The cheapest times to fly from MQF to SJC are

  • January 22nd to April 22nd
  • October 8th to December 9th

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 MQF to SJC is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1411 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $749 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Magnetiogorsk (MQF) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $758 to $1223 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $763. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1244. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $481 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $898 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MQF to SJC flight.

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

MQF to SJC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MQF to SJC flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Magnitogorsk. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SJC, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into MQF. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to San Jose, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Magnitogorsk. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $117 (9%) 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 $882. Return trip prices are from the SJC to MQF 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 MQF to SJC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 5 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Moscow (MQF > SVO > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $829
  • Average savings: $70 (7.74%)

See MQF to LAX flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (MQF > LAX > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $891
  • Average savings: $8 (0.84%)

See MQF to SVO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find an unknown number of major airlines flying this route most often: probably the largest local airline, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6165 miles or 9922 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MQF to SJC flight is about 12 hour 5 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from MQF to SJC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MQF
Origination airport name Magnitogorsk International Airport
City Magnetiogorsk
Country Russia
Latitude 53.4
Longitude 58.8

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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