Selected fares from San Jose - Silicon Valley to Cartagena

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 Cartagena

Rafael Núñez International Airport

Cartagena is a large Caribbean beach resort located in Columbia. It is a hub of economic activity and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the area. Orbitz.com can assist travelers in locating flights to Cartagena. The Rafael Núñez International Airport is located four miles from the city center. Thirteen airlines serve the airport, including Air Italy, CanJet, Sprint Airlines and Viva Columbia.

Transportation From the Airport

The easiest method of traveling in Cartagena is to rent a car with a local rental service. Orbitz.com can help travelers locate budget car rentals in the city. The cheapest way to get from the airport to local hotels is with airport shuttle vans. This method is preferred over taxi services. A private-ride van is useful for large families or groups. Limos are available for rent and can hold large groups.

Weather in Cartagena

Cartagena has a very temperate climate with annual year-round temperatures of about 88º F. Nighttime weather can be windy and chilly, so it might be a good idea to have a jacket available.

Things to Do in Cartagena

Cartagena is a city that is always alive with activity and things to see. The San Felipe de Barajas Castle is one of the oldest buildings in Columbia. It is located four miles from the city center and offers a walking tour with beautiful views of Cartagena. Enjoy a meal, or enjoy one of the wandering musicians at the Plaza Santo Domingo. The Plaza is located in the historic district of Cartagena and comes alive at night with activity. For visitors who enjoy the water, the Islas Del Rosario is a beach location that offers cocktails on the beach, boating and fishing. Orbitz.com can help travelers plan their vacation and book flights to Cartagena.

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Hotels in Cartagena

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Hotel Caribe by Faranda
Hotel Caribe by Faranda
Carrera 1a No 2-87, Cartagena
4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (31 reviews)

Surrounded by palm trees and gardens, Hotel Caribe Cartagena stands along a Caribbean beach. Plaza de Bolivar is 2.9 km (1.8 mi) from the hotel; San Felipe de ...

$138

$138
Occidental Grand Cartagena Resort - All Inclusive
Occidental Grand Cartagena Resort - All Inclusive
Anillo Vial Vía Manzanillo del mar Km 4, Cartagena
3.5 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (11 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Manzanillo Beach resort is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Playa Manzanillo and 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from La Boquilla Beach.

$258

$258
Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Cartagena
Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Cartagena
Calle Del Torno, 39 - 29, Cartagena
5.0 out of 5.0
4.8 out of 5 (4 reviews)

This family-friendly Cartagena resort is located on the waterfront, within a 10-minute walk of House of Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Puerta del Reloj. San Felipe ...

$280

$280
Hotel Las Americas Torre del Mar
Hotel Las Americas Torre del Mar
Anillo Vial, Sector Cielo Mar, Torre 2, Cartagena
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (6 reviews)

Offering direct access to the beach, this La Boquilla resort is connected to the convention center, 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from La Boquilla Beach, and within 6 mi (10 ...

$135

$135
Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia
Hotel Almirante Cartagena - Colombia
Avenue San Martín, Cartagena
4.5 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (23 reviews)

Located in Bocagrande, this beachfront hotel is connected to a shopping center and within a 10-minute walk of Rio Cartagena Casino, Bocagrande Beach, and Castillo ...

$110

$110
Hilton Cartagena
Hilton Cartagena
Avenida Almirante Brion, Cartagena
4.5 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (15 reviews)

Nestled on the beach, this Bocagrande resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Rio Cartagena Casino, Castillo Grande Beach, and Bocagrande Beach. Hospital Naval de Cartagena ...

$159

$159
Royal Decameron Baru Beach Resort - all inclusive
Royal Decameron Baru Beach Resort - all inclusive
Baru Kilometro 7 sector Portonaito, Baru Island
3.5 out of 5.0

This Baru Island resort is on the beach, 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Blanca Beach, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Corales del Rosario National Park and Baru Church. Caribe ...

Hampton By Hilton Cartagena
Hampton By Hilton Cartagena
Calle 8 Av San Martin, Cartagena
3.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (6 reviews)

Located in Bocagrande, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Bocagrande Beach and Rio Cartagena Casino. Castillo Grande Beach and Hospital Naval de Cartagena ...

$94

$94
Hotel Dann Cartagena
Hotel Dann Cartagena
Calle 1A 1-60, El Laguito, Cartagena
3.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (39 reviews)

Located in Bocagrande, this beachfront hotel is in the historical district and within 6 mi (10 km) of Clock Tower, Aduana Square, and San Felipe de Barajas Castle. ...

$101

$101
Bóvedas de Santa Clara Boutique Hotel
Bóvedas de Santa Clara Boutique Hotel
Carrera 8 No. 39-114, Cartagena
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (3 reviews)

Located in Cartagena Walled City, this romantic hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Las Bovedas, Puerta del Reloj, and San Pedro Claver Church and Convent. San ...

$235

$235

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