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Flying To The San Francisco Bay Area Via Silicon Valley's Airport

Arriving And Departing From San José Mineta International Airport (SJC) Can Be A Simpler, Easier Experience.

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At SJC it usually takes only a few minutes to get from the curb to your gate. Air traffic control congestion and fog delays are rare at sunny SJC.

Our rental car center is just across the street from our Terminal B and a 60-second shuttle ride from Terminal A, making rental-car pick-up significantly faster and easier than other airports – perfect for cruising down the California Coast!

Located less than 10 minutes from downtown San Jose, the vibrant capital of Silicon Valley, SJC is the perfect starting point for a Northern California holiday.

Approximately 45 miles (72 km) from downtown San Francisco, SJC provides a free shuttle bus to the nearby Santa Clara CalTrain station, offering direct rail service through Silicon Valley and into San Francisco.

SJC is the closest major international airport to:

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SJC features nonstop flights from major international airline hubs including:

Atlanta, GeorgiaAustin, Texas
Baltimore/WashingtonBoise, Idaho
Boston, Massachusetts (Seasonal)Burbank, California
Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, MexicoChicago (Midway), Illinois
Chicago (O'Hare), IllinoisDallas (Love Field), Texas
Dallas/Fort Worth, TexasDenver, Colorado
Eugene, OregonGuadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii Houston (Hobby), Texas
Houston (Intercontinental), TexasKahului, Maui, Hawaii
Kona, Big Island, HawaiiLas Vegas, Nevada
León, Guanajuato, MexicoLihue, Kauai, Hawaii
Long Beach, CaliforniaLos Angeles, California
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MinnesotaMorelia, Michoacán, Mexico
Nashville, TennesseeNew York, New York (Seasonal)
Ontario, CaliforniaOrange County, California
Palm Springs, CaliforniaPhoenix, Arizona
Portland, OregonPuerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
Reno, NevadaSalt Lake City, Utah
San Diego, CaliforniaSeattle, Washington
Spokane, WashingtonSt. Louis, , Missouri
Tokyo (Narita), JapanZacatecas