The fastest flight time from San Francisco to Tijuana is 5 hours and 12 minutes, which gives you loads of time to enjoy a beverage or lose yourself in a good book.
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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.
For cheap flights to Tijuana, Mexico, visit Orbitz.com. You can find deals on your air ticket that will leave you with extra cash for your trip. When you arrive in Tijuana, you'll most likely come to the Tijuana International Airport, also known as General Abelardo L. Rodriguez International Airport. The airport is located in Baja California. Aeromexico and Interjet are two of the major carriers for this airport.
You can purchase transportation from the airport to the city center through taxi cabs, vans or sedans. Expect to pay between 200 and 300 pesos for the ride. If you want to take the bus, you'll pay 8.5 pesos, which is under $1. If you're coming into the area from the U.S. side of the border or taking the bus back to the U.S., you'll pay approximately $5 for a one-way trip.
Tijuana, Mexico, is a hot region, and you should plan for the heat. The average annual temperature is 70 degrees Fahrenheit, so be prepared for warm days and cooler nights.
For nature lovers, the CaÃ±on de Guadalupe is a beautiful camping area that shouldn't be missed. See the greyhound races that are popular in Tijuana at the Agua Caliente Hipodromo and Galgodromo. The city hosts the International Dance Festival, as well. For tickets to events and to find cheap flights to Tijuana, visit Orbitz.com.
^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.