WRLF 2018
WRLF 2018
WRLF 2018
University of California
WRLF 2018

Getting Around San Diego

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At the Airport

The San Diego International Airportalso known as Lindbergh Field, is a public airport 3 miles northwest of downtown San Diego, California. 

The airport is located at 3225 N Harbor Drive, which is about 6 miles or 15 minutes from the Crowne Plaza.

Directions from Airport to Crowne Plaza

Average charge is $14/person each way to and from the airport by private shuttle companies. The hotel does NOT offer shuttle service to and from the airport.

Advanced Shuttle 800.719.3499 
Cloud 9 Shuttle / Super Shuttle 800.9.SHUTTLE (974.8885)
EZ Ride 800.777.0585
Sea Breeze Shuttle 619.297.7463

Car Rentals
San Diego Airport is serviced by all major rental car companies at the Consolidated Rental Car Center, which is located at 3355 Admiral Boland Way, San Diego, 92101. There is a free shuttle that takes you from the terminals to center. Car rental shuttles regularly operate at the each terminal. If you follow the signage to any of these areas, it is likely that a shuttle will be waiting. 

Parking is $4 per night at the conference hotel (Crowne Plaza) which is discounted from $15. 

Taxi Cabs
Taxi fare to the Crowne Plaza is about $30-$40. At the airport, simply follow the signs leading to the Transportation Plazas. A Transportation Coordinator will place you with the first available taxi, unless you specify a particular taxicab company.

Orange Cab 619.223.5555
San Diego Cab  619.226.8294


Getting to the Sights

Transportation is included in the fee to all organized tours!

Complimentary shuttle offered by the Crowne Plaza Hotel from 8 AM-10:30 PM to Fashion Valley Mall and Old Town. Shuttle service is not offered to the airport.

Trolleys - The Crowne Plaza is 1.5 miles from the Old Town Transit Center. We recommend using the complimentary hotel shuttle to Old Town. 

The 3 Trolley Lines: The Blue Line runs between the Mexican border through Downtown and Old Town while the Orange line connects the Downtown area to eastern parts of San Diego through Lemon Grove and El Cajon and the Green Line runs from Old Town through Mission Valley, San Diego State University, and Santee. Check the SDMTS website for up-to-date detailed trolley maps and timetables.

Bus - There are plenty of lines and routes that are serviced throughout San Diego. You can view schedules and routes at the Metropolitan Transit System

The bus system is an easy to use and reliable way to get around to areas of San Diego that the trolley does not service. Check the SDMTS website for up-to-datebus route maps, schedules, and trip planning resources.

Uber and Lyft - Both network transportation applications service the San Diego Area, including the airport. Visit Uber or Lyft for more information. 

BikeDecoBike, San Diego's only citywide bike share, has 170 solar-powered bike sharing stations across the city. Short term rentals available for casual rides at the station. Find a station and learn more at Decobike.

You can find more information about getting around San Diego here

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