San Diego Transportation

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  • 1. By Trolley

    San Diego has a decent infrastructure for travelers who don't have cars, especially if you are in the downtown area The link to our system is: But the best way I have found is...

  • 2. Pacific Surfliner/Amtrak

    I have taken the Pacific Surfliner to L.A. from San Diego twice and it has been a pleasant (and punctual) trip each time. I purchased a Business Class ticket to ensure a comfortable seat, but I can't...

  • 3. The Coaster

    The Coaster is basically a comuter train that connects Oceanside to downtown San Diego. It offers a few morning trips from San Diego to Carlsbad and Oceanside with stops in between. It is economical...

  • 4. Road Rules

    When you are getting on or off the interstate in San Diego, especially during rush hour, please note that the light will turn green for a second and this is so TWO and only TWO cars in that lane can...

  • 5. By Car

    We usually rely on public transportation when we travel, but the best advice I could give to anyone traveling to San Diego for the first time would be to rent a car. The city is pretty spread out and...

  • 6. By Bus

    San Diego's public transportation has improved over the years and now it is easier--even if slow--to get around the city and county of SD. Not many people in San Diego, who can afford to travel...

  • 7. Old Town Trolly / Tours

    We didn’t do this one but I’m including it as many of our members ask about hop-on, hop-off transportation, and these can be particularly useful for cruise-ship passengers needing a quick, one-day...

  • 8. Information / Sources

    Central San Diego is very walkable but if you don’t have a car you may need public transit to get to places farther afield. S.D’s transit system includes buses, light-rail trolleys and commuter trains...

  • 9. Flight / Airport Info

    The San Diego International Airport is located quite near the city. For this reason, it's not exactly big, since there's only room for one runway. Several airlines still offer flights to San Diego,...

  • 10. Combined Suggestions

    The San Diego transit authority works with Google maps so the information on google maps is up to date and will give you the correct pick up times, distance to, and costs. I have found the walking and...

  • 11. By Boat

    Besides ground transport, ferries are another great way to do day trips to Coronado Island. See my review in my Coronado pages:

  • 12. By Bicycle

    The beach communities of Southern CA have one thing in common besides great weather. There seems to always be an abundance of bicycle traffic along the beach. Rentals are easy and plentiful. Once such...

  • 13. By Airplane

    Our choice of airline is always American. Our most recent trip to San Diego; we chose to fly to out of LGA on a Friday afternoon; right after work. We were a bit delayed taking off and then delayed...

  • 14. Horse / Pedi-Cab

    Cinderella Carriages can be seen on the streets of downtown, especially between Seaport Village and the San Diego Harbor area. These carriages are normally used for special ocassions, but for some...

  • 15. Motercycles - drving down the center lane

    It is legal for Motorcycles to "lane split here" lane splitting is when Motorcycles drive down the center lane. There are some rules here... I have copied what...

  • 16. Lyft - local taxi...kind of

    This is THE way to get a "taxi" or ride in Banker's Hill, downtown and Hillcrest. You use an app on your phone called "Lyft" to order a car with a pink mustache...

  • 17. Explore on Foot

    San Diego has many transport options but if it is nice weather your should walk. Exploring the city of foot allows you to discover new places, restaurants,...

  • 18. The Balboa Park Tram

    We had planned to use this as our main means of getting from our hotel to the park, but we discovered that the stops had changed. So we did a lot of walking and...

  • 19. The USNS PECOS TAO-197!

    After a quick test, physical and signing of a contract. You will be whisked off to tropical exotic ports of call anywhere you could imagine!!! While out to sea...

  • 20. Interstate 5

    Interstate 5 is California's central transportation artery, connecting San Diego & LA with northern areas such as Sacramento through the San Joaquin Valley.

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Getting around San Diego is pretty easy even if public transportation must be used exclusively. The most convient and time efficient way of getting around is by car. In some areas parking can be...

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