San Diego International Airport (SAN)
The closest airport to all local attractions, San Diego International Airport (SAN) is about 10 minutes from the San Diego Convention Center. SAN is serviced by 22 major and commuter airlines, with nearly 500 daily flights providing nonstop and connecting services to major destinations across the US and the world.
Book online via the United Airlines website and use Z Code ZKMV and Agreement Code 830194 to receive a discount of up to 10%. The discount is valid for travel from March 21, 2022, through April 5, 2022. Attendees coming from outside the US should call their local United Airlines reservations office or email United Airlines with their preferred itinerary and discount codes.
If you are booking through a travel professional, provide them with the Z and Agreement Codes.
Book online via the Delta website and use the offer code NMVB4 to receive a discount of up to 10%. The discount is valid for travel from March 21, 2022, through April 5, 2022.
Attendees coming from outside the US should call their local Delta Airlines reservations office or email Delta with their preferred itinerary and discount codes.
ATC Travel Management is the official travel management firm for the SOT 61st Annual Meeting and ToxExpo.
Please note that depending on your reservation method, ATC Travel Management charges a $10 online service fee or a live agent reservation fee.
Before contacting ATC Travel Management, please gather the following information:
To obtain the maximum discounted fares, call at least 60 days before departure and identify yourself as an SOT meeting attendee. ATC Travel Management will find the best fare for you and email you an itinerary.
Taxicab stands are located at the airport, most hotels, attractions, and shopping centers. Base fare and rates are displayed on the meter and include a flag-drop charge plus a per-mile and/or a per-hour charge. If you are traveling from the airport, they also will add $1.50 to your final total. All taxi rates are based on trips, not per person. Find more details on taxicab services on the San Diego International Airport website.
The airport is served by all major car rental agencies. Courtesy phones are located near the baggage claim areas of Terminals 1 and 2. All car rental pick-ups and drop-offs for rental car companies serving San Diego International Airport occur at the Consolidated Rental Car Center. Free dedicated shuttle busses run continually to ferry customers between the airport terminals and the Rental Car Center. A list of car rental agencies and phone numbers can be found on the San Diego International Airport website.
SOT has established discounted rates through Alamo and Hertz Car Rentals on select rentals. To acquire these discounts, use the instructions and codes on this web page.
The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) Trolley is a convenient way around the San Diego area.
There are four trolley lines (UC San Diego Blue, Orange, Sycuan Green, and SDG&E Silver) that service the downtown San Diego communities and beyond, covering 53 miles of double-track railway and 53 stations total. Trolleys run an average of every 15 minutes—every seven minutes during peak and 30 minutes during off-peak hours. More information on the MTS schedule, fares, and rider information can be found on the Metropolitan Transit System website.
Operating seven days a week, early morning to late night, Bus Route 992 offers curbside drop-off/pick-up service right outside baggage claims in both terminals at the San Diego International Airport. For maps and bus schedules, visit the Metropolitan Transit System website or call 619.233.3004.
Another fun way to travel to the main tourist areas of San Diego is on an Old Town Trolley Tour. The trolley stops at 11 places, including Old Town, Seaport Village, Gaslamp Quarter, Coronado, Little Italy, and Balboa Park. The company also offers a La Jolla and Mission Bay route. You can either ride on the full two-hour narrated historic tour or hop on and off at different stops throughout the day. They also offer two-day passes and combination options with their land-and-water SEAL Tours. Pricing and adventures can be found on the Old Town Trolley Tours website.