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Cheap Flights from San Diego to San Jose, CA, United States - SAN to SJC Last modified: May 31, 2016 7:48 AM

Popular flights from San Diego to San Jose Last modified: May 31, 2016 7:48 AM

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Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 29, 2016 Jul 5, 2016 $151
Jul 2, 2016 Jul 5, 2016 $151
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $151
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $151
Sep 3, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 $151
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 17, 2016 Sep 24, 2016 $234
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 6, 2016 Jul 8, 2016 $225

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Diego to San Jose (SAN to SJC)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Diego to San Jose, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $184.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Diego to San Jose (SAN to SJC)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from San Diego 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 discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from San Diego to San Jose

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from San Diego to San Jose should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $0 $467
7-14 days $218 $221
14-21 days $204 $221
21-30 days $151 $221
30-60 days $151 $212
60-90 days $151 $251
90+ days $151 $212

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Diego to San Jose

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from San Diego to San Jose.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$151 $218 $151 $204 $190 $151 $223

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Diego to San Jose

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from San Diego to San Jose.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May San Diego San Jose American 5/31/16 6/1/16 1 $520
June San Diego San Jose Alaska 6/29/16 7/5/16 0 $151
July San Diego San Jose Alaska 7/2/16 7/5/16 0 $151
August San Diego San Jose Alaska 8/29/16 9/6/16 0 $151
September San Diego San Jose Alaska 9/3/16 9/4/16 0 $151
October San Diego San Jose Alaska 10/18/16 10/26/16 0 $151
November San Diego San Jose Alaska 11/10/16 11/13/16 0 $190
December San Diego San Jose United 12/25/16 12/26/16 1 $258

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from San Diego to San Jose

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from San Diego to San Jose.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$312
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$312 $223
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$223 $195
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$195 $151
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$151
TIPSave $185 by flying into Oakland instead of San Jose from San Diego

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Diego to San Jose (SAN to SJC)

Your San Diego to San Jose flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing 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 San Diego to San Jose is $241.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Diego to San Jose is $188.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Diego to San Jose
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Alaska 3 3 3 3 4 3 4 06:30 18:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Diego to San Jose (SAN to SJC)

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 San Diego 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 San Diego to San Jose is $77.

The average price for round trip flights from San Diego to San Jose is $210.

San Diego to San Jose Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Diego to San Jose?
Answer: The average San Diego to San Jose flight time is an hour and 23 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Diego and San Jose?
Answer: The distance from San Diego to San Jose is 416 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Diego to San Jose?
Answer: There are 23 direct flights from San Diego to San Jose.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Diego to San Jose?
Answer: Alaska Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Diego and San Jose.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Diego to San Jose?
Answer: Phoenix, AZ

Airlines Flying from San Diego to San Jose (SAN to SJC) Number of flights searched: 94Last modified: May 31, 2016 7:48 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Diego to San Jose with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from San Diego to San Jose.

San Diego to San Jose
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American PHX X X X X X X X
Alaska - X X X X X X X
Delta SLC X X X X X X X
Southwest - X X X X X X X
Southwest SEA X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Diego and San Jose, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from San Diego - SAN

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Diego to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $148
San Diego to Oakland American, Alaska, Spirit, United $150
San Diego to Monterey American, Alaska, United $169

Cheap Domestic Flights to San Jose - SJC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to San Jose American, Alaska, United $132
Santa Ana to San Jose Alaska, United $141
Burbank to San Jose United $471
Long Beach to San Jose American, United $269
Ontario to San Jose United $516
Santa Barbara to San Jose United $383
Palm Springs to San Jose American, Alaska, United $320
Los Angeles to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $130
Palomar to San JoseCheck Dates
Yuma to San Jose American, Alaska $342
Los Angeles to Oakland Boutique, Alaska, Spirit, United $81
Santa Ana to San Francisco United $135
Long Beach to San Francisco JetBlue, United $117
Palm Springs to San Francisco American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $157
Burbank to San Francisco United $132
Los Angeles to Monterey American, Alaska, United $123
Ontario to San Francisco United $135
Santa Barbara to San Francisco United $363
Los Angeles to Sacramento American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $134
Long Beach to Oakland Alaska, JetBlue, United $103
Santa Ana to Oakland United $371
Burbank to Oakland United $245
Ontario to Oakland United $726
Los Angeles to Phoenix American, Alaska, Spirit, United, Great Lakes $77
Los Angeles to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $87
Los Angeles to Santa Rosa American, Alaska, United $197

Cheap International Flights to San Jose - SJC

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Tijuana to San Jose American, AeroMexico, Alaska, United $863
Cheap Flights from San Diego to San Jose, CA, United States, from $151 Round trip from SAN to SJC