There are 7 ways to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to La Jolla by bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Line 30 bus  •  47 min

  1. Take the line 30 bus from Pacific Hwy & 4137 to Silverado St & Herschel Av 30

$2 - $3

6 alternative options

Line 992 bus, line 30 bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 992 bus from Lindbergh Field & Terminal 1 to Broadway & Front St 992
  2. Take the line 30 bus from Broadway & 1st Av to Silverado St & Herschel Av 30

$4 - $6

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Diego Airport (SAN) to La Jolla 13.7 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from San Diego Airport (SAN) to La Jolla 13.7 miles

$1 - $2

Towncar  •  17 min

  1. Take a town car from San Diego Airport to La Jolla 13.7 miles

$70 - $100

Shuttle  •  17 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Diego Airport to La Jolla

$16 - $75

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Diego Airport (SAN) to La Jolla 13.7 miles

$18 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to La Jolla is to drive which costs $1 - $2 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to La Jolla is to taxi which costs $50 - $60 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pacific Hwy & 4137 and arriving at Silverado St & Herschel Av. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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The distance between San Diego Airport (SAN) and La Jolla is 9 miles. The road distance is 13.7 miles.

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The best way to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to La Jolla without a car is to line 30 bus which takes 47 min and costs $2 - $3.

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The line 30 bus from Pacific Hwy & 4137 to Silverado St & Herschel Av takes 47 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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San Diego Airport (SAN) to La Jolla bus services, operated by San Diego Metro Transit, depart from Pacific Hwy & 4137 station.

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San Diego Airport (SAN) to La Jolla bus services, operated by San Diego Metro Transit, arrive at Silverado St & Herschel Av station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Diego Airport (SAN) to La Jolla is 14 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from San Diego Airport (SAN) to La Jolla.

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There are 1114+ hotels available in La Jolla. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Diego Airport (SAN) to La Jolla.
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  • Distance: 9.2 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

What companies run services between San Diego Airport (SAN), USA and La Jolla, CA, USA?

San Diego Metro Transit operates a bus from San Diego Airport (SAN) to La Jolla every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 47 min.

Bus operators
San Diego Metro Transit
Phone
+1 619-233-3004
Website
sdmts.com
Bus from Pacific Hwy & 4137 to Silverado St & Herschel Av
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from Lindbergh Field & Terminal 1 to Broadway & Front St
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Bus from Broadway & 1st Av to Silverado St & Herschel Av
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
sdmts.com
Other operators
Uber San Diego
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Diego Airport (SAN) to La Jolla
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
UberPool
$23 - $25
Assist
$18 - $24
Español
$18 - $24
uberX
$18 - $24
WAV
$18 - $24
UberXL
$28 - $40
Select
$40 - $55
Black
$55 - $75
UberSUV
$70 - $95
Taxi from San Diego Airport (SAN) to La Jolla
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Orange Cab
Phone
+1 619-291-3333
Website
orangecabsandiego.net
Jayride
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from San Diego Airport to La Jolla
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Shuttle from San Diego Airport to La Jolla
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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