Umbrella Agency: VA San Diego Healthcare System
Program Name: Veterans Transportation Service (VTS)
Transportation for clients only
Advance Reservations Required: 2-10 days in advance
VTS provides FREE round-trip transportation to and from the VA medical center (VAMC), Mission Valley, and Sorrento Valley Clinics. The Veteran is picked up and dropped off at their home unless otherwise indicated below. Appointments for transportation must be scheduled 2-10 days in advance of your medical appointment.
VTS serves the following areas:
San Diego (Downtown San Diego, airport, Kearny Mesa, Clairemont Mesa, Serra Mesa, the beachfront communities of Pacific Beach, Mission Beach and Ocean Beach and, National City)
Monday – Friday
Chula Vista (pick up at the Palomar St. Trolley station at 7:30 a.m. and come back to the VAMC. We leave the VAMC at 1:00 p.m. to take the Veterans back to the trolley station). Please note: Reservations still must be made by phone 2-10 days beforehand. We don’t go down to Chula Vista unless a Veteran has called and made reservations.
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
El Cajon (pick up at the west side of Sears at the Parkway Plaza mall at 7:30 a.m. and come back to the VAMC. We leave the VAMC at 1:00 to take the Veterans back to the mall). Please note: Reservations still must be made by phone 2-10 days beforehand. We don’t go out to the mall unless a Veteran has called and made reservations.
Tuesday and Thursday
For those Veterans who meet VA travel eligibility requirements, reimbursement of bus fare is available.
*VTS does not serve any areas of the North County.