Transportation Options and Getting There
The starting line is located at: Hilton San Diego Bayfront, 1 Park Blvd. San Diego, CA 92101
Traveling Southbound: take I-5 South, exit Front St., follow to Market Street turn left on Market St., follow to 5th Ave. Harbor Dr. is a few blocks south of Market St. Or for the Hilton and Convention Center parking garages continue to Harbor Dr. below.
Traveling Northbound: take 1-5 North, exit J St., turn left on J St. follow to 5th Ave. Harbor Dr. is a few blocks south of J St. Or for the Hilton and Convention Center parking garages, continue to Harbor Dr.
Coronado Residents: Get to the start line with our convenient shuttle buses. Available 6:30 am-7:15 am traveling from Glorietta Blvd. near the finish line at Tidelands Park.
Plan ahead and arrive early! Prior to 7 am premier parking is available in the Hilton San Diego Bayfront parking garage for a fee. After 7 am, parking is available for a fee in the Convention Center parking garage through the 5th Ave and harbor Drive entrance, as well as surrounding lots. Parking meters downtown San Diego are free on Sundays. Be sure to pay attention to posted signs.
Take The Trolley!
Avoid the crowds and parking downtown, take the trolley or bus! Purchase an event day MTS Trolley/Bus Pass for $5.50 from us during registration. Participants that pre-purchased an MTS one day event Trolley/Bus Pass, will have an MTS stamp marked on their race bib number. This will identify participants as a pre-paid rider, valid at any MTS Trolley or Bus station on race day on Sunday, May 21, 2023. To get your combo day pass, you MUST select this option during registration. (Day pass does not include MTS COASTER).
For detailed parking/transportation suggestions visit: www.sdmts.com
After the event All registered participants will have access to return shuttle buses that will run after the race to the start line downtown, beginning at 8:30 am and ending at 11 am. Buses are strollers and wheelchair accessible. Participants must present their race bib number to be identified as a FREE rider, no exceptions.
Service dogs are the only animals permitted on the buses, and on the race course.
Free Return Transportation provided by Flagship Cruises & Events!
Whether it’s back to the 5th Avenue Start Line or to the Broadway Pier (near The Midway Museum) - All race participants will enjoy FREE transportation back to downtown SD. After the race, report to the Coronado Ferry Landing Marketplace, choose your destination, present your race bib, and enjoy your complimentary return trip. Ferries run from 9:30 am-12:30 pm on a space available basis. Participants must present their race bib number to be identified as a FREE rider, no exceptions. Friends, family & spectators may purchase tickets at the Ferry Landing ticket kiosks for $7 each. Children 3 and under ride for free.
Service dogs are the only animals permitted on the ferries.