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San Diego Taxi Information

A quick and easy way to get around town

San Diego County’s taxi service is a great way to get around and see the sights without having to be in the driver's seat.

San Diego County's taxi service is a great way to get around and see the sights without having to be in the driver's seat. Ideal for commuting from the airport, cruise ship terminal or just to travel from your home or hotel room to a nearby destination, taxis are a quick and convenient way to get around town. Choose the company that best fits your needs and kick your feet up while enjoying San Diego's scenery.

Taxi Company Rate Charge Comments
American Cab
619.234.1111
1540 National Ave
San Diego, CA 92113
Getting in: $2.80
Each mile: $3
Waiting: $24/hr.
from Airport add: $2.00

Up to 4 passengers - same price (incl. luggage)

Credit cards: All major credit cards

Orange Cab
619.291.3333
4250 Pacific Hwy #207
San Diego, CA 92110
Getting in: $2.80
Each mile: $3
Waiting: $24/hr.
from Airport add: $2.00

Up to 7 passengers - same price (incl. luggage), 4 passengers in a sedan.

Credit cards: Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express

Silver Cab
619.280.5555
3200 Adams Ave #204
San Diego, CA 92116
Getting in: $2.80
Each mile: $3
Waiting: $24
from Airport add: $2.00
Flat Rate (normally 10% lower than meter price); ask for the Flat rate price when you book (Meter will be running) You will get the lower of the two prices Meter/Flat rate

Up to 4 passengers - same price (incl. luggage). They have one van to take 7 passengers.

Credit cards: American Express, Visa, Master Card, Discover

Yellow Cab
619.444.4444
(dial 444.4444 from any area code in the County)
3473 Kurtz St.
San Diego, CA 92110
Text 777222: include Your phone number, Name, Address & Apt #
Getting in: $2.80
Each mile: $3
Waiting: $24
from Airport add: $2.00

Up to 4 passengers - same price (incl. luggage).

Credit cards: Ask for credit card cab. Accept American Express, Discover, Master Card and Visa.

Text goes straight to the driver and you will receive a Text back with a confirmation number. Any questions phone the call center.

Approximate Rates of Fare from San Diego Cruise Ship Terminal* to San Diego Points of Interest

  • Balboa Park: $12
  • Belmont Park/Mission Beach: $30
  • Del Mar Racetrack/Fairgrounds: $69-$72
  • Gaslamp Quarter: $9
  • Hotel Del Coronado: $24-$27
  • La Jolla: $42-$45
  • LEGOLAND: $102-$105
  • Old Town: $15-$18
  • San Diego International Airport: Terminal 1 - $12. Terminal 2 - $15
  • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (aka Wild Animal Park): $102
  • San Diego Zoo: $15
  • San Ysidro Mexican Border: $57
  • SeaWorld: $24
  • Seaport Village: $6-$8

*All rates calculated from the Cruise Ship Terminal located at 1140 North Harbor Drive in Downtown San Diego. Add $2-$3 extra if traveling to/from the Airport. Rates are approximate and will vary depending on traffic, etc. To better calculate what you fare will be, follow this link to the TaxiFareFinder.com estimator.

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