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The cheapest times to fly from PHX to SJC are

  • July 30th to November 18th
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the weeks of December 10th and January 1st)

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 PHX to SJC is late January. Prices can be as high as $416 for Sunday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $197 for Wednesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $197 to $285 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $203. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $277. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $75 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $223 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHX to SJC flight.

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

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PHX to SJC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHX to SJC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Phoenix. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $35 (14%) 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 $213. Return trip prices are from the SJC to PHX 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 PHX 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 6 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 PHX to SJC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sacramento International Airport (SMF) in Sacramento, CA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from SJC
  • Usually 1.91% less expensive than SJC
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHX to SMF flights

Destination alternative #2: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, CA

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from SJC
  • Usually 0.22% less expensive than SJC
  • Nonstop flights available

See PHX to SFO flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PHX 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 Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 620 miles or 998 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHX to SJC flight is about 2 hour 6 minutes.

How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and San Jose, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 48 available flights from PHX to SJC.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codePHX
Origination airport namePhoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
CityPhoenix, AZ
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.4
Longitude-112

Return Airport

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

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from PHX to SJC tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 26% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 12% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SJC heading for PHX about 7 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in San Jose, CA is about 3 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 7 minutes late
  • American: 8 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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