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Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
1380 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego, CA 92101


A complimentary shuttle transportation service is offered, which runs every half-hour between 5am – 12 midnight, between the Marina and Bay Towers as well as the San Diego International Airport. Call 619-291-2900 to arrange your shuttle transportation.

Parking is also available with rates of $22 for self parking and $30 for overnight valet parking.

There are a number of public transportation services available to you at any given time when you need to get to and from the Airport.

Amtrak and Coaster
Amtrak Intercity and Coaster commuter trains link communities and travelers from as far away as Los Angeles and Orange Counties to downtown San Diego and coastal North County and, includes stops in Old Town, Sorrento Valley, Solana Beach, Encinitas, Carlsbad and Oceanside.

Travelers headed to and from San Diego International Airport can connect with Amtrak's Pacific Surfliner and the COASTER at Amtrak's Santa Fe Depot train station downtown by using Metropolitan Transit System Route 992, which operates between 5:00 a.m. and 11:30 p.m., every 15 minutes on weekdays and every 30 minutes on weekends and holidays.

Amtrak operates seven days a week, 365 days per year, with twelve round trips. Tickets may be purchased at the Amtrak station.

The Coaster operates daily, with the exceptions of New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

For additional information on connecting transit, fares, personalized travel planning and disabled services, call 800.COASTER (800.262.7837) or visit www.gonctd.com/coaster.

For additional information on Amtrak service in San Diego, visit the Santa Fe Depot train station, telephone 1-800-USA-RAIL, or visit Amtrak or Amtrak California.

Metro Bus
Public transit is available to and from the Airport and downtown San Diego on the Metropolitan Transit System's Route 992, which stops at Terminals 1 and 2 and the Commuter Terminal, and operates between 5:00 a.m. and 11:30 p.m., every 15 minutes on weekdays and every 30 minutes on weekends and holidays. This frequent bus service connects with Trolley, COASTER and Amtrak stations and is wheelchair accessible.

Planning a trip is easy when you use the MTS Online Trip Planner. For more information on the Metropolitan Transit System, call 619-557-4555 or visit www.sdmts.com.

Trolley Service
MTS’ San Diego Trolley is San Diego’s light rail transit network. Its three lines serve many popular areas and attractions, such as Downtown, the Convention Center, SDSU, Old Town, and the Mexican border. The Trolley does not stop at the Airport. However, the Trolley’s Blue and Orange Lines make convenient transfers with MTS Bus Route 992 at America Plaza station.

Taxi Services
Many companies provide taxicab service at San Diego International Airport. If you need a taxi, simply follow the signs leading to the Transportation Plazas. A Transportation Coordinator will place you with the first available taxi – unless you specify a particular taxicab company.

The guide below lists taxicab companies frequently used by travelers. Call directly or use the Web links to find the taxicab service that best suits your needs. Please refer to a San Diego phone book yellow pages for a complete list of taxicab services

Name Payment Street Phone
Airport Yellow Cab of San Diego All major credit cards accepted 3473 Kurtz St.
San Diego
American Cab  All major credit cards upon request 433 10th Ave.
San Diego
Orange Cab All major credit cards upon request 3911 Pacific Hwy. #208
San Diego
San Diego Cab  Major credit cards upon request 3485 Kurtz St.
San Diego
619.226.8294 / 800.368.2947
USA Cab All major cards upon request 2660 Imperial Ave.
San Diego

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