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The cheapest times to fly from ANC to SJC are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 13th (except the week of April 30th)
  • August 6th to November 18th

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 ANC to SJC is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $1223 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $310 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.

 

When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Anchorage, AK (ANC) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $355 to $566 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $349. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $693. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $345 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $402 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ANC to SJC flight.

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

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ANC to SJC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ANC to SJC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Anchorage. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.

 

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 $63 (14%) 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 $398. Return trip prices are from the SJC to ANC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ANC to SJC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 39 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from ANC to SJC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, CA

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from SJC
  • Usually 1.24% less expensive than SJC
  • Nonstop flights available

See ANC to SFO flights

Destination alternative #2: Sacramento International Airport (SMF) in Sacramento, CA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from SJC
  • Usually 0.12% less expensive than SJC
  • 1-layover flights available

See ANC to SMF flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Fiji Airways, JetBlue, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2042 miles or 3286 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ANC to SJC flight is about 4 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Anchorage, AK and San Jose, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from ANC to SJC.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code ANC
Origination airport name Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
City Anchorage, AK
Country the United States
Latitude 61.2
Longitude -150

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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