San Diego International Airport

San Diego, US


Getting around the airport


San Diego International Airport is located 3 miles northwest of downtown San Diego. It is also known as the Lindbergh airport. SAN has two active terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.

  • Both terminals are served by accessible and free Red Bus shuttles. They run every 10 minutes from the transit islands across from baggage carousels on the ground level.
  • Terminal 1 has one floor only; Terminal 2 has Arrivals on the ground level and Departures and gates on Level 2
  • Terminal 1 has East (T1E) and West (T1W) concourses. Outside of Terminal 1 is a Skybridge to parking, ground transportation, and passenger pick-up drop-off.
  •  Terminal 2 has East (T2E) and West (T2W) concourse
  • Domestic arrivals can transfer between East and West Wings of their respective terminals.
  • International Arrivals are at Terminal 2, unless you have completed U.S. border clearance at your originating airport.
  • Smarte Carte baggage carts are available for rent at USD 4 per cart. Note that carts are free for arriving international passengers clearing customs at the airport.
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Getting into San Diego

No trains available


A bus to and from the airport is available on Route 992. The bus stops at Terminal 1 and 3 every 15 minutes on weekdays and every 30 minutes on weekends and holidays. One-way fare is USD 2.25 and the trip takes 20-30 minutes depending on destination.

Terminal 1 and 2, landside, ground level, transit island opposite Arrivals exit
Hours: 05:00-23:30


Many taxi companies offer services between the airport. Follow signs leading to transportation plazas and a coordinator will place you with the first available. Approximate fare to the Old Town is USD 18-21.

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- Terminal 2 East Gate 27

- Terminal 2 West Gate 36

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Spa Services

Be Relax spa

There are two spa locations at the airport where can access relaxation and beauty services.

Terminal 2 East, airside, level 2, near gate 26
Hours: 05:00-21:30 daily

Terminal 2 West, airside, level, near gate 36
Hours: 05:00-23:15 daily

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Airline and open access lounges

Airspace Lounge

Food and beverage service with full bar, restrooms, shower and large seating area. Fee us USD 25 per day. Free entry for AMEX Platinum and Centurion cardholders.

Terminal 2 East, airside, level 2, in between gates 23 & 33
Hours: 05:00-22:00 daily

Delta Sky Club

Terminal 2 West, airside, level 2, in between gates 47 and 48
Hours: 05:15-23:00 daily

United Club

Terminal 2 West, airside, level 2, in between gates 47 and 48
Hours: 05:15-22:00 daily

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Power Outlets

FuelRod charging kiosks

FuelRod mobile device charging kiosks are available at San Diego airport. One has been reported in Terminal 2 West, but other exact locations are unavailable.

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Available in the Airspace Lounge

There are no public shopwers available at SAN. A shower option is available at: 

Airspace Lounge 

Terminal 2 East, airside, level 2, in between gates 23 & 33
Hours: 05:00-22:00 daily

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Save on Your Car Rental

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On January 20th, 2016 the new Rental Car has been opened. It is located at the airport’s north side and houses 10 agencies on site.

Free and dedicated car rental shuttles operate regularly at Terminal 1 centre traffic aisle and at the traffic island at the far west end of Terminal 2 (outside baggage claim).

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Airport Tours

Behind the scenes look at SAN

Get a behind the scenes tour of San Diego airport. Free tours of the airport, runway, endangered species areas, and public area are available. Tours are two hours long and offered on Thursdays at 13:00 and Fridays at 10:00. Submit a request form online.

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Not available at this airport

There is no pharmacy available at SAN airport. 

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