Maps, Directions, and Hotel Information
Pomona College is located in Claremont, California, 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, and is easily accessible by car, plane, or rail.
Get directions via Google Maps: 550 N. College Ave., Claremont, CA 917011
From anywhere except Pasadena and the San Fernando Valley, take I-10 to Indian Hill Boulevard.From Orange County, take the Orange Freeway (Route 57) to I-10 east. From the Long Beach area, take the San Gabriel River Freeway (I-605) or the Long Beach Freeway (I-710) to I-10 east.
Exit at Indian Hill Boulevard. Drive north about one mile to Bonita Avenue; turn right. Drive three blocks to College Avenue, turn left. Turn right on Sixth Street. You may park in the visitor spaces in the small parking lot on the right side of the street. The Smith Campus Center is located next to this parking lot. The Career Development Office is on west of the Smith Campus Center in Alexander Hall.
Alternate Parking: Continue down College Avenue and turn east onto Fourth Street. You may park in the parking spaces on Fourth Street, or you may continue to the parking lot behind and on the north side of Bridges Auditorium. The Smith Campus Center is located northwest of this parking lot.
From Pasadena and the San Fernando Valley, take the Foothill Freeway (I-210) east. Exit at Towne Avenue; turn right (south). Proceed to Foothill Boulevard and turn left. Follow Foothill Boulevard until you reach Indian Hill Boulevard; turn right. Continue down Indian Hill Boulevard six blocks to Sixth Street. Turn left onto Sixth Street and go three and a half blocks, past the stop sign at College Ave. You may park in the visitor spaces in the small parking lot on the right side of the street. The Smith Campus Center is located east of this parking lot. The Career Development Office is on west of the Smith Campus Center in Alexander Hall.
Alternate Parking: Continue down College Avenue and turn east onto Fourth Street. You may park in the parking spaces on Fourth Street, or you may continue to the parking lot behind and on the north side of Bridges Auditorium. The Career Development Office is on west of the Smith Campus Center in Alexander Hall.
A campus map [pdf] is available for you to print prior to your visit.
Bell Cab Co
Yellow Cab of Claremont
Eagle Sedan Service
Super Shuttle, a 24-hour express shuttle to Claremont, costs approximately $45 from LAX and $20 from Ontario; additional passengers cost $9 each. For reservations, call (909) 428-6600.
We recommend flying into Ontario International Airport, which is less crowded than Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and closer to the Pomona College campus. Ontario is served by most major airlines and all major car rental agencies. A cab ride to Claremont takes 20-30 minutes and costs around $20-$25. (If you will be driving from the airport, please see "By Car" above.)
If you are flying into LAX, you may take a commuter flight to Ontario, rent a car, or take a shuttle van to Claremont. Allow an hour to two hours driving time.
From Downtown Los Angeles by Rail
The new Los Angeles area Metrolink serves the city of Claremont with a station two blocks from the campus. Call (800) 371-LINK for a schedule.
Hotel Casa 425
(866) 450-0425 or (909) 624-2272
425 West First Street, Claremont, CA 91711
Sheraton Suites Fairplex
601 West McKinley Avenue, Pomona, CA
Ontario Airport Marriott
2200 E. Holt Boulevard, Ontario, CA
Sheraton Ontario Airport Hotel
429 North Vineyard, Ontario, CA