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Flying into Beautiful Palo Alto

If you plan on visiting the Bay Area, San Jose, or Silicon Valley, consider staying in Palo Alto, since it's an excellent base for exploring Northern California. Located just 35 miles south of San Francisco and 14 miles from San Jose, finding adventure in these nearby cities is easy if you stay in Palo Alto. Wondering how to find cheap flights to Palo Alto? There are three nearby airports, all within a 30-minute drive, so finding affordable Palo Alto flights is a breeze. 
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Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel
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Crowne Plaza Palo Alto
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Which Airports Are Closest to Palo Alto?

Palo Alto is served by Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC), San Francisco International Airport (SFO), and Oakland International Airport (OAK). SJC is only 15 miles from the city and offers mostly domestic flights to Palo Alto. SFO is 22 miles from the city, and OAK is located 29 miles away.

Which Airport Is Best for International Travelers?

While all three airports offer international flights, SFO offers the most and has a separate international terminal. With more than three times as many airline options as SJC to the south, visitors traveling from international destinations will find the most options for cheap flights to Palo Alto here.

What Is the Best Way to Get to and From the Airport?

All three airports are easily reachable by car, and offer both short-term and long-term parking. SJC offers on-demand shuttle service from Terminals A and B. Otherwise, book a shuttle or van ahead of time to get you where you need to go. Check with your hotel as well, because many offer shuttle service.

What Hotel Options Are Available if I Arrive Early or Leave Late?

La Quinta Inn & Suites San Francisco Airport, the Marriott Courtyard San Jose Airport, and Hampton Inn and Suites Alameda all offer guest rooms at affordable rates. They also feature complimentary airport shuttle service, making arrivals and departures for your Palo Alto flights hassle-free.

How Much Do Flights to Palo Alto Cost?

Find flights from New York City to SJC for as low as $289 round trip. If you're departing from the west coast, you'll find round trip flights from Las Vegas and Los Angeles for as low as $150. The more you save on your flight and hotel stay in Palo Alto, the more room in your budget to explore all California has to offer.