The cheapest times to fly from SFO to VCP are

  • January 15th to February 11th
  • February 26th to March 11th
  • April 2nd to April 22nd
  • May 21st to June 10th (except the week of May 28th)

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 SFO to VCP is early September. Prices can be as high as $3828 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $897 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Campinas

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Sao Paulo (VCP) will usually cost between $1041 to $2257 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $1081. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2576. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1495 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1408 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to VCP flight.

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

SFO to VCP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to VCP flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. 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. 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 $499 (17%) 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 $1371. Return trip prices are from the VCP to SFO 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 SFO to VCP can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 33 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 SFO to VCP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Guarulhos Gov Andre Franco Montoro Airport (GRU) in Sao Paulo

  • 51 miles (82 km) away from VCP
  • Usually 29.97% less expensive than VCP
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to GRU flights

Destination alternative #2: Congonhas Airport (CGH) in Sao Paulo

  • 52 miles (84 km) away from VCP
  • Usually 18.25% less expensive than VCP
  • 2-layover flights available

See SFO to CGH flights

Destination alternative #3: Bauru – Arealva Airport (JTC) in Bauru

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from VCP
  • Usually 9.91% less expensive than VCP
  • 2-layover flights available

See SFO to JTC flights


Flight Hacking SFO to VCP

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 SFO to VCP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Brasilia (SFO > BSB > VCP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1026
  • Average savings: $383 (27.17%)

See SFO to BSB flights

Hack #2: Miami, FL (SFO > MIA > VCP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1070
  • Average savings: $338 (24.01%)

See SFO to MIA flights

Hack #3: Fort Lauderdale, FL (SFO > FLL > VCP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1106
  • Average savings: $302 (21.45%)

See SFO to FLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SFO to VCP? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Azul, COPA, Delta, Fiji Airways, Gol, JetBlue, LATAM, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Viracopos International Airport to San Francisco International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6426 miles or 10342 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SFO to VCP?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to VCP flight is about 12 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Sao Paulo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from SFO to VCP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SFO
Origination airport name San Francisco International Airport
City San Francisco, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.6
Longitude -122.4

Return Airport

Destination code VCP
Destination airport name Viracopos International Airport
City Sao Paulo
Country Brazil
Latitude -23
Longitude -47.1


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