The cheapest times to fly from MAO to SJC are

  • January 22nd to June 10th (except the week of February 19th)
  • October 29th to November 18th

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 MAO to SJC is mid April. Prices can be as high as $2519 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $842 for Tuesday flights around mid April.


When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Manaus (MAO) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $842 to $1766 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 $860. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1996. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1136 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1092 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MAO to SJC flight.

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

MAO to SJC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MAO to SJC flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Manaus. 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. Sundays 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 $154 (12%) 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 $1077. Return trip prices are from the SJC to MAO 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 MAO 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 41 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 MAO to SJC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Monterey Regional Airport (MRY) in Monterey, CA

  • 54 miles (87 km) away from SJC
  • Usually 3.39% less expensive than SJC
  • 2-layover flights available

See MAO to MRY flights


Flight Hacking MAO 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 MAO to SJC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (MAO > MIA > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $853
  • Average savings: $240 (21.93%)

See MAO to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport to Eduardo Gomes International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4836 miles or 7783 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MAO to SJC flight is about 9 hour 41 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 21 available flights from MAO to SJC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MAO
Origination airport name Eduardo Gomes International Airport
City Manaus
Country Brazil
Latitude -3
Longitude -60

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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