The cheapest times to fly from UKB to SJC are

  • January 15th to April 29th (except the weeks of March 5th, March 12th, and March 19th)
  • May 21st to July 15th

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 UKB to SJC is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $2142 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1206 for Tuesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Kobe Honshu Island (UKB) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $1206 to $1568 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $1242. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1731. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $489 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1207 can be considered a good price for a round-trip UKB to SJC flight.

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

UKB to SJC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the UKB to SJC flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kobe. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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. Saturdays 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 $200 (14%) 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 $1226. Return trip prices are from the SJC to UKB 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 UKB 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 10 hour 44 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1142
  • Average savings: $66 (5.43%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, Delta, Garuda Indonesia, Hawaiian, JAL, Shenzhen, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5422 miles or 8726 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop UKB to SJC flight is about 10 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Kobe Honshu Island and San Jose, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from UKB to SJC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code UKB
Origination airport name Kobe Airport
City Kobe Honshu Island
Country Japan
Latitude 34.6
Longitude 135.2

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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