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Getting to San Diego
Discount Air Travel/Car Rental
Special discounted air rates have been arranged for conference attendees with several airlines, along with discounted rates on rental vehicles. Call Burkhalter Travel at 800-556-9286 or 608-833-5218 (Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm CST) to receive a quote and to make your reservations. Ask for Dan Davenport at extension 234 and refer to Athletic Business Conference. It is suggested to book no later than 30 days prior to the conference to receive the best rates.
Getting to Your Hotel
The airport is approximately 10 minutes from downtown and the convention center. Taxi fares are approximately $20.
SuperShuttle shared ride service is offering a $1 one-way or $2 round-trip discount for ABC attendees and exhibitors. To book your transportation to or from your hotel, go here or call 800-blue-van and use code 9W23D to receive your discount.
Getting to the Convention Center
Shuttle buses will be available to take participants between the convention center and Embassy Suites, Wyndham Bayside and Hampton Inn. The Omni, Hilton Bayfront, Marriott Gaslamp and Residence Inn Gaslamp hotels are close to the convention center. To see a map of all hotels, see the hotel page.
On-site private vehicle parking is available at the San Diego Convention Center's 1,950-vehicle underground garage located below the building. Enter the parking garage on Harbor Drive between First Ave. and Fifth Ave.
- The daily rate is $15.
- Payment is due upon entry and there are no in and out privileges.
- No overnight or RV parking is permitted.
The Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) offers fast and convenient service from the airport to the Convention Center. MTS operates the San Diego Trolley and has made trip planning easy with the fun places to go transportation guide. In addition to the trolley, The Flyer, MTS bus route 992, directly services the airport and the downtown area.
The San Diego Trolley operates daily from throughout downtown to the convention center. Fares are $2.50 one-way, or $5 for a day pass. The Trolley has two stops directly in front of the Convention Center at Harbor Drive/First Avenue and Harbor Drive/Fifth Avenue.