Transportation information for National City
San Diego International Airport is 10 minutes from downtown San Diego,
22 major and commuter airlines service the San Diego International Airport. For
terminal and airline information call (619) 231-2100 or visit www.san.org. For
a list of services to get you to and from the airport, into Mexico or around town,
visit our shuttle services page. Public Transportation MTS buses, trolleys and
coasters provide convenient transportation throughout San Diego County. Travel
to and from the airport, all shopping centers, attractions, beaches, hotels and
Mexico. Bus schedules differ, but most hotels and attractions have service every
15 to 20 minutes. The San Diego Trolley runs every 15 minutes throughout
most of the day and 30 minutes in the evening. The North County Coaster runs 43
miles along the coast with station stops in downtown San Diego, Old Town, Solana
Beach, Encinitas, Carlsbad and Oceanside. You can also get a free trolly transfer
which will take you to Tijuana. All MTS buses, trolleys and coasters are equipped
with wheelchair lifts. For schedule and fare information contact the Metropolitan
Transit System at (800) COMMUTE or visit their website at www.sdcommute.com.
Service Five can ride for the price of one! Taxicab stands are located at
the airport, most hotels, attractions and shopping centers. Your fare will be
displayed on the meter and will include a flag drop charge plus a per-mile and/or
a per-hour charge. All cabs leaving the airport charge the same rate. Rates for
all other cab trips may vary from company to company. A company´s rates of fare
are posted on the outside and inside of every taxicab.
Amtrak Whether you are traveling to San Diego by rail or taking a short
trip between San Diego´s 3 picturesque coastline stations, Amtrak offers daily
service. For schedules and fares call (800) USA-RAIL or visit www.amtrak.com
800 USA-RAIL (371-5465).
Greyhound: 800 231-2222.
San Diego to Downtown Los Angeles by automobile: 2 hours (depending upon traffic