The cheapest times to fly from CJC to SAT are

  • March 5th to June 17th
  • October 15th to November 25th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 CJC to SAT is early November. Prices can be as high as $5165 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $691 for Tuesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to San Antonio

Flying from Calama (CJC) to San Antonio, TX (SAT) will usually cost between $735 to $1598 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $782. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2548. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1766 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $917 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CJC to SAT flight.

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

CJC to SAT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CJC to SAT flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Calama. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to San Antonio, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Calama. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $219 (19%) 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 $890. Return trip prices are from the SAT to CJC 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 CJC to SAT can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 21 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking CJC to SAT

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 CJC to SAT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lima (CJC > LIM > SAT)

  • Price for both tickets: $747
  • Average savings: $170 (18.54%)

See CJC to SCL flights

Hack #2: Santiago (CJC > SCL > SAT)

  • Price for both tickets: $793
  • Average savings: $124 (13.52%)

See CJC to LIM flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CJC to SAT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, InterJet, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Antonio International Airport to El Loa Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4097 miles or 6593 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CJC to SAT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CJC to SAT flight is about 8 hour 21 minutes.

How many flights go between Calama and San Antonio, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from CJC to SAT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CJC
Origination airport name El Loa Airport
City Calama
Country Chile
Latitude -22.5
Longitude -68.9

Return Airport

Destination code SAT
Destination airport name San Antonio International Airport
City San Antonio, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 29.5
Longitude -98.5


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