Cheap flights from San Diego to San Jose (SAN - SJC)

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The best prices from San Diego to San Jose are usually found in August or April, booked 42 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego (SAN) to San Jose (SJC)

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to SJC flight in 2021: compare San Diego to San Jose flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Jose.
SAN - SJC
Price
$106 - $203
SJC
Temperature
50 - 69.8 °F
SJC
Precipitation
0 - 3.1 inches

Popular in

November

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

€106

From San Diego to San Jose

One-way from

$57

One-way flight from San Diego 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 San Diego to San Jose?

Departing on a Wednesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 48% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from San Diego to San Jose at least 32 days early can save you up to 117% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 32 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from San Diego to San Jose for as little as $179 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $298 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Jose from San Diego. Users have commonly found prices around $134 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $88. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in November.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to San Jose (SAN - SJC)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Diego to San Jose is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 11% on airfare.

Cheap flights from San Diego to San Jose in September, October 2021

The best prices found for SAN to SJC flights for September, October
19 Oct - 19 Oct
$92pp
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San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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5 Oct - 6 Oct
$97pp
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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8 Oct - 19 Oct
$107pp
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Alaska Airlines
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Alaska Airlines
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San Diego to San Jose 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Jose from San Diego found for this year
19 Oct - 19 Oct
$92pp
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San Diego
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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5 Oct - 6 Oct
$97pp
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Diego
8 Oct - 19 Oct
$107pp
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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SJC
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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Non-stop flights to San Jose from San Diego

Save time with San Diego to San Jose direct flight deals
19 Oct - 19 Oct
$92pp
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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San Jose
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Alaska Airlines
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5 Oct - 6 Oct
$97pp
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8 Oct - 19 Oct
$107pp
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Last minute flights from San Diego to San Jose

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Jose from San Diego, departing today and this week
28 Sep - 12 Oct
$117pp
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San Diego
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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San Jose
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San Jose
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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1 Oct - 6 Oct
$157pp
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28 Sep - 12 Oct
$161pp
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Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
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One-way flights to San Jose from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to San Jose
6:05 am - 11:47 am
Frontier
1 Stop
5h 42m
SAN - SJC
Frontier
$57
Kiwi.com
2:52 am - 11:24 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
8h 32m
SAN - SJC
American Airlines
7:04 am - 3:07 pm
Delta
1 Stop
8h 03m
SAN - SJC
Delta
$102
Delta

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to San Jose

What airports do I use to fly from San Diego to San Jose?

You will need to book a flight from San Diego to San Jose if you want to fly from San Diego to San Jose. At least 7 different airlines have flights from San Diego (SAN) to San Jose (SJC) on a regular basis. There are 11 flights to San Jose from the San Diego airport per day. If you manage to book one that is nonstop, then you can expect the flight time from SAN to SJC to be around 1h 23m.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Diego to San Jose have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Alaska Airlines, Delta, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Alaska Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Are flight prices decreasing from San Diego 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 San Diego 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to San Jose for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $92, but on average you can expect to pay $118.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Diego to San Jose under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Diego to San Jose is less than $137.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from San Diego to San Jose?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this San Diego to San Jose flight route?

This flight path from San Diego to San Jose was viewed by 144 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 Diego to San Jose on average per day?

On average 2 flights depart from San Diego to San Jose per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from San Diego to San Jose?

A quick flight from San Diego to San Jose can take about 1h 25m. Alaska Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $92. San Diego and San Jose are separated by a distance of 419 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Diego to San Jose round-trip from $92. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are American Airlines, from $109, and Delta, from $131. You may be able to fly from San Diego to San Jose for 31% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $39 on Alaska Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $57 and Delta from $66 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to San Jose?

The cheapest flight price from San Diego to San Jose is $48. On average you can expect to pay $197. The most popular route, (San Diego - San Jose), can usually be booked for $97.

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from San Diego to San Jose.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Diego to San Jose?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from San Diego to San Jose are SkyWest Airlines (91%), Alaska Airlines (85%) and Horizon Air (80%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Jose, CA

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

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Jose within the United States

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

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

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

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

Returning to San Diego from San Jose

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 San Diego.

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

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for San Jose, CA

Alternative routes for San Diego to San Jose

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

Destination information for San Jose

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Diego to San Jose.
Flight duration from SAN to SJC
1h 23m
Average temperature for September in San Jose
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for September in San Jose
9.4 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing San Jose

Top 5 airlines flying from San Diego to San Jose

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego 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
United Airlines
$56 $176 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$58 $162 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$62 $191 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$87 $240 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$99 $248 No cancel fee 63%

Hourly flight availability from San Diego to San Jose

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Diego towards San Jose.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 41% of SAN to SJC departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 38% of SAN to SJC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 16% of SAN to SJC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 5% of SAN to SJC departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Diego to San Jose
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Diego to San Jose.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
15 daily flights
Tuesday
12 daily flights
Wednesday
12 daily flights
Thursday
15 daily flights
Friday
15 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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