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Where is the shuttle pick-up location at SAN Airport?

Shared-ride vans:

From Terminal 1, go across the sky bridge and use the escalators to the street level. From Terminal 2, use the pedestrian crosswalk outside Terminal 2 Baggage Claim and access the Transportation Plaza.

Buses

MTS Route 922 stops at Terminals 1 and 2. Follow the airport signs to get to the stop.

Rideshare: Uber, Lyft

Terminal 1: Exit Baggage Claim, cross the sky bridge toward Ground Transportation, head toward the parking lot, and turn right to the Transportation Plaza. The pick-up area is in the third lane. Terminal 2: Exit Baggage Claim and use the main crosswalk to Transportation Plaza. Pick-up is in the second lane on the right.

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Top San Diego Hotels Available for Shuttle Booking

San Diego Airport Shuttle Companies

San Diego International Airport—formerly known as Lindbergh Field—is an airport situated three miles away from Downtown San Diego, California. The airport consists of two terminals. Review this guide to find out your terminal. If you’re driving to SAN Airport and need directions, type the following address into any of your phone mapping apps:

San Diego International Airport (SAN)

3225 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

Ground Transportation

Need a safe ride to/from San Diego Airport? Don’t worry, SAN has many ground transportation options available. You can find shuttles, rideshare services, taxis, rental cars, and public transit. If you’re not sure which mode of transport suits you best, check below and find all the information you need.

San Diego Airport Shuttle

A shuttle is a perfect airport transportation option if you need an affordable and convenient ride. If you want one to/from SAN, don’t worry—many companies provide San Diego Airport transportation. We’ve discovered the best ones, and you can find detailed information about each below.

Keep in mind that a San Diego Airport shuttle to hotels is typically free of charge. Simply find the van at the airport by going to Ground Transportation/Courtesy Shuttles and find your hotel brand on the side of the bus. Here are the top San Diego hotels with courtesy airport shuttle services:

  • Sheraton San Diego Airport Shuttle
  • Hilton Bayfront San Diego
  • Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
  • Westin San Diego
  • Hilton San Diego

GO Airport Shuttle is a well-known shuttle company that offers shared-ride vans, private vans, limousines, and sedans through GO Prime Time Shuttle. To help you compare the prices, we’ve listed their lowest fares for similar destinations below:

Destination Price
Seaport Village $20
Gaslamp Quarter $20
Balboa Park $20
SeaWorld $20
La Jolla Cove $26

Note that shared rides aren't available at the moment due to the ongoing pandemic. Contact the shuttle provider to arrange another type of transport. Shuttle drivers can pick up at any airport terminal.

EZ Ride Shuttle is another airport shuttle service provider in San Diego. If you need a ride from your hotel, home, office, or airport, they can take you safely to your destination. Rates for San Diego Airport transfers to downtown hotels start at $9 per passenger. You can call EZ Ride at 800-777-0585 or 619-297-7463 to book a trip or find out more info.

On Time Shuttle Ride offers a variety of services to meet all of your transportation needs. to meet all of your airport transportation needs. They provide punctual and professional van service to San Diego Airport. Call On Time Shuttle Ride phone number 619-855-1234 for more information, or search through their website. Shuttle service is available at the Transportation Plazas across from Terminals 1 and 2.

Super Shuttle San Diego used to be a great choice for passengers looking for shared-ride vans, but they stopped operating. You can use it to arrange a private car service, though. Check out the Super Shuttle Express website if you wish to reserve a private black car transfer to or from San Diego International Airport.

Private Car Service

Several airport transfers are available to take passengers to any destination in or around the city. Titanium Limousine is one of the most comfortable and competitively-priced airport shuttle services for travelers in CA. Its courteous chauffeurs will be at your designated airport, including San Diego International, and upon arrival will pick you up on time and drive you to your hotel or business destination in San Diego, La Jolla, or Tijuana. Private car service is suitable for single passengers and any group.

Rideshare Services

TNCs like Uber and Lyft are very popular and affordable nowadays. If you want to use this sort of transport at SAN Airport, just download the app and book a ride.

To help you find the most affordable ride, we looked into Uber and Lyft fare estimates for transfers from San Diego Airport to popular destinations. A Lyft ride from SAN to downtown is approximately $30, while Uber offers more affordable transfers—you can get to the city center for around $10. Check out our guide to learn how to request an Uber to San Diego Airport and discover more about pick-ups, drop-offs, and Uber fares.

Taxi Service

To find a taxicab at SAN Airport, follow the signs to the Transportation Plazas, where you can turn to any Customer Service Representative for help. They will direct you to the first available taxi. The list below offers taxicab services in San Diego—check it out and contact any taxi provider for more info.

Taxi Company Phone Number(s)
Yellow Radio Service 619-444-4444
American Radio Service 619-234-1111
Orange Radio Service 619-223-5555
San Diego Dispatch 619-226-8294
USA Radio Dispatch 619-231-1144

Rental Cars

All car rental companies at SAN Airport are placed at the Rental Car Center. The airport offers free shuttle transfers between both terminals and the RCC that run 24/7. Check the following list to discover some of the on-site car rental companies available at San Diego Airport:

Rental Agency Phone Number
Advantage 800-777-5500
Alamo 800-462-5266
Avis 800-633-3469
Budget 800-527-0700
Dollar 800-800-4000
Enterprise 855-266-9289
Firefly 888-296-9135
Hertz 800-654-3131
ZipCar 866-494-7227

Public Transportation

If you are one of the budget-conscious travelers, you should use public transport since it’s definitely the cheapest option. You can connect with Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner and the COASTER at Amtrak's Santa Fe train station downtown by using Metropolitan Transit System Route 992.

City Bus Public transit is available between the Airport and downtown San Diego on the Metropolitan Transit System's Route 992, which stops at Terminals 1 and 2.

Fare Type Price
Day Pass (Regional) $5.00
One-Way Fare $2.25
Senior/Disabled $1.10
Children 5 & under Free