The cheapest times to fly from SJC to ORN are

  • January 15th to February 18th
  • March 12th to April 1st
  • July 16th to October 28th
  • November 26th to December 31st (except the weeks of December 3rd and December 17th)

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 ORN is mid August. Prices can be as high as $12800 for Tuesday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $795 for Sunday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Oran

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Oran (ORN) will usually cost between $1099 to $12700 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 $1293. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $12550. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $11257 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $6471 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to ORN flight.

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

SJC to ORN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJC to ORN flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from San Jose. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.65, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ORN, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into SJC. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Oran, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to San Jose. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $4188 (56%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2834. Return trip prices are from the ORN 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 ORN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 3 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 ORN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Melilla Airport (MLN) in Melilla

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from ORN
  • Usually 85.75% less expensive than ORN
  • 2-layover flights available

See SJC to MLN flights

Destination alternative #2: Almeria Airport (LEI) in Almeria

  • 129 miles (208 km) away from ORN
  • Usually 85.41% less expensive than ORN
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJC to LEI flights


Flight Hacking SJC to ORN

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 ORN — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Barcelona (SJC > BCN > ORN)

  • Price for both tickets: $683
  • Average savings: $5788 (89.45%)

See SJC to BCN flights

Hack #2: Paris (SJC > CDG > ORN)

  • Price for both tickets: $822
  • Average savings: $5650 (87.3%)

See SJC to CDG flights

Hack #3: Paris (SJC > ORY > ORN)

  • Price for both tickets: $878
  • Average savings: $5593 (86.43%)

See SJC to ORY flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Algerie, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6147 miles or 9893 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to ORN flight is about 12 hour 3 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from SJC to ORN.


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 ORN
Destination airport name Ahmed Benbella Airport
City Oran
Country Algeria
Latitude 35.6
Longitude -0.6


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