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The cheapest times to fly from PEK to SJC are

  • January 29th to April 22nd
  • August 27th to November 25th (except the week of September 24th)

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 PEK to SJC is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1233 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $423 for Wednesday flights around early to mid October.

 

When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $473 to $1035 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $465. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1051. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $587 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $630 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to SJC flight.

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

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PEK to SJC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to SJC flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Beijing. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SJC, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into PEK. 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 $78 (11%) 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 $637. Return trip prices are from the SJC to PEK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from PEK to SJC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 39 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 PEK to SJC while comparing.

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

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from SJC
  • Usually 3.97% less expensive than SJC
  • Nonstop flights available

See PEK to SFO flights

 

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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $579
  • Average savings: $51 (8.1%)

See PEK to flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, China Airlines, China Southern, Condor, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Hawaiian, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5928 miles or 9540 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to SJC flight is about 11 hour 39 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 95 available flights from PEK to SJC.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codePEK
Origination airport nameCapital International Airport
CityBeijing
CountryChina
Latitude40.1
Longitude116.6

Return Airport

Destination codeSJC
Destination airport nameNorman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
CitySan Jose, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude37.4
Longitude-121.9

 

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