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 SAN San Diego Airport Parking & Costs

San Diego Airport ranked #6 on the Most Expensive Airport Parking in America list (Travel + Leisure, February 2014). With on-site SAN parking priced at USD 11-28/day, T+L's recommendation of private off-site parking at San Diego Airport Parking Co. for USD 9/day is a more affordable alternative (read more    ).


There are several long term San Diego Airport parking lots available that have courtesy San Diego Airport shuttle service.


SDIA Long Term Lot 1 - Harbor Drive


SDIA Economy Lot - Pacific Highway

  • 3365 Terminal Link Road
  • USD 13/day
  • Tip: there are cold beverage and snack vending machines in this lot
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 San Diego Airport Passenger Pickup

Your friends may pick you up at the San Diego Airport.


Suggest your friends use the Sandiego Airport parking "Cell Phone Lot", which is free. Once contact is made between the incoming passenger and the driver in the San Diego Airport parking cell phone lot, the driver may proceed to the terminal for pickup. Tip: there are cold beverage and snack vending machines in this lot). 


For ridesharing services, refer to San Diego Airport Ridesharing Pickup/Dropff Information.


San Diego Airport short term parking is offered outside the Commuter Terminal, Terminal 1 and Terminal 2, but fill quickly.


0-30 minutes USD 2.50
31 mins to 1 hour USD 6
1.0-1.5 hours USD 8
1.5-2.0 hours USD 10
2.0-2.5 hours USD 12
2.5-3.0 hours USD 14
3.0-3.5 hours USD 16
3.5-4.0 hours USD 18
4.0-4.5 hours USD 20
4.5-5.0 hours USD 22
5.0-7.0 hours USD 28
7.0-24 hours USD 32
Additional Days USD 32

The cost for San Diego Airport passenger pickup parking is free.

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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2024