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Cheap flights from Houston to San Jose (IAH - SJC)

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The best prices from Houston to San Jose are usually found in August or October, booked 29 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Houston (IAH) to San Jose (SJC)

IAH - SJC
Price
$245 - $434
SJC
Temperature
82.4 - 86 °F
SJC
Rainfall
0.3 - 11.4 inches

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$245

From Houston to San Jose

One-way from

$53

One-way flight from Houston to San Jose

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 Houston to San Jose?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Wednesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 30 days in advance to save up to 55% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 30 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Houston to San Jose 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $349, or $479 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Houston to San Jose?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to San Jose from Houston average $296. You can even find prices in August for less than $296, as users have found deals to San Jose from as low as $129. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Jose from Houston. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 35%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to San Jose (IAH - SJC)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Houston to San Jose at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 9% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Houston to San Jose in December, January 2021

The best prices found for IAH to SJC flights for December, January
7 Jan - 11 Jan
$106pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
14 Jan - 17 Jan
$118pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
21 Jan - 24 Jan
$120pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to San Jose 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Jose from Houston found for this year
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$143pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$144pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
13 Dec - 18 Dec
$145pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to San Jose from Houston

Save time with Houston to San Jose direct flight deals
22 Dec - 4 Jan
$257pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
17 Dec - 5 Jan
$277pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
29 Dec - 5 Jan
$292pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Houston to San Jose

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Jose from Houston, departing today and this week
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$143pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
10 Dec - 17 Dec
$144pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
13 Dec - 18 Dec
$145pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Frontier
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to San Jose from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to San Jose
2:30 am - 11:13 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
10h 43m
IAH - SJC
Multiple Airlines
$53
Gotogate
9:10 am - 2:36 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
7h 26m
IAH - SJC
Multiple Airlines
$57
Kiwi.com
2:12 pm - 7:10 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
18h 58m
IAH - SJC
Multiple Airlines
$58
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Houston to San Jose flights.

Flight FAQs

From Houston to San Jose

Are flight prices decreasing from Houston to San Jose 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 Houston and San Jose 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 Houston George Bush Intcntl to San Jose to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines and Delta are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Houston George Bush Intcntl to San Jose 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 Houston George Bush Intcntl to San Jose have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Spirit Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Houston to San Jose for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to San Jose for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $106, but on average you can expect to pay $141.

Are there nonstop flights from Houston to San Jose for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Houston to San Jose under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to San Jose is less than $364.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

The Houston George Bush Intcntl to San Jose flight path was viewed by 20 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Houston or San Jose?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Houston is roughly greater than that of San Jose. You can assume this to be the case over the next 15 days.

Is Houston weather warmer or cooler than San Jose?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 86 °F range in August. The weather in San Jose is generally colder than Houston'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 Houston to San Jose?

Departing from Houston to San Jose will take you 8h 48m.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Houston to San Jose round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Houston to San Jose is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $106 on this airline. You may be able to fly from Houston to San Jose for 70% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

The cheapest airline for a one-way flight from Houston to San Jose is Frontier ($59).

Alternative routes for Houston to San Jose

Destination information for San Jose

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Houston to San Jose
Average temperature for December in San Jose
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in San Jose
1.7 ″

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing San Jose

Top 5 airlines from Houston to San Jose

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston to San Jose 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
Frontier
$103 $229 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$119 $231 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$197 $342 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$152 $369 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$219 $411 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Houston to San Jose

Morning 6 AM to noon 100% of IAH to SJC departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Houston to San Jose
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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