The cheapest times to fly from SJC to VAR are

  • January 8th to May 13th (except the week of March 19th)
  • August 13th to August 26th
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 22nd and November 19th)

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 VAR is early February. Prices can be as high as $9233 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $945 for Tuesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Varna

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Varna (VAR) will usually cost between $1003 to $2157 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $1077. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $3538. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2461 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1207 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to VAR flight.

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

SJC to VAR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJC to VAR flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from San Jose. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to VAR, and Monday 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 $266 (16%) 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 $1298. Return trip prices are from the VAR 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 VAR 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 47 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 VAR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Henri Coanda Airport (OTP) in Bucharest

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from VAR
  • Usually 26.06% less expensive than VAR
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJC to OTP flights


Flight Hacking SJC to VAR

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 VAR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Paris (SJC > CDG > VAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $665
  • Average savings: $542 (44.9%)

See SJC to CDG flights

Hack #2: London (SJC > LGW > VAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $855
  • Average savings: $353 (29.2%)

See SJC to LGW flights

Hack #3: Brussels (SJC > BRU > VAR)

  • Price for both tickets: $855
  • Average savings: $352 (29.16%)

See SJC to BRU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6552 miles or 10544 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to VAR flight is about 12 hour 47 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from SJC to VAR.


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 VAR
Destination airport name Varna Airport
City Varna
Country Bulgaria
Latitude 43.2
Longitude 27.8


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