The comedian told Vulture that he most identified with writing partner Michael Palin, while John Cleese and Graham Chapman formed a lasting bond while performing in the Cambridge Footlights Revue.
"There wasn't friction, but it just happened when everything was split in an opinion, it was always the Cambridge side and the Oxford side," Jones recalled. "We adopted Terry Gilliam into the Oxford set. It was just sense of humour, I think it was."
Jones also jokingly recalled tension on the set of Monty Python and the Holy Grail, when his co-director Gilliam was gruff with the rest of the troupe.
"I tended not to boss them around. They didn't like that. There were complaints about Terry [Gilliam]," he joked.
"We were up in Scotland, standing in the mud and filth and wet up to our elbows, and he was treating us like bits of paper. 'We're not animations, Terry!' Terry was so intent on getting what he wanted."
Jones, Gilliam, Palin and Cleese have lent their voices to the new animated film A Liar's Autobiography, a comic biography of the late Chapman.
A Liar's Autobiography is now playing in the US.
Watch a trailer below: