The cheapest times to fly from LGB to SJC are
- July 30th to February 4th (except the week of November 26th)
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LGB to SJC is late October. Prices can be as high as $703 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $98 for Tuesday flights around late October.
When to Fly to San Jose
Flying from Long Beach, CA (LGB) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $103 to $404 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $121. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $383. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $262 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $164 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGB to SJC flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LGB to SJC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LGB to SJC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Long Beach. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $115 (41%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $165. Return trip prices are from the SJC to LGB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from LGB to SJC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 34 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LGB to SJC? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport to Long Beach Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 324 miles or 521 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LGB to SJC?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGB to SJC flight is about 1 hour 34 minutes.
How many flights go between Long Beach, CA and San Jose, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from LGB to SJC.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Long Beach Airport|
|City||Long Beach, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport|
|City||San Jose, CA|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from LGB to SJC tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 16% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 21% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SJC heading for LGB about 5 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in San Jose, CA is about 1 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: on time
- JetBlue: 12 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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