San Diego International Airport
San Diego International Airport is often referred to as Lindbergh Field. It is situated a quick drive from downtown. As it is located in a suburban area, departures are only allowed between 6.30am and 11.30pm.
The three terminals at San Diego International are well-equipped with a range of amenities. They are also easy to navigate and despite having only one runway, the airport is quite capable of handling its 18 million passengers each year.
The airport is situated two miles (3km) northwest of San Diego.
Getting to the city
A train service connects to the city centre as well as other parts of San Diego and neighbouring cities. (Tel: 800.262.7837). Flyer Service No. 992 leaves every 10 minutes for the city centre between 5:00 a.m. and 12:50 a.m. and costs about $2.50. Public buses connect to downtown as well as commuter trains and depart every ten minutes. A host of shuttle companies are available to share rides into downtown and are available from arrivals. Taxis take about 10 minutes to downtown San Diego and cost around $10 (Tel: 619-234-6161). Shared shuttle vans offer door-to-door services and are a cheaper alternative to taxis.
GMT -6 (GMT -5 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).
Tel: +1 619 400 2404.
Car rental companies include Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise and Hertz.
Transfer between terminals
A free Inter-Airport Red Bus operates between the three terminals.
Lifts, bathrooms and telephones cater for the disabled. Currency exchange and ATMs are available. Other facilities include bars and restaurants, postal services, shops, several airport club rooms, tourist information and hotel reservations.
Parking rates range from $2 per half hour to daily rates of $11 to $26, depending upon which parking option you choose.
Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, American Eagle, British Airways, Continental Airlines, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways, Virgin America, Volaris and WestJet all offer flights to San Diego International Airport.
Free wi-fi is available throughout the terminals.
San Diego International Airport doesn't have business or conference facilities on site, but there are a number of hotels nearby.
San Diego International Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.