Selected fares from Santa Cruz to San Francisco

Flights from Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Airport Information

The Mineta San Jose International Airport hosts flights from Santa Cruz and the surrounding areas. The airport is conveniently located roughly 33 miles northeast of Santa Cruz, with easy access via CA-17. There are nine major airlines that service the airport: Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta, Hawaiian Airlines, jetBlue, Southwest, United, US Airways and Volaris. Orbitz.com can help you find the best deals on flights to many major cities from the Santa Cruz area.

Airport Parking in Santa Cruz

The San Jose airport offers three choices in parking: economy, hourly or daily. The economy lot is located near Terminal A, and offers a flat rate of $15 per day. The two daily lots are located at the end of Terminal B, and they both offer a rate of $22 per day. There are two hourly lots at Terminal B and one at Terminal A. Because they are located very close to the terminals, you will find that they are convenient but costly at $30 per day.

Ground Transportation in Santa Cruz

The Santa Cruz Airport Flyer offers transportation from Santa Cruz to the airport several times per day at a reasonable $40 one-way rate. The bus will pick you up at the University Inn and drop you off at Terminal B. There are also several taxi companies, but expect your fare to cost between $100 and $110. If you used Orbitz.com to purchase your air ticket, you may be able to utilize some of the money you saved to hire a private car or limousine service for a more comfortable ride to the airport.

Restaurants in Santa Cruz

Whether you are looking for a quick beverage, light snack or full meal, you'll find plenty of options at the San Jose airport. The Euro Café is located in the baggage claim area and is the only eatery you will find in the public areas before the security checkpoint. Fresh Attractions is located at Gate 14, Gordon Biersch Brewing Company at Gate 11, Starbucks at Gate 13 and Peet's Coffee & Tea, Sonoma Chicken, Sora and Tres Gringos are all located near Gate 12. Enjoy your travels, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you need to find flights from Santa Cruz.

Flights to San Francisco

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.

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Hotels in San Francisco

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Pier 2620 Hotel Fisherman's Wharf
Pier 2620 Hotel Fisherman's Wharf
2620 Jones Street, San Francisco
3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (125 reviews)

Located in the heart of San Francisco, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum, Wax Museum at Fisherman's Wharf, and Ghirardelli ...

$220

$220
Hotel Nikko San Francisco
Hotel Nikko San Francisco
222 Mason St, San Francisco
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (355 reviews)

The Asian-inspired Hotel Nikko San Francisco is located downtown, a 4-minute walk from Union Square and the designer shops of Westfield San Francisco Centre. ...

$199

$199
Park Central Hotel San Francisco, a Starwood Hotel
Park Central Hotel San Francisco, a Starwood Hotel
50 3rd St, San Francisco
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (206 reviews)

Located in the heart of the South of Market district (SoMa), Park Central Hotel San Francisco (formerly Westin Market Street) is across from Yerba Buena Gardens ...

$241

$241
Stanford Court San Francisco
Stanford Court San Francisco
905 California Street, San Francisco
4.0 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (236 reviews)

Guests can indulge in high-end shops like Prada and Tiffany & Co at Union Square, 4 blocks away. Chinatown is 5 minutes on foot, and the American Conservatory ...

$219

$219
Clift
Clift
495 Geary St, San Francisco
4.0 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (11 reviews)

Old-world elegance is suffused with modern glamour in this historic San Francisco hotel 2 blocks from Union Square, a half-mile from the Financial District, ...

$229

$229
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
333 O'Farrell St., San Francisco
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (497 reviews)

Iconic, AAA 4-Diamond hotel a few steps from Union Square, Cable Car station, theatre district, BART, Chinatown, SFMOMA, and Moscone Center. Upgraded rooms offer ...

$249

$249
Serrano Hotel
Serrano Hotel
405 Taylor St, San Francisco
4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (100 reviews)

The Serrano Hotel is steps away from Union Square, perfectly positioned in the Theater District of San Francisco, 2 blocks from the Powell Street cable car.

$188

$188
Handlery Union Square Hotel
Handlery Union Square Hotel
351 Geary St, San Francisco
3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (304 reviews)

A half-block from cable cars, this hotel is 2 blocks from Westfield San Francisco Shopping Centre; the Moscone Center and the San Francisco Museum of Modern ...

$229

$229
Parc 55 San Francisco - A Hilton Hotel
Parc 55 San Francisco - A Hilton Hotel
55 Cyril Magnin St, San Francisco
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (526 reviews)

Just off Market Street, downtown San Francisco's major thoroughfare, this contemporary 32-story hotel is 1 block from San Francisco Centre shops and 3 blocks ...

$234

$234
Hotel Whitcomb
Hotel Whitcomb
1231 Market St, San Francisco
3.5 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (455 reviews)

Located in the San Francisco theater district with a BART and MUNI station at its entrance, this downtown hotel is 6 blocks from Union Square and within a mile ...

$219

$219

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