Search flights to San Diego

About San Diego

The 2nd largest city of the U.S State of California, San Diego is a coastal city located close to the Mexican border. The 9th largest city in the U.S overall, the city enjoys a Mediterranean Climate and is one of the best cities in the country to enjoy summer in.

The city is especially famous for its beaches and water sports: Mission Beach, Black's Beach, and La Jolla are just some of the famous beaches in the area. It's also worth visiting the San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, and Safari Park while visiting. You should also definitely take advantage of the city's many opportunities to taste Mexican cuisine, which uses a lot of fresh fruit and vegetables in its dishes. Finally, Fashion Valley is a great shopping destination for fashionistas.

San Diego in the wintertime is also pleasant, with low rainfall and moderate temperatures. We can say the best time to visit would be between May and September. There is a shuttle service from San Diego International Airport to various points around the city.


Transportation to San Diego City Center from Airport

San Diego International Airport is 5 kilometers away from the city center. It is only 10 minutes away from the city. There are many options for airport transportation. If you want to take advantage of these options, you can benefit from shuttle services, metro-bus or taxi.

Airport Shuttle Services

There are shuttle services from the airport to the city center. Shuttle fee per person is 15 dollars. You can easily reach the city center using these services.


One of the most preferred options for transportation is the metro-bus type vehicles, also known as “The Flyer”. The shuttle departs from the airport every 10 minutes. The metro-bus vehicles also have special rooms designed for you to put your luggage. So, you can reach the city center affordably and comfortably.


Taxi is the most widely used means of transport in airport transfer. You can easily reach wherever you want, whether it is your hotel or anywhere in the city center. The taxi fare is usually low for the near neighborhoods. However, it is worth noting that you also need to tip the taxi driver up to 15% of the overall fare.

Rent a car

Although San Diego is a very big city, there is not much traffic problem in the city. With this in mind, you can rent a car. You can benefit from the companies at the airport such as Avis, National and Hertz as well as the companies at the city center.

Last Updated: December 23, 2016