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The San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 525-5000

Driving Directions

Driving South on Interstate 5

Take Front St. exit. Continue on Front St. until you reach Harbor Drive, turn left. Follow signage to parking entrance.

Driving North on Interstate 5

Take Cesar Chavez Pky. exit, turn left. Follow Cesar Chavez Pky. to Harbor Drive, turn right. Follow signage to parking entrance.

Driving West on Interstate 8

Take Highway 8 (West) to 163 South. Follow into city (will turn into 10th). Follow 10th Ave. to Market St., turn right. Take Market St. to Front St., turn left. Take Front St. to Harbor Drive, turn left. Follow signage to parking entrance.

Driving West on 94

Take 94 West into the city. 94 West will turn into "F" St. Follow "F" St. to 8t Ave. Take 8th Ave. to Market St., turn right. Take Market St. to Front St., turn left. Take Front St. to Harbor Drive, turn left. Follow signage to parking entrance.

From Coronado

Cross Bay Bridge staying in the right lane. Take the National Ave. exit. Turn left on Cesar Chavez Pky. Follow Cesar Chavez Pky. to Harbor Drive, turn right. Follow signage to parking entrance.

From the Airport

Drive out of parking lot. Follow signs to Interstate 5/Downtown. The ramp will put you on Harbor Drive going south. Follow signage to parking entrance.

Parking

Parking at the San Diego Convention Center

On-site private vehicle parking is available at the San Diego Convention Center's 1,950-vehicle underground garage located below the building. Enter the parking garage on Harbor Drive between First Ave. and Fifth Ave.

  • The daily rate in $15. Parking rates may range from $15 to $25 on days when there is special event activity at PETCO Park or other downtown events.
  • Payment is due upon entry and there are no in and out privileges.
  • We have 31 ADA compliant parking stalls with elevator access to the convention center.
  • No overnight or RV parking is permitted.

Parking questions? Call ACE Parking at 619-237-0399

Parking in Downtown San Diego

Directly across the street from the center, on the corner of Harbor and 8th Ave., is a 2,000 space parking structure.

Off-site parking is available at numerous nearby parking lots and garages in downtown San Diego, many are within walking distance of the center. Lots and garages are individually owned and operated, prices vary by location.

Metered street parking is available in some areas. Parking meters are enforced Monday through Saturday, from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., unless otherwise posted. Metered spots are free on Sunday and designated holidays. Meters accept nickels, dimes, quarters, and prepaid electronic debit cards. Directions to 6th and Plum Parking Garage

For more information:

  • parkitDRSD.com
  • Gaslamp Quarter Parking Information
  • City of San Diego Parking Information

Public Transportation

Amtrak & Coaster

Amtrak Intercity and Coaster commuter trains link communities and travelers from as far away as Los Angeles and Orange Counties to downtown San Diego and coastal North County and, includes stops in Old Town, Sorrento Valley, Solana Beach, Encinitas, Carlsbad and Oceanside. - See more at: http://www.san.org/Parking-Transportation/Public-Transportation#sthash.EmYFgLmI.dpuf

MTS Trolley stations

The San Diego Trolley is known for its reliability, safety, and convenience. Often called San Diego's "moving landmark," the Trolley is also a fun way to get around. The Trolley serves historic Old Town, Mission Valley, Fashion Valley, Petco Park, and Qualcomm Stadium, among other popular San Diego destinations.

For more information visit www.sdmts.com/trolley/trolley.asp

MTS

CincinnatMTS provides bus and rail services directly or by contract with private operators. MTS coordinates all its services and determines the routing, stops, frequencies and hours of operation.

Light Rail: Light rail service is operated by SDTI on four lines (the Blue, Orange, Green and Silver Lines) with a total of 53 stations and 102.6 miles of rail.

Bus: 93 fixed bus routes and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) complementary paratransit service (MTS Access). Fixed route bus service include local, urban, express, premium express and rural routes.

Freight: MTS contracts with the San Diego & Imperial Valley (SD&IV) Railroad and the Pacific Imperial Railroad, Inc. (PIR) to provide freight service to San Diego shippers over SD&AE right-of-way. SD&IV shares certain tracks with SDTI, operating during non-service Trolley hours.

San Diego Taxi Companies
  • San Diego Taxi Company (619) 566-6666
  • San Diego Silver Cab Inc. (619) 280-5555
  • Red Cab of San Diego (619) 661-0107

Airport Transportation

Airport Transport by Taxi (619) 228-5842

  • Sedan Car - $35
  • Mini Van - $50