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By Plane

San José's main airport, and that of Southern Baja, is the Los Cabos International Airport (tel. 624/146-5097; www.sjdloscabosairport.com); the airport code is SJD. Aeroméxico (tel. 800/237-6639 in the U.S., 01-800/021-4000 in Mexico, or 624/146-5098 or 146-5097; www.aeromexico.com) flies nonstop from Mexico City, and has connecting flights and codeshares from other cities; American Airlines (tel. 800/223-5436 in the U.S., or 624/146-5300 or 146-5309; www.aa.com) flies from Dallas/Ft. Worth, Los Angeles, and Chicago; US Airways (tel. 800/235-9292 in the U.S., or 624/146-5380; www.usairways.com) operates nonstop flights from Phoenix; Alaska Airlines (tel. 800/252-7522 in the U.S., or 624/146-5100 or 146-5101; www.alaskaair.com) flies from Los Angeles, San Diego, Seattle, and San Francisco; Continental (tel. 800/537-9222 in the U.S., or 624/146-5040 or 146-5080; www.continental.com) flies nonstop from Houston and Newark; Delta (tel. 800/241-4141 in the U.S., or 624/146-5003; www.delta.com) has flights from Atlanta and Los Angeles; Frontier (tel. 800/432-1359 in the U.S., or 624/146-5421; www.frontierairlines.com) has nonstop service from Denver; United Airlines (tel. 800/538-2929 in the U.S., or 624/146-5433; www.united.com) flies nonstop from Los Angeles and San Francisco; Volaris (tel. 866/988-3527 in the U.S. or 800/122-8000; www.volaris.com) flies nonstop from Mexico City and Tijuana; WestJet (tel. 888/937-8538 in the U.S. and Canada or 800/514-7288; www.westjet.com) flies nonstop from Vancouver.

By Car

From San Diego, drive south on Hwy. 1 all the way to the tip of Baja California -- the drive takes about 2 1/2 days, as we don't recommend night driving. From La Paz, take Hwy. 1 south; the drive takes 3 to 4 hours. Or take Hwy. 1 south just past the village of San Pedro, and then take Hwy. 19 south (a less winding road) through Todos Santos to Cabo San Lucas, where you pick up Hwy. 1 east to San José del Cabo. From Cabo San Lucas, it's a half-hour drive to San José; the total time is about 3 hours.

By Bus

The Terminal de Autobuses (bus station), on Valerio González, a block east of Hwy. 1 (tel. 624/142-1100), is open daily from 5:30am to 10pm. Buses between Cabo San Lucas and La Paz run almost hourly during the day. For points farther north, you'll usually change buses in La Paz. The trip to Cabo San Lucas takes 40 minutes, to La Paz, 3 hours. Buses also go to Todos Santos; the trip takes around 3 hours.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.