Participants make their own air travel arrangements as well as their own ground transportation plans from the airport to the resort. However, on Thursday, November 12, a shuttle service will run from La Costa to San Diego International Airport approximately every 30 minutes from 6 AM to 1 PM.


Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad is located 30 miles from San Diego International Airport (SAN).

While the closest major international airport is San Diego International Airport, other nearby airports include:

  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 98 miles away
  • Tijuana International Airport (TIJ) is 52 miles away
  • McClellan-Palomar Airport, which is a smaller regional airport, is 4 miles away

Ride Share

Several companies currently offer Ride Share services (such as Uber and Lyft) at San Diego International Airport. These services may change at any time, so we encourage you to research the most recent updates to service regions from these companies near to your arrival date.

Designated Ride Share passenger pickup locations are:

Terminal 1: Exit baggage claim via the escalators, walk across the Sky Bridge toward Ground Transportation and the parking lot, exit down the escalators toward the parking lot, and turn right to the Transportation Plaza. Use crosswalk to the third lane for pick-up area. See signage for assistance.

Terminal 2: Upon exiting baggage claim, use main crosswalk to Transportation Plaza. Ridesharing pick-up is located in the second lane on the right. See signage for assistance.

Rental Cars

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.

Rental Car Center
at San Diego International Airport
3355 Admiral Boland Way
San Diego, CA 92101


Many companies provide taxicab service at San Diego International Airport. If you need a taxi, simply follow the signs leading to the Transportation Plazas. A Customer Service Representative will place you with the first available taxi, unless you specify a particular taxicab company.

The estimated fee for this distance is approximately $100 USD.

If you would like to prebook a cab, contact information is available here:


There is not a hotel provided shuttle service from the airport.

Limousine Service

La Costa Limousine
2770 Loker Ave West
Carlsbad, CA 92010
Telephone: +1 (760) 438-4455

Driving Directions

Depart San Diego International Airport. Go East on N. Harbor Drive. Turn left onto Laurel Street (East) (0.5 miles). Turn left (North) on India Street (0.8 miles). Take the ramp and go North on Freeway 5 (24-26 miles). Exit on La Costa Avenue and turn right (East) (1.9 miles). Turn left (North) onto El Camino Real. Turn right at Costa Del Mar Road and proceed to the resort.


Self-parking is $24 per night. Overnight valet parking is $34 per night.