HI San Diego Downtown is located at 521 Market Street, between 5th and 6th Avenue. Look for the mural painted on the front of the building.
6km Cruise Ship Terminal
Take Blue or Orange Line to the “Park and Market” stop, then walk 7 blocks West on Market St.
Or take Green Line to the “Gaslamp Quarter” stop and walk 4 blocks North on 5th Avenue.
Cost of public transportation: $2.25 for a bus ride or $2.50 for a trolley ride. You can also purchase a day pass on the bus or trolley station for $7. Discount passes are available at trolley kiosks when multiple days are purchased.
The hostel is about one mile from Santa Fe Depot Station, which is served by Amtrak.
Walking directions from Santa Fe Station to the hostel
Head south on Kettner Blvd toward America Plaza. Turn left onto W Broadway. Turn right onto 5th Avenue (1 mile/approximately 20 minutes).
Trolley directions from Santa Fe Station to the hostel
Take the Green Line to the “Gaslamp Quarter” stop. Walk 4 blocks North on 5th Avenue.
Metered street parking is $1.25 per hour. Meter Parking is free from 8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. and all day on Sundays.
Central Parking Lot (6th Ave & Market St.): If prior to 6:00 p.m. and there is no special event, parking is $1 per hour with a max of $15 for 24 hours. When parking after 6:00 p.m., there is a $10 flat fee until 3:00 a.m. After 3:00 a.m., it will revert to $1 per hour. Padres home baseball games will severely impact parking. Parking rates are raised 3 hours before start of each game.
Walk north to the 12th and Imperial transit center and catch the #11 bus north to Downtown. Get off at the 6th and Market stop.
From San Diego International Airport
Take Bus 992 to Broadway St. and 5th Ave. From the stop, walk south on 5th Ave. until you reach Market St.
From Tijuana International Airport
Take the CBX Border Crossing to Otay. From the CBX, take Bus 992 to Broadway St and 4th Ave. Walk South on 4th Ave. until Market St. Continue on Market St. until you hit 5th Ave.
Airport Shuttle Estimated Rates (door-to-door, shared vans)
From San Diego International Airport (SAN): $18 per person, must be booked through Supper Shuttle
From Tijuana International Airport(TIJ): $18 per person, must be booked through CBX