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
57.2 - 73.4 °F
LAX
Precipitation
0 - 3.4 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

$61

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.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Jose to Los Angeles at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 5% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

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

To save up to 108% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 34 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from San Jose to Los Angeles from $166 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $253 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles from San Jose. Users have commonly found prices around $134 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $68. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in November.

Cheap flights from San Jose to Los Angeles in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SJC to LAX flights for October, November
8 Nov - 10 Nov
$73pp
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San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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Los Angeles
LAX
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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15 Nov - 19 Nov
$87pp
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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15 Nov - 15 Nov
$91pp
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Jose

San Jose to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from San Jose found for this year
8 Nov - 10 Nov
$73pp
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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Los Angeles
LAX
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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15 Nov - 19 Nov
$87pp
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Jose
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$90pp
SJC
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Jose

Non-stop flights to Los Angeles from San Jose

Save time with San Jose to Los Angeles direct flight deals
8 Nov - 10 Nov
$73pp
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
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8 Feb - 9 Feb
$76pp
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Alaska Airlines
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9 Feb - 12 Feb
$85pp
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Major Airline
Non-Stop
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Non-Stop
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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
29 Oct - 4 Nov
$130pp
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San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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Los Angeles
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30 Oct - 31 Oct
$138pp
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Major Airline
Non-Stop
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Major Airline
Non-Stop
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27 Oct - 2 Nov
$140pp
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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One-way flights to Los Angeles from San Jose

The cheapest one-way flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
7:37 am - 1:13 pm
Major Airline
1 Stop
5h 36m
SJC - LAX
Major Airline
$61
StudentUniverse
1:55 pm - 4:15 am
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
14h 20m
SJC - LAX
Alaska Airlines
$84
mytrip.com
12:56 pm - 2:28 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
1h 32m
SJC - LAX
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Jose to Los Angeles

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 43 outbound flights from San Jose to Los Angeles offered by 14 different airlines.

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.

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 $73, but on average you can expect to pay $101.

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 $101.

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?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this San Jose to Los Angeles flight route?

Within the past month, 241 users have taken a look at flights from San Jose to Los Angeles.

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

6 flight departures from San Jose to Los Angeles per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 17% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 33% of flight departures

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

Airlines like Alaska Airlines, Major Airline, and Delta fly from San Jose to Los Angeles in about 1h 21m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. There are 309 mi between San Jose and Los Angeles. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Currently priced at $73, 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 Major Airline and Delta - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $85 and $97, respectively. You may be able to fly from San Jose to Los Angeles for 45% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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 ($29), Delta ($59), and Major Airline ($61).

What are the most reliable airlines from San Jose to Los Angeles?

Consider Fiji Airways (100%), KLM (100%) or Virgin Atlantic (98%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from San Jose to Los Angeles.

What are the cheapest flights from San Jose to Los Angeles?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $48. While the most popular route (San Jose - Los Angeles) can be booked for $97 on average our data indicates $201 when flying from San Jose to Los Angeles

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Jose to Los Angeles?

When booking a flight from San Jose to Los Angeles, you may want to consider flying on Amtrak, Train or Bus as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Los Angeles from San Jose?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Los Angeles within the United States

Most visitors from San Jose need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Los Angeles.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Jose must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Los Angeles.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Jose are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

Do I need a test to fly back to San Jose from Los Angeles?

Returning to San Jose from Los Angeles

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Jose.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to quarantine after entering San Jose.

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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 from SJC to LAX
1h 21m
Average temperature for October in Los Angeles
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Los Angeles
1.2 ″

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
Alaska Airlines
$48 $140 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$53 $201 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$53 $158 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$61 $185 No cancel fee 69%
Southwest
$67 $231 No cancel fee 63%
Spirit Airlines
$68 $135 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$79 $212 No cancel fee 62%
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 45% of SJC to LAX departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 35% of SJC to LAX departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 11% of SJC to LAX departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 9% 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
36 daily flights
Monday
49 daily flights
Tuesday
53 daily flights
Wednesday
48 daily flights
Thursday
43 daily flights
Friday
45 daily flights
Saturday
27 daily flights
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