Los Altos travel guide

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You're Going to Love Los Altos

With a population of 28.976, Los Altos is a must-see destination in California, United States.

Where to Eat in Los Altos

If you’re looking for affordable options, Amber India - Los Altos (4926 El Camino Real) and Bumble (145 1st Street) are great picks.

When to visit Los Altos

Los Altos in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Los Altos in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Los Altos


When flying to Los Altos, you’ll arrive at Mineta San Jose Airport (SJC), which is located 17 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Los Altos from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 12h 10m.


Amtrak is the only carrier operating train routes to Los Altos. The train journey from Los Altos to Santa Clara takes 1h 01m and costs around $32 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from San Jose, expect to pay about $34 for a 1h 16m trip.


Another option to get to Los Altos is to pick up a car hire from San Francisco, which is about 52 km from Los Altos. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in San Francisco.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Los Altos, including Greyhound, FlixBus and Bus. From San Jose, the bus ride to Los Altos takes 97 km and will cost you around $17. From Fresno, the ticket costs about $47 for a journey of 475 km.

Airports near Los Altos

Airlines serving Los Altos

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
Good (2,060 reviews)
Air France
Good (838 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,266 reviews)
Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
Good (4,028 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Where to stay in popular areas of Los Altos

Most booked hotels in Los Altos

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
Hayes Mansion San Jose, Curio Collection by Hilton
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
The Westin San Jose
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Wyndham Garden San Jose Airport
Good (6.2, Good reviews)
Caravelle Inn & Suites
Okay (5.1, Okay reviews)

Hiring a car in Los Altos

Expect to pay $1.86 per litre in Los Altos (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $22.26 and $29.68. The most frequently booked car type in Los Altos is Mini (Dodge Grand Caravan or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Supplier choice car hire (Class Special Car or similar) is, on average, 63% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.