Airport & Transportation
The San Diego International Airport (SAN) is located about 20 minutes from the Town and Country, San Diego and is served by several international and regional airlines.
Amtrak Pacific Surfliner
The Amtrak Pacific Surfliner offers train service between San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo.
Ground Transportation to/from San Diego International Airport
Details about ground transportation such as taxi cabs, ride share services, shuttle vans and buses, Amtrak Intercity and COASTER commuter trains, and trolley may be found at https://www.san.org/to-from.
If you take a taxi, please follow the signs at San Diego International Airport leading to the Transportation Plazas. A Customer Service Representative will place you with the first available taxi, unless you specify a particular taxicab company. Taxi cab fare is estimated at $30.00 plus tip each way.
Shuttle vans and buses operated by off-airport companies are available at the San Diego International Airport Transportation Plazas located across from Terminals 1 and 2. From Terminal 1, cross the skybridge and take the escalators or the elevators to street level. From Terminal 2, use the pedestrian crosswalk conveniently located outside the Terminal 2 Baggage Claim Area to access the Transportation Plaza. A Customer Service Representative will place you with the first available shuttle, unless you specify a particular shuttle company.
Several companies offer Ride Share services at San Diego International Airport. Travelers can be dropped off curbside at both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Designated Ride Share passenger pickup locations are at Terminal 1 [Exit baggage claim via the escalators, walk across the Sky Bridge toward Ground Transportation and the parking lot, exit down the escalators toward the parking lot, and turn right to the Transportation Plaza. Use crosswalk to the third lane for pick-up area. See signage for assistance.] and at Terminal 2 [Upon exiting baggage claim, use main crosswalk to Transportation Plaza. Ridesharing pick-up is located in the second lane on the right. See signage for assistance.]
The Rental Car Center at San Diego International Airport provides visitors with an easy, reliable, and comfortable experience for renting a vehicle. The Center is home to most of the rental car companies including national brands, local companies, and independent businesses in one central location.
Getting around San Diego
For more information on getting around San Diego, please visit www.sandiego.org/plan/getting-around.aspx.