Getting Here

Horton Plaza

Public Transportation


Take the Blue or the Orange line to the Civic Center stop. Horton Plaza is located just one block south.


From the San Diego Santa Fe train depot, you take either a bus, taxi or trolley to Horton Plaza.


Horton Plaza is served seven days a week by MTS Bus and Rail Routes and is within walking distance to the Santa Fe Depot which is served by AMTRAK and North County Transit District COASTER rail lines. Bus and Rail Route days, frequency, and spans of service vary from weekday to weekends and holidays.

For the most up-to-date public transit and transportation route, schedule and trip planning information, please visit

Many of the MTS Bus routes that serve downtown, provide patrons service to bus stops located next to Horton Plaza. Others bus routes may drop off a few blocks away. Here are the routes which provide direct service to Horton Plaza. Each route's schedule and frequency varies according to the day of the week and holidays:

Mondays - Saturdays:
Routes 2, 3, 11,15, 120, 901, and 992 provide all-day service

Routes 30, 50, 150, and 923 provide all-day service

Routes 2, 120, 992 provide all-day service

Check whether a route will operate on a specific holiday and what the schedule and routing is for that day by visiting

Visit the Metro Transit Service SD web site

Traveling By Car

From North County

(I-5 Southbound)

Take the 5 south to the Front Street exit; follow Front St. to G St. and turn left. Then follow G St. for 2 blocks. Our parking garage is on the left side of the street.

From South County

(I-5 Northbound)

Take the 5 north to the Sixth Ave. exit and make a left onto Sixth Ave. to Market St. Then turn right and follow Market St. to Third Ave., then turn right. Third Ave. leads directly into our parking garage.

From East County

(94 Westbound)

94 West turns into F Street, which then leads directly into our parking garage.

From 163 Southbound

163 South turns into Tenth Ave. Follow Tenth Ave. to F Street. Turn right on F Street, which leads directly into our parking structure.

Parking Hours

Parking validation for three FREE hours of parking is available inside the mall Mondays through Sundays from 9:30am to 9:00pm.

Validation must be made in center at a designated validation booth (Locations below).
Please note the FREE validation period expires at 9:00pm.
Posted parking rates apply outside of mall hours.


•Mall Level 1: Opposite Forever Flawless
•Mall Level 1: Opposite Bert Levi Family Jeweler (Parking Structure Level 4)
•Mall Level 2: Opposite Sweet Factory (Parking Structure Level 5)
•Mall Level 3: Outside Macy’s
•Mall Level 3: Game Deck Opposite GAP
•Mall Level 4: Food Court Opposite Steak Escape (Parking Structure Level 7)

Parking Rates:

$8 per hour or $2 for every 15-minute increment (or a fraction thereof), Daily Maximum $48

Early Morning Rates:

30 minutes Free. Enter after 4:30am and exit before 9.30am and you will receive 30 minutes of free parking only. (No validation needed to receive the 30 minutes free parking.) Time starts when you enter the garage.

The evening flat rate is $20, Enter after 9.00pm and exit before 4.30am daily. Our parking garage is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


A taxi zone is located at the curb on Broadway Circle near the Lyceum Theatre.