Flights from San Francisco
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.
Flights to Charlottesville
The largest airport operating in the Charlottesville area is the Charlottesville-Albermarle Airport. Located less than 10 miles from the city, the airport provides domestic flights to Charlottesville through US Airways Express, Delta Connection, United Express, and American Eagle. Whether you visit the city when a major festival takes place, or you plan your visit during the off-season, Orbitz.com can help you find discounts on flights, hotels, and rental cars.
Leaving the Airport
Departing from the airport is easy because you can take a hotel shuttle, rental car, or taxi. A & W Taxi Service, Executive Taxi, Tommy's Taxi, and several others make regular stops at the airport. Boar's Head Inn, Holiday Inn, and Hampton Inn are among the local hotels that offer shuttle service for guests. If you do not want to wait around for a shuttle or taxi, you can rent a car through a company like Avis, National Rent a Car, or Hertz. These companies have offices and cars available for pickup at the hotel, and you can get a discount on your rental car when you book through Orbitz.com.
Weather in Charlottesville
Winter in Charlottesville brings more than 15 inches of snow and temperatures below freezing, while the summer sees temperatures ranging from the high 50s to the low 80s. Temperatures fluctuate during the spring and fall and sometimes reach freezing levels or very high temperatures.
Music and Culture
Many of the top attractions in the city relate to music and culture. Charlottesville was home to Thomas Jefferson. Jefferson's former home, the Shenandoah National Park, and The Corner are just a few sites worth mentioning. Additionally, Charlottesville is where The Dave Matthews Band got its start. When you book flights to Charlottesville through Orbitz.com, you can save even more with discounts on hotels and attractions in the city.
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