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|Destination Airport IATA Code||TYS|
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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.
Visitors coming to the Knoxville area usually fly into the McGhee Tyson Airport, just 14 miles south of the city. When you use Orbitz.com to book cheap flights to Knoxville, you will be able to choose from all of the major airlines that serve the airport, including Allegiant, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, United and US Airways.
Knoxville doesn't offer much in the way of public transportation, but you will have your choice of shuttle vans, taxis and private car and limousine services to take you to your final destination. Orbitz.com can help you choose a rental car to get around while you are in the Knoxville area. You can also use Orbitz to book a hotel that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.
Knoxville winters can be chilly, with temperatures in the 20s, 30s and 40s, so make sure to pack a winter jacket or fleece to keep you warm. Summers are warm, with temperatures ranging from the high 60s to the high 80s. July usually sees the highest average rainfall, so be sure to pack a lightweight rain slicker or umbrella to keep you dry.
Knoxville combines small-town Southern charm with the fun and activities you would expect to find in a big city. You can spend your time playing golf, visiting museums or touring some of the area's historical landmarks, but be sure not to miss the area's famous festivals and celebrations. Some of the city's most popular events include the Boomsday, Rossini and Dogwood Arts festivals and the Knoxville Brewers Jam. Enjoy your time in the city, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you want to book cheap flights to Knoxville.
You'll need to break up the journey from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson) because there are no direct flights on this route. United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines offer the next best thing — a flight with just a single stopover.
The shortest flight time from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Knoxville, TN (TYS-McGhee Tyson) is 5 hours and 8 minutes, which gives you ample time to enjoy a drink or get carried away with a good book.
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 Knoxville 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.
In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Knoxville 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.
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.
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 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!
*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.
^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.