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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the most frequently asked questions at San Diego International Airport. If you have a question not answered here — or throughout our web site — please contact us. We look forward to serving you.

San Diego International Airport (SAN) is open twenty-four hours a day; however, departures only occur without penalty between 6:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. Each airline has its own operating hours, but typically ticket counters are staffed by 4:30 a.m. for check-in. For specific check-in information, please contact the airline you are flying directly.

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Ground Transportation

How do I get to Mexico from San Diego International Airport?

You can catch the Airport Flyer #992 public bus in front of each terminal at San Diego International Airport (SAN). Request a Regional Day Pass for $5 which allows for free transfers. Exit the bus at Broadway and Kettner, take the Blue Line Trolley going towards San Ysidro from American Plaza Transit Center. For more information, visit Shuttle and/or taxi service is also available.

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