Flights from San Francisco
San Francisco International Airport Information
The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).
Parking at San Francisco International Airport
San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.
Ground Transportation Information
A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.
Restaurant Options at the Airport
The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.
Flights to Fukuoka
The Fukuoka Airport
The Fukuoka Airport, once known as the Itazuke Air Base, is the fourth-busiest passenger airport in Japan. It is located less than two miles east of the city's center. Travelers interested in cheap flights to Fukuoka should browse Orbitz.com to find deals on air travel, hotels, and rental cars. Each evening, the airport closes between the hours of 10 p.m to 7 a.m. because of its close proximity to the city.
Fukuoka Airport Transportation
Fukuoka Airport is directly connected to the city subway system. Passengers can travel to the city's center in approximately 10 minutes. For visitors who prefer to travel by bus, there are express and city buses that stop at the airport. Taxis and car-rental services are also available for people who want to avoid public transportation.
Weather in Fukuoka
The weather in Fukuoka is often similar to the climate in central or southern Europe. The average monthly temperature in August in Fukuoka is 82°F. In January, the average temperature is 43°F. In June and July, Fukuoka experiences an average rainfall of 11 inches per month, so visitors should expect high humidity and plenty of rain during the early part of the summer. For more temperate weather, travelers should try visiting Fukuoka in the spring or fall.
Fukuoka's Major Attractions
Each year, Fukuoka hosts the Hakata Gion Yamakasa Festival, which has been celebrated for over 760 years. The festival is known for its elaborate floats that are carried by men throughout the city. Fukuoka also has a vibrant food culture, and visitors can easily find fugu, tonkotsu ramen, mizutaki, and other traditional foods. Homesick travelers can also find restaurants that offer Italian, French, and other types of cuisine. People who would like to experience the delights of this city should check out cheap flights to Fukuoka on Orbitz.com.
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