Transportation Options

Getting Around San Diego

Getting Around

From the Airport

Shuttle: Various shuttle services are available from San Diego International Airport to downtown San Diego. Shuttle stops are located at the airport transportation plazas.

Taxi:  Taxis are readily available outside the airport terminals. The fare to downtown San Diego is approximately $15-$20.

Rideshare: Lyft and Uber operate at San Diego International Airport. Pick-up locations are at designated areas.

Public Transportation

Trolley: San Diego's Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) operates a trolley system with convenient stops throughout the city, including the Convention Center. Also, the new UC San Diego Blue Line trolley extension expands service northward to Clairemont, the UCSD/La Jolla area and the Westfield UTC shopping center. 

For trolley schedules and information, visit SDMTS

Bus: MTS also operates an extensive bus network, providing access to various neighborhoods and attractions.

Ferry: Explore San Diego's waterfront via the Coronado Ferry, which offers service between downtown San Diego and Coronado Island.

Helpful Tips for International Travelers

Currency: The currency used in the United States is the US Dollar (USD).

Language: English is the primary language spoken in San Diego and at The Liver Meeting.

Electricity: The standard voltage is 120V, and the frequency is 60Hz. The power plugs and sockets used are of type A and B.

Travel Visa: For those traveling internationally and in need of a visa letter, please use our visa letter generator. Note this does not indicate a visa will be granted.

Visa Letter Generator

Travel Note

U.S. Residents: Please review the Real ID Act regarding boarding federally regulated commercial aircrafts. Depending on your state of residence, you may need to provide a second form of identification at the airport.