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Santa Maria to San Diego Flights

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Santa Maria and San Diego airports and terminals

Airports in Santa Maria CA, US
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    Santa Maria Pub-Capt G. Allan Hancock Field (SMX)

    Distance from City Center: 2.6 miles

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Airports in San Diego CA, US
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    San Diego Airport (SAN)

    Distance from City Center: 2 miles

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Flights to San Diego

Santa Maria Public Airport Information

You can easily find cheap flights from Santa Maria with the help of Orbitz.com. Santa Maria Public Airport, also known as Capt. G. Allan Hancock Field, is a public airport and is located three miles from downtown. The airport serves locations as far north as the wine country of Paso Robles, and Allegiant Air and United Express are the main carriers operating at the airport.

Parking at the Airport

The airport offers free short-term and long-term parking just outside the passenger terminal. You can park your car for up to 14 days at no charge. However, if you are to exceed 14 days, you will need to notify the airport administration.

Transportation to the Airport

Taxis and shuttle buses are available for your use. A taxi will charge you approximately $50 for a six miles drive from the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Santa Maria to the airport.

Santa Maria Public Airport Restaurants

The Radisson Hotel Santa Maria, located a half-mile from the airport, offers fine dining options, 172 air-conditioned guest rooms, a fitness center and an outdoor pool. The rooms are equipped with satellite TV channels and high-speed internet access. They also offer complimentary on-site parking. Other popular hotel options that are within a five mile radius from the airport include the Best Western Plus Big America, the Rose Garden Inn Santa Maria, the Travelodge Santa Maria and the Historic Santa Maria Inn. Search Orbitz.com for cheap flights from Santa Maria.

Flights to San Diego

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San Diego International Airport

The San Diego International Airport is located on North Harbor Drive, approximately three miles from downtown San Diego. The airport has hubs for 20 different airlines, including Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, British Airways, JetBlue and Southwest Airlines. The Orbitz.com website searches flights from all available airlines and displays the results, so you can choose a flight that fits your travel needs and budget.

Parking and Transportation

The San Diego International Airport doesn't allow curbside parking. If you're being picked up from the airport, you'll need to pay for parking. Parking costs $2 for every half hour, with a maximum of $28 per day. The airport offers complimentary shuttle services from the parking lot to the airport terminals. Amtrak and the Metro Bus run between the airport and downtown San Diego every 15 minutes. You can also reserve a taxicab at any of the airport's transportation plazas. Orbitz.com can reserve you a rental car for the duration of your trip. The airport has courtesy phones located near baggage claim, so you can request shuttle service to the car rental company as soon as you arrive.

Dining at the Airport

If you need to grab a quick bite to eat when you arrive, the airport has numerous restaurants, including Monet's California Deli, Pizza Uno, McDonald's and Cramer's Deli. Because Orbitz.com takes care of everything when you book flights to San Diego on the website, you'll have plenty of time to relax and enjoy a meal before you head to your hotel.

Flight schedule for flights from Santa Maria to San Diego on Fri, Dec 19, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
United Airlines/United Airlines UA6457/UA6322 SMX 5:45 AM SAN 8:37 AM EM2/EM2 2hr 52min
United Airlines/Delta Air Lines UA6457/DL5691 SMX 5:45 AM SAN 9:34 AM EM2/E75 3hr 49min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA6457/UA6323 SMX 5:45 AM SAN 9:40 AM EM2/EM2 3hr 55min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA6457/UA6325 SMX 5:45 AM SAN 10:35 AM EM2/EM2 4hr 50min
United Airlines UA6417 SMX 1:58 PM SAN 5:00 PM EM2 3hr 2min
United Airlines/US Airways UA6417/US2624 SMX 1:58 PM SAN 5:50 PM EM2/CRJ 3hr 52min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA6417/UA6339 SMX 1:58 PM SAN 6:00 PM EM2/EM2 4hr 2min