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Selected fares from Los Angeles to Santa Cruz

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Route Information for Flights from Los Angeles to Santa Cruz

Origin Airport IATA Code LAX
Destination Airport IATA Code VVI
Flight Price $570
Distance 8,143 km

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Los Angeles Airport

The major airport serving Los Angeles and the surrounding area is the Los Angeles International Airport, better known as LAX. Located at 1 World Way, LAX is about 15 miles from downtown Los Angeles. The major domestic and international airlines providing service to the airport include Air Alaska, Southwest, Air Tran, US Airways, Sun Country, Hawaiian, Virgin Atlantic, and several more. Orbitz.com can compare the rates for most of these airlines, so you save time and money.

Airport Parking Information

LAX has many parking lots available to travelers. Long-term and short-term parking lots are available at different rates, and they range from $12 a day to $30 per day. Hourly parking is available for $2 an hour.

Transportation to the Airport

Travelers have several options to get to the airport that include LAX shuttles, buses, taxis, rental cars, and share-ride vans. Taxi fares average around $40 from LAX to downtown Los Angeles. Car rentals are available on Orbitz.com, where you will find the best rental rates available.

LAX Restaurant Information

The airport has an extensive list of snack and dining options. A short list of available restaurants includes McDonald's, Daily Grill, Starbucks, Panda Express, and Burger King. A wide variety of food choices are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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Airports in Santa Cruz

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Transportation from the Airport

The drive from San Jose International Airport to Santa Cruz is about 45 minutes to an hour on State Highway 17. The Santa Cruz Airport Flyer bus departs from the airport four times daily. The per-person, one-way rate is $40. The bus drops off passengers at the University Inn in Santa Cruz.

Weather in Santa Cruz

Thanks to its seaside locale, Santa Cruz experiences a Mediterranean climate. Winters are cool and wet, with high temperatures averaging around 60 degrees. Most of the yearly precipitation falls during the winter months. Summers are pleasantly warm, dry and sunny, with high temperatures from May through October usually in the low 70s. Long stretches with no rain are normal, although heavy fog rolling in from Monterey Bay is common at night throughout the summer.

Things to Do in Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz is known for its wonderful beach and green spaces. Natural Bridges State Beach features powerful surf and rocky monuments sculpted by the water. Enjoy all of the sights and sounds of this California seaside getaway when you book flights to Santa Cruz with Orbitz.com

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