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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.

Tijuana International Airport

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.

Transportation from Tijuana

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.

Weather in Tijuana

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.

Major Attractions in Tijuana

For nature lovers, the Cañon 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.

Flights from San Francisco to Tijuana - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from San Francisco to Tijuana now?

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor can answer all your queries about current quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when traveling by plane from San Francisco to Tijuana.

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Tijuana?

The shortest flight from OAK to General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl. Airport (TIJ) is around 6 hours and 44 minutes. Grab a refreshment from the drink trolley, work on your travel itinerary or finish that podcast — you'll have the time on this medium-haul trip.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Tijuana?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Tijuana have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Tijuana with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Tijuana without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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