Did you know that San Diego International Airport, also know as Lindbergh Field is located only 5 minutes from downtown San Diego. A typical taxi fare from the airport to downtown would range from $8.00 $10.00 dollars.
The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System consists of the San Diego Trolley, the San Diego Coast Express Rail also called Coaster, and a network of buses. Below are points of Interest serviced by San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (SDMTS) and North County Transit District (NCTD) Routes.
|San Diego Attraction||Serviced by|
|Balboa Park||routes 3, 7, and 120|
|Cabrillo National Monument||route 84.|
|Chula Vista Nature Interpretive Center||route Nature Center Shuttle|
|Cruise Ship Terminal||routes 2 and 992|
|Gaslamp Quarter||routes 3, 5, 120, and the Trolley|
|Guajome Park||route 303|
|Horton Plaza||routes 2, 3, 7, 11, 15, 20, 30, 50, 120, 150, 210, 901, 923, 929, 992, and the Trolley|
|Legoland||routes 444, 446, and FLEX 373. These are all weekday services. Currently there are no weekend transit service serving Legoland|
|Lindbergh Field (San Diego Airport)||route 992.|
|Martin Luther King Jr. Promenade||the Trolley|
|Old Town||routes 8/9, 10, 14, 28, 30, 35, 44, 84, 105, 150, the Trolley, and the COASTER|
|Petco Park||the Trolley and bus routes 3, 4, 5, 11, 901, and 929|
|Qualcomm Stadium, Jack Murphy Field||route 14, and the Trolley|
|San Diego Convention Center||the Trolley|
|San Ysidro/Tijuana Border Crossing||routes 929, 932, and the Trolley|
|Santa Fe Depot (AMTRAK Station)||routes 2, 83, 210, 923, 992, the Trolley, and the COASTER|
|Seaport Village||the Trolley|
|Sea World||routes 8/9|
|Torrey Pines State Reserve||route 101|
|Wave Water Park||routes 302, 303, 306, 332, 333, 334, 335, 338, 339 and FAST|
|San Diego Zoo Safari Park||route 386 (Mon-Sat ONLY)|
|San Diego Zoo||routes 7|
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San Diego Area Trip Planner
Use the Trip Planner below to find the best bus routes and other alternative means of getting to your destination.
|Taking a Taxi in San Diego|
Taxis are readily available at the airport’s Transportation Plazas. If you need a taxi at San Diego International Airport, simply follow the signs leading to the airport's Transportation Plaza. Lindbergh International Airport is conveniently located, approximately three and half miles from the heart of the downtown area. A typical taxi fare from the airport to downtown would range from $8.00 $10.00 dollars.
Most major hotels and some of the larger shopping centers in the area have taxi stands near the entrance, so you shouldn't have to arrange for them on your own or flag them down on the street. Cab rates can vary but generally start with a $2.20 flag-drop and an additional $2.30 per mile thereafter. Most cabs have a limit of four passengers.
|Renting a Car in San Diego|
|Taking a Shuttle Van in San Diego|
You can easily get a shuttle from the San Diego Airport Transportation Plaza. Shuttles operate every few minutes and a Transportation Coordinator will place you with the first available shuttle, unless you specify a particular shuttle company.
The guide below lists shuttle companies frequently used by travelers. Call directly or use the Web links to find the shuttle that best suits your needs.
San Diego Airport Shuttle Discounts
|Taking the San Diego Trolley|
Note: Consider purchasing a $5.00 Regional Day Pass which is good for all trolley trips and most bus routes for one operating day.
The only public transit available from the San Diego International Airport is the Flyer Route No. 992, a Metropolitan Transit System bus that travels between the Airport and downtown San Diego, stopping between Terminals 1 & 2 and the Commuter Terminal. The 10-minute bus service to and from downtown connects with the popular Trolley, Coaster and Amtrak stations and is wheelchair accessible.
Directions to Transportation Plaza
From Terminal 1 you must cross the skybridge, and take either the escalators or the elevators to street level. From Terminal 2, cross the Terminal 2 skybridge and take either the escalators or the elevators to street level, or use the pedestrian crosswalk conveniently located outside the Terminal 2 Baggage Claim Area to access the Transportation Plaza
Note: Smoking is prohibited on all forms of public transport in California.
San Diego Airport Limo Service
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