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Cheap flights to San Jose, CA

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San Jose (Beckasdream, Sep 2009)

Arriving in San José

San José in California, USA, is home to Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport. The airport is located two miles northwest of downtown San José. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the airport and the airport is packed full of shops and restaurants, providing travellers with everything they require during their time here. Ten different car rental agencies operate out of the airport. Alternatively, tourists on San José flights can use the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) public transport system. The Greyhound Station and the Amtrak Station are accessible via taxi while the Santa Clara Caltrain Station and the Fremont BART Station can be reached with the help of the VTA Airport Flyer.

Getting Around San José

The downtown area of San José is easy to explore on foot. Outside of downtown, attractions are more spread out meaning that access to a rental car is convenient. The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) provides a serviceable transit in and around town. The Light Rail system provides a fast and efficient service to, from and around downtown. Tourists who have purchased airfare to San José may wish to look into buying a VTA day pass, which will grant them use of the bus and Light Rail network for a day. Many San José roads feature designated bike lanes. Rental bicycles can be found at Bicycle Express.

Main Attractions in San José

The Tech Museum (Museum of Science and Technology) found in downtown San José is the ideal attraction to amuse adults and children visiting on cheap flights to San José. The museum provides visitors with an insight into the way in which technology influences their daily lives. Another popular museum is the San José Museum of Art. Outside of downtown, the Winchester Mystery House can be found. Past visitors have reported being witness to paranormal activity. The San José Municipal Rose Garden is for those who truly appreciate the beauty of nature.

Shopping, Dining, and Nightlife in San José

Valley Fair is one of Northern California's largest shopping malls. Home to in excess of 250 stores, the mall is not to be missed by travellers on flights to San José. Fine American cuisine can be found at Arcadia - Modern American Steakhouse while Scott's Seafood Grill and Bar is the place to enjoy a selection of quality seafood dishes. Italian cuisine can be found at Original Joe's. The Goosetown Lounge is perfect for karaoke kings and queens. The Lobby Lounge offers a more peaceful night out and an impressive wine list.

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  • Mineta San Jose Intl Airport (San Jose, CA)
    • Right now, 38 airlines operate out of Mineta San Jose Intl Airport.
    • Mineta San Jose Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 32 cities.
    • Every week, at least 2,149 domestic flights and 63 international flights depart from Mineta San Jose Intl Airport.