The cheapest times to fly from SCK to SJC are

  • January 8th to March 11th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
  • May 21st to July 15th (except the week of June 4th)
  • August 20th to November 11th

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 SCK to SJC is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $772 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $451 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Stockton, CA (SCK) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $456 to $582 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $456. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $772. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $316 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $467 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCK to SJC flight.

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

SCK to SJC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCK to SJC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Stockton. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $5.49, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $41 (8%) 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 $471. Return trip prices are from the SJC to SCK 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 SCK to SJC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 5 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $313
  • Average savings: $155 (33.08%)

See SCK to LAX flights

Hack #2: San Diego, CA (SCK > SAN > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $353
  • Average savings: $115 (24.52%)

See SCK to SAN flights

Hack #3: Las Vegas, NV (SCK > LAS > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $416
  • Average savings: $51 (10.92%)

See SCK to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SCK 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 Stockton Metropolitan Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 53 miles or 85 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCK to SJC flight is about 1 hour 5 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from SCK to SJC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSCK
Origination airport nameStockton Metropolitan Airport
CityStockton, CA
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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