Getting Here & Staying Here

Getting Here

Ontario International Airport (ONT) is about 20 miles northwest of Riverside and the most convenient air travel choice. By car, it takes less than 20 minutes to get to UCR from Ontario International Airport. It can take longer during rush hours.

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is about 70 miles west of Riverside (about an hour and 15 minutes by car – much longer during morning and afternoon rush hours).

John Wayne Orange County Airport (SNA) is 45 miles southwest of Riverside (45 minutes by car, rush-hour traffic not included).

Other options include The Long Beach Airport (LGB), 60 miles to the west (an hour or more by car) and Palm Springs International Airport (PSP), 60 miles to the east (an hour or more by car).

Super Shuttle provides a 24-hour shuttle service from most airports to UCR. Make a reservation 2-3 days in advance. Book online or call (800) 258-3826.
Metrolink is the regional rail system linking Riverside County to surrounding counties (Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, San Diego and Ventura).
(800) 371-5465
4066 Vine St., Riverside, CA 92507

Amtrak is a national rail system that operates across the U.S.
(800) 872-7245
4066 Vine St., Riverside, CA 92507
Riverside Transit Agency (RTA)
(951) 565-5002 or (800) 800-7821

OmniTrans
(For bus service from Ontario International Airport)
(909) 379-7100 or (800) 966-6438

Parking is complimentary with a confirmed reservation. Check in at the parking kiosk on West Campus Drive and park as assigned by the kiosk attendant.

Print your reservation and bring it with you on the day of your visit. Otherwise you will be asked to pay $8. Cash, Visa and MasterCard are accepted.

Parking permits are required at all times!

Get detailed driving directions to UCR.

Group Directions/Bus Parking
The Campus Tours Office is located on the first floor of the Student Services Building, across from Lot 1, in front of the Highlander Union Building.

See it on a map.

Staying Here

View a map of hotels close to UCR. Be sure to ask about discounted rates for guests visiting UCR!
Dine on-campus, or head over to University Village, The Getaway Café or Sub Station (all within walking distance of UCR). Restaurants in downtown Riverside and Canyon Crest are also close.