Environmental Mutagenesis & Genomics Society

51 st Annual Meeting, Palm Springs, California

September 12-16, 2020 - Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel

Environmental Genomics:
Mechanisms & Approaches
For Genomic Integrity

Getting To Palm Springs


By Air

Travelers to Greater Palm Springs have more air flight options than ever, thanks to new airlines servicing Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and new non-stop destinations, as well as increased service and longer periods of service. To meet the demands of increasing air travelers to Greater Palm Springs, there are now 10 airlines flying non-stop from PSP to 21 destinations, connecting to more than 500 destinations worldwide.

If it is more convenient to fly into another Southern California destination, you have four major airport choices, all within an approximate two-hour drive or less from Greater Palm Springs. Ontario International Airport is a favorite choice, just over a one-hour drive away. The full-service airport offers nonstop commercial jet service to 18 major airports in the U.S., Mexico and Taiwan, and connecting service to many domestic and international destinations, averaging 64 daily departures offered by 8 air carriers.

ONT: Ontario International Airport (1 hour 15 minute drive)
SNA: John Wayne Airport – Orange County (1 hour 30 minute drive)
LAX: Los Angeles International Airport (2 hour drive)
SAN: San Diego International Airport [2 hour 15 minute drive]

Other regional airports include:
LAS: Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (4-hour drive)
PHX: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (4-hour drive)


By Ground

As long as you can connect with US Interstate 10 (I-10), you can easily drive to the Greater Palm Springs area. The region is a surprisingly quick getaway from many large metropolitan areas in the Southwest. 

Driving Times from Major Cities:
Los Angeles – 2 hours
San Diego – 2 hours 15 minutes
Newport Beach – 1 hour 45 minutes
Anaheim – 1 hour 45 minutes
San Bernardino – 1 hour
Riverside – 1 hour
Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona – 4 hours
Las Vegas, Nevada – 4 hours


Travel Visas for International Conference Attendees

Please be aware that conference participants from certain countries are required to have a visa to enter the United States. Visit US Visitor Visa website for more information.

If you require a Visa, please apply for a Tourist Visa.

If you need a letter from EMGS, please let us know as soon as possible.