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Directions & Getting to Little Italy

How to Get to San Diego’s Little Italy

Many major cities throughout the nation have cultural neighborhoods within them and San Diego is no exception. While a trip to San Diego is sure to offer some fun in the sun, the popular beach town is also home to the authentic district of Little Italy San Diego. Little Italy is located just outside of Downtown San Diego, about two miles from the San Diego International Airport. If you are planning on visiting San Diego, you should definitely spend a day embracing authentic Italian traditions and European culture in the quaint community.

For vacationers staying at a budget hotel by Little Italy, the easiest way to get to Little Italy from the airport is by taxi. There are many taxis available at the San Diego airport that will be able to take you directly to Little Italy in a matter of minutes. In addition, you can expect the cab ride to be around or less than $10.

Directions to Little Italy San Diego

If you are driving from northern beach cities such as Del Mar or La Jolla, you will want to take the 5 South and exit on Front Street toward Civic Center. From there, take a right onto West Cedar Drive and then a right onto India Street and you’ll be in the center of San Diego’s Little Italy. If you are coming from the San Diego State area or Mission Valley, you will want to take the 8 West to the 163 South to the 5 North. After exiting on West Hawthorn Street, you can make an immediate left onto Columbia Street, followed by a right on West Date Street and finally a right onto India Street. If you need directions from another destination, use the map below:

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Also keep in mind that most parking in Little Italy is street or metered, so be sure to bring quarters and wear your walking shoes in case you have to park a little further from India Street. The trolley is also another option if you do not have a rental car. There are stations throughout San Diego and you will be able to take the trolley directly to the Little Italy Station.

A Short Walk from the Pacific Inn & Suites

One of the best ways to get to San Diego’s Little Italy is by foot. This way, you have the opportunity to explore the surrounding neighborhood and get a feel of the authentic European country. If you are interested in staying at an affordable hotel near Little Italy, contact the Pacific Inn & Suites. We are preferred by many travelers who are looking for a hotel that offers great value. With low hotel rates year around, as well as spacious and clean accommodations, you can enjoy affordable and comfortable accommodations. Contact a Reservation Manager for rates and availability and be in walking distance to Little Italy San Diego.

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