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San Diego International Airport Transportation


San Diego International Airport Car Rental

Car rental reservation boards are located near the baggage claim areas of Terminals 1 and 2. Use the courtesy phones provided to request shuttle transport to the car rental company of your choice. Please note that using a reservation board is not always necessary. Car rental shuttles regularly operate at the Terminal 1 center traffic aisle and at the traffic island at the far west end of Terminal 2. If you follow the signage to any of these areas, it is likely that a shuttle will be waiting.

A1 Rent a Car: 619-226-4444
Ace Rent a Car: 619-231-9700
Alamo: 800-462-5266
Advantage: 619-491-3151
Avis: 800-852-4617
Budget: 800-527-0700
Dollar: 800-800-4000
Enterprise: 800-270-8881
Fox rent-A-Car: 800-225-4369
Hertz: 800-654-3131
Midway Rent A Car: 619-238-9600
National: 800-328-4567
Pacific Rent-A-Car: 619-296-4966
Payless Car Rental: 619-296-4966
Thrifty: 619-429-5000
Travcar Car Rental: 619-231-9700


San Diego International Airport Taxi Service

Taxi:Many companies provide taxicab service at San Diego International Airport. If you need a taxi, simply follow the signs leading to the Transportation Plazas. A Transportation Coordinator will place you with the first available taxi unless you specify a particular taxicab company.


San Diego International Airport Bus and Shuttle Services

Courtesy Buses: The airport also recently unveiled its newly branded Airport Loop shuttle service. Formerly known as the Red Bus, the shuttles provide free, frequent transportation between terminals. The Airport Loop runs seven days a week, 24 hours a day

Amtrak and Coaster: Travelers headed to and from San Diego International Airport can connect with Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner and the COASTER at Amtrak's Santa Fe Depot train station downtown by using Metropolitan Transit System Route 992, which operates between 5:00 a.m. and 11:30 p.m., every 15 minutes on weekdays and every 30 minutes on weekends and holidays.

Metro Bus: Public transit is available to and from the Airport and downtown San Diego on the Metropolitan Transit System's Route 992, which stops at Terminals 1 and 2 and the Commuter Terminal, and operates between 5:00 a.m. and 11:30 p.m., every 15 minutes on weekdays and every 30 minutes on weekends and holidays. This frequent bus service connects with Trolley, COASTER and Amtrak stations and is wheelchair accessible.