The cheapest times to fly from SJC to SGF are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)
  • December 3rd to February 25th (except the weeks of December 17th and December 24th)

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 SGF is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $949 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $318 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Springfield

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Springfield, MO (SGF) will usually cost between $328 to $643 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $342. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $622. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $281 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $408 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to SGF flight.

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

SJC to SGF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJC to SGF 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 $0.16, 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. 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 $175 (33%) 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 $347. Return trip prices are from the SGF 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 SGF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 48 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 SGF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) in Fayetteville, AR

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from SGF
  • Usually 14.34% less expensive than SGF
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJC to XNA flights

Destination alternative #2: Joplin Regional Airport (JLN) in Joplin, MO

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from SGF
  • Usually 10.05% less expensive than SGF
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJC to JLN flights

Destination alternative #3: Fort Smith Regional Airport (FSM) in Fort Smith, AR

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from SGF
  • Usually 7.97% less expensive than SGF
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJC to FSM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Springfield-Branson National Airport to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1562 miles or 2514 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to SGF flight is about 3 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between San Jose, CA and Springfield, MO?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from SJC to SGF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSJC
Origination airport nameNorman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
CitySan Jose, CA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSGF
Destination airport nameSpringfield-Branson National Airport
CitySpringfield, MO
Countrythe United States


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