The cheapest times to fly from SJC to ALA are

  • January 1st to April 29th (except the weeks of February 26th and March 5th)
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the weeks of October 22nd, October 29th, and November 19th)

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 SJC to ALA is mid January. Prices can be as high as $4754 for Monday flights during early March, or as low as $977 for Sunday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Almaty

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Almaty (ALA) will usually cost between $1089 to $2353 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $1215. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early March, with an average price of $2303. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1088 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1620 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to ALA flight.

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

SJC to ALA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJC to ALA flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from San Jose. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ALA, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into SJC. Mondays 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 $587 (28%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1538. Return trip prices are from the ALA to SJC 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 SJC to ALA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 6 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 SJC to ALA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Manas Airport (FRU) in Bishkek

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from ALA
  • Usually 30.96% less expensive than ALA
  • 2-layover flights available

See SJC to FRU flights


Flight Hacking SJC to ALA

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 SJC to ALA — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $989
  • Average savings: $631 (38.95%)

See SJC to LAX flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (SJC > JFK > ALA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1081
  • Average savings: $540 (33.3%)

See SJC to JFK flights

Hack #3: Beijing (SJC > PEK > ALA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1082
  • Average savings: $538 (33.21%)

See SJC to PEK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6733 miles or 10836 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to ALA flight is about 13 hour 6 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from SJC to ALA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SJC
Origination airport name Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
City San Jose, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.4
Longitude -121.9

Return Airport

Destination code ALA
Destination airport name Almaty Airport
City Almaty
Country Kazakhstan
Latitude 43.4
Longitude 77


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