The Interstate 5 in San Diego, abbreviated "i-5 San Diego",
is the main north-south interstate highway route across the metro San
Sections of the
i-5 in San Diego are also called/known as the "San
Diego Freeway", and the "John J Montgomery Freeway".
Driving north from San
Diego along the Interstate 5, the city of Los Angeles is located approx. 121
miles to the north (estimated driving time from San Diego to Los
Angeles along the
Interstate 5 is approx. 1 hr. & 45 minutes)... however,
significant traffic congestion can add considerable delays to your
Driving south from San Diego along the
i-5, the US/Mexico border is
located just approx. 16 miles south of downtown San Diego (estimated driving time from San Diego to the US/Mexico border along
the i-5 is only approx. 15 minutes).
The map above shows the
i-5 in San Diego (highlighted in pink) and
where the i-5 travels through the metro San Diego area.