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San Jose, CA, Airport Information

San Jose, CA, is home to nearly one million people, a large city population that's serviced by its own international airport, providing regular flights from San Jose to international and domestic destinations. The Norman Y. Mineta Memorial San Jose International Airport is only two miles from the downtown area at the intersections of U.S. Route 101, Interstate 880 and State Route 87. The primary airlines operating from the airport are Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Reservations for you airline ticket on these or other airlines serving the airport can be made through Orbitz.com.

Parking at the Airport

Parking at Mineta San Jose International Airport is available at three hourly and three daily lots, one of which offers economy service. The hourly lots are interspersed around the terminal area for easy access, costing $2 for 30 minutes and $30 per day flat rates. The daily lots offer parking deals with discounted parking fees of $22 a day for the regular daily lots and $15 for the economy lot, which is further away from the terminals. Disabled parking is available in front of both terminals for a $2 rate for 30 minutes and $15 for a daily charge.

Transportation From the Airport

Several methods of travel are available for passengers to make their way from anywhere in the city to the airport. Several hotels in the area offer courtesy shuttle transportation for patrons. Public bus transportation is available from the Valley Transportation Authority, and metered taxi service is also available from anywhere in the area, with the downtown-to-airport fare costing approximately $15 to $18.

Breakfast Before Departing

A quick meal can be eaten at the airport before departure in one of the many restaurants available in the concourse. Only ticketed passengers are allowed in the area containing the restaurants. Coffee and pastries are served at the Euro Café near the baggage claim area, while Starbucks can provide sandwiches as well, to get you quickly to the available flights from San Jose. If you have a bit more time to stop off on the way to the airport, try a sit-down breakfast at Café San Jose on Meridian Ave. or at Bill's Cafe on Willow St.

Flying to Kansas City

Despite its name, Kansas City is not located in Kansas. It is the largest city in Missouri and handles a great deal of airport traffic from tourists and businesspeople. Let Orbitz.com help you find the best deals on flights to Kansas City and accommodations for your trip.

Airports in Kansas City

Kansas City International Airport handles all the air traffic in the area. It lies 15 miles northwest of downtown Kansas City and is served by Southwest Airlines and Republic Airlines. The airport offers free Wi-Fi and has a consolidated car-rental service. Orbitz.com can help you get the best deal on hundreds of flights through Kansas City's airport.

Transportation from the Airport

A public bus route stops at Terminal C and travels back and forth between it and the downtown bus stop. It costs $1.50 per trip. For travelers needing to go to nearby cities, such as St. Joseph, Columbia, or Topeka, a shuttle service is available. The airport is located next to I-29 and I-435. You can also get special package deals on rental cars by booking through Orbitz.com.

Weather in Kansas City

Because of its inland location, Kansas City has distinct seasons, with summertime temperatures averaging around 90 degrees. The weather is humid, and you can expect rain to occur mostly during the spring and summer. If you decide to visit in winter, expect to deal with temperatures dipping into the negatives in January. Tornadoes are also a common occurrence in late spring and early summer.

Destination Highlights

Kansas City is most famous for its barbeque cuisine. The American Royal hosts a barbeque contest each fall, making it a busy time for tourists from around the nation. Other tourist attractions include the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival, also held during late November.

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Hotels in Kansas City

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Hotel Sorella Country Club Plaza
Hotel Sorella Country Club Plaza
901 W. 48th Place, Kansas City
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (15 reviews)

Situated in the historical district, this romantic hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Fountain of Neptune, Country Club Plaza, and Kemper Museum of Contemporary ...

$189

$189
Great Wolf Lodge Kansas City
Great Wolf Lodge Kansas City
10401 Cabela Drive, Kansas City
3.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (47 reviews)

This family-friendly Kansas City lodge is located in Village West, within 1 mi (2 km) of Sporting Park and Legends Outlets Kansas City. Kansas Speedway is 1.4 ...

$170

$170
Best Western Plus Seville Plaza Hotel
Best Western Plus Seville Plaza Hotel
4309 Main Street, Kansas City
3.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (109 reviews)

Located in the heart of Kansas City, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Country Club ...

$71

$71
Plaza Hotel
Plaza Hotel
11828 NW Plaza Circle, Kansas City
3.0 out of 5.0
2.9 out of 5 (86 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.8 mi (3 km) from Harley-Davidson Factory and 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from Zona Rosa. Weston Bend State Park and Pirtle Winery ...

$63

$63
Hotel Phillips
Hotel Phillips
106 W 12th Street, Kansas City
4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (115 reviews)

Located in the heart of Downtown Kansas City's business district; less than 2 blocks from the convention center, Power and Light District, and Sprint Center; ...

$169

$169
Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
2345 McGee Street, Kansas City
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (166 reviews)

Connected by enclosed walkway to the Crown Center shopping, dining, and entertainment complex, this 42-story Kansas City hotel is 2 blocks from Union Station ...

$152

$152
AC Hotels by Marriott Kansas City Westport
AC Hotels by Marriott Kansas City Westport
560 Westport Rd, Kansas City
3.5 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (4 reviews)

AC Hotels by Marriott Kansas City Westport, Kansas City is only 1 mile (0.6 km) from the Country Club Plaza shopping district - well within the 3-mile (4.8 km) ...

$179

$179
Harrah's North Kansas City
Harrah's North Kansas City
1 Riverboat Drive, North Kansas City
3.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (80 reviews)

Situated in North Kansas City, this eco-friendly hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Oceans of Fun, Worlds of Fun, and Isle of Capri Casino Kansas City. Berkley ...

$75

$75
816 Hotel KCexperience
816 Hotel KCexperience
801 Westport Rd, Kansas City
2.5 out of 5.0
3.5 out of 5 (60 reviews)

Located in the heart of Kansas City, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Riot Room, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, and Country Club Plaza. Nelson-Atkins ...

$111

$111
Adam’s Mark Hotel & Conference Center
Adam’s Mark Hotel & Conference Center
9103 E 39th Street, Kansas City
3.5 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (54 reviews)

This hotel offers a complimentary shuttle on event days to Kauffman and Arrowhead Stadiums. The hotel is conveniently connected to these Kansas City stadiums ...

$76

$76

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