The cheapest times to fly from CLJ to SJC are

  • January 1st to April 8th
  • October 15th to December 16th (except the week of November 26th)

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 CLJ to SJC is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $1383 for Saturday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $950 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $956 to $1355 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $984. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $1342. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $358 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1062 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CLJ to SJC flight.

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

CLJ to SJC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CLJ to SJC flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Cluj-Napoca. 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. 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 $156 (10%) 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 $1047. Return trip prices are from the SJC to CLJ 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 CLJ 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 12 hour 13 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 CLJ to SJC while comparing.

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

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from SJC
  • Usually 9.89% less expensive than SJC
  • 1-layover flights available

See CLJ to SFO flights

Destination alternative #2: Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS) in Santa Rosa, CA

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from SJC
  • Usually 0.94% less expensive than SJC
  • 2-layover flights available

See CLJ to STS flights

Destination alternative #3: Sacramento International Airport (SMF) in Sacramento, CA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from SJC
  • Usually 0.85% less expensive than SJC
  • 2-layover flights available

See CLJ to SMF flights


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

Hack #1: Billund (CLJ > BLL > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $598
  • Average savings: $464 (43.69%)

See CLJ to BCN flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (CLJ > BCN > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $648
  • Average savings: $415 (39.03%)

See CLJ to BLL flights

Hack #3: London (CLJ > LGW > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $707
  • Average savings: $355 (33.43%)

See CLJ to LGW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, TAROM, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6244 miles or 10049 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CLJ to SJC flight is about 12 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Cluj-Napoca and San Jose, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from CLJ to SJC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCLJ
Origination airport nameAvram Iancu Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSJC
Destination airport nameNorman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
CitySan Jose, CA
Countrythe United States


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