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“San Jose del Cabo is easily accessible via a modern international airport and is well served by major airlines with non-stop flights daily.”

Flying into Beautiful San Jose del Cabo

Thinking about heading south to the beaches of San Jose del Cabo? With old buildings, a historic city-center, and a demure atmosphere, the charming town of San Jose del Cabo is full of old Mexican hospitality. Combined with the striking desert landscape and dramatic coastline, travelers love San Jose del Cabo as a quieter, more mature version of neighboring Cabo San Lucas.
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San Jose del Cabo is easily accessible via a modern international airport and is well served by major airlines with daily non-stop flights from many cities across North America.

What Should I Know Before Booking my Flight to San Jose del Cabo?

The San Jose del Cabo airport is called the SDJ Los Cabos International Airport. This international airport services both Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, together known as Los Cabos, and the small cities in between, know as The Corridor.

While most flights from North America are direct into the Los Cabos International Airport, some may stop in Mexico City. The Los Cabos International Airport is serviced by Aeromexico, AirCanada, Alaska, American, Continental, Frontier, Mexicana, United Airlines, and US Air, with non-stop flights from San Diego, Los Angeles, Ontario, San Jose (CA), San Francisco, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Denver, Chicago, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Houston, Dallas, and Las Vegas.

San Jose del Cabo boasts a mild year-round climate, and is ideal for a beach getaway almost any time of the year. The most popular time to travel to San Jose del Cabo is October through May, when the weather is warm and whale watching is at it’s best. As a result, flights are also most expensive during this time.

For the cheapest flights, consider booking a flight to San Jose del Cabo during the summer months of June through August. Also, cheap flights to San Jose del Cabo are most often available from key markets including California and Arizona.

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

The majority of airport transfers are via ground transportation, as the highway into San Jose del Cabo is very nice and well-maintained. The Los Cabos airport is located nine miles north of San Jose del Cabo, which is about a 15-minute drive.

It is best to arrange airport transportation in advance when flying into San Jose del Cabo.

Many travelers who have booked an all-inclusive or other large resort take advantage of group transfers through the hotel's own transportation busses. These group hotel transfers typically range from $20 to $40 U.S. Dollars per person.

There is also a large number of private transfer companies in the greater Los Cabos area. If you have a large group, consider working with a private transfer company for road transfers.

Are There Any Hotels Near the Airport in San Jose del Cabo?

The closest hotel to the airport is The Best Western Aeropuerto. This hotel often receives high marks for its outdoor pool, free Internet, and restaurant on site. With prices starting at $100 U.S. Dollars per night, The Best Western Aeropuerto is a reasonably priced and convenient option for an airport hotel. 

Located on the grounds of the international airport, the Best Western Aeropuerto also offers free airport transfers to all airport terminals.

What is Navigating Customs in San Jose del Cabo Like?

For entry into Mexico, citizens of the United States must present a valid passport. Travelers are given a Mexico Tourist Card on arrival, and it is imperative that this paper card is not lost while staying in San Jose del Cabo. This tourist card must be presented before departing Mexico. If the card is lost, travelers are charged a hefty fee before leaving the country.

After clearing Immigrations and Customs, travelers collect baggage and proceed to the nearby airport lobby area. This lobby area is often bustling with timeshare representatives soliciting travelers. Unless you are genuinely interested in learning more about timeshares, keep walking until you’re outside of the terminal area where transportation is waiting.

What Amenities can I Find at the Airport?

The international airport in San Jose del Cabo is divided into three modern terminals containing a large number of restaurants and shops.

Dining options in the Los Cabos airport are dominated by fast food restaurants, such as Burger King and Carl’s Junior, as well as Starbucks and ice cream stands positioned around large food courts.

Overall, flying into San Jose del Cabo is easy, efficient, and a great way to begin a vacation on the beach.