The flight time from Los Angeles to San Jose is 1 hour, 6 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves LAX Los Angeles, CA 1 minute early.
13 minutes taxiing out
49 minutes in the air
4 minutes taxiing in
Arrives SJC San Jose, CA 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Reverse Journey

San Jose to Los Angeles
1 hour, 17 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

1h 4m
1h 5m
1h 20m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 15m 30m 45m1h1h 15m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



308 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Los Angeles 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 13 minutes
In the Air 49 minutes
Taxiing In 4 minutes
Arrives San Jose 6 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 10 minutes. For example, from Los Angeles to San Jose, Southwest is 77% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 77% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
Delta 92% 8% 0%
SkyWest 90% 9% 1%
Southwest 77% 20% 3%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Los Angeles and San Jose, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
In the Air
Taxiing In
Southwest 11 48 3 64
Delta 13 48 3 65
SkyWest 23 51 4 80

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
5am 0.57
6am 0.41
7am 0.65
8am 1.22
9am 0.76
10am 0.48
11am 0.43
12pm 1.27
1pm 0.58
2pm 0.93
3pm 0.47
4pm 1.44
5pm 0.71
6pm 1.14
7pm 0.76
8pm 1.5
9pm 1.65

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles to San Jose that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 488
February 440
March 467
April 412
May 441
June 415
July 422
August 429
September 414
October 514
November 499
December 522

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Los Angeles to San Jose that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 16.1
Tuesday 15.8
Wednesday 16
Thursday 16.3
Friday 16.2
Saturday 10.5
Sunday 14.1

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
Southwest 68
SkyWest 25
Delta 12

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
In the Air
Taxi In
5am 11 48 4 65
6am 11 48 4 64
7am 10 49 3 63
8am 23 49 4 77
9am 14 49 3 67
10am 14 47 3 66
11am 13 49 3 66
12pm 20 49 4 73
1pm 14 50 3 69
2pm 12 49 3 65
3pm 12 49 3 65
4pm 15 49 3 67
5pm 17 51 4 72
6pm 13 49 4 66
7pm 10 48 4 63
8pm 11 48 3 63
9pm 14 49 4 69
* Delayed more than 10 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.