Travel

Airports & Shuttles | Taxi | Car Rental | Directions | HPIS Shuttle | Parking | Visas

Airports

Transportation will not be provided from the airports for symposium participants. Please plan ahead in arranging transportation to and from the airports. Travel options and approximate costs are provided below.

Airport Shuttle Services

SuperShuttle
We have arranged for HPIS attendees to receive a 10% discount on SuperShuttle rates to/from the following airports: Ontario (ONT), Los Angeles International (LAX), John Wayne Orange County (SNA), Long Beach (LGB) and Burbank (BUR). To receive the 10% discounted rate, please do one of the following:

  • Go to Supershuttle. You do not need to provide a discount code; it will automatically be calculated into your rate.
  • Phone: 1-800-BLUE-VAN (1-800-258-3826); provide discount code – MSRVF.

Below are Discounted SuperShuttle Rates:
To/from: University of California Riverside
7 Passenger Shuttle Van One-way

LAX Share-ride – $69.30 for 1st guest; each additional person $8.10
Exclusive non-stop service from 1 up to 7 passengers $127.80 (flat rate) per van one way

LGB Share-ride – $71.10 for 1st guest each additional person $8.10
Exclusive non-stop service from 1 up to 7 passengers $130.50 (flat rate) per van one way

SNA Share-ride – $73.80 for 1st guest each additional person $8.10
Exclusive non-stop service from 1 up to 7 passengers $132.30 (flat rate) per van one way

BUR Share-ride – $89.10 for 1st guest each additional person $8.10
Exclusive non-stop service from 1 up to 7 passengers $142.20 (flat rate) per van one way

ONT Share-ride – $35.10 for 1st guest each additional person $8.10
Exclusive non-stop service from 1 up to 7 passengers $84.60 (flat rate) per van one way

Booking Instructions:

  • Make reservations online or by phone.
  • If you need to cancel a SuperShuttle reservation, call 12 hours in advance for refund. The 24/7 hotline number is 1-800-Blue-Van
  • If you need to make changes to your reservation, call the 24/7 hotline number 1-800-Blue-Van
  • If you need to know where your Van is, call the 24/7 Dispatch Hotline Number 1-310-782-3347 Ext 1.
  • There is a 15-minute grace period for departure pick ups. Wait in the designated areas for shuttles.

Other Shuttle Options
Several car shuttle services provide reasonable rates (especially if multiple riders are involved). Contact these agencies directly to make a reservation (at least one week in advance). UCR Faculty have had positive experiences with:

24/7 Ride
Offers private non-stop service to Ontario (ONT), Los Angeles International (LAX), John Wayne Orange County (SNA), Long Beach (LGB) and Burbank (BUR) at ride-share prices.
Reservations: 888.700.1222 Option 2 or online (Reservations@24-7RIDE.com)
Confirm or Change existing Reservations, call 1-888-700-1222 Option 3

Taxis

Taxis are an option for travel from most airports to Riverside. The average cost of a taxi from ONT to UC Riverside is $65 one way. Travelers can generally find taxicab service at the curbs outside of baggage claim.

Car Rentals

On-site rental car companies offer convenient services at airport terminals for travelers requiring their own means of transportation during the symposium.
Ontario International Airport
John Wayne Airport (SNA)
Palm Springs Airport (PSP)
Bob Hope Airport (BUR)
Los Angeles International Airport

Basic Directions to UC Riverside

The university address is 900 University Ave, Riverside, CA. 92507. UC Riverside is located off the 60/215 freeway at University Avenue. Additional transportation, maps and visitor information at UC Riverside can be found at this link.

From Burbank
From the Interstate 5 S Freeway: Take the I-10 east/San Bernardino Freeway to CA-71 south, then take CA-60 east to the University Avenue exit. Turn left and at second light, take a right onto West Campus Drive.

From Los Angeles County
From the 91 Freeway: Take CA-91 east to the CA-60 east. Exit at University Avenue and turn left. At the second light, take a right onto West Campus Drive.
From the 10 Freeway: Take the I-10 east to the I-15 south and then to CA-60 east. Exit at University Avenue and turn left. At the second light, take a right onto West Campus Drive.
From the 60 Freeway: Take the CA-60 east. Exit at University Avenue and turn left. At the second light, take a right onto West Campus Drive.

From Ontario Airport
From the 10 Freeway: Take the I-10 east, to the I-15 south and then to the CA-60 east. Exit at University Avenue and turn left. At the second light, take a right onto West Campus Drive.
From the 60 Freeway: Take the CA-60 east. Exit at University Avenue and turn left. At the second light, take a right onto West Campus Drive.

From Orange County
Take the CA-91 east to the CA-60 east. Exit at University Avenue and turn left. At the second light, take a right onto West Campus Drive.

From Palm Springs
Take the I-10 west to CA-60 west. Exit at University Avenue and turn left. At the second light, take a right onto West Campus Drive.

From San Bernardino
Take the I-215 south to the CA-60 east. Exit at University Avenue and turn left. At the second light, take a right onto West Campus Drive.

From San Diego County
Take the I-15 north to the I-215 north to the CA-60 west. Exit at University Avenue and turn left. At the second light, take a right onto West Campus Drive.

HPIS Shuttle During Symposium

The Marriott provides a free shuttle to the UCR campus in the mornings.
The Symposium will run two AM and two PM shuttles. The loop will link the symposium venue or banquet location to Glen Mor Housing, UC Extension Housing, Mission Inn and Marriott.

Taxis are available for more spontaneous travel.
Yellow Cabs Phone: 951-777-4774
1-800-TAXICAB: 951.400.5009
Happy Taxi: 951.781.8294
AA Inland Empire Taxi: 951.369.3581

Parking

Free parking will be available to conference participants in Parking Lot 21. Parking will also be available free of charge for those staying in the campus dormitories.

Visas

The following documents are useful for determining if a visa is needed for business travel to the United States, and what type of visa might be required:

BusinessVisa Description
Visa Waiver Program Information

If you need a letter of invitation so that you may obtain a visa to travel to the United States, please send an email to genomics@ucr.edu.


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