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 Local Airports/Ground Transportation/Directions to Hotel 

 

Air Transportation
The Grand Del Mar is located near the coast in Northern San Diego, just east of I-5.  The San Diego International Airport is just 21 miles from the hotel and has direct flights from most major cities. 

Other nearby airports are:

  • McClellan-Palomar Airport near Carlsbad, California is 9 miles from the hotel and has flights to and from Los Angeles daily.
  • John Wayne Airport is located approximately 35 miles south of Los Angeles (72 miles from San Diego), between the cities of Costa Mesa, Irvine and Newport Beach and offers non-stop service from most major cities.
  • Los Angeles International Airport is 100 miles from San Diego and offers direct flights from most major cities.

Taxis
The taxi fare from the San Diego International Airport to The Grand Del Mar is approximately $50.00. 

Rental Cars
Most major car rental companies have offices at or near the San Diego International Airport.  Use the courtesy phones provided to request shuttle transport to the car rental company of your choice.  Please note that this is not always necessary. Car rental shuttles regularly operate at the Terminal 1 center traffic aisle and at the traffic island at the far west end of Terminal 2. If you follow the signage to any of these areas, it is likely that a shuttle will be waiting.

 Local Transportation

The Grand Del Mar is pleased to offer guests complimentary transportation within a 14-mile radius, which includes The Grand Beach Service. This complimentary service is based on availability and advanced reservations are recommended to ensure your preferred time and destination. Additionally, a range of transportation services, including taxi, limousine, town car or shuttle are also available to and from the resort.  For more information and reservations, contact The Grand Del Mar Concierge at 858.314.1988.

 

Parking
The Grand Del Mar offers valet parking for the convenience of guests.  The nightly fee is $25.00.  Self parking is available.

Driving Directions to The Grand Del Mar

GPS Driving Directions
When navigating to the resort via GPS, please program in 5299 Meadows Del Mar, San Diego, CA 92130, for the most efficient directions to the property. Make your first right after the welcome center to access the resort’s main entrance.

From Downtown San Diego/Airport:
Take Interstate 5 North and exit on the 56 East/Local Bypass (Exit 33A). Take the Carmel Country Road exit (Exit 2) and turn right. Proceed one-quarter (1/4) mile on Carmel Country and turn left at Grand Del Mar Way. Turn right on Grand Del Mar Court and continue down the hill to the resort entrance.

From Los Angeles:
Take Interstate 5 South and exit on the 56 East/Carmel Valley Road exit (Exit 33). Turn left at the traffic light. Follow the signs and proceed straight to the 56 East. Take the 56 East to the Carmel Country Road exit (Exit 2) and turn right. Proceed one-quarter (1/4) mile on Carmel Country and turn left at Grand Del Mar Way. Turn right on Grand Del Mar Court and continue down the hill to the resort entrance.

From Interstate 15 North:
Take the Ted Williams Parkway/56 West exit (Exit 19). Turn left onto Ted Williams Parkway. Proceed to the Carmel Country Road exit (Exit 2) and turn left. Proceed one-quarter (1/4) mile on Carmel Country and turn left at Grand Del Mar Way. Turn right on Grand Del Mar Court and continue down the hill to the resort entrance.

From Interstate 15 South:
Merge onto Ted Williams Parkway/56 West via Exit 19. Proceed to the Carmel Country Road exit (Exit 2) and turn left. Proceed one-quarter (1/4) mile on Carmel Country and turn left at Grand Del Mar Way. Turn right on Grand Del Mar Court and continue down the hill to the resort entrance.

 
 

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