The cheapest times to fly from PAE to SJC are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 PAE to SJC is late October. Prices can be as high as $1178 for Monday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $128 for Wednesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Everett, WA (PAE) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $142 to $365 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $140. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $557. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $416 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $207 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PAE to SJC flight.

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

PAE to SJC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PAE to SJC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Everett. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays are the most expensive days to fly to San Jose, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Everett. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $50 (20%) 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 $202. Return trip prices are from the SJC to PAE 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 PAE 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 18 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from PAE to SJC while comparing.

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

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from SJC
  • Usually 11.59% less expensive than SJC
  • Nonstop flights available

See PAE to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 729 miles or 1173 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PAE to SJC flight is about 2 hour 18 minutes.

How many flights go between Everett, WA and San Jose, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from PAE to SJC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codePAE
Origination airport nameSnohomish County Airport
CityEverett, WA
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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