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San Diego International Airport (SAN)

Full Airport Name

San Diego International Airport


PO Box 82776, San Diego, California 92138-2776, USA

Airport Code


Country Code



(619) 400 2400




Via the airport's website


Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT - 8 (GMT - 7 from aboriginal Sunday in April to aftermost Sunday in October)


The airport is amid 3km (2 miles) northwest of San Diego.

Transfer Amid Terminals

A address shuttle, the Red Bus, provides regular, chargeless busline amid all terminals.

Driving Directions

The airport is served by I-5 with admission to SR163, I-8 and I-15. From I-5 northbound, booty the San Diego Airport/Hawthorn Street exit; chase signs assimilate westbound Hawthorn Street, abide to North Harbor Drive and about-face appropriate for the airport. From I-5 southbound, booty the San Diego Airport/Sassafras Street avenue assimilate Kettner Boulevard and about-face appropriate at the cartage lights at Sassafras Street, afresh larboard at the abutting lights assimilate Pacific Hwy. Then, about-face appropriate at Laurel Street and appropriate afresh at the abutting lights (North Harbor Drive) for the airport.

Car Parking

Car parks are amid in advanced of anniversary terminal, with short- and abiding ante available. Abiding parking is attainable at 3302 Pacific Hwy, with a chargeless 24-hour shuttle to/from the airport. Off-site parking is additionally available. Parking Advice (tel: (619) 291 2087) can acknowledgment any questions about parking at the airport.

Car Hire

Advantage, Alamo, Autorent, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Fox, Hertz, National, Pacific, Payless, Rent4Less, Thrifty and West Coast Rent a Car accept adjacent off-airport facilities, served by shuttles. Travellers can use the address phones provided to appeal shuttle carriage to the car rental aggregation of their choice.

Public Transport

Road: Bus: The Flyer Route 992 runs amid the airport and city San Diego, endlessly at the Sante Fe annex for admission to Coaster trains (linking the North County and city San Diego) and the Amtrak alternation base for civic services. Buses additionally affix to San Diego's trolley service.

Taxi: Taxi, auto and shuttle bus casework to hotels and axial San Diego destinations are attainable from the Busline Plazas in advanced of anniversary terminal.

Information and Help Desks

Airport ambassadors agents Travelers Aid desks and accommodate ambulant abetment throughout the terminals and two staffed advice booths in Terminals 1 and 2 (tel: (619) 231 7361 and 231 5230 respectively). There is additionally a recorded advice band (tel: (619) 231 2100).

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: Bureaux de change and ATMs are available. Five mailboxes are amid curbside (outdoors). Wireless Internet admission is available.

Eating and drinking: There are 30 restaurants, bars, fast-food outlets, coffee shops and bite confined at the airport.

Shopping: A array of shops can be begin in Terminals 1 and 2, but there are no duty-free shops at the airport.

Luggage: A absent and begin appointment (tel: (619) 400 2140) is amid on the aboriginal attic of the accoutrements affirmation breadth in Terminal 2 .

Other facilities: AED units (defibrillators) are installed throughout the terminals.

Conference and Business Facilities

The airport does not accept a business centre. Several airlines accommodate club lounges for associates and business-class passengers. The Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina (tel: (619) 291 2900; website: has a business centre, a advanced ambit of affair rooms, a amphitheater and an exhibition anteroom available, all-around up to 2,000 delegates.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

There are lifts and TDD phones and absolutely attainable toilets. The inter-terminal shuttle and Flyer Route bus are wheelchair-accessible. Cartage acute wheelchairs and appropriate abetment should acquaint their airline above-mentioned to travel. Abetment is attainable from advance airport ambassadors throughout the airport, and by calling from any address or TDD phone. Disabled parking is attainable in all terminal car parks.


Hotel/motel catch boards can be begin in the accoutrements accost areas. There are no hotels aural the airport grounds, but the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina (tel: (619) 291 2900; website: is amid anon adverse the airport, and there are several hotels nearby. These accommodate the Best Western Yacht Harbor Hotel (tel: (619) 224 3254; website:, Holiday Inn San Diego Bayside (tel: (619) 224 3621; website:, Radisson Hotel La Jolla (tel: (858) 453 5500; website:, Ramada Plaza Hotel Circle (tel: (619) 291 6500; website: and the San Diego Marriott Hotel and Marina (tel: (619) 234 1500; website:, all of which accept a address shuttle attainable from the airport.