Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

Airports and Visas

You are responsible for all travel arrangements, including procurement of visas if necessary.

We suggest all foreign participants fly into Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
Domestic participants may consider additional neighboring airports Long Beach Airport (LGB) or John Wayne/Orange County Airport (SNA).

Ground transportation services from/to LAX, LGB or SNA airports are available through:
Super Shuttle
Prime Time Shuttle
Airport Shuttles
Go Airport Shuttle

Travelers using Uber or Lyft from LAX need to meet their drivers at the round Ride Service signs located at the Upper/Departures Level.

Please note: There are over 12 DoubleTree Hotels in the Los Angeles area. Take care to always specify the “DoubleTree by Hilton San Pedro – Port of Los Angeles” for all conference activities.

We highly recommend all foreign participants to begin their United States visa application process as soon as possible, as this may be a lengthy process depending on your citizenship status. Please visit the U.S. Department of State for more details.

If you require a formal, personalized letter of invitation to facilitate your visa application, please contact Please include your full name and mailing address and we will email you a letter in PDF format.