San Jose to Modesto Flights
San Jose and Modesto airports and terminals
Airports in San Jose CA, US
San Jose International Airport (SJC)
Distance from City Center: 1.6 miles
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Flights to Modesto
San Jose, CA, Airport Information
San Jose, CA, is home to nearly one million people, a large city population that's serviced by its own international airport, providing regular flights from San Jose to international and domestic destinations. The Norman Y. Mineta Memorial San Jose International Airport is only two miles from the downtown area at the intersections of U.S. Route 101, Interstate 880 and State Route 87. The primary airlines operating from the airport are Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Reservations for you airline ticket on these or other airlines serving the airport can be made through Orbitz.com.
Parking at the Airport
Parking at Mineta San Jose International Airport is available at three hourly and three daily lots, one of which offers economy service. The hourly lots are interspersed around the terminal area for easy access, costing $2 for 30 minutes and $30 per day flat rates. The daily lots offer parking deals with discounted parking fees of $22 a day for the regular daily lots and $15 for the economy lot, which is further away from the terminals. Disabled parking is available in front of both terminals for a $2 rate for 30 minutes and $15 for a daily charge.
Transportation From the Airport
Several methods of travel are available for passengers to make their way from anywhere in the city to the airport. Several hotels in the area offer courtesy shuttle transportation for patrons. Public bus transportation is available from the Valley Transportation Authority, and metered taxi service is also available from anywhere in the area, with the downtown-to-airport fare costing approximately $15 to $18.
Breakfast Before Departing
A quick meal can be eaten at the airport before departure in one of the many restaurants available in the concourse. Only ticketed passengers are allowed in the area containing the restaurants. Coffee and pastries are served at the Euro Café near the baggage claim area, while Starbucks can provide sandwiches as well, to get you quickly to the available flights from San Jose. If you have a bit more time to stop off on the way to the airport, try a sit-down breakfast at Café San Jose on Meridian Ave. or at Bill's Cafe on Willow St.
Modesto City-County Airport
When you are planning a trip to California, check Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Modesto. Modesto City-County Airport is located in the city of Modesto at 617 Airport Way. SkyWest Airlines, a division of United Airlines, operates daily flights between Modesto and San Francisco.
Transportation into Modesto
Both Hertz and Avis have rental car facilities at Modesto City-County Airport, and you can book your car ahead of time on Orbitz.com. Many local hotels offer complimentary shuttle service from the airport to the hotel, in which case you should contact your hotel for shuttle pickup. Taxis are also available outside baggage claim, and public buses have regularly scheduled routes to the airport, if you prefer to use public transportation.
Weather and Climate in Modesto, California
Mild temperatures and a moderate climate make Modesto, California, a popular vacation destination year round. Winter highs in January reach an average of 56 degrees, while average January lows hit 40 degrees. Precipitation in winter is generally between two to three inches per month. Summers are hot and dry, with average highs in the 90s and lows in the 60s. Modesto gets less than an inch of rain each month during the summer, and July is the driest month of all, with absolutely no rain on average.
Things to Do in Modesto
History buffs will enjoy visiting the McHenry Mansion and Museum, while movie lovers will want to seek out the locations where the classic film American Graffiti was filmed. Modesto is also within easy reach of other local attractions, such as the Hershey's Chocolate Visitor Center and Yosemite National Park. No matter when you travel to California, deals on vacation packages and cheap flights to Modesto from Orbitz.com can help you manage your vacation budget.
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