The cheapest times to fly from SHO to SJC are

  • October 22nd to April 1st (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 SHO to SJC is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $6084 for Thursday flights during early January, or as low as $1592 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Sokcho (SHO) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $3279 to $3689 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $3161. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $5037. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1876 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3635 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SHO to SJC flight.

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

SHO to SJC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SHO to SJC flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Manzini. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.41, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SJC, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SHO. Thursdays 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 $383 (10%) 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 $3498. Return trip prices are from the SJC to SHO 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 SHO 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 10 hour 59 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from SHO to SJC while comparing.

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

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from SJC
  • Usually 49.44% less expensive than SJC
  • 2-layover flights available

See SHO to SFO flights


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

Hack #1: New York, NY (SHO > JFK > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1356
  • Average savings: $2280 (62.71%)

See SHO to JNB flights

Hack #2: Johannesburg (SHO > JNB > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1446
  • Average savings: $2190 (60.23%)

See SHO to JFK flights

Hack #3: Buffalo, NY (SHO > BUF > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1864
  • Average savings: $1771 (48.72%)

See SHO to BUF flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, South African, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport to G 407 Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5555 miles or 8940 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SHO to SJC flight is about 10 hour 59 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from SHO to SJC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSHO
Origination airport nameG 407 Airport
CountrySouth Korea

Return Airport

Destination codeSJC
Destination airport nameNorman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
CitySan Jose, CA
Countrythe United States


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