2017 SPARK Student Meeting Travel Information

Individual SPARK programs are responsible for organizing their own travel arrangements

Air Travel

From Northern CA. Southwest Airlines has nearly hourly flights from OAK/SFO
  • Bob Hope Airport (BUR)
  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Airport to Pasadena Westin Hotel

From Burbank (BUR)
  • Distance 16 miles
  • Taxi ~$50
  • SuperShuttle $23 per person, 800-224-7767
  • UBER/Lyft
From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
  • Distance 28 miles
  • Taxi ~$95
  • SuperShuttle $30 per person, 800-224-7767
  • UBER/Lyft



Metro Gold Line

Pasadena Westin to City of Hope
Transportation from Westin Hotel to City of Hope is via Metro Gold Line Light Rail.
We will provide TAP fare cards to registrants.
  • Walk or take hotel shuttle to the Memorial Park Station (2 blocks).
    Walking: start on path heading south, right on to Holly Street, hard right on to path
  • Take Gold Line East bound to the City of Hope/Duarte station (5 stops).
It is a short walk to Cooper Auditorium. If you are not planning to return to the hotel after the meeting bring your luggage. We will arrange to hold it in a secure area until the end of the meeting.