Balboa Park is the nation’s largest urban cultural park, home to 15 major museums, performing arts venues, beautiful gardens and the San Diego Zoo. The park has an ever-changing calendar of museum exhibitions, plays, musicals, concerts and classes—all in the beautiful and timeless setting of this must-see San Diego attraction.
The Balboa Park Visitors Center is located just minutes from downtown San Diego at 1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101.
Amtrak California Route
Pacific Surfliner to San Diego with local public transit to the park.
San Diego (SAN)
1050 Kettner Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
Take the Pacific Surfliner to the San Diego station. From there, walk 0.3 miles east to State Street and B Street. Take San Diego Transit bus 7 (69th and University via University Avenue) to Park Boulevard and Zoo Place. Walk 0.1 miles to the park.
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System – Buy a day pass for $5.00 allowing unlimited travel. There are ticket vending machines at the San Diego train station. For more information, visit www.sdmts.com.