Getting around in La Jolla is mostly done by foot, bike, or car. Most travelers fly into Lindbergh Field, San Diego's international airport, and take a taxi to La Jolla. The fare is usually about $35 plus a tip. La Jolla is San Diego's most popular coastal community - but it isn't a separate town.
There are also several limo companies that provide transfers to La Jolla. One of these is La Jolla Transportation Company
. They shuttle visitors in luxuriousLincoln Town Car sedans. Check rates and reservation options on their website.
Although public transportation in San Diego is not exactly comparable to that of, say, New York or London, at least it exists.Costing $2.50 and requiring multiple transfers, ultimately one can get into La Jolla from the airport via San Diego public bus routes 30, 31, 41, and 101. The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System’s website
is extensive and remarkably helpful in planning transportation routes.
Visitors who are staying in downtown San Diego and want to spend a day in La Jolla, would be well advised to connect with Tour Guide Tim. His trips to and around La Jolla are fun and full of insider information: TourGuideTim website
or call 1-231-TimTour.