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Visitor Information

Travel Information

The California Institute of Technology is located at 1200 E California Boulevard, Pasadena, California, 91125. The Caltech campus is bounded by Wilson and Hill Avenues west and east, and by Del Mar Avenue and California Boulevard north and south.

It is best to fly into/out of either the Burbank airport or Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Although travel time can vary considerably based on traffic, LAX is about an hour from Pasadena, and the Burbank airport is approximately 25 minutes away.



Caltech campus visitors may park in any unreserved stall on campus with a daily or weekly permit. Visitor permits are required for all campus lots between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and may be purchased at automated pay stations within the lots. View the parking map for locations.

Local Accommodations near Caltech

Hotels/motels with Caltech rates are marked with **; request the California Institute of Technology rate when booking at these establishments to receive the discounted rate.

Vagabond Inn
1203 E Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91106

**Saga Motor Hotel
1633 E Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91106

**The Westin Pasadena
191 N Los Robles Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101

**Courtyard by Marriott
180 N Fair Oaks Avenue 
Pasadena, CA 91103

**Hilton Pasadena
168 S Los Robles Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101

**Sheraton Pasadena Hotel
303 E Cordova Street
Pasadena, CA 91101

Contact / Questions

For inquiries, please contact Sheryl Cobb at or 626-395-4220.