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San Diego Airport Taxis and Shuttles

TRAINED DRIVERS

Hand picked & english speaking drivers

LOW PRICES

Same price as a regular Taxi from the line

FLIGHT MONITORING

Drivers are always on time

QUALITY SUPPORT

24/7 Email & Phone support

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  • 20 minute gap between transfers

    Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

    Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol

  • Contactless ride

    When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.

  • Sanitiser in every car

    We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride

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Top-rated Taxi and Shuttle Services from San Diego Airport

Home to some of the most beautiful beaches in North America, San Diego is a true holiday-maker’s paradise; for this reason, you should start your holiday in a hassle-free manner by pre-booking a San Diego airport shuttle.

After landing at San Diego International Airport, your friendly driver will be waiting for you outside the Arrivals Hall, holding a sign with your name on it. After greeting you and your travel partners, they will escort you to your pre-selected vehicle. Whilst you enjoy your San Diego airport transfer to the city centre, your Welcome driver will answer any questions you might have and let you in on what to do and see during your stay in San Diego.

Going further, if your flight is delayed or early – no need to worry! All of our Welcome drivers are equipped with a live update system that notifies them of any change, ensuring they will be waiting for you when you land. All you have to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the ride.

TRAINED DRIVERS

Hand picked & english speaking drivers

LOW PRICES

Same price as a regular Taxi from the line

FLIGHT MONITORING

Drivers are always on time

QUALITY SUPPORT

24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
Duration
FROM SAN AIRPORT TO CITY CENTRE
21.20 €
21.20 €
15 MIN
FROM SAN AIRPORT TO BALBOA PARK
23 €
23 €
22 MIN
FROM SAN AIRPORT TO SEA WORLD
35 €
35 €
25 MIN

Welcome’s Shuttle Fleet at San Diego Airport

We understand that arriving in a new city can be daunting, especially if you have to separate your travel group. For that reason, we have a large selection of vehicles suited to all needs. If you are travelling in a small group, why not travel in one of our stylish Sedans, or for bigger groups of up to 8 people, we have spacious minivans that will get you to your San Diego hotel comfortably.

What our customers say about Welcome

"Anabelia, our tour guide was wonderful. She guided us through history and food and made great suggestions and enabled us to understand Greek culture and the food. I would highly recommend this tour.”

Directions from San Diego Airport to Downtown

​​San Diego International Airport (SAN), also known as Lindbergh Field Airport, is located approximately 4.8 km (3 miles) northwest of the central business district of San Diego. In normal traffic conditions, it takes around 15 minutes to reach Downtown San Diego by taxi or by private shuttle.

When leaving the airport, your San Diego transfer driver will head east on N Harbor Dr toward McCain Rd for 4.5 km (2.8 miles) and turn left onto W Broadway/Broadway Pier. Your shuttle driver will then turn left again onto State St before turning right at the first cross street onto W C St. From here, your driver will use the smaller local roads to get to your downtown accommodation.

Taxi fare from San Diego Airport

If you wish to take a San Diego airport taxi, simply follow the “Transportation Plaza” signs around the airport; once there, you will be allocated a taxi.

Going further, taxis in San Diego calculate their fare using a taximeter based on the time and distance travelled. A trip from San Diego airport to downtown costs around $24 (€21.20), traffic dependant.

If you wish to travel at a fixed rate fare, with no hidden fees, it is highly recommended to pre-book your San Diego airport shuttle with Welcome Pickups.

Why book a San Diego airport transfer with Welcome Pickups?

We ensure a 5-star airport transportation service at Welcome, with guaranteed on-time pickups, stellar customer service, personalised transfers, and fixed prices with no hidden costs. All of our Welcome Pickups drivers are handpicked locals trained by us. What is more, our professional drivers are happy to give you insider tips and local knowledge on everything to see and do whilst visiting San Diego. 

Moreover, all of our Welcome drivers are equipped with high-end technology, keeping them updated on your flight status, thus ensuring their presence when you arrive, no matter if your flight is late or early, at no extra costs.

So book your San Diego airport shuttle service with Welcome, pack your bags, jump onto that flight, and we will take care of the rest!

Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi or shuttle from San Diego airport to Downtown?

Taxis in San Diego calculate their fare using a taximeter based on the time and distance travelled. A trip from San Diego airport to downtown costs around $24 (€21.20), traffic dependant. Alternatively, you can pre-book a San Diego airport shuttle online at a fixed price.

What happens if my flight is delayed?

No need to worry if your flight is delayed or even early! All Welcome Pickups drivers are equipped with live update systems, which notify them of any changes, ensuring on-time pickups every time.

What happens after I book my San Diego shuttle with Welcome Pickups?

After you book your Welcome ride, we will send you a confirmation email outlining all of your transfer details. You will then receive another email before your flight to San Diego, including your driver’s name, photo, and phone number, making it easy for you to recognise them when you land. In addition to this, Welcome Pickups now has a mobile application that allows you to track your shuttle driver’s whereabouts, making your transfer experience as smooth as possible.

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