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transport from anahein to hollywood

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transport from anahein to hollywood

what is the best/cheapest way to get from anahein to hollywood/ rodeo drive downtown LA

family of 5

bus/train ???

can you get to the hollywood sign

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1. Re: transport from anahein to hollywood

Welcome to the forums bartfam,

What is the best way is not usually the cheapest option, but...

Best way is likely to rent a car and drive yourself for the day so you can com and go as you please and go to specific areas that may not be offered by a tour.

There are also Tours that go from the Anaheim area to the LA area through larger Tour companies like Grayline Tours and Starline Tours.

And you can take public transport ( train) to LA and pick up a Tour from there which is usually suggested since it seem alot of people think the better tours of that area are in LA. Heres a good thread on the subject which also mentioned how to get to LA on public transport. See HopSkipJump's reply in this thread.


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2. Re: transport from anahein to hollywood

The Hollywood sign itself is fenced off so you cannot go right up to it. You can drive into the hills where its located if you bring your own car, or some tours will do that as well, but you can also get very good views of the sign from most parts of Hollywood below the signs.

Renting a car and driving yourself will give you the most control and take the least amount of time. otherwise as said you can take an organized tour from Anaheim (try www.allanaheimtours.com).

If you want to reach LA by public transportation from Anaheim, you can take the Metrolink train (www.metrolinktrains.com) or the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train (www.amtrak.com) from the Anaheim or Fullerton train stations to Union Station in downtown LA. From Union Station you can take the Red Line subway to various parts of downtown LA as well as to Hollywood - the Hollywood / Highland station on the Red Line is the main Hollywood stop - next to the Chinese Theater, the Kodak Theater (where the Oscars are held) etc. Star Line Tours (www.starlinetours.com) and other tour companies also stage tours from in front of this station.

To get from Hollywood / Highland to Rodeo Drive without a tour bus takes two rides on public buses, or a walk of about 3/4 mile + one bus ride. The walking option involves walking south on Highland Ave. to Santa Monica Blvd. (about 3/4 mile) and then taking Metro Bus 704 from there towards Santa Monica, exiting at Santa Monica Blvd. and Canon Drive. From there its a short walk to Rodeo Drive. The two bus option involves taking Metro Bus 217 or 780 from Hollywood / Highland towards Washington / Fairfax, exiting at Fairfax Ave. and Santa Monica Blvd., then taking Metro Bus 704 from there and exiting at Canon Drive.

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