure.

Taxis
There is a taxi stop on level P1 of the parking structure.

Direct phone lines to city-licensed cab companies are located on level P1 and at the Lower Tram Station (T1).

Motorcycles and Bicycles
Motorcycles and bicycles may be parked at no charge on the entry level of the parking structure. Bike racks are located by the elevators.

Groups of more than 15 motorcyclists must make a reservation and pay a fee of $8 per parking space. Two motorcycles will fit in one space.

Oversized Vehicles
Parking for vehicles between 6'10" and 12'6" tall and of standard car length and width is available on level P1. There is no parking for RVs, motor homes, limousines, and other larger vehicles.

Electric Cars
Parking with plug-ins for electric vehicles is available.

Groups and Tour Buses
See Tips for Groups for information about accommodations for groups of 15 or more

Admission to the Getty Villa is FREE. An advance, timed ticket is required for each individual. Each Villa ticket allows you to bring up to three children ages 15 and under with you in one car.

Groups of nine or more must make reservations by calling (310) 440-7300.

The Getty Villa is located at 17985 Pacific Coast Highway in Pacific Palisades, California, one mile north of Sunset Boulevard. It is approximately 25 miles west of downtown Los Angeles.

Driving Directions
From Los Angeles, take the I-10 (Santa Monica Freeway) west until it turns into Route 1 (Pacific Coast Highway) going north along the Pacific Ocean. Continue on Route 1 for approximately five miles to the Getty Villa.

Please note that visitors must approach the Getty Villa from the south. Access to the Getty Villa entrance is only from the northbound right-hand lane of Pacific Coast Highway (PCH). Turning left across PCH is illegal and any attempt to enter the site via Coastline Drive is not permitted.

Parking
On-site parking is available for all ticket holders and is $8 per car.

No walk-ins are permitted except for those arriving by public transportation. Passengers exiting at PCH (Pacific Coast Highway) and Coastline Drive to visit the Getty Villa must have their Villa admission ticket hole-punched by the driver before exiting the bus in order to enter the Villa.

There are designated handicapped-accessible spaces on the lowest level of the parking structure.

Public Transportation
Metro Bus 534 stops at Coastline Drive and Pacific Coast Highway directly across from the Getty Villa entrance. To find the route that is best for you, call (800) COMMUTE or use the Trip Planner on www.metro.net, the Web site of the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

Passengers exiting at PCH (Pacific Coast Highway) and Coastline Drive to visit the Getty Villa must have their Villa admission ticket hole-punched by the driver before exiting the bus in order to enter the Villa.

Drop-off
Passenger drop-offs are permitted inside the entrance gate for vehicles of nine passengers or less, once each person being dropped off has been checked for a Villa ticket. Security officers or Visitor Services staff at the Getty Villa entrance gate will direct you to the drop-off area.

No walk-ins are permitted except for those arriving by public transportation. Passengers must have their Villa admission ticket hole-punched by the driver before exiting the bus in order to enter the Villa.

Taxis
Taxis can drop off and pick up passengers in the designated area inside the Villa entrance gate. Security officers or Visitor Services staff will direct the taxi to the drop-off area.

Visitors who take a taxi to the Villa must present a taxi receipt along with a Villa ticket.

No walk-ins are permitted except for those arriving by public transportation. Passengers must have their Villa admission ticket hole-punched by the driver before exiting the bus in order to enter the Villa.

Motorcycles and Bicycles
Bicyclists can park their bicycles without charge at the Pacific Coast Highway gate. A complimentary shuttle must then be taken to the Visitor Drop-Off Shuttle Stop near the Loggia.

Motorcyclists must pay the $8 per-vehicle parking fee, cash only. One motorcycle will fit in each space.

Oversized Vehicles
Parking is available for vehicles up to 6'10" and of standard car length and width. There is no parking for RVs, motor homes, limousines, and other larger vehicles.

Groups and Tour Buses
See Tips for Groups for information about accommodations for groups of nine or more.




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