Centered in the Heart of L.A.
Downtown Melrose Avenue runs through the heart of West Hollywood and Hollywood. It is easily accessible by freeway (close to the 10 and the 101) and public transportation. Its sunny outdoor setting and colorful selection of shops and restaurants provides a unique, walkable experience unlike any in Los Angeles.
RideYellow is a new app in the Los Angeles area that allows you to get a taxi in Los Angeles from your phone. Simply download RideYellow, finish the signup process, and enter the promo code “HELLOLA” and get $15 off of your first ride. The best part about RideYellow is that they do not surge, so you can always depend on their rates during busy times. Phone: (424) 222.2222.
Metro Bus and Rail Lines
#10 Bus Line – Melrose Avenue – Temple Street: The #10 MTA Bus Line operates between West Hollywood and Downtown LA throughout Melrose Avenue and Temple Street. Most trips are interlined with Line 48 in Downtown LA and continue to, or originate from, Avalon Station. Owl service terminates at the Beverly Red Line Station. Some trips terminate at Vine Street in South Hollywood.
A single ride on a Metro bus or train costs $1.50. Transfers from the Metro to local municipal lines cost $.35. Purchase a TAP Card for day and week passes, which offer better rates, at 8272 Santa Monica Blvd or 8969 Santa Monica Blvd. Find more TAP card outlets at the TAP website (taptogo.net/tap/locator) .
City Tours and Bike Tours
If you want to get a little exercise while getting around West Hollywood, rent a bike or take a sightseeing tour with Bikes and Hikes. Their “LA in a Day” Tour – a 32 mile journey lasting approximately 5 hours 30 minutes – begins in West Hollywood, going through Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Santa Monica, Venice, Marina Del Rey, and Culver City.
Another transportation option is to take a Starline Tours ”Hop On Hop Off” bus. The company runs six different routes which serve the most notable parts of the Los Angeles area, including West Hollywood, Hollywood, North Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, downtown Los Angeles, Venice and Marina Del Rey.