The cheapest times to fly from SJC to CMH are
- January 1st to February 25th
- April 23rd to May 6th
- August 6th to November 18th
- early December
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 CMH is early December. Prices can be as high as $1023 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $338 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Columbus
Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Columbus, OH (CMH) will usually cost between $340 to $604 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $348. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $553. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $205 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $378 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to CMH flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SJC to CMH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SJC to CMH flight is much 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 $0.11, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $141 (29%) 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 $352. Return trip prices are from the CMH 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 CMH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 45 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 CMH while comparing.
- 115 miles (185 km) away from CMH
- Usually 3.18% less expensive than CMH
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Hacking SJC to CMH
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 CMH — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $369
- Average savings: $9 (2.38%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SJC to CMH? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from John Glenn Columbus International Airport to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2096 miles or 3373 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SJC to CMH?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to CMH flight is about 4 hour 45 minutes.
How many flights go between San Jose, CA and Columbus, OH?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 73 available flights from SJC to CMH.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport|
|City||San Jose, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||John Glenn Columbus International Airport|
|Country||the United States|