Los Cabos – or just “Cabo” – is a popular Mexican resort area at the tip of Baja California. With a coastline that takes in the Pacific Ocean and Sea of Cortez, Cabo is best known for its fine beaches, great weather, luxury hotels, beautiful desert scenery, surfing, and vibrant beach, dining and nightclub scene. It has everything you need for a relaxing or adventure filled holiday.
Flights from Cairns (CNS) to Los Cabos (San Jose Del Cabo) (SJD)
Reasons to fly with Qantas
Visiting from Cairns to Los Cabos (San Jose Del Cabo)
When to visit
The beaches of Los Cabos are at their best from November through May when there’s great weather and whale-watching between January and February. The best time to visit is in spring from May to June, with fewer crowds and plenty of sun. Temperatures average around 25°C to 30°C and you can catch the Cinco de Mayo Festival in May.
What is the main airport called?
Los Cabos International Airport (SJD).Opens external site in a new window It is located at San José del Cabo in Los Cabos Municipality, Baja California Sur state, Mexico. SJD Airport is located 12 km north of San José del Cabo.
Arriving in Los Carbos
The helpful staff at Los Carbos Airport will greet you when you land and assist with your travel needs. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are various transport options available to get you on your way.
Getting into Los Carbos from Los Carbos Airport
Getting into Los Carbos from the airport is easy, thanks to the wide range of different transport options available. Choose from taxis, airport shuttle, limo, private transfer, bus or car hire. Taxi is a convenient option and it takes around 20 minutes to get to San José del Cabo. They can be pre-arranged or ordered on arrival. Airport shuttles are a group transport option that make frequent stops at locations to drop off passengers along the way. They can be pre-booked online. A limo service is available at Los Carbos airport and can take between 1 and 9 passengers, or you can book a private transfer for a luxurious way to travel. Buses are available from the airport to La Paz, San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo or you can organise a hotel shuttle. You may like to rent a car to explore the area at your own pace.
Getting around Los Carbos
Getting around Los Carbos is easy with an array of transport options to move around and explore the area. Taxis are a convenient option with taxi ranks throughout the town or booked through your hotel. Local buses are an easy option to get around Los Carbos without a car. Local buses run up and down the corridor between Cabo and San José every 10 to 20 minutes, just flag them down. They can stop on the highway near most beaches if you ask. Most hotels and resorts have shuttles you can use to head downtown or to nearby restaurants. Once your intown is easy to walk around to explore the area. Renting a car is a handy option as you can take short day trip to secluded beaches or nearby towns.
Fly from Cairns
Fly from Cairns. Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Cairns, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your upcoming trip.
What is the main airport called?
Cairns Airport.Opens external site in a new window Located 8km (5 miles) from the city centre, Cairns Airport (CNS) is an international airport in Far North Queensland. There are two terminals: Terminal 1 - international airport and Terminal 2 - domestic airport.
Passengers on Qantas flights from Cairns are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.
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