Getting around San Diego

Trolley
San Diego Trolley
Getting around San Diego can be difficult, especially if you don't have a car because the major attractions are separated by some distance. We always recommend to rent a car or to use Taxi or Limo service. Public transit system is running through the city, but it can takes hours to get where you're going. The bus and trolley will help you to get around faster and it will also take you to the border with Mexico. You should also visit the San Diego transit company website for bus route and fares information.

Airport & Airlines info

The airport has recently received major enhancements, and we think you will like what you see: an impressive array of public art, a shopping mall's worth of popular shops and restaurants, and stunning architectural details reflecting the spirit of the San Diego region. The San Diego International Airport is your gateway to all the attractions and features of San Diego and the surrounding region. More Info...

Airport Shuttle - Limousine Service

The cheapest is the San Diego Transit Flyer PHONE: 619.233.3004, red- and blue-striped express buses equipped with luggage racks that cruise the airport's terminals at 10- to 15-minute intervals between 5 AM and 1 AM. These buses will drop you at most downtown businesses and hotels. The fare is $2, including transfer to local transit buses and the San Diego Trolley. More Info...

Biking

San Diego is one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the United States. With its 300+ miles of bikeways and year-round temperate weather, biking to work gives you all the freedom of a car and an opportunity to exercise and improve your health. Order your FREE bike map on-line or by calling RideLink at 1-800-COMMUTE, Option 3. More Info...

Car Rentals

San Diego best car rental rates. We offer great rental car deals from top companies. With our Car Rentals, you'll always know the final price including taxes and fees before you buy. Plus, get unlimited mileage on all rentals. Steal a deal on a car rental today! Go to Car Rental Page and reserve your car today. More Info...

Taxi & Limousines

Taxis departing from the airport are subject to regulated fares - all companies charge the same rate about $2.00 per mile (1.6km). If you call ahead you can ask for the flat rate (about $10 Downtown), otherwise you'll be charged by the mile rate. Coronado and La Jolla runs about $20 plus tip . Yellow Cab phone: 619/234-6161. Limousine rates vary and are per hour, per mile, or both, with some minimums established. More Info...

Ferry Service

A scenic, nostalgic ferry ride takes you a million miles away from everyday life! The ferry shuttles between the Broadway Pier (Downtown San Diego) and The Ferry Landing Marketplace (Coronado) year 'round. The ferry departs the Broadway Pier daily for Coronado, beginning at 9:00 a.m. and crossings continue every hour on the hour until 9:00 p.m. Departures from Coronado begin at 9:30 a.m. and continue every hour on the half hour until 9:30 p.m. More Info...

Parking Info

In Downtown of San Diego is very hard to find a free parking but there is a plenty of private parking areas where you can park for about $5.00/day You can also park use parking meters for On-Street parking $0.25 for 15 minutes. You can now use a "smart card" to pay for your parking meter! The City of San Diego is currently selling parking meter debit cards at various locations near you. The cards come in $10 and $45 denominations and are reloadable in $1 increments. More Info...

Train & Coaster

The main train station in San Diego is the Santa Fe Depot located at 1050 Kettner Blvd (at C Street) in downtown of San Diego. It is close to the Harbor and major shopping areas. The station is close to Horton Plaza, one of the largest urban malls in California, the airport, and cruise ship lines. San Diego Bay is just a short walk west of the Station. Santa Fe is also home for local Coaster train service which provide service between North County Oceanside to San Diego, with additional stops in Carlsbad (2), Encinitas, Solana Beach, Sorrento Valley and Old Town. Santa Fe station is also home for AMTRAK where you can enjoy beautiful coastal ride to Los Angeles or wherever you are traveling. More Info...

Walking

Aside from the health benefits and the low cost, there is no better way to experience San Diego than as a pedestrian. So bring comfortable shoes and enjoy our beautiful city. More Info...