The cheapest times to fly from RFP to SJC are

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the week of February 26th)
  • June 18th to August 5th (except the week of July 23rd)
  • October 8th to November 11th
  • November 26th to December 9th

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 RFP to SJC is early December. Prices can be as high as $4460 for Saturday flights during mid November, or as low as $2693 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Raiatea (RFP) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $2698 to $2884 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $2699. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid November, with an average price of $3003. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $305 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2717 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RFP to SJC flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the RFP to SJC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

RFP to SJC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RFP to SJC flight is more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Raiatea. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.4, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SJC, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into RFP. Saturdays 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 $189 (7%) 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 $2705. Return trip prices are from the SJC to RFP flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from RFP to SJC can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 33 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking RFP to SJC

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from RFP to SJC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (RFP > LAX > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $2715
  • Average savings: $3 (0.09%)

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Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from RFP to SJC? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Tahiti, Air Tahiti Nui, Aircalin, Alaska, American, Delta, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport to Raiatea Uturoa Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4201 miles or 6761 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from RFP to SJC?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RFP to SJC flight is about 8 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Raiatea and San Jose, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from RFP to SJC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RFP
Origination airport name Raiatea Uturoa Airport
City Raiatea
Country French Polynesia
Latitude -16.7
Longitude -151.5

Return Airport

Destination code SJC
Destination airport name Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
City San Jose, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.4
Longitude -121.9


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