The cheapest times to fly from SJC to IPC are

  • February 5th to March 11th (except the week of February 26th)
  • April 2nd to August 12th (except the weeks of July 16th and July 23rd)
  • August 27th to September 16th (except the week of September 3rd)
  • October 1st to October 21st (except the week of October 8th)

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 SJC to IPC is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $5807 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1524 for Wednesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Easter Island

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Easter Island (IPC) will usually cost between $1681 to $3375 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $1663. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $3521. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1858 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1997 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to IPC flight.

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

SJC to IPC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJC to IPC flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from San Jose. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.27, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Easter Island, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to San Jose. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1390 (34%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2000. Return trip prices are from the IPC to SJC 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 SJC to IPC 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 8 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SJC to IPC

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 SJC to IPC — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1686
  • Average savings: $311 (15.57%)

See SJC to LAX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1931
  • Average savings: $67 (3.33%)

See SJC to JFK flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (SJC > ORD > IPC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1965
  • Average savings: $32 (1.6%)

See SJC to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, COPA, Delta, LATAM, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4531 miles or 7292 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to IPC flight is about 9 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between San Jose, CA and Easter Island?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 19 available flights from SJC to IPC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeIPC
Destination airport nameMataveri International Airport
CityEaster Island


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