The cheapest times to fly from SJC to VER are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of August 20th)

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 VER is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1422 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $557 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Heroica Veracruz

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Veracruz (VER) will usually cost between $590 to $788 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $599. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1054. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $455 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $623 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to VER flight.

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

SJC to VER Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJC to VER 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 $0.19, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Heroica Veracruz, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to San Jose. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $41 (6%) 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 $624. Return trip prices are from the VER 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 VER can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 35 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 VER while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hermanos Serdan International Airport (PBC) in Puebla

  • 143 miles (230 km) away from VER
  • Usually 2.81% less expensive than VER
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJC to PBC flights


Flight Hacking SJC to VER

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 VER — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Guadalajara (SJC > GDL > VER)

  • Price for both tickets: $405
  • Average savings: $219 (35.07%)

See SJC to GDL flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (SJC > LAX > VER)

  • Price for both tickets: $454
  • Average savings: $169 (27.13%)

See SJC to LAX flights

Hack #3: Mexico City (SJC > MEX > VER)

  • Price for both tickets: $540
  • Average savings: $84 (13.4%)

See SJC to MEX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromar, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, United, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1997 miles or 3214 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to VER flight is about 4 hour 35 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 15 available flights from SJC to VER.


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 VER
Destination airport name General Heriberto Jara International Airport
City Veracruz
Country Mexico
Latitude 19.1
Longitude -96.2


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