Air Transportation

San Diego is serviced by the San Diego International Airport (SAN), which is 7 miles (around 15 minutes) from the Town and Country San Diego. The airport offers hundreds of flights daily on 17 different carriers.

Ground Transportation from the Airport

Ground transportation is located outside the arrivals area of the airport. San Diego International Airport offers taxis and ride share options, but does not offer shuttle service.

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 Customer Service Representative will place you with the first available taxi, unless you specify a particular taxicab company. For more information on the specific taxi companies, please visit
Ride Share

Several companies offer Ride Share services at San Diego International Airport. Travelers can be dropped off curbside at both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.

Designated Ride Share passenger pickup locations are listed below:

  • Terminal 1: Exit baggage claim via the escalators, walk across the Sky Bridge toward Ground Transportation and the parking lot, exit down the escalators toward the parking lot, and turn right to the Transportation Plaza. Use crosswalk to the third lane for pick-up area. See signage for assistance.
  • Terminal 2: Upon exiting baggage claim, use main crosswalk to Transportation Plaza. Ridesharing pick-up is located in the second lane on the right. See signage for assistance.
Car Rental

All car rental pick-ups and drop-offs for rental car companies serving San Diego International Airport occur at the Consolidated Rental Car Center. Free dedicated shuttle buses run continually to ferry customers between the airport terminals and the Rental Car Center.

Rental Car Center at San Diego International Airport
3355 Admiral Boland Way
San Diego, CA 92101

Shuttle Hours: 24/7 – Please see agencies for specific service hours and return procedures.