The cheapest times to fly from CAN to SJC are

  • February 5th to April 22nd
  • August 27th to December 2nd (except the week of September 24th)
  • December 17th to December 31st

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 CAN to SJC is mid October. Prices can be as high as $2552 for Saturday flights during early May, or as low as $513 for Wednesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Guangzhou (CAN) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $552 to $1454 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $535. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $2031. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1496 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $794 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CAN to SJC flight.

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

CAN to SJC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CAN to SJC flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Guangzhou. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $115 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $823. Return trip prices are from the SJC to CAN 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 CAN 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 13 hour 26 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 CAN to SJC while comparing.

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

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from SJC
  • Usually 19.52% less expensive than SJC
  • Nonstop flights available

See CAN to SFO flights


Flight Hacking CAN 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 CAN to SJC — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $712
  • Average savings: $83 (10.39%)

See CAN to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 28 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Hainan, Hawaiian, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6914 miles or 11127 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CAN to SJC flight is about 13 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Guangzhou 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 CAN to SJC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CAN
Origination airport name Baiyun International Airport
City Guangzhou
Country China
Latitude 23.4
Longitude 113.3

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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