San Diego

From balmy beaches with a laid-back attitude to a gleaming modern image, San Diego offers much for the tourist to enjoy. Situated on the Southern California seacoast, San Diego is the second largest city in the state, with 1.

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Greyhound & Crucero USA

Travels primarily on Interstate 5 (San Diego-Los Angeles and San Diego-Tijuana on two separate routes), a separate route also goes from downtown San Diego to the Tijuana airport; I-8/I-10 (Calexico-Yuma-Tucson-El Paso, with some variations of the route diverging from Yuma to Phoenix instead) and I-15 (San Diego-Riverside-San Bernardino-Las Vegas). Passengers can transfer to other Greyhound/Crucero buses in Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Tucson, El Paso or Phoenix to get to other cities in the U.S. and in Tijuana, Calexico/Mexicali, and El Paso/Ciudad Juarez to get to other cities in Mexico.


Amtrak operates from the historic '''{{marker|type=go|name=Santa Fe Depot|lat=32.71672|long=-117.16954}}''', located in downtown at 1050 Kettner Blvd. The station is the southern terminus of Amtrak's frequent ''[ Pacific Surfliner]'' route, which runs north to Los Angeles and San Luis Obispo. The depot is within walking distance of downtown hotels and situated near San Diego Bay. The city operates a bus line (Route 992, the "Airport Flyer") between the train depot and San Diego International Airport.

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Tourismo Express

Picks up at the parking lot west of I-5 and then travels down to Zona Rio ('Blue Line') & Zona Centro ('Green Line') on two separate routes. Drops off at the U.S. border inspection station going north. They also operate a shuttle between San Ysidro and the CBX (Airport) Terminal within the U.S.

Southern California CityPass

Gives you one day each at SeaWorld San Diego, Legoland California, and a 3 day park hopper ticket for Disneyland, as well as one-day admission to either the San Diego Zoo or the San Diego Zoo Safari Park for an additional fee if purchased online.

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Go San Diego Card

Covers admission and express entry to over 40 attractions, including Sea World San Diego, Legoland California, San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, USS Midway Museum, Birch Aquarium, and all Balboa Park museums.

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B Street Cruise Ship Terminal

The B Street Pier in Downtown San Diego serves as a port of call and home port for many major cruise lines. Voyages include: Mexican Riviera, Hawaii, South America, and Trans Panama Canal.

Hoang Express

Travels between SoCal (San Diego, El Monte, Los Angeles, Westminster); northern California (San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland and Sacramento) and Arizona (Phoenix, Chandler and Tempe).

InterCalifornias/Aeromexico Shuttle

Buses goes up to Los Angeles, San Fernando, Bakersfield, Fresno, and San Jose/Stockton (route splits/joins in Madero) and down to Tijuana.

CBX Shuttle

The Volaris Airlines Shuttle had ceased service as of June 1, 2016 and has been replaced by the 'CBX Shuttle'


Buses going down into Mexico and across the American southwest (California, Arizona, Nevada and Utah).


Travels up to Anaheim. Transfer in Anaheim to get to Las Vegas.

About San Diego

Like much of California and the Southwestern United States, English is the predominant language with Spanish the second most widely spoken. Store signs are written in English or both languages, and many businesses have bilingual employees that speak both English and Spanish.

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