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How Much Does a Taxi Cost from the San Diego Airport?

Upon arriving at the San Diego Airport, you most likely hoping to head to your hotel as quickly as possible so you can start exploring the many neighborhoods, attractions and historical sites of this waterfront city. However, if you are on a budget, travel from the San Diego Airport can be expensive. While shuttles are sometimes more affordable, they often pick-up and drop-off multiple passengers, a time consuming process that wastes your precious vacation time. To help vacationers budget accordingly, use the following list of approximate taxi prices from the airport to various locations throughout San Diego.

  • Little Italy – $12
  • Gaslamp Quarter – $17
  • Mission Valley – $21
  • University of San Diego – $21
  • San Diego State University – $45
  • University of California San Diego – $45
  • Pacific Beach – $40
  • La Jolla – $45

Not Renting a Car during Your Vacation?

If you are not planning on renting a car during your vacation in San Diego, it is best to stay at a downtown San Diego hotel. This way, you are close to many attractions such as the San Diego Zoo, Balboa Park and Little Italy and can easily travel to them via foot or by public transportation such as the bus and trolley. For vacationers on a budget, the Marina Inn & Suites offers great value for clean and spacious hotel rooms. With rates as low as $39 per night, a variety of free amenities including wireless internet, cable television and hot breakfast prepared fresh daily, and our convenient location just two miles from the airport, we are a top choice for budget friendly San Diego airport hotels. There is also a bus and trolley station located within walking distance, providing guests with easy access to the entire city.

For discounted rates and reservations, call us at 1-800-571-2933 and speak with a Reservation Manager. If you are staying for multiple nights, are an AAA member or are planning a trip to the Zoo or SeaWorld during your trip, be sure to ask about our seasonal discounts for additional savings.

Rates & Availability
Arrival Date
Departure Date
Advance Booking

14 Days - 12% Off

7 Days - 10% Off

3 Days - 8% Off

Zoo & Seaworld Discount

15% OFF

With any purchase of
Zoo or Seaworld tickets

Weekday Discount

10% OFF

Stay any day
Sunday - Thursday

Other Discounts

10% OFF

AAA, Military, AARP
Other Package

Marina Inn San Diego Pet Friendly Hotel Marina Inn San Diego Hotel Accepts AAA Members

Call: 1-800-571-2933
For Rates and Reservations