Amtrak Intercity and Coaster commuter trains link communities and travelers from
as far away as Los Angeles and Orange Counties to downtown San Diego and coastal
North County and, includes stops in Old Town, Sorrento Valley, Solana Beach, Encinitas,
Carlsbad and Oceanside.
Travelers headed to and from San Diego International Airport can connect with Amtrak's
Pacific Surfliner and the COASTER at Amtrak's Santa Fe Depot train station downtown
by using Metropolitan Transit System Route 992, which operates between 5:00 a.m. and 11:30 p.m., every 15 minutes on weekdays and every 30 minutes on weekends and holidays.
Amtrak operates seven days a week, 365 days per year, with twelve round trips. Tickets
may be purchased at the Amtrak station.
The Coaster operates daily, with the exceptions of New Year's Day, Memorial Day,
July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
For additional information on connecting transit, fares, personalized travel planning
and disabled services, call 800.COASTER (800.262.7837) or visit www.gonctd.com/coaster.
For additional information on Amtrak service in San Diego, visit the
Santa Fe Depot train station, telephone 1-800-USA-RAIL, or visit Amtrak or
Public transit is available to and from the Airport and downtown San Diego on the Metropolitan Transit System's
which stops at Terminals 1 and 2 as well as the Commuter Terminal, and operates between 5:00 a.m. and 11:30 p.m.,
every 15 minutes on weekdays and every 30 minutes on weekends and holidays. This frequent bus service
connects with Trolley, COASTER and Amtrak stations and is wheelchair accessible.
Planning a trip is easy when you use the MTS
Online Trip Planner.
For more information on the Metropolitan Transit System, call 619-557-4555 or visit
MTS’ San Diego Trolley is San Diego’s light rail transit network. Its three lines serve many popular areas and attractions, such as Downtown, the Convention Center, SDSU, Old Town, and the Mexican border. The Trolley does not stop at the Airport. However, the Trolley’s Blue and Orange Lines make convenient transfers with MTS Bus Route 992 at America Plaza station.
Many limousine/luxury sedan companies provide service from San Diego International Airport. Please check your local telephone directory for a listing of companies, or visit the San Diego Convention and Visitors Bureau for a list of service providers.
Be sure to verify with your limousine/luxury sedan provider that the company is licensed to pick up passengers at San Diego International Airport.