San Diego International Airport (SAN): (Distance from the San Diego Convention Center, 3.3 miles)
City Bus Public transit is available to and from the Airport and downtown San Diego on the Metropolitan Transit System's Route 992, which stops at Terminals 1 and 2, 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.
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Metropolitan Transit System (Trolley): If you're staying in and around downtown San Diego, the iconic bright red trolley will take you in and around the city. The San Diego Trolley provides convenient services from key locations downtown, including the Santa Fe Depot and the San Diego Convention Center, crisscrossing through downtown and out to various locations like Old Town, Mission Valley, El Cajon, Santee and San Ysidro, which is on the Mexican border.
There are three trolley lines (UC San Diego Blue, Orange and Sycuan Green) that service the downtown San Diego communities and beyond, covering 53 miles of double-track railway and 53 stations total. Trolley and bus adult fares are inexpensive and children aged 5 and under ride for free. Trolleys run an average of every 15 minutes, 7 minutes during peak and 30 minutes during off-peak hours.
For current information on Bus and Trolley Service, visit the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System.
PRONTO: MTS and NCTD riders can use the new regional fare system, PRONTO. PRONTO will replace the Compass Card and Cloud systems entirely, offering riders a better payment experience when choosing transit.
Buses: An economical way to navigate through San Diego is by bus. There are plenty of routes that offer service throughout the county. Be sure to check schedules and plan your routes in advance.
For bus schedules and information, visit SDMTS.
For bus schedules and information for San Diego's North County, visit BREEZE.