Selected fares from San Jose - Silicon Valley to Washington

Flights from San Jose

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.

Flights to Washington DC

Washington DC Airport

Orbitz.com can help you book cheap flights to Washington DC, which is served by Dulles International Airport. Dulles is located 26 miles from Washington DC, in Chantilly, Virginia. It was the first American airport designed for commercial travel. The airport offers nonstop service to 114 destinations within the United States as well as 37 international locations. Orbitz.com can help you find deals on your air ticket.

Transportation

Dulles airport offers more than 24,000 public parking spaces, with most requiring an hourly fee for use. The airport provides an economy lot as well as valet parking. Visitors picking up passengers can utilize the cell phone waiting area. Dulles International Airport offers a variety of transportation options, including taxis, coaches and shuttles. Rental cars, Metrorail, and Metrobus are also convenient transportation options that are readily available. Taxi fare from the airport to downtown Washington DC costs around $20. A one-way Metrorail fare is $1.70, and a one-way Metrobus fare is $1.60.

Weather

Generally, the weather in Washington DC is mild compared to other East Coast cities. Winter temperatures can dip as low as 24°F, and the area occasionally gets snowstorms. Springtime is mild, with temperatures averaging 60°F. Summer months can get very hot, with average temperatures around 89°F. The fall temperatures often average 54°F.

Dulles Airport Restaurants

Many restaurants are available to passengers at the Dulles International Airport. Five Guys, Harry's Tap Room, Capital Grounds Coffee, California Tortilla, and Vino Volo Wine Room are just a sampling of the dining options. Checking Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Washington DC is your best bet for finding great deals.

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Washington Plaza
Washington Plaza
10 Thomas Circle NW, Washington
3.5 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (471 reviews)

Ideally located on Thomas Circle, near Massachusetts Avenue in the heart of Washington DC, this Kennedy-era hotel is 0.3 miles from MCPherson Square Metro Station ...

$119

$119
Liaison Capitol Hill DC
Liaison Capitol Hill DC
415 New Jersey Ave Nw, Washington
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (268 reviews)

This DC hotel, renovated in 2013, is within a half-mile (1 kilometer) of Union Station and the United States Capitol.

$119

$119
Hyatt Regency Washington DC
Hyatt Regency Washington DC
400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington
3.5 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (321 reviews)

This Washington, DC hotel is within 3 blocks of Union Station, the Capitol, and Senate offices, and 4 blocks from the Judiciary Square courthouse complex and ...

$119

$119
Avenue Suites
Avenue Suites
2500 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington
3.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (22 reviews)

Who's to say you're not a visiting diplomat or Georgetown scholar-in-residence at this conveniently located, spacious hotel? Guest suites have full kitchens ...

$143

$143
The Dupont Circle Hotel
The Dupont Circle Hotel
1500 New Hampshire Ave Nw, Washington
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (328 reviews)

Overlooking Dupont Circle in one of Washington's most desirable neighborhoods, this hotel is about 1 block from Embassy Row and 7 blocks from the White ...

$127

$127
The Henley Park Hotel
The Henley Park Hotel
926 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (148 reviews)

This romantic hotel is within walking distance from the Washington Convention Center, China Town, and the Verizon Center, as well as prime shopping and ...

$129

$129
Omni Shoreham Hotel
Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert St Nw, Washington
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (8 reviews)

Overlooking Rock Creek Park, Omni Shoreham Hotel is a 10-minute walk from the National Zoo and 4 minutes from Woodley Park-Zoo Metro Station. From there it's ...

$119

$119
The Melrose Georgetown Hotel
The Melrose Georgetown Hotel
2430 Pennsylvania Ave Nw, Washington
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (93 reviews)

Just west of downtown, this upscale hotel is 2 blocks from the Foggy Bottom Metro station, Georgetown, and George Washington University and Hospital; the White ...

$127

$127
The Embassy Row Hotel
The Embassy Row Hotel
2015 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (10 reviews)

This hotel is a short walk away from Dupont Circle Metro station and the National Mall. Dining, shopping, museums, galleries, and nightlife which exemplify the ...

$143

$143
Capitol Skyline
Capitol Skyline
10 'I' Street SW, Washington
3.5 out of 5.0
2.5 out of 5 (2 reviews)

Conveniently located in downtown Washington, DC, this hotel is a few blocks from the U.S. Capitol, the National Mall monuments, the Smithsonian, and the Arena ...

$109

$109

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