Plaza Palmera is conveniently located off the I-5 and I-805 freeways just minutes from the following landmarks:
- 20 minutes from downtown, San Diego International Airport, Balboa Park, and local beaches
- 10 minutes from CBX (Cross Border Express) with access to the Tijuana Airport
- 1 minute from PedWest, the new pedestrian border crossing between Tijuana and San Ysidro
From San Diego
DRIVING DIRECTIONS: Via 1-5 South or I-805-South: Take the LAST U.S. EXIT and turn right onto Camino de la Plaza, then turn left on Virginia Ave.
TROLLEY: There are three trolley lines in San Diego: Green, Orange and Blue. The blue line is the only line that travels to and from San Ysidro. Connections can be made downtown at the Santa Fe Depot or at the 12th & Imperial station. See SDMTS for all stops, schedules and information.
DRIVING FROM SAN YSIDRO PORT OF ENTRY: Cross into the U.S. via I-805 North, exit right onto San Ysidro Blvd., turn right onto Camino de la Plaza, then turn left onto Virginia Ave.
DRIVING FROM OTAY PORT OF ENTRY: Cross into the U.S. and take I-905 West to I-805 South. Take the LAST U.S. EXIT and turn rigth onto Camino de la Plaza, then turn left on Virginia Ave.
SHUTTLE FROM CROSS BORDER EXPRESS (CBX): If you arrived by plane to Tijuana, take the CBX at the end of the baggage claim hall. Once you cross into San Diego, the CBX terminal has convenient shuttle buses to San Ysidro. Request a DROP OFF at the Virginia Ave. Transit Center, directly across the street from Plaza Palmera.
WALKING FROM PEDWEST: We are located directly across the street from PedWest. Exit the building to the left, and follow the sidewalk to Plaza Palmera.
WALKING FROM THE EAST PEDESTRIAN ENTRANCE: Exit the San Ysidro Port of Entry, cross the street at Jack in the Box to enter the pedestrian bridge which exits onto Camino de La Plaza. Turn left onto the sidewalk. Cross Virginia Avenue and turn left on the sidewalk, pass Baja Mex and Plaza Palmera is on the right.