The cheapest times to fly from UTT to SJC are

  • January 15th to June 17th (except the weeks of January 22nd, February 5th, February 12th, March 26th, and April 16th)
  • October 22nd to November 18th

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 UTT to SJC is mid January. Prices can be as high as $9186 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1313 for Monday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Mthatha (UTT) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $1349 to $3667 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $1344. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $4636. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3292 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1410 can be considered a good price for a round-trip UTT to SJC flight.

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

UTT to SJC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the UTT to SJC flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Mthatha. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to San Jose, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Mthatha. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $458 (20%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1647. Return trip prices are from the SJC to UTT 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 UTT 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 20 hour 17 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: New York, NY (UTT > JFK > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1214
  • Average savings: $197 (13.94%)

See UTT to JNB flights

Hack #2: Johannesburg (UTT > JNB > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1282
  • Average savings: $128 (9.08%)

See UTT to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from UTT 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, South African, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 10720 miles or 17252 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop UTT to SJC flight is about 20 hour 17 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from UTT to SJC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code UTT
Origination airport name Mthatha Airport
City Mthatha
Country South Africa
Latitude -31.5
Longitude 28.7

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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