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San Diego serves as a gateway to many international destinations. With daily direct flights coming in from the UK, Japan, Canada and Mexico, as well as cruise ships that port here, San Diego is one of the most desirable destinations for international travelers.

If you're a visitor from overseas, you can rest assured that exploring San Diego is easy, safe and convenient. If you're looking for things to do, tickets to attractions, and other recommendations, visit our Visitor Information Centers, whose staff collectively speaks nine languages, and can answer any questions you may have.

Follow the links below for specific information about international travel:

China Germany Great Britain Japan Korea Mexico

Quick and Hassle-Free Customs

Nonstop flights from London's Heathrow Airport, Tokyo's Narita International Airport, Mexico City's Benito Juárez International Airport and other major airports combined with quick clearance through U.S. Customs at the San Diego International Airport, makes arriving in San Diego quick and hassle-free. Visitors can check-in and begin their vacation shortly after landing with dozens of hotels, ranging from family friendly to boutique and luxurious, located just a 10-minute drive from the airport in downtown and neighboring communities like picturesque Harbor Island, Shelter Island and Old Town San Diego.

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