The cheapest times to fly from SJC to TCQ are

  • January 29th to February 11th
  • March 19th to June 17th (except the weeks of March 26th and April 9th)
  • August 13th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to November 18th

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 TCQ is early June. Prices can be as high as $1912 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $682 for Tuesday flights around early June.


When to Fly to Tacna

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Tacna (TCQ) will usually cost between $719 to $1241 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $724. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1518. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $794 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $836 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to TCQ flight.

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

SJC to TCQ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJC to TCQ flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Jose. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TCQ, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SJC. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Tacna, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to San Jose. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $103 (10%) 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 $850. Return trip prices are from the TCQ 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 TCQ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 9 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 SJC to TCQ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Rodriguez Ballon International Airport (AQP) in Arequipa

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from TCQ
  • Usually 0.18% less expensive than TCQ
  • 2-layover flights available

See SJC to AQP flights


Flight Hacking SJC to TCQ

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 TCQ — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lima (SJC > LIM > TCQ)

  • Price for both tickets: $722
  • Average savings: $114 (13.64%)

See SJC to LIM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Coronel Carlos Ciriani Santa Rosa International Airport to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5091 miles or 8193 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to TCQ flight is about 10 hour 9 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from SJC to TCQ.


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 TCQ
Destination airport name Coronel Carlos Ciriani Santa Rosa International Airport
City Tacna
Country Peru
Latitude -18.1
Longitude -70.3


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