The cheapest times to fly from ATL to SJC are
- January 8th to March 4th
- April 23rd to May 6th
- 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 ATL to SJC is late October. Prices can be as high as $1000 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $278 for Tuesday flights around late October.
When to Fly to San Jose
Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $312 to $508 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 $328. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $514. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $187 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $361 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to SJC flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ATL to SJC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ATL to SJC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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 $79 (18%) 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 $354. Return trip prices are from the SJC to ATL 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 ATL to SJC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 47 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from ATL to SJC while comparing.
- 30 miles (48 km) away from SJC
- Usually 0.55% less expensive than SJC
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ATL to SJC? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2111 miles or 3397 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ATL to SJC?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to SJC flight is about 4 hour 47 minutes.
How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and San Jose, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 75 available flights from ATL to SJC.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport|
|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 ATL to SJC tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 31% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 2% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SJC heading for ATL about 11 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in San Jose, CA is about 4 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Delta: 11 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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