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One easy and quick way to go from downtown San Diego to San Diego International Airport is by car, as it will normally take you around 7 to 10 minutes in total if there is no additional traffic. Otherwise, you can always choose to take public transportation instead, including bus line 992, an option that will take you approximately 15 minutes.
For standard self-parking, San Diego International Airport has the Terminal 2 Parking Plaza, which charges both daily and hourly rates and has covered parking and EV charging. Otherwise, you can opt for curbside valet parking from both Terminals 1 and 2, which means you won’t have to worry about taking a shuttle to and from the parking area.
Although there is no on-site hotel at San Diego International Airport, there are several nearby hotels that have a free shuttle service to and from SAN. There are a few that are within a 5-minute drive of the airport and which offer free shuttle services for guests upon request, so make sure to hook this service ahead of time.
San Diego International Airport provides a few different services for travelers with disabilities or restricted mobility. For example, a wheelchair service can be provided upon request, with airport employees available to help travelers check-in, go through security, arrive at their gate, and board their plane. Both terminals are also equipped with ramps and elevators.
Based on KAYAK flight searches, the most popular destination for international flights from San Diego is San José del Cabo Los Cabos (35% of all searches). The next most popular destinations are Cancun (27%) and Puerto Vallarta Ordaz (24%).
The cheapest one-way flight from San Diego found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours was to Seattle/Tacoma Intl ($71). The cheapest round-trip flight from San Diego on KAYAK in the last 72 hours was to Las Vegas Harry Reid Intl ($60). Other cheap flights from San Diego found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours include flights to Oakland ($67 round-trip), to Dallas/Fort Worth ($68 round-trip) and to Seattle/Tacoma Intl ($78 round-trip).
The longest direct flight you can take from San Diego is to Tokyo, with a duration of 12 hours.
San Diego Airport’s airport code is SAN. It can also be referred to as Lindbergh Field, San Diego, San Diego Intl.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from San Diego.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight from San Diego is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to your destination with an airline and back to San Diego with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying from San Diego up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.