The cheapest times to fly from KIX to SJC are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • March 19th to April 15th
  • July 30th to November 4th (except the week of August 6th)

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 KIX to SJC is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $2008 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $754 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Osaka (KIX) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $809 to $1434 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $796. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1488. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $692 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1208 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KIX to SJC flight.

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

KIX to SJC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KIX to SJC flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Osaka. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SJC, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into KIX. 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 $154 (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 $1144. Return trip prices are from the SJC to KIX 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 KIX 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 10 hour 45 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 KIX to SJC while comparing.

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

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from SJC
  • Usually 27.19% less expensive than SJC
  • Nonstop flights available

See KIX to SFO flights


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $859
  • Average savings: $349 (28.89%)

See KIX to HKG flights

Hack #2: Hong Kong (KIX > HKG > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $933
  • Average savings: $275 (22.76%)

See KIX to LAX flights

Hack #3: Shanghai (KIX > PVG > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $951
  • Average savings: $258 (21.32%)

See KIX to PVG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Hainan, Hawaiian, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, THAI, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5430 miles or 8739 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KIX to SJC flight is about 10 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Osaka and San Jose, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 82 available flights from KIX to SJC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KIX
Origination airport name Kansai International Airport
City Osaka
Country Japan
Latitude 34.4
Longitude 135.2

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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