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The cheapest times to fly from SJC to LGB are

  • July 30th to February 4th (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 LGB is early December. Prices can be as high as $703 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $98 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Long Beach

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Long Beach, CA (LGB) will usually cost between $98 to $406 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 $118. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $396. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $278 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $168 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to LGB flight.

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

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SJC to LGB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJC to LGB 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 $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

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 $115 (41%) 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 $161. Return trip prices are from the LGB to SJC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SJC to LGB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 34 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from SJC to LGB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 17 miles (27 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 35.82% less expensive than LGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See SJC to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 27.46% less expensive than LGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See SJC to SAN flights

Destination alternative #3: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 23.58% less expensive than LGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See SJC to BUR flights

Destination alternative #4: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 19 miles (31 km) away from LGB
  • Usually 11.94% less expensive than LGB
  • Nonstop flights available

See SJC to SNA flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, JetBlue, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 324 miles or 521 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to LGB flight is about 1 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between San Jose, CA and Long Beach, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from SJC to LGB.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSJC
Origination airport nameNorman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
CitySan Jose, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude37.4
Longitude-121.9

Return Airport

Destination codeLGB
Destination airport nameLong Beach Airport
CityLong Beach, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude33.8
Longitude-118.2

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from SJC to LGB tend to depart late far less frequently than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 20% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 37% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave LGB heading for SJC about 5 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Long Beach, CA is about on time. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 1 minutes late
  • JetBlue: 11 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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