The cheapest times to fly from SJC to ORK are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • October 1st to December 16th

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 ORK is early February. Prices can be as high as $1739 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $951 for Tuesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Cork

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Cork (ORK) will usually cost between $951 to $1511 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $951. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1580. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $629 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1127 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to ORK flight.

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

SJC to ORK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJC to ORK 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 $0.14, 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. 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 $77 (6%) 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 $1120. Return trip prices are from the ORK 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 ORK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 8 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 ORK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Dublin Airport (DUB) in Dublin

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from ORK
  • Usually 23.16% less expensive than ORK
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJC to DUB flights

Destination alternative #2: Shannon Airport (SNN) in Shannon

  • 62 miles (100 km) away from ORK
  • Usually 1.86% less expensive than ORK
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJC to SNN flights


Flight Hacking SJC to ORK

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 ORK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (SJC > LGW > ORK)

  • Price for both tickets: $525
  • Average savings: $602 (53.42%)

See SJC to LGW flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $589
  • Average savings: $539 (47.78%)

See SJC to LHR flights

Hack #3: Paris (SJC > CDG > ORK)

  • Price for both tickets: $666
  • Average savings: $462 (40.95%)

See SJC to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5086 miles or 8185 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to ORK flight is about 10 hour 8 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from SJC to ORK.


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 ORK
Destination airport name Cork Airport
City Cork
Country Ireland
Latitude 51.8
Longitude -8.5


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