The cheapest times to fly from SJC to JLN are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • July 9th to July 22nd

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 JLN is late January. Prices can be as high as $876 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $318 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Joplin

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Joplin, MO (JLN) will usually cost between $326 to $618 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $342. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $652. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $310 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $367 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to JLN flight.

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

SJC to JLN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJC to JLN 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 $0.15, 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 $129 (27%) 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 $341. Return trip prices are from the JLN 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 JLN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 41 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 JLN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kansas City International Airport (MCI) in Kansas City, MO

  • 149 miles (240 km) away from JLN
  • Usually 16.08% less expensive than JLN
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJC to MCI flights

Destination alternative #2: Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) in Fayetteville, AR

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from JLN
  • Usually 4.77% less expensive than JLN
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJC to XNA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1503 miles or 2419 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to JLN flight is about 3 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between San Jose, CA and Joplin, MO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from SJC to JLN.


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 JLN
Destination airport name Joplin Regional Airport
City Joplin, MO
Country the United States
Latitude 37.2
Longitude -94.5


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