Cheap Flights To Santa Cruz (SJC) Starting at $41

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Cheap Flights to Santa Cruz from $41 One Way, $82 Round Trip

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Santa Cruz SJC Flight Information

Traveling To Santa Cruz
Destination Airport IATA Code SJC
Number of Airlines Serving 1
Airlines Alaska Airlines, Delta, United, American Airlines
Flight Price $82
Earliest Departing Flight WN 3455 4:50PM PST
Latest Departing Flight WN 3455 Dec 16 4:50PM PST

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Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Santa Cruz?
Before you book your ticket, have a look at our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This page has all the facts about current travel advice, quarantine regulations and other vital information for your flight to Santa Cruz.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
Click through to our helpful Customer Service Portal for important information relating to COVID-19 and possible flight changes. Also read through your preferred airline’s terms and conditions for a better idea of what to expect.
Which airlines fly to Santa Cruz?
Take your pick of 13 airlines that run services to Viru Viru Intl. Airport (VVI), the main airport in the city. With a good range of choice, you’re sure to get your hands on an awesome deal. Here are some of the favorite international carriers that’ll get you to Santa Cruz — and then exploring every inch of this city:

  • BoA - 89 flights to Santa Cruz per month
  • Copa Airlines - 22 flights to Santa Cruz per month
  • Aerolineas Argentinas - 17 flights to Santa Cruz per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Santa Cruz?
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport (SJC) is the city’s major airport, so the only thing you’ll need to make a decision about will be the aisle seat or the window seat. Downtown Santa Cruz is around 30 miles away and where many travelers kick off their adventure.
How much is a flight to Santa Cruz?
Prices for round-trip flights to Santa Cruz this past week fluctuated from $82 to $168. If you were flying one-way out of Los Angeles (LAX), you could have snapped up tickets from as low as $41.
How to book the cheapest flight to Santa Cruz?
With Orbitz, you’ll find some of the most competitive flight deals around from a wide selection of airlines. But if you’re eager to boost your chances of booking cheap flights to Santa Cruz, here are some suggestions to bear in mind:

  • Depending on where you’re leaving from, select the ‘Nearby airports’ function (located under the departure and arrival form fields). Oftentimes, other departure points offer better value for money.
  • If your plans aren’t carved in stone, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ option to browse flight deals for multiple departure dates. Go with any suitable cheaper fare that pops up.
  • Select ‘Show options’ to refine your search results. You can pick your preferred airline and seating class here. Under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left, you can even select whether you want to fly in the morning, afternoon or evening.
  • The early bird catches the best savings, so purchase your seats once you’ve settled on your travel dates. The most affordable airfares sell out quickly and prices increase as the departure date gets closer.
  • Think about combining your hotels, flights and car rental into an Orbitz package deal to stretch your budget even further.
  • Whenever possible, avoid traveling during the busy season. Airfares are often at their highest during summer, school breaks and other vacation periods like Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

What is the best time to book a flight to Santa Cruz?
Pick up a bargain and book your tickets to Santa Cruz in January. If you’ve missed this month, you’re still in luck. February and August often have low airfares available, too. Make sure you don’t sleep on a sale — cheap flights pop up and vanish in the blink of an eye!
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Santa Cruz?
Get a great flight deal by making a booking on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. Typically, these are the best days to score cheap airfares to Santa Cruz.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Santa Cruz?
You can score cheap flights to Santa Cruz by taking to the skies on a Monday, according to Orbitz data from 2020. Tuesday is the next cheapest day, while Saturday has the most expensive ticket prices. Whether you prefer to stretch your travel budget or start your trip whenever is convenient, you’ll always get a terrific deal with Orbitz.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Santa Cruz?
We won’t keep you in suspense — based on Orbitz data, August is generally the most inexpensive month to fly. Perfect for those who crave a weekend getaway or just an escape from it all before the weather turns. The most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in June.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
If you’re concerned your travel plans could change, Orbitz can help you find a flexible fare. All you have to do is select “Filter by flexible change policies” when searching for your flights. We’ll show you airlines that offer free cancellation and no change fees — all on top of our awesome low prices.
What do I need for the flight to Santa Cruz?
From onboard activities to travel necessities like hand sanitizer, there are a number of things a regular flyer won’t leave home without. To make sure you’re organized for your flight, check out this helpful list:

  • Travel documents such as e-tickets and identification are essential. To avoid any last-minute delays at check-in, make certain your booking is made with the same name, gender and birth date as indicated on your government-issued ID.
  • A well-packed carry-on bag is a must for any lengthy flight. With at least a few hours up your sleeve, you’ll probably long for something to keep you busy while in the air. We recommend a good book or magazine, and something to nibble on.
  • Together, air conditioning and high altitudes can form a cool environment (and we don’t mean trendy!). No matter what the season is, carry an extra layer with you to keep warm and cozy during the journey.

How many direct flights are there to Santa Cruz?
Your next exciting adventure is one easy plane ride away, with 414 direct services to Santa Cruz every month. Search for a suitable flight with Orbitz and find a fantastic deal with Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta Air Lines. Other popular carriers that provide nonstop services include American Airlines, United Airlines and Volaris.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Santa Cruz?
If you think a business or first-class fare is way out of your reach, you may want to think again. Here are some tips to help you find a premium flight to Santa Cruz for less:

  • Being flexible doesn’t just help with your yoga. Have some room to move around your travel dates so you can snap up more affordable airfares when they crop up.
  • Search for a low-cost airline that offers business-class seats. They usually come with extra space and a glass of bubbly — and a more attractive price.
  • Bid for an upgrade in online auctions or upgrade your seat through your loyalty program.

How to get into Santa Cruz from the airport?
Driving is a great option. National Car Rental, Budget and Avis are three car rental branches located at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport (SJC). After picking up a Norman Y. Mineta San Jose Intl. Airport (SJC) car rental, you can head straight from SJC airport into downtown Santa Cruz, a distance of 30 miles to the south. Alternatively, if you’re planning to rent your own ride from the city center, check out our Santa Cruz car rentals.
What is the best time to go to Santa Cruz?
Santa Cruz is an exciting year-round vacation destination, but the most popular months are . If you love warmer weather, consider visiting during the summer months. Like most destinations in the Northern Hemisphere, the summer season begins June 20. Temperatures normally range between 55undefined and 75undefined during the day.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.