To improve your experience traveling to and from San Diego, we've included transportation options below.
The San Diego International Airport (airport code: SAN) is located in the heart of San Diego, approximately 4 miles (13 minutes) from the San Diego Convention Center.
Many airlines provide service to the San Diego International Airport such as American Airlines, Delta, Jet Blue, Southwest and United. Feel free to book your travel with the airline(s) that best meets your needs.
Taxicabs: Many companies provide taxicab service at San Diego International Airport. If you need a taxi, simply follow the signs leading to the Transportation Plazas. A Customer Service Representative will place you with the first available taxi, unless you specify a particular taxicab company. Approximate cost for a taxi is $20 - $30 one-way, plus tip.
Airport Shuttle: Shuttle vans and buses operated by off-airport companies are another transportation option. Shuttle service is available at the Transportation Plazas across from Terminals 1 and 2.
Mass Transit - City Bus
City Bus Public transit is available to and from the Airport and Downtown San Diego on the Metropolitan Transit System's Route 992, which stops at Terminals 1 and 2, and operates between 5:00 a.m. and 11:30 p.m., every 15 minutes on weekdays and every 30 minutes on weekends and holidays.
Mass Transit - Light Rail
The San Diego Trolley is San Diego's light rail transit network. Its three lines serve many popular areas and attractions, such as Downtown, the Convention Center, SDSU, Old Town and the Mexican border.
Uber and Lyft offers transportation services from the Airport. Passengers can meet their rideshare service via the Transportation Plaza.
Car rental pick-ups and drop-offs for rental car companies serving San Diego International Airport occur at the Consolidated Rental Car Center. Free dedicated shuttle busses run continually to ferry customers between the airport terminals and the Rental Car Center.
ACA offers exclusive members-only discounts through Hertz, Thrifty and Dollar Car Rental. Find reservation information and discount codes. Be sure you are logged in with your ACA username and password to view this member benefit.
Find additional information about ground transportation to and from the San Diego International Airport.