The cheapest times to fly from SJC to POA are

  • January 29th to February 11th
  • March 12th to April 29th (except the week of April 9th)
  • May 14th to June 10th
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the week of November 5th)

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 POA is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $2773 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1154 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Porto Alegre

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Porto Alegre (POA) will usually cost between $1264 to $2309 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $1255. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2263. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1008 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1435 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to POA flight.

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

SJC to POA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJC to POA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from San Jose. 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 fly to POA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SJC. Saturdays 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 $347 (19%) 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 $1434. Return trip prices are from the POA 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 POA 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 43 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SJC to POA

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 POA — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1037
  • Average savings: $399 (27.77%)

See SJC to LAX flights

Hack #2: Lima (SJC > LIM > POA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1089
  • Average savings: $346 (24.11%)

See SJC to LIM flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (SJC > MIA > POA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1158
  • Average savings: $278 (19.34%)

See SJC to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, Azul, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6520 miles or 10493 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to POA flight is about 12 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between San Jose, CA and Porto Alegre?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SJC
Origination airport name Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
City San Jose, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.4
Longitude -121.9

Return Airport

Destination code POA
Destination airport name Salgado Filho Airport
City Porto Alegre
Country Brazil
Latitude -30
Longitude -51.2


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