You'll have to break up the journey from San Francisco to Perth because there are no direct flights on this route. Qantas, Alaska Airlines and Air New Zealand offer the best alternative — a flight with just one stopover.
It's a considerable distance between San Francisco and Perth — in fact, 19 hours and 30 minutes at least. But your time in your seat doesn't have to be torturous. Be prepared and come with the essentials like your toothbrush and a travel pillow.
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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).
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.
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.
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.
If you are looking for flights to Perth, Australia, check Orbitz.com to find bargain air tickets. The Perth Airport has two domestic terminals and one international terminal separated by about seven miles. The domestic terminals are about seven and a half miles from downtown Perth; the international terminal is about 11 miles from Perth. Although the terminals are separated, all aircrafts use the same runway. Twenty airlines provide domestic and international service to over 50 locations around the world.
Rental car companies can be found on the ground floors of all three terminals, including Thrifty and Avis. Covered taxi stands are also located on the ground floors of all the terminals. You can expect to pay about AU$38.00 for a fare to downtown Perth. There is also bus service to the airport, and many hotels offer shuttle service from the airport. Orbitz.com works with rental car companies to find you the best rates.
The summers in Perth last from December to March and are hot and dry. The average high temperatures can reach into the 80s. The winters are cold and wet, with average lows reaching into the 30s. If you plan to visit during the winter months, make sure to bring an umbrella, as the winter months receive most of the precipitation.
Perth is home to King's Park, the largest inner-city park in the world. The Western Australian Museum has an array of social and historical exhibits. For music lovers, there is the West Australian Ballet, the West Australian Opera and the West Australian Symphony Orchestra. If you are planning a trip, check Orbitz.com for flights to Perth that will stay within your budget.
^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.