The cheapest times to fly from RGI to SJC are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • March 26th to April 8th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 28th to July 22nd (except the weeks of June 4th and July 2nd)

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 RGI to SJC is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $4597 for Saturday flights during mid October, or as low as $2850 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Tuamoto Islands (RGI) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $2854 to $2925 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 $2854. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid October, with an average price of $3300. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $446 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2873 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RGI to SJC flight.

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

RGI to SJC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RGI to SJC flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Rangiroa. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.45, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SJC, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into RGI. 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 $249 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2860. Return trip prices are from the SJC to RGI 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 RGI 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 8 hour 9 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1612
  • Average savings: $1262 (43.91%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3982 miles or 6408 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RGI to SJC flight is about 8 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Tuamoto Islands and San Jose, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from RGI to SJC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RGI
Origination airport name Rangiroa Airport
City Tuamoto Islands
Country French Polynesia
Latitude -15
Longitude -147.7

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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