The cheapest times to fly from SJC to LOS are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 30th to May 13th
  • September 3rd to December 2nd (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 LOS is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $3246 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $914 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Lagos

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Lagos (LOS) will usually cost between $924 to $2301 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $915. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2629. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1714 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1137 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to LOS flight.

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

SJC to LOS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJC to LOS 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 $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LOS, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SJC. Saturdays 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 $227 (11%) 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 $1306. Return trip prices are from the LOS 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 LOS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 60 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SJC to LOS

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 LOS — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1013
  • Average savings: $125 (10.95%)

See SJC to LAX flights

Hack #2: London (SJC > LHR > LOS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1027
  • Average savings: $111 (9.72%)

See SJC to LHR flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (SJC > JFK > LOS)

  • Price for both tickets: $1126
  • Average savings: $12 (1.01%)

See SJC to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, South African, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7787 miles or 12532 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to LOS flight is about 14 hour 60 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from SJC to LOS.


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 LOS
Destination airport name Murtala Muhammed Airport
City Lagos
Country Nigeria
Latitude 6.6
Longitude 3.3


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