The cheapest times to fly from OWB to SJC are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 6th to November 18th

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 OWB to SJC is mid August. Prices can be as high as $924 for Sunday flights during late May, or as low as $282 for Wednesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Owensboro, KY (OWB) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $349 to $700 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $388. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May, with an average price of $618. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $230 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $457 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OWB to SJC flight.

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

OWB to SJC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OWB to SJC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Owensboro. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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 OWB. 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 $172 (29%) 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 $414. Return trip prices are from the SJC to OWB 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 OWB 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 4 hour 23 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: St. Louis, MO (OWB > STL > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $367
  • Average savings: $90 (19.69%)

See OWB to STL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Cape Air, Delta, Frontier, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport to Owensboro Daviess County Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1893 miles or 3046 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OWB to SJC flight is about 4 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Owensboro, KY and San Jose, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from OWB to SJC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeOWB
Origination airport nameOwensboro Daviess County Regional Airport
CityOwensboro, KY
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


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