The cheapest times to fly from SJO to LAX are
- January 15th to March 25th
- April 30th to June 24th
- September 17th to November 11th
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 SJO to LAX is mid May. Prices can be as high as $936 for Sunday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $330 for Tuesday flights around mid May.
When to Fly to Los Angeles
Flying from San Jose (SJO) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $332 to $639 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $331. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $691. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $359 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $419 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJO to LAX flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SJO to LAX route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SJO to LAX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San José. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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 $38 (8%) 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 $424. Return trip prices are from the LAX to SJO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from SJO to LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 53 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SJO to LAX? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, Avianca El Salvador, COPA, Delta, Emirates, InterJet, JetBlue, LATAM, Southwest, Spirit, Turkish Airlines, United, Volaris Costa Rica, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Juan Santamaria International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2722 miles or 4381 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SJO to LAX?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJO to LAX flight is about 5 hour 53 minutes.
How many flights go between San Jose and Los Angeles, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 99 available flights from SJO to LAX.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Juan Santamaria International Airport|
|Destination airport name||Los Angeles International Airport|
|City||Los Angeles, CA|
|Country||the United States|
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