San Diego Port Transportation

Last updated on February 15th, 2020 at 11:40 am

San Diego International Airport (SAN) is located only 2.5 miles (10 minutes) from the B Pier cruise terminal. All main US airlines fly into SAN, including Southwest, Jet Blue and Spirit. Click here to compare rates on cheap flights to San Diego.

The Port of San Diego has a Summer Waterfront Shuttle which runs from late May to early September and takes riders on a 20 minute loop. You can ride for ALL DAY for only $3! Click here for more details on schedules and stops.

Car Rentals in San Diego

Most major car rental agencies, including Budget, are available at the airport, however the closest companies to the port are:
$16.95 A Day Rental Cars from

San Diego Taxis

– approx. $12-$15 from SAN to the pier. Due its close proximity to the cruise port, taxis are a main source of transportation. The signs to the Transportation Plaza are clearly marked where taxis are readily available.
San Diego Silver Cab – ask for a flat rate

San Diego Airport & Cruiseport Shuttles

At the airport, follow the signs for Ground Transportation.
Go Airport Shuttle
Prime Time Shuttle
Advanced Shuttle

Check out for great prices on shuttles!

If you’d rather ride in luxury, consider a private transfer to take you from the airport to your hotel.

Need a hotel? Click these helpful links:
– San Diego Hotels with Shuttle
– San Diego Hotels with Fly and Cruise Packages

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