The cheapest times to fly from SJO to SVA are

  • January 15th to March 11th (except the weeks of January 29th and February 19th)
  • April 30th to July 15th (except the weeks of May 7th, May 28th, June 11th, and July 2nd)
  • July 30th to September 2nd
  • October 22nd to November 25th

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 SJO to SVA is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $3674 for Wednesday flights during early January, or as low as $1563 for Thursday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Savoonga

Flying from San Jose (SJO) to Savoonga, AK (SVA) will usually cost between $1726 to $3314 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $2149. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2958. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $809 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2579 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJO to SVA flight.

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

SJO to SVA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJO to SVA flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from San José. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.29, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays 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 $1126 (36%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1977. Return trip prices are from the SVA to SJO 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 SJO to SVA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 51 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking SJO to SVA

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 SJO to SVA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (SJO > LAX > SVA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1764
  • Average savings: $816 (31.62%)

See SJO to SEA flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (SJO > SEA > SVA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1776
  • Average savings: $803 (31.14%)

See SJO to LAX flights

Hack #3: Las Vegas, NV (SJO > LAS > SVA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1840
  • Average savings: $740 (28.67%)

See SJO to LAS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SJO to SVA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Savoonga Airport to Juan Santamaria International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5485 miles or 8827 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SJO to SVA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJO to SVA flight is about 10 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between San Jose and Savoonga, AK?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from SJO to SVA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSJO
Origination airport nameJuan Santamaria International Airport
CitySan Jose
CountryCosta Rica

Return Airport

Destination codeSVA
Destination airport nameSavoonga Airport
CitySavoonga, AK
Countrythe United States


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