The flight time from Phoenix to San Jose is 1 hour, 48 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves PHX Phoenix, AZ 1 minute early.
11 minutes taxiing out
1 hour, 32 minutes in the air
3 minutes taxiing in
Arrives SJC San Jose, CA 4 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
86%
Southwest
84%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Phoenix to San Jose is 1 hour, 48 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 32 minutes.

The flight distance from Phoenix to San Jose is 621 Miles.

Reverse Journey

San Jose to Phoenix
1 hour, 45 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Southwest
1h 46m
American
1h 51m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

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

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.51.01.52.0

Flights Per Week

75

Distance

621 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0510

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

Southwest
43
American
32

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Phoenix from San Jose by plane?

The distance from Phoenix to San Jose by plane is 621 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Phoenix to San Jose?

The flight time from Phoenix to San Jose is 1 hour, 48 minutes. The time spent in the air is 1 hour, 32 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Southwest being the fastest taking 1 hour, 46 minutes, and American the slowest taking 1 hour, 51 minutes.

What airlines fly from Phoenix to San Jose?

Southwest and American are the airlines with direct flights from Phoenix to San Jose.

Does Southwest fly from Phoenix to San Jose?

Yes! Southwest does fly from Phoenix (PHX) to San Jose (SJC). On average, they have 43 flights per week on this route. This may vary seasonally, please check the chart above for more details.

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 Phoenix 1 minute early
Taxi Out Time 11 minutes
In the Air 92 minutes
Taxiing In 3 minutes
Arrives San Jose 4 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 20 minutes. For example, from Phoenix to San Jose, Southwest is 84% reliable, which means that Southwest flights are on time 84% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 86% 13% 1%
Southwest 84% 13% 3%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Phoenix 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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Southwest 9 92 3 106
American 14 92 3 111

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
8am 0.87
2pm 0.5
10am 0.39
5am 0.13
9pm 0.77
9am 0.79
1pm 1.05
7pm 0.21
11am 0.31
6am 0.26
7am 1.03
6pm 0.78
5pm 0.55
3pm 0.57
10pm 0.04
12pm 0.24
4pm 1.08
8pm 1.05

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Phoenix 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 319
February 286
March 345
April 351
May 357
June 332
July 338
August 330
September 316
October 335
November 312
December 328

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Phoenix 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 11.87
Tuesday 11.62
Wednesday 11.6
Thursday 11.69
Friday 11.81
Saturday 7.21
Sunday 10.15

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 1
American 1

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
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
8am 12 95 4 113
2pm 12 94 3 109
10am 15 94 4 114
5am 10 95 3 108
9pm 10 92 4 107
9am 16 92 4 113
1pm 11 91 3 106
7pm 9 91 3 104
11am 11 91 4 106
6am 12 93 4 109
7am 13 93 3 110
6pm 9 92 4 105
5pm 9 91 3 105
3pm 8 92 3 105
10pm 8 93 4 106
12pm 10 95 3 109
4pm 11 90 3 104
8pm 13 90 4 109
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.