The cheapest times to fly from CUZ to SJC are

  • January 15th to February 4th
  • March 5th to June 17th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • October 15th to November 25th (except the week of October 29th)

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 CUZ to SJC is mid April. Prices can be as high as $3144 for Friday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $814 for Monday flights around mid April.


When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Cusco (CUZ) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $814 to $1514 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid April with an average ticket price of $864. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $1705. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $841 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1079 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CUZ to SJC flight.

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

CUZ to SJC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CUZ to SJC flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Cusco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SJC, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into CUZ. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $107 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1065. Return trip prices are from the SJC to CUZ 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 CUZ to SJC can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 35 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from CUZ to SJC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sacramento International Airport (SMF) in Sacramento, CA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from SJC
  • Usually 7.32% less expensive than SJC
  • 2-layover flights available

See CUZ to SMF flights


Flight Hacking CUZ to SJC

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 CUZ to SJC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lima (CUZ > LIM > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $875
  • Average savings: $204 (18.91%)

See CUZ to AQP flights

Hack #2: Arequipa (CUZ > AQP > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1009
  • Average savings: $70 (6.49%)

See CUZ to LIM flights

Hack #3: Juliaca (CUZ > JUL > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1027
  • Average savings: $53 (4.87%)

See CUZ to JUL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CUZ to SJC? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport to Teniente Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4782 miles or 7696 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CUZ to SJC?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CUZ to SJC flight is about 9 hour 35 minutes.

How many flights go between Cusco and San Jose, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from CUZ to SJC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CUZ
Origination airport name Teniente Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport
City Cusco
Country Peru
Latitude -13.5
Longitude -71.9

Return Airport

Destination code SJC
Destination airport name Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
City San Jose, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.4
Longitude -121.9


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