Transportation Upon Arriving in the USA
Arrival at Los Angeles International Airport
San Diego is located 112 miles (180 kilometers) south of Los Angeles.
If you are arriving at Los Angeles Airport (LAX), you will need to take a commuter flight, bus, train, or shuttle to San Diego.
- Alaska Commuter
- American Eagle
- Continental Express
- Delta Connection
- United Express
- US Airways Express
Shuttle service from LAX to UCSD costs about $250-$300. Advance reservations are strongly encouraged.
Arrival at San Diego International Airport
Also known as Lindbergh Field, San Diego International Airport is located 11 miles (18 kilometers) south and slightly east of UCSD.
A taxi to the UCSD area costs about $40. Shuttle service to UCSD costs about $20 for a one-way fare.