The cheapest times to fly from SJC to TIF are

  • March 26th to October 21st (except the weeks of April 9th, May 7th, July 23rd, and July 30th)

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 TIF is mid August. Prices can be as high as $10027 for Tuesday flights during mid November, or as low as $1171 for Sunday flights around mid August.


When to Fly to Taif

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Taif (TIF) will usually cost between $1278 to $7714 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 $2308. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid November, with an average price of $6695. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4387 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3742 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to TIF flight.

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

SJC to TIF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJC to TIF 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 $0.28, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TIF, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into SJC. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Taif, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to San Jose. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2336 (42%) 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 $3162. Return trip prices are from the TIF 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 TIF can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 46 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 TIF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED) in Jeddah

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from TIF
  • Usually 70.12% less expensive than TIF
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJC to JED flights


Flight Hacking SJC to TIF

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 TIF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Dubai (SJC > DXB > TIF)

  • Price for both tickets: $1152
  • Average savings: $2590 (69.22%)

See SJC to DXB flights

Hack #2: Jeddah (SJC > JED > TIF)

  • Price for both tickets: $1293
  • Average savings: $2449 (65.44%)

See SJC to JED flights

Hack #3: Cairo (SJC > CAI > TIF)

  • Price for both tickets: $1331
  • Average savings: $2411 (64.43%)

See SJC to CAI flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Saudia, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8212 miles or 13216 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to TIF flight is about 15 hour 46 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from SJC to TIF.


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 TIF
Destination airport name Taif International Airport
City Taif
Country Saudi Arabia
Latitude 21.5
Longitude 40.5


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