How to Find Cheap Air Travel to/from San Jose

There are a few airport choices for travelers to the San Francisco Bay Area – and while the Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (airport code SJC) might be the smallest airport in the area, it can be a less busy or crowded alternative to San Francisco International Airport. It can also be popular with residents of the San Francisco Bay Area who live outside the city.

San Jose International is located at the north end of the city San Jose, and is conveniently located close to three major freeways – Highway 101, Interstate 880 and Highway 87. Mineta San Jose was once a much busier airport, but after the dot-com bubble burst there was little need for the frequent flights both in and out of the area. The carriers with the busiest schedules today are Southwest Airlines and American Airlines.

A complete list of airlines serving Mineta San Jose can be found here, and a flight tracker is located here. To help you get around the airport, you will detailed maps of the terminals here and here for Terminal C. There is WiFi access throughout each terminal. Ground transportation options, including rental cars, taxis and limousines, are listed here. If you are driving to the airport, you will find maps and directions to the airport here, and you can save time and money on San Jose airport parking by booking it ahead of time.

The San Jose area is also served by San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Oakland International Airport (OAK).

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