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Flights from Chicago to San Jose, United States Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 1:09 -04:00

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Chicago to San Jose Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 1:09 -04:00

We've scanned 25,105,116,481 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Chicago to San Jose. American & Alaska frequently offer the best deals on Chicago to San Jose flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

American
CHISJC
Thu 1/12
2 stops
SJCCHI
Tue 1/17
2 stops
$234
Select
Alaska
CHISJC
Wed 1/4
1 stop
SJCCHI
Mon 1/9
1 stop
$343
Select
Alaska
CHISJC
Fri 1/6
1 stop
SJCCHI
Tue 1/10
1 stop
$343
Select

How Much is a Flight from Chicago to San Jose?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to San Jose, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $268.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to San Jose?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Chicago to San Jose based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Chicago to San Jose?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Chicago to San Jose.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $504 $450
7-14 days $247 $255
14-21 days $247 $255
21-30 days $247 $255
30-60 days $247 $255
60-90 days $272 $255
90+ days $246 $234

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to San Jose

We've examined 25,112,504,041 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to San Jose is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$286 $247 $247 $272 $286 $247 $287

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to San Jose by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Chicago to San Jose flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
October Chicago San Jose American 10/15/16 10/22/16 0 $247
November Chicago San Jose American 11/5/16 11/8/16 0 $247
December Chicago San Jose American 12/6/16 12/12/16 0 $287
January Chicago San Jose American 1/12/17 1/17/17 2 $234
February Chicago San Jose American 2/4/17 2/7/17 0 $247
March Chicago San Jose American 3/2/17 3/5/17 0 $337
April Chicago San Jose American 4/10/17 4/17/17 1 $443
June Chicago San Jose American 6/1/17 6/10/17 0 $509

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to San Jose

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Chicago to San Jose. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$458
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$458 $287
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$287 $255
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$255 $287
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$287 $247
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$247

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to San Jose

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to San Jose is $372.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to San Jose is $376.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to San Jose.

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to San Jose - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 09:55 17:15
Southwest 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 19:00 19:50

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to San Jose

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to San Jose. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to San Jose is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to San Jose is $356.

Chicago to San Jose Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to San Jose?
Answer: The average Chicago to San Jose flight time is 4 hours and 35 minutes.
Question: How far is San Jose from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to San Jose is 1,824 miles (2,935 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to San Jose?
Answer: There are 20 direct flights from Chicago to San Jose.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to San Jose?
Answer: American Airlines provides 65% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and San Jose.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to San Jose?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in Chicago flying to San Jose Last modified: Oct 1, 2016 1:09 -04:00Number of routes searched: 342Number of itineraries searched: 370,564

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to San Jose? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to San Jose. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Chicago to San Jose
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American -
Alaska -
United -
Virgin America -
American BWI
American IAH
American IND
American MCI
Alaska PDX
Alaska SEA
Alaska SAN
Alaska SNA
JetBlue JFK
JetBlue BOS
Delta ATL
Delta DTW
Delta MSP
Delta SLC
Delta CVG
Frontier DEN
United ATL
United BOS
United DCA
United DEN
Virgin America LAX

Chicago to San Jose Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and San Jose. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

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