The cheapest times to fly from SJP to LAX are

  • January 29th to February 11th
  • March 5th to June 17th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • October 15th 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 SJP to LAX is early November. Prices can be as high as $2646 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $715 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Sao Jose Do Rio Preto (SJP) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $921 to $2021 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $915. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2090. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1175 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1098 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJP to LAX flight.

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

SJP to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJP to LAX flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from São José do Rio Preto. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LAX, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SJP. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Los Angeles, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to São José do Rio Preto. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $165 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1164. Return trip prices are from the LAX to SJP 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 SJP to LAX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 36 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SJP to LAX

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 SJP to LAX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Sao Paulo (SJP > GRU > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $771
  • Average savings: $327 (29.78%)

See SJP to CGH flights

Hack #2: Sao Paulo (SJP > CGH > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $914
  • Average savings: $184 (16.76%)

See SJP to GRU flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (SJP > MIA > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1036
  • Average savings: $63 (5.69%)

See SJP to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SJP to LAX? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Azul, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Sao Jose Do Rio Preto Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5902 miles or 9498 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SJP to LAX?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJP to LAX flight is about 11 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Sao Jose Do Rio Preto and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 16 available flights from SJP to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SJP
Origination airport name Sao Jose Do Rio Preto Airport
City Sao Jose Do Rio Preto
Country Brazil
Latitude -20.8
Longitude -49.4

Return Airport

Destination code LAX
Destination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4


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