The cheapest times to fly from SJC to DLI are

  • January 1st to April 22nd (except the weeks of January 22nd and March 26th)
  • September 17th to October 28th
  • November 12th 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 DLI is mid February. Prices can be as high as $5702 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1511 for Sunday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Dalat

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Da Lat (DLI) will usually cost between $1740 to $3848 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $2022. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3971. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1949 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2962 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to DLI flight.

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

SJC to DLI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJC to DLI flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from San Jose. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DLI, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SJC. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Dalat, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to San Jose. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1480 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2359. Return trip prices are from the DLI 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 DLI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 54 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 DLI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) in Ho Chi Minh City

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from DLI
  • Usually 74.54% less expensive than DLI
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJC to SGN flights

Destination alternative #2: Cam Ranh International Airport (CXR) in Nha Trang

  • 59 miles (95 km) away from DLI
  • Usually 64.38% less expensive than DLI
  • 2-layover flights available

See SJC to CXR flights


Flight Hacking SJC to DLI

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 DLI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Ho Chi Minh City (SJC > SGN > DLI)

  • Price for both tickets: $845
  • Average savings: $2117 (71.47%)

See SJC to SGN flights

Hack #2: Bangkok (SJC > BKK > DLI)

  • Price for both tickets: $971
  • Average savings: $1991 (67.22%)

See SJC to BKK flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (SJC > LAX > DLI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1008
  • Average savings: $1955 (65.99%)

See SJC to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: American, ANA, JAL, Korean Air, United, Vietnam Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7732 miles or 12443 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to DLI flight is about 14 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between San Jose, CA and Da Lat?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from SJC to DLI.


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 DLI
Destination airport name Lienkhang Airport
City Da Lat
Country Vietnam
Latitude 11.7
Longitude 108.4


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