Transportation/Parking

If you are arriving by plane or train the San Diego Convention Center is located 3 miles from San Diego International Airport and less than one mile from the Amtrak Station.  The San Diego Trolley has two stops directly in front of the Center at Harbor Drive/First Avenue and Harbor Drive/Fifth Avenue.

Parking at the 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 cost is $15 per vehicle per day for Convention Center events.
  • Payment is due upon entry and there are no in and out privileges.
  • No overnight or RV parking is permitted.

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.

Metered street parking is available in some areas. Parking meters are enforced Monday through Saturday, from 8 am until 6 pm, unless otherwise posted. Metered spots are free on Sunday and designated holidays.