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 $80. 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.

Other Transportation Options from the Airport

Options for Transportation from San Diego International Airport

ALI Airport Greeting Service


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






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.