The cheapest times to fly from BHX to SJC are
- January 8th to March 25th
- May 7th to May 20th
- September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of October 22nd)
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 BHX to SJC is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1549 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $445 for Tuesday flights around mid January.
When to Fly to San Jose
Flying from Birmingham (BHX) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $461 to $1118 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $461. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1220. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $760 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $580 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BHX to SJC flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BHX to SJC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the BHX to SJC flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Birmingham. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, 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. 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 $149 (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 $579. Return trip prices are from the SJC to BHX 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 BHX 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 10 hour 28 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 BHX to SJC while comparing.
- 30 miles (48 km) away from SJC
- Usually 7.77% less expensive than SJC
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Hacking BHX 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 BHX to SJC — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $565
- Average savings: $15 (2.5%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from BHX to SJC? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport to Birmingham Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 5267 miles or 8476 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from BHX to SJC?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop BHX to SJC flight is about 10 hour 28 minutes.
How many flights go between Birmingham and San Jose, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from BHX to SJC.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Birmingham Airport|
|Country||the United Kingdom|
|Destination airport name||Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport|
|City||San Jose, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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