The cheapest times to fly from SJC to DEB are

  • January 1st to May 13th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the week of 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 DEB is late October. Prices can be as high as $2152 for Friday flights during late August to early September, or as low as $1022 for Wednesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Debrecen

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Debrecen (DEB) will usually cost between $1104 to $1847 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $1179. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late August to early September, with an average price of $1897. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $718 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1326 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to DEB flight.

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

SJC to DEB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJC to DEB flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from San Jose. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $275 (17%) 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 $1265. Return trip prices are from the DEB 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 DEB can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 4 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 DEB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport (BUD) in Budapest

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from DEB
  • Usually 45.63% less expensive than DEB
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJC to BUD flights

Destination alternative #2: Avram Iancu Airport (CLJ) in Cluj-Napoca

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from DEB
  • Usually 1.21% less expensive than DEB
  • 2-layover flights available

See SJC to CLJ flights


Flight Hacking SJC to DEB

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 DEB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Barcelona (SJC > BCN > DEB)

  • Price for both tickets: $721
  • Average savings: $605 (45.63%)

See SJC to BCN flights

Hack #2: Milan (SJC > MXP > DEB)

  • Price for both tickets: $852
  • Average savings: $475 (35.78%)

See SJC to MXP flights

Hack #3: Munich (SJC > MUC > DEB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1008
  • Average savings: $319 (24.02%)

See SJC to MUC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6156 miles or 9907 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to DEB flight is about 12 hour 4 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from SJC to DEB.


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 DEB
Destination airport name Debrecen Airport
City Debrecen
Country Hungary
Latitude 47.5
Longitude 21.6


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