The cheapest times to fly from SJC to INC are

  • February 12th to April 22nd
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 10th and 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 INC is early September. Prices can be as high as $3406 for Thursday flights during early May, or as low as $606 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Yinchuan

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Yinchuan (INC) will usually cost between $651 to $1878 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $633. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $2090. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1457 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1250 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to INC flight.

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

SJC to INC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJC to INC 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 $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to INC, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SJC. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Yinchuan, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to San Jose. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $241 (18%) 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 $1184. Return trip prices are from the INC 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 INC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 27 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SJC to INC

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 INC — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $847
  • Average savings: $404 (32.28%)

See SJC to LAX flights

Hack #2: Beijing (SJC > PEK > INC)

  • Price for both tickets: $990
  • Average savings: $261 (20.84%)

See SJC to PEK flights

Hack #3: Chongqing (SJC > CKG > INC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1062
  • Average savings: $188 (15.04%)

See SJC to CKG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, British Airways, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6369 miles or 10250 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to INC flight is about 12 hour 27 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from SJC to INC.


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 INC
Destination airport name Hedong Airport
City Yinchuan
Country China
Latitude 38.3
Longitude 106.4


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