The cheapest times to fly from MVD to SJC are

  • February 26th to June 17th (except the weeks of April 2nd, May 7th, and May 14th)
  • August 6th to November 11th (except the week of September 10th)

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 MVD to SJC is early May. Prices can be as high as $3346 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $830 for Monday flights around early May.


When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Montevideo (MVD) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $1031 to $1856 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $1054. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2044. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $991 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1278 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MVD to SJC flight.

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

MVD to SJC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MVD to SJC flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Montevideo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SJC, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MVD. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to San Jose, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Montevideo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $163 (11%) 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 $1265. Return trip prices are from the SJC to MVD 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 MVD 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 12 hour 45 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 MVD to SJC while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) in Oakland, CA

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from SJC
  • Usually 5.13% less expensive than SJC
  • 2-layover flights available

See MVD to OAK flights

Destination alternative #2: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, CA

  • 30 miles (48 km) away from SJC
  • Usually 4.50% less expensive than SJC
  • 1-layover flights available

See MVD to SFO flights


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

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (MVD > LAX > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1015
  • Average savings: $263 (20.59%)

See MVD to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (MVD > JFK > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1083
  • Average savings: $195 (15.26%)

See MVD to LAX flights

Hack #3: Santiago (MVD > SCL > SJC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1105
  • Average savings: $173 (13.5%)

See MVD to SCL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: 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 Carrasco International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6535 miles or 10517 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MVD to SJC flight is about 12 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Montevideo 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 MVD to SJC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMVD
Origination airport nameCarrasco International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSJC
Destination airport nameNorman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
CitySan Jose, CA
Countrythe United States


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