The cheapest times to fly from SJC to AUH are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of March 12th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of October 15th)

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 AUH is mid November. Prices can be as high as $3013 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $766 for Monday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Abu Dhabi

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) will usually cost between $847 to $1567 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $844. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1676. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $831 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1016 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to AUH flight.

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

SJC to AUH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJC to AUH flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Jose. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to AUH, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SJC. 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 $103 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1064. Return trip prices are from the AUH 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 AUH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 40 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 AUH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Dubai International Airport (DXB) in Dubai

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from AUH
  • Usually 17.52% less expensive than AUH
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJC to DXB flights


Flight Hacking SJC to AUH

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 AUH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (SJC > LHR > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $842
  • Average savings: $175 (17.18%)

See SJC to LHR flights

Hack #2: Paris (SJC > CDG > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $908
  • Average savings: $108 (10.63%)

See SJC to CDG flights

Hack #3: Barcelona (SJC > BCN > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $929
  • Average savings: $87 (8.56%)

See SJC to BCN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, ANA, British Airways, Delta, Etihad, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Tap Air Portugal, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8159 miles or 13131 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to AUH flight is about 15 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between San Jose, CA and Abu Dhabi?

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


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 AUH
Destination airport name Abu Dhabi International Airport
City Abu Dhabi
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 24.4
Longitude 54.7


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