San Diego State University is approximately 13 miles (21km) east of the San Diego International Airport.

ALI Airport Greeting Service

ALI provides airport greeting service for $70. This service includes being met at the airport as you arrive and assistance with a shuttle to take you to your destination. Shuttle costs are included.

This service is only available for flights scheduled to arrive in San Diego between 9 am and 9 pm, daily. To request this service, students must arrive in San Diego International Airport (SAN).

To request this service, please complete the request form at least two weeks prior to your arrival date. You will receive an email confirmation once the request is processed.

NOTE: If you are staying in a homestay arranged by ALI, your host family will pick you up from the airport. Please send your flight information directly to your new host family at least two weeks before your arrival in San Diego.

Other Transportation Options from the Airport

Options for Transportation from San Diego International Airport

ALI Airport Greeting Service

Taxi

Super Shuttle

UBER/ Rideshare Services

ALI staff member present

 

 

 

No advanced reservations required

 

 

Account registration required

 

 

 

Located at the airport upon arrival

 

 

Ability to take you to your final destination

Approximate cost per person from San Diego International Airport to the ALI

$70

$40 - $50

$20 - $25

$40

 

The ALI does not provide an airport greeting service for LAX (Los Angeles International Airport). From LAX take a shuttle to Union Station in LA. Then take an Amtrack to San Diego - Old Town Station, and then a trolley to SDSU. The approximate cost is $50.