The cheapest times to fly from SZF to SJC are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the weeks of April 2nd and April 16th)
  • June 4th to June 17th
  • November 5th to December 9th

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 SZF to SJC is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $1893 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1018 for Thursday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Samsun (SZF) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $1055 to $1806 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $1042. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1837. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $795 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1146 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SZF to SJC flight.

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

SZF to SJC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SZF to SJC flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Samsun. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SJC, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SZF. 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 $152 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1174. Return trip prices are from the SJC to SZF 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 SZF to SJC can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 17 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 SZF to SJC while comparing.

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

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from SJC
  • Usually 16.93% less expensive than SJC
  • 1-layover flights available

See SZF to SFO flights


Flight Hacking SZF 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 SZF to SJC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Istanbul (SZF > IST > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $770
  • Average savings: $376 (32.81%)

See SZF to ESB flights

Hack #2: Ankara (SZF > ESB > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1016
  • Average savings: $130 (11.34%)

See SZF to IST flights

Hack #3: Izmir (SZF > ADB > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1063
  • Average savings: $84 (7.29%)

See SZF to ADB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6836 miles or 11001 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SZF to SJC flight is about 13 hour 17 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from SZF to SJC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SZF
Origination airport name Carsamba Airport
City Samsun
Country Turkey
Latitude 41.3
Longitude 36.6

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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