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San Diego Airport Informational Guide to San Diego Airport (SAN) - NON OFFICIAL

San Diego Airport Taxi

Get within 20 minutes to downtown San Diego from the airport by taxi, since it is located at just 4 miles.


Taxis are located at the Transportation Plazas, where a Customer Service representative will help you taking a taxi.


Many companies provide taxicab service at San Diego Airport. Those are:

- Yellow Cab of San Diego: +1 619.444.4444
- American Cab: +1 619.234.1111
- Orange Cab: +1 619.223.5555
- San Diego Cab: + 1 619.226.8294
- USA Cab: +1 619.231.1144

Service hours: 24/7.


The average fare to downtown is USD 24 and takes 25 minutes, always depending on traffic. 

All taxi companies accept major credit cards.


Apps such Uber, Bounce, Curb, Flywheel, Rideyellow or Lyft work in the Airport’s facilities. To use that service it is necessary to download the application to the smartphone and ask for a car. 

See the rideshare pickup locations:

Terminal 1: Transportation Plaza. Use crosswalk to the third lane for pick-up area.

Terminal 2: Transportation Plaza, second lane on the right.


If you wish to transfer from and to San Diego Airport on your own, there are several transfer companies available within the airport premises.

Book a transfer at San Diego Airport through our site, it is easy and fast to use!