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Fares from $146 One Way, $244 Round Trip from San Jose to San Francisco

Prices starting at $244 for return flights and $146 for one-way flights to San Francisco were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport

Orbitz.com finds flights from San Jose to any international or domestic destination. The San Jose International Airport is located at 1701 Airport Boulevard, approximately six miles from downtown San Jose. The airport has hubs for nine airlines, including United Airlines, US Airways, jetBlue and Hawaiian Airlines. If you're looking for a low-cost air ticket, you can find a flight in minutes using Orbitz.com.

Parking and Transportation

The airport has three long-term parking lots. The cheapest is Economy Lot 1, which charges $15 per day. Daily Lot 4 and Daily Lot 6 both charge $22 per day; however, passengers who depart from Terminal A do not want to park in Daily Lot 6. The shuttle for this lot only runs to Terminal B. You can also take a taxicab to the airport. If you're coming from the downtown area, cab fare costs between $15 and $18. The VTA Airport Flyer also runs from the Metro Station at N 1st Street and Metro to the airport every 30 minutes. It costs $2 per person to ride the VTA Airport Flyer. If you need a rental car when you arrive at your destination, you can make reservations using Orbitz.com.

Dining at the Airport

The airport has a variety of dining options to choose from if you're hungry before your flight. You can grab a full meal at Sora, an authentic Japanese restaurant, or at Sonoma Chicken. If you just want a snack, stop by Starbucks or the Euro Café. When you use Orbitz.com to find flights from San Jose, you are free to relax and enjoy a good meal before you board your plane.

San Francisco International Airport

The San Francisco International Airport is located on South Spruce Avenue, approximately 13 miles south of downtown San Francisco. Because the airport is one of the world's busiest airports, it houses numerous airline hubs. Air Berlin, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue, US Airways, Asiana Airways and numerous other airlines offer flights to San Francisco. If you're traveling on a strict budget, you can find bargain prices on tickets by booking your flight through Orbitz.com.

Transportation From the Airport

The Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system runs from the San Francisco International Airport to downtown San Francisco, and tickets cost approximately $7. SamTrans Public Bus Services also runs between the airport and downtown. Bus stops are located at the baggage claim in Terminals 2 and 3, and at Courtyard A in the International Terminal. You can also use Orbitz.com to rent a car for the duration of your trip. The airport offers a free shuttle service to take passengers from the airport terminal to the rental car center.

Weather in San Francisco

San Francisco has temperatures that range from 46 to 69 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the year. The off-peak travel season runs from the beginning of December to the end of February. It rains more frequently during this time, but the temperature is still warm enough to tolerate the rain. If you book your trip through Orbitz.com during the off-peak travel season, you'll save money on your airline tickets.

Highlights and Attractions

Golden Gate Park, Coit Tower and Alcatraz are some major attractions in the San Francisco area. Orbitz.com does more than find you flights to San Francisco. The website has the information you need to plan your entire itinerary. You can purchase tickets to major attractions or make reservations to take a guided city tour.

Flights from San Jose to San Francisco - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Jose to San Francisco?

There are no direct flights between San Jose and San Francisco, so you'll have to swap planes. But it's not that big a deal. United Airlines, Delta Air Lines and American Airlines offer flights from San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) with a single stopover.

What is the shortest flight from San Jose to San Francisco?

With the trip from San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) taking a minimum of 7 hours and 9 minutes, there's plenty of time to kick back and enjoy the experience. Grab a glass of red and sink into your seat with a riveting novel or movie.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to San Francisco?

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 San Francisco 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.

Are there flights to San Francisco with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to San Francisco 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.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

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.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

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.

How can I save money on flights?

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.