The cheapest times to fly from SJC to OOL are

  • January 29th to April 1st
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to October 7th
  • October 22nd 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 OOL is mid August. Prices can be as high as $3377 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1050 for Tuesday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Gold Coast

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Gold Coast (OOL) will usually cost between $1155 to $2143 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid August with an average ticket price of $1143. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2920. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1777 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1374 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to OOL flight.

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

SJC to OOL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJC to OOL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than 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 depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Gold Coast, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to San Jose. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $142 (9%) 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 $1396. Return trip prices are from the OOL 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 OOL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 45 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 OOL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Brisbane International Airport (BNE) in Brisbane

  • 59 miles (95 km) away from OOL
  • Usually 12.30% less expensive than OOL
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJC to BNE flights


Flight Hacking SJC to OOL

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 OOL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Sydney (SJC > SYD > OOL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1134
  • Average savings: $240 (17.47%)

See SJC to SYD flights

Hack #2: Honolulu, HI (SJC > HNL > OOL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1199
  • Average savings: $175 (12.74%)

See SJC to HNL flights

Hack #3: Kuala Lumpur (SJC > KUL > OOL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1236
  • Average savings: $139 (10.08%)

See SJC to KUL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Delta, Hainan, Hawaiian, JAL, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7096 miles or 11420 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to OOL flight is about 13 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between San Jose, CA and Gold Coast?

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


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 OOL
Destination airport name Gold Coast Airport
City Gold Coast
Country Australia
Latitude -28.2
Longitude 153.5


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