The cheapest times to fly from VAN to SJC are

  • January 8th to May 6th
  • June 4th to June 24th (except the week of June 11th)
  • December 3rd to December 23rd (except the week of December 10th)

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 VAN to SJC is mid January. Prices can be as high as $2277 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $1018 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Van (VAN) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $1056 to $1623 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 $1051. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1807. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $756 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1153 can be considered a good price for a round-trip VAN to SJC flight.

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

VAN to SJC Flight Prices

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


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SJC, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into VAN. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to San Jose, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Van. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $126 (6%) 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 $1168. Return trip prices are from the SJC to VAN 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 VAN 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 47 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 VAN to SJC while comparing.

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

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from SJC
  • Usually 17.61% less expensive than SJC
  • 1-layover flights available

See VAN to SFO flights


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $796
  • Average savings: $357 (30.96%)

See VAN to ESB flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $986
  • Average savings: $167 (14.48%)

See VAN to IST flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1096
  • Average savings: $57 (4.94%)

See VAN to ADB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7113 miles or 11447 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop VAN to SJC flight is about 13 hour 47 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from VAN to SJC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code VAN
Origination airport name Van Airport
City Van
Country Turkey
Latitude 38.5
Longitude 43.3

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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