The cheapest times to fly from SYD to SJC are

  • January 22nd to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • July 23rd to September 16th
  • October 8th to November 25th

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 SYD to SJC is early November. Prices can be as high as $2347 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $724 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Sydney (SYD) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $772 to $1647 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $797. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2031. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1234 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1018 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SYD to SJC flight.

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

SYD to SJC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SYD to SJC flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Sydney. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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. Fridays 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 $120 (10%) 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 $1001. Return trip prices are from the SJC to SYD 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 SYD to SJC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 22 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 SYD to SJC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, CA

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from SJC
  • Usually 24.66% less expensive than SJC
  • Nonstop flights available

See SYD to SFO flights

Destination alternative #2: Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS) in Santa Rosa, CA

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from SJC
  • Usually 13.16% less expensive than SJC
  • 1-layover flights available

See SYD to STS flights


Flight Hacking SYD to SJC

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 SYD to SJC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (SYD > LAX > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $791
  • Average savings: $227 (22.3%)

See SYD to HNL flights

Hack #2: Honolulu, HI (SYD > HNL > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $973
  • Average savings: $46 (4.47%)

See SYD to LAX flights

Hack #3: Reno, NV (SYD > RNO > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $990
  • Average savings: $28 (2.75%)

See SYD to RNO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, JAL, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7436 miles or 11967 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SYD to SJC flight is about 14 hour 22 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 89 available flights from SYD to SJC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SYD
Origination airport name Sydney International Airport
City Sydney
Country Australia
Latitude -33.9
Longitude 151.2

Return Airport

Destination code SJC
Destination airport name Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
City San Jose, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.4
Longitude -121.9


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