San Diego State University
SDSU is located only 10 miles from Downtown San Diego. Location/Directions to campus. Interactive Campus Map - For detailed view of campus buildings, parking structures, transit locations, services, etc.
San Diego International Airport is 3 mi northwest of Downtown San Diego and 13 mi southwest of San Diego State University.
Car rentals - Free shuttle buses to/from Consolidated Rental Car Center located at Airport.
Rideshare and Taxi Services are often used and offer easy pickup locations outside of terminals 1 & 2 at the Transportation Plaza. Average rideshare to SDSU from airport is $25. Average taxi to SDSU from airport is $45.
City Bus - City Bus Route 992 makes frequent stops at airport terminals 1 & 2 and goes to and from Downtown San Diego. Single bus fare is $2.25.
Area: Old Town, 30 minute trolley ride to SDSU - Old Town Transit Station
Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel Old Town - Discounted rate of $145.00 per night. Vouchers included for daily breakfast and dinner, plus two drinks at Old Town Tequila Factory Restaurant (Mexican and American cuisine) or Jack and Giulio’s Restaurant (Italian cuisine). Overnight parking is $19.00 per night. Airport shuttle to/from hotel. Contact hotel at 619-298-4707 and use code SDSU Islandora Camp when making individual reservation. Reservations due by October 7th for discounted rates.
Area: Mission Valley, 20 minute trolley to SDSU - Rio Vista and Hazard Center Station
San Diego Marriott Mission Valley- Hotel is only a 7 minute walk to Rio Vista Station and an 11 minute trolley ride to SDSU.
- DoubleTree by Hilton Mission Valley - Hotel is only a 3 minute walk to Hazard Center Station and a 14 minute Trolley ride to SDSU.
Area: SDSU - Hotel options near SDSU are limited and furthest from the airport; a taxi will cost $40+. There are not many options for evening activities.
Best Western Lamplighter Inn & Suites - Hotel is only a 10 minute walk from campus.
- Motel 6 San Diego Mission Valley East - Hotel is only a 4 minute walk to Grantville Station, 4 min trolley ride to SDSU.