Cheap flights from San Jose to Los Angeles (SJC - LAX)

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The best prices from San Jose to Los Angeles are usually found in April or May, booked 41 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Jose (SJC) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best SJC to LAX flight in 2021: compare San Jose to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
SJC - LAX
Price
$107 - $153
LAX
Temperature
68 - 89.6 °F
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 4.8 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$107

From San Jose to Los Angeles

One-way from

$83

One-way flight from San Jose to Los Angeles

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Jose to Los Angeles?

Users have found that flying from San Jose to Los Angeles on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Jose to Los Angeles?

To save on the cost of your flight from San Jose to Los Angeles, book at least 17 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 20% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $75 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $95.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Jose to Los Angeles?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Los Angeles. Flights to Los Angeles from San Jose in April are about $86 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $43.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Jose to Los Angeles (SJC - LAX)?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Jose to Los Angeles at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 5% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Jose to Los Angeles in June, July 2021

The best prices found for SJC to LAX flights for June, July
19 Jul - 22 Jul
$138pp
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Jose
14 Jul - 21 Jul
$140pp
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Jose
20 Jul - 20 Jul
$142pp
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San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose

San Jose to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from San Jose found for this year
6 Oct - 21 Oct
$63pp
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
18 Sep - 21 Sep
$97pp
SJC
San Jose
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
1 Oct - 29 Oct
$101pp
SJC
San Jose
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from San Jose

Save time with San Jose to Los Angeles direct flight deals
6 Oct - 21 Oct
$63pp
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Jose
18 Sep - 21 Sep
$97pp
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San Jose
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
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San Jose
1 Oct - 29 Oct
$101pp
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American Airlines
Non-Stop
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Los Angeles
LAX
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American Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Jose

Last minute flights from San Jose to Los Angeles

Late deals on round-trip flights to Los Angeles from San Jose, departing today and this week
23 Jun - 29 Jun
$175pp
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San Jose
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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26 Jun - 21 Jul
$182pp
SJC
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Jose
22 Jun - 22 Jun
$183pp
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San Jose
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose

One-way flights to Los Angeles from San Jose

The cheapest one-way flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
10:27 am - 2:40 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 13m
SJC - LAX
American Airlines
5:49 pm - 10:53 am
Frontier
1 Stop
17h 04m
SJC - LAX
Frontier
$85
Destinia
6:45 am - 4:15 pm
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
9h 30m
SJC - LAX
Alaska Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From San Jose to Los Angeles

Are flight prices decreasing from San Jose to Los Angeles due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both San Jose and Los Angeles for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Jose to Los Angeles to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from San Jose to Los Angeles include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from San Jose to Los Angeles have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Alaska Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines flying from San Jose to Los Angeles have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What airports do I use to fly from San Jose to Los Angeles?

To fly from San Jose to Los Angeles, you need to book a flight from San Jose (SJC) to Los Angeles (LAX). Nonstop flights to Los Angeles from San Jose take 1h 19m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 35 outbound flights from San Jose to Los Angeles offered by 14 different airlines.

Can I find flights from San Jose to Los Angeles for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Jose to Los Angeles for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $63, but on average you can expect to pay $119.

Are there nonstop flights from San Jose to Los Angeles for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Jose to Los Angeles under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Jose to Los Angeles is less than $128.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Jose to Los Angeles for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Jose to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from San Jose to Los Angeles?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from San Jose to Los Angeles was viewed by 241 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from San Jose to Los Angeles on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 9 flights from San Jose to Los Angeles a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 44% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 22% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% of flight departures

Does it rain more in San Jose or Los Angeles?

Expected rainfall in San Jose is same as in Los Angeles. You can expect this to be the case over the next 0 days.

Is San Jose weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 90 °F range in August. The weather in Los Angeles is generally hotter than San Jose's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from San Jose to Los Angeles?

Departing from San Jose to Los Angeles will take you 1h 21m. The distance between San Jose and Los Angeles is about 309 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Jose to Los Angeles round-trip?

Currently priced at $63, Alaska Airlines will fly you from San Jose to Los Angeles and back. In addition to Alaska Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Delta and American Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $97 and $101, respectively. Alaska Airlines is priced at 53% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Jose to Los Angeles one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Jose to Los Angeles are Alaska Airlines ($32), Delta ($49), and American Airlines ($59).

Alternative routes for San Jose to Los Angeles

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Jose to Los Angeles.
Flight duration
1h 24m
Average temperature for June in Los Angeles
82.4 °F

Airports servicing San Jose

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 9 airlines flying from San Jose to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Jose to Los Angeles choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$68 $135 No cancel fee 65%
Alaska Airlines
$48 $140 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$53 $158 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$61 $185 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$53 $201 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$79 $212 No cancel fee 62%
Southwest
$67 $231 No cancel fee 63%
JSX
$137 $296 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by JSX. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Linear Air Taxi
$1,364 $4,433 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Linear Air Taxi. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from San Jose to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Jose towards Los Angeles.
Morning 6 AM to noon 43% of SJC to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 33% of SJC to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 16% of SJC to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 8% of SJC to LAX departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Jose to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Jose to Los Angeles.
Sunday
27 daily flights
Monday
42 daily flights
Tuesday
43 daily flights
Wednesday
49 daily flights
Thursday
38 daily flights
Friday
34 daily flights
Saturday
17 daily flights
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