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Commuter Terminal
3225 N. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101-1022
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Terminal 1
3665 N. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101-1022
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Terminal 2
3707 N. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101-1040
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Getting to San Diego International Airport

The Airport is served by I-5 with connections to State Route 163, I-8 and I-15. The following directions will help you arrive at your designated terminal on time.

  • From the Cruise Ship Terminal
    • Go west on North Harbor Drive toward West B Street.
    • Commuter Terminal is 1.7 miles ahead on right hand side; Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 are 1/4 and 1/2 mile beyond the Commuter Terminal.

  • From I-5 Northbound
    • Take San Diego Airport / Hawthorn Street exit (signs will direct you onto westbound Hawthorn Street).
    • Proceed to N. Harbor Drive and turn right.
    • Commuter Terminal is one mile ahead on right hand side; Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 are 1/4 and 1/2 mile beyond Commuter Terminal.

  • From I-5 Southbound
    • Take San Diego Airport / Sassafras Street exit. This puts you onto Kettner Boulevard.
    • Take Kettner to the traffic light at Sassafras Street and turn right.
    • Proceed down the hill to the traffic light at Pacific Highway and turn left.
    • Take Pacific Highway about 1/2 mile to Laurel Street and turn right.
    • Take Laurel Street to the next light, N. Harbor Drive, and turn right.
    • Commuter Terminal is one mile ahead on right hand side; Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 are 1/4 and 1/2 mile beyond the Commuter Terminal.

  • From State Route 163
    • Take State Route 163 Southbound to I-5 North and follow directions above for I-5 Northbound.

  • From I-8
    • Take State Route 163 or I-5 Southbound and follow applicable directions above.

  • From I-15
    • If North of State Route 163, take State Route 163 Southbound and follow directions above for State Route 163 Southbound.
    • If South of State Route. 163, take I-8 West and follow applicable directions above for I-8 Westbound.

Directions Using Public Transportation

The San Diego Trolley and the Coaster commuter train do not stop at the Airport. The only public transit available is the Flyer Route No. 992, a Metropolitan Transit System bus that travels between the Airport and downtown San Diego, stopping between Terminals 1 & 2 and the Commuter Terminal. The 10-minute bus service to and from downtown connects with Trolley, Coaster and Amtrak stations and is wheelchair accessible.

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