The cheapest times to fly from DEN to SJC are
- January 8th to March 4th
- July 30th to November 18th
- early December
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 DEN to SJC is late September. Prices can be as high as $695 for Sunday flights during mid May, or as low as $154 for Tuesday flights around late September.
When to Fly to San Jose
Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $174 to $395 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $188. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid May, with an average price of $363. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $174 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $239 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to SJC flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DEN to SJC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the DEN to SJC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Denver. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SJC, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into DEN. 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 $97 (31%) 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 $209. Return trip prices are from the SJC to DEN 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 DEN to SJC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 41 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from DEN 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, Frontier, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport to Denver International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 946 miles or 1522 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from DEN to SJC?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to SJC flight is about 2 hour 41 minutes.
How many flights go between Denver, CO and San Jose, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from DEN to SJC.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Denver 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 DEN to SJC tend to depart later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 38% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 8% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SJC heading for DEN about 17 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in San Jose, CA is about 11 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 17 minutes late
- United: 15 minutes late
- Frontier: 32 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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