The cheapest times to fly from SJC to BCN are
- January 8th to March 18th (except the week of February 19th)
- August 13th to December 9th
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 BCN is early October. Prices can be as high as $987 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $324 for Tuesday flights around early October.
When to Fly to Barcelona
Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Barcelona (BCN) will usually cost between $388 to $813 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $387. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $834. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $447 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $511 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to BCN flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SJC to BCN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SJC to BCN flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San Jose. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, which is far below 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 to Barcelona, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to San Jose. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $89 (15%) 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 $540. Return trip prices are from the BCN to SJC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from SJC to BCN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 42 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking SJC to BCN
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 BCN — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $496
- Average savings: $16 (3.03%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SJC to BCN? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Barcelona Airport to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 5954 miles or 9582 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SJC to BCN?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to BCN flight is about 11 hour 42 minutes.
How many flights go between San Jose, CA and Barcelona?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 79 available flights from SJC to BCN.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport|
|City||San Jose, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Barcelona Airport|
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