Arriving by Air

San Diego International Airport is located 5 miles from the conference hotel in Old Town, and is served by all major US airlines.

Arriving by Train

The Amtrak-Old Town station is located a half mile from the conference hotel.  Amtrak Pacific Surfliners provide several daily trains from San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, and Orange Counties.

Arriving by Car

Old Town San Diego is located four miles north of Downtown San Diego at the junction of Interstate 5 and Interstate 8, near Mission Bay.  San Diego State University is located in Mission Valley off of Interstate 8 at College Avenue, just east of Interstate 15.  UC San Diego is located near La Jolla off of Interstate 5 at La Jolla Village Drive, just south of the Interstate 5/Interstate 805 interchange.

Getting around San Diego

Transit in San Diego

The Metropolitan Transit System provides bus and light rail services throughout San Diego.  Single- and multi-day passes are available.  See their Fares & Passes web page for more information.

Old Town to UC San Diego

The conference hotel is located 11 miles (20 minutes) from UC San Diego by car via Interstate 5.  The Metropolitan Transit System’s Express Route 150 provides service between Old Town Transit Center and UC San Diego (Gilman Dr. & Myers Dr.), which takes about 35 minutes and costs $2.50 per ride.  Buses depart every 30 minutes.

Old Town to SDSU

The conference hotel is located 9 miles (20 minutes) from SDSU by car via Interstate 8.  The Metropolitan Transit System’s Green Line Trolley (light rail) provides service between Old Town and SDSU, which takes about 35 minutes and costs $2.50 per ride.  Trains depart every 15 minutes during the day.


UC San Diego Campus Map

San Diego State University Campus Map

Old Town San Diego Map