Travel Guide to San Diego

Get ready for San Diego, the host city for AASLD's The Liver Meeting! Here's everything you need to know about traveling to and visiting San Diego during the conference.

About San Diego

San Diego is a vibrant city located on the coast of Southern California. Known for its beautiful beaches, diverse neighborhoods, and perfect weather, San Diego offers visitors a ton of activities to enjoy during their stay.

Conference Information

  • Event: The Liver Meeting
  • Dates: November 15-19, 2024
  • Location: San Diego Convention Center
  • Address: 111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
  • Distance from Airport: Approximately 3 miles (15 minutes by car)

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.

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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.

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.


San Diego boasts a mild climate year-round, with temperatures ranging from 50°F to 70°F (10°C to 21°C) during the conference dates. 


Things to Do in San Diego

While attending The Liver Meeting, take some time to explore San Diego's attractions and landmarks:

Balboa Park: Home to museums, gardens, and the world-famous San Diego Zoo.

Gaslamp Quarter: Experience San Diego's nightlife, restaurants, and entertainment in this historic district.

Seaport Village: Enjoy shopping, dining, and waterfront views at this charming shopping complex.

La Jolla Cove: Visit this picturesque beach and watch the seals and sea lions sunbathe on the rocks.


We hope this travel guide helps you make the most of your visit to San Diego for AASLD's The Liver Meeting. Safe travels!