UC San Diego SearchMenu

Heading Home for School Holidays

Book a ride on UC San Diego's holiday airport shuttle, or find other methods of transportation to and from San Diego County.

Holiday airport shuttle

UC San Diego's holiday airport shuttle gives students rides between the main campus and San Diego International Airport for Thanksgiving break, winter break, and spring break each year.

Other airport transportation options

  • Bus (route 992 stops at the airport — you'll need to transfer to/from your home or campus; search the bus schedule; ride free with your Triton U-Pass or there is a $5 one-day MTS pass)
  • Ride share (take advantage of our campus partnership with Lyft)
  • Taxi (allow about $40 from airport to UCSD La Jolla campus)
  • Private shuttle service (about $20 each way between airport and UCSD La Jolla campus)

Other traveling options



  • Find schedules on Amtrak's website
  • The closest station to the La Jolla campus is Solana Beach
  • Hop on the 101 Breeze bus between the station and campus, or use another bus line or taxi to/from the Amtrak station
  • Amtrak offers students 15% off the best-available rail fares for travel on Pacific Surfliner and other California Amtrak routes. Read the terms and conditions, then place your reservation.

Greyhound Bus: