The cheapest times to fly from SNA to VCP are

  • January 15th to April 1st
  • April 16th to June 24th (except the weeks of April 23rd and May 7th)
  • October 22nd to December 9th

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 SNA to VCP is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $4275 for Saturday flights during early July, or as low as $1472 for Monday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Campinas

Flying from Santa Ana, CA (SNA) to Sao Paulo (VCP) will usually cost between $1517 to $3253 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $1537. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $2789. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1252 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1701 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SNA to VCP flight.

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

SNA to VCP Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SNA to VCP flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Santa Ana. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to VCP, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SNA. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Campinas, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Santa Ana. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1105 (32%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1712. Return trip prices are from the VCP to SNA 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 SNA to VCP can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 55 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 SNA to VCP while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Guarulhos Gov Andre Franco Montoro Airport (GRU) in Sao Paulo

  • 51 miles (82 km) away from VCP
  • Usually 15.94% less expensive than VCP
  • 1-layover flights available

See SNA to GRU flights


Flight Hacking SNA to VCP

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 SNA to VCP — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (SNA > MIA > VCP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1148
  • Average savings: $553 (32.52%)

See SNA to MIA flights

Hack #2: Fort Lauderdale, FL (SNA > FLL > VCP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1173
  • Average savings: $528 (31.05%)

See SNA to FLL flights

Hack #3: Brasilia (SNA > BSB > VCP)

  • Price for both tickets: $1191
  • Average savings: $510 (29.99%)

See SNA to BSB flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SNA to VCP? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Viracopos International Airport to John Wayne-Orange County Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6075 miles or 9777 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SNA to VCP?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SNA to VCP flight is about 11 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Santa Ana, CA and Sao Paulo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from SNA to VCP.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SNA
Origination airport name John Wayne-Orange County Airport
City Santa Ana, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.7
Longitude -117.9

Return Airport

Destination code VCP
Destination airport name Viracopos International Airport
City Sao Paulo
Country Brazil
Latitude -23
Longitude -47.1


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