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The cheapest times to fly from SJC to BOB are

  • January 1st to June 24th (except the weeks of March 5th, March 19th, and April 2nd)
  • November 26th to December 16th

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 BOB is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $3523 for Saturday flights during early November, or as low as $1179 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to Bora Bora

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Bora Bora (BOB) will usually cost between $1529 to $2543 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1451. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early November, with an average price of $2754. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1303 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1796 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to BOB flight.

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

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SJC to BOB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJC to BOB 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 $0.27, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BOB, and Monday 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 $251 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1782. Return trip prices are from the BOB to SJC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SJC to BOB can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 32 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 BOB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Temae Airport (MOZ) in Moorea Island

  • 149 miles (240 km) away from BOB
  • Usually 18.37% less expensive than BOB
  • 2-layover flights available

See SJC to MOZ flights

Destination alternative #2: Raiatea Uturoa Airport (RFP) in Raiatea

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from BOB
  • Usually 8.27% less expensive than BOB
  • 2-layover flights available

See SJC to RFP flights

Destination alternative #3: Huahine Fare Airport (HUH) in Huahine

  • 51 miles (82 km) away from BOB
  • Usually 7.52% less expensive than BOB
  • 2-layover flights available

See SJC to HUH flights

Destination alternative #4: Maupiti Fr. Polynesia Airport (MAU) in Maupiti

  • 33 miles (53 km) away from BOB
  • Usually 4.18% less expensive than BOB
  • 2-layover flights available

See SJC to MAU flights

 

Flight Hacking SJC to BOB

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 BOB — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1490
  • Average savings: $307 (17.07%)

See SJC to LAX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1676
  • Average savings: $121 (6.71%)

See SJC to SAN flights

Hack #3: Seattle, WA (SJC > SEA > BOB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1722
  • Average savings: $75 (4.15%)

See SJC to SEA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air Tahiti, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, Delta, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4192 miles or 6746 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to BOB flight is about 8 hour 32 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 46 available flights from SJC to BOB.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSJC
Origination airport nameNorman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
CitySan Jose, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude37.4
Longitude-121.9

Return Airport

Destination codeBOB
Destination airport nameBora Bora Motu Mute Airport
CityBora Bora
CountryFrench Polynesia
Latitude-16.4
Longitude-151.8

 

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