San Jose SJC actually has lower fares to Vienna, Austria down to $519 round trip for Nov-Dec travel than San Francisco SFO, which is a cheaper ticket to Vienna for October travel. San Francisco to Vienna is priced around $504 on Star Alliance websites for October departures, but a Momondo.com search pulls up rates as low as $440s round trip when booking through some online travel agencies, however, ticket prices rise to the $800s for SFO-VIE in November and December.
San Jose is the airfare deal for travel to Vienna in late fall.
San Jose SJC departure dates: October 1 – Dec 11 $509-$571 (Google Flights fares)
San Francisco SFO departure dates: October 1 – 30 $504-$527 (Google Flights fares)
San Jose even has low fares for Thanksgiving week travel.
United Airlines San Jose SJC – Houston IAH – Amsterdam AMS (UA) – Vienna, Austria – Frankfurt FRA – San Jose SJC
Momondo.com pulls up even lower fares for these same dates.
Luthansa/United Fri Nov 18 – Sun Nov 27
Momondo.com also pulls up lower fares for San Francisco to Vienna on many dates.
Loyalty Traveler – United/Star Alliance SFO-Berlin $526, Vienna $445 October departures (Aug 14).
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