The cheapest times to fly from SLC to SJC are
- January 8th to February 4th
- April 23rd to May 6th
- August 6th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)
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 SLC to SJC is early December. Prices can be as high as $684 for Sunday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $154 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to San Jose
Flying from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $161 to $336 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $172. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $377. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $205 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $203 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLC to SJC flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SLC to SJC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SLC to SJC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Salt Lake City. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.22, which is 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 $66 (25%) 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 $191. Return trip prices are from the SJC to SLC 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 SLC to SJC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 2 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SLC to SJC? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport to Salt Lake City International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 583 miles or 938 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SLC to SJC?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLC to SJC flight is about 2 hour 2 minutes.
How many flights go between Salt Lake City, UT and San Jose, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from SLC to SJC.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Salt Lake City International Airport|
|City||Salt Lake City, UT|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport|
|City||San Jose, CA|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from SLC to SJC tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 25% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 9% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SJC heading for SLC about 11 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in San Jose, CA is about 6 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 3 minutes late
- Delta: 17 minutes late
- SkyWest: 2 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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