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Selected fares from San Francisco to La Paz

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Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to La Paz

Origin Airport IATA Code SJC
Destination Airport IATA Code SJD
Flight Price $274
Distance 1,952 km

Traveling from San Francisco to La Paz

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.

El Alto International Airport

When travelers visit La Paz, Bolivia, they land at El Alto International Airport. This airport is located eight miles southwest of La Paz. Aerocon, Amaszonas, Avianca, and other airlines serve this area, and flights to La Paz travel from several locations in South America and are available through Orbitz.com.

Transportation from El Alto

A bus runs from the main La Paz bus terminal to and from the main terminal at Plaza Antofagasta. The airport also supports taxis. If you prefer to have a rental car, El Alto has rental car kiosks available. Orbitz.com works with Hertz and other companies to provide you with cheap deals on rentals.

Weather in La Paz

In La Paz, the seasons are reversed because it is south of the equator. Because of its proximity to the equator, there are few variations in temperature. Summertime highs reach 60°F, and wintertime lows reach 25°F. The city is located at a high altitude, which explains the cooler temperatures. Consult your physician before traveling to high altitudes, and take plenty of cool-weather clothing.

What to Do

La Paz is one of the most scenic locations in South America because of its location in the Andes Mountains. If you're daring, you can perform gravity-assisted mountain biking, which involves coasting down steep trails. History buffs can visit preconquistador museums. People interested in the occult can visit the Witches' Market, a portion of the square devoted to selling materials for Aymara religious rituals. Getting tickets for flights to La Paz can is the first step to a dream vacation in South America.

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^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 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.