You'll have to break up the journey from Kiev to San Francisco because there are no direct services on this route. Lufthansa, United Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer the best alternative — a flight with just one stop.
With a minimum flight time of 13 hours and 5 minutes, you'll want to be as comfortable as possible. Built up a few air miles? Consider using them to upgrade to a seat with more legroom on your Kiev to San Francisco trip.
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|Destination Airport IATA Code||SJC|
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Obtaining flights from Kiev, the capital of the Ukraine, is easy thanks to Orbitz.com. Travelers in Kiev have two airport options: Boryspil International Airport, located 18 miles east of Kiev, is the largest airport in the Ukraine and handles the majority of international travel to the area. Fifty airlines currently use the airport, and it is the hub for Aerosvit. Kiev Zhuliany International Airport is located in the Zhuliany neighborhood, south of the city of Kiev, and it operates flights within the region and to nearby countries. Eleven airlines currently serve the airport, which is a hub for Khors Air, UTair Ukraine, and Wizz Air Ukraine.
Boryspil International Airports offers six convenient lots for both short-term and long-term parking. The lots are accessed by electronic gates for security. Charges vary depending upon vehicle size and length of use. Minimal parking is available on-site at Zhuliany International Airport, with 250 spaces available. Off-site parking, with shuttle service to the terminal, is also available.
Boryspil International Airport has its own taxi service, Sky Taxi, available for hire in front of the terminal drop-off zones. You can order a Sky Taxi by calling +38 095 268-38-42 or by speaking directly with an agent in the terminal. Five car rental agencies are also conveniently located within the terminal. If you've booked a car through Orbitz.com, you can pick up and drop off right at the airport. Sky Bus also provides convenient transportation to and from Kiev's public railway. Taxis are also available at Zhuliany International Airport outside the terminal. Bus route 9 also serves the airport, taking passengers directly to and from Kiev's railway station. Trolley Bus Route 22 will take passengers from Metro Station to the airport and back.
Being a large international airport, Boryspil offers many options to hungry travelers. Several cafes are located within each terminal, whether your tastes are Ukrainian, Asian, European, or American. The airport hotel offers a 24-hour restaurant where a quick breakfast can be had. For those looking for fresh coffee to take on the plane, Costa Coffee is at your service. If your flight begins at Zhuliany International Airport, a number of nearby hotels, including the Royal Congress, offer a breakfast buffet to travelers. No matter through which airport you choose to book flights from Kiev, Orbitz.com is the choice for researching low-cost tickets.
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.
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.
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.
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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