Travel Guide

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

The closest international airport to Pasadena is LAX, boasting a brand new international terminal, it is 29 miles (47 km) from Pasadena. Visit LAX website 


Airport Transportation

The Lax Flyaway buses offer convenient airport transfers between LAX and Union Station, 24 hours a day. Visitors can take the LAX Flyaway to Union Station and connect to the Metro A Line to Pasadena, this can take between 35 mins to an hour. 

Download Uber or Lyft apps for on-demand black car and ride shares to and from LAX. Prices start at approximately $40.

Free shuttles are available to nearby car rental companies, though prices vary this generally costs between $15 - $40. 

Pasadena Transportation Overview

As a result of smart city planning, tree-lined streets provide shade if you are out and about by foot. Visitors can take advantage of the streamlined transit system comprising of the Metro's Gold Line (train), the Foothill Transit (bus) and the Pasadena Transit (bus) at just 75 cents per ride. Should landmarks in greater Los Angeles appeal to you, these modes of transport can get you there efficiently.

The Westin Pasadena is a 10 minute walk  from the Pasadena Convention Center. It is the only hotel in Pasadena featuring a heated rooftop pool overlooking the Historic Old Town and a Fitness Studio. Many newly renovated room and suites offer courtyards and mountain views. The award winning restaurant, Vetanas, boasts indoor and outdoor dining. Balance your mind,body and wellbeing at this superb and well thought-out hotel. More information to come.


Explore Pasadena

The epicenter of discovery
and city of science.

Pasadena is a melting pot of industries, known primarily for being an epicenter for discovery and a city of science. Located only 10 miles from Los Angeles, Pasadena hosts institutional leaders such as the California Institute of Technology and the Nasa Jet Propulsion Laboratory. With over 300 tech companies, Pasadena is thriving, accessible and incredibly inviting. Additional prosperous industries within Pasadena include petrochemical value chain, logistics and distribution and professional/technical services.

Combine business with pleasure in Pasadena

Pasadena offers an electric mix of exciting attractions, attendees to the show can experience hiking in the Angeles National Forest or delve into the current culinary trends with a vast array of ethnic cuisine available. Museums and theaters are abundant. Discover the gorgeous Pasadena Old Town with a stroll along Colorado Boulevard. Visit the famous Rose Bowl Stadium, offering historical tours and the world's largest flea market.

Explore the City's many Attractions

Many of Pasadena's renowned cultural institutions are within walking distance of one another. Specializing in a variety of topics, from art and science to history and culture

There are 15 stunning gardens and parks in Pasadena, beautiful all year round. Stretch your legs and take in the fresh air at one of these magical spots.
There are 30 historic and landmark districts packed into 23 square miles in Pasadena. Explore historic architectural marvels and heavenly craftsman homes.

Spoilt for choice with Pasadena restaurants

With over 650 restaurants, Pasadena caters for all taste-buds and is considered a culinary paradise. The city has erupted with plenty of new openings over the past few years it is now one of the most divers and busiest dinning scenes in Southern California.
Explore the dining scene.


Pasadena Convention Center

The Pasadena Convention Center is the premier meeting and events venue in the heart of Pasadena.

300 East Green Street




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