55th DPS Meeting

Plan Your Trip

55th Annual Meeting of the Division for Planetary Sciences joint with EPSC
San Antonio, Texas & Virtually Anywhere
1 – 6 October 2023

DPS-ESPC Rideshare Form

The AAS is providing this form to help participants share transportation, but all arrangements must be made by the attendees.

Find a Ride

Ride Share
The SAT rideshare pickup location is found on the outer commercial curbside, lower level of Terminal A. Download Map (PDF)

Uber/Lyft: Estimated fee is $21 one way.

Lyft/Uber options are plentiful in San Antonio and most of Bexar County (but are not suitable for the Fredericksburg excursion).

Onsite parking is limited. Offsite parking required for oversized vehicles. Garage clearance is 6 ft 6 in. 

See city’s nearby Convention Center Garage for $10 daily rate: 41 Bowie St, San Antonio, TX 78205.

Downtown street parking is free after 6pm and all day Sunday. Parking is free for all Public Events (Mission Library, Trinity University Planets Party, Sagan Lecture) and the Open Mic Food Truck Party at the Witte Museum.

Sagan Lecture at UTSA Downtown Campus Buena Vista Theater: Cattleman’s Square Lot at https://www.buenavista.live/plan-your-visit.

Witte Museum: Parking Garage at Brackenridge Park, 3501 Avenue B, San Antonio, TX 78209, or main lot near entrance.

Rental Cars
Car rental counters at SAT airport are in the lobby of the Consolidated Car Rental Facility. Take the elevator or escalator to the Mezzanine Level in Terminal B and cross the Sky Bridge. For more information, click here

Public Metro Bus Transportation
VIA Metropolitan Transit is San Antonio’s public transportation agency offering service throughout the city.  To get to the VIA bus stop, go to Go to the Lower Roadway (Arrivals/Baggage Level in Terminal A and B), across the marked crosswalk to the outer curb.

VIA’s bus stop will be located on the far West end of Terminal B, clearly marked on the column.
For schedules and more information call 1-(866) 362-2020 or visit the VIA website. 

The estimated fee is $1.30 one way. 

City Bus Passes - VIA 
Day and Week long bus passess are available for purchase online through the VIA app:
VIA goMobile+ App - VIA Metropolitan Transit (viainfo.net)

Day Passes are also available on every bus. If you purchase your e-fare Day Pass on the bus, you must let your driver know you want to buy a Day Pass before inserting any money into the fare box. Your Day Pass paper ticket will be dispensed, activated and stamped with an expiration date. Simply swipe and go on subsequent trips during that day.

Purchase Passes - VIA Metropolitan Transit (viainfo.net)

Taxi cabs are available at the outer commercial curbside at Terminal A. For assistance, please see the Airport Ground Transportation employee (wearing a red shirt). Estimated fare to San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter on the River Walk is $25. This is subject to change at any time.