Cheap flights from Costa Rica to California (CA)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Costa Rica to California

How far in advance should I book a flight from Costa Rica to California?

Users have found that booking a flight from Costa Rica to California at least 17 days early can save you up to 20% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 17 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Costa Rica to California for as little as $75 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $95 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Costa Rica to California?

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to California from Costa Rica. Prices for April average $86 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $43. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 23% on your journey compared to booking in April

Cheap flights from Costa Rica to California in March, April 2021

23 Apr - 1 May
$193pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Volaris Costa Rica
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
5 Apr - 26 May
$198pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Volaris Costa Rica
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
23 Apr - 1 May
$203pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Volaris Costa Rica
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Costa Rica to California 2021 flight deals

4 May - 10 May
$130pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Volaris Costa Rica
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Volaris Costa Rica
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
11 May - 17 May
$140pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Volaris Costa Rica
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Volaris Costa Rica
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
4 May - 10 May
$190pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Non-stop flights to California from Costa Rica

4 May - 10 May
$202pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Volaris
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Volaris
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
4 May - 10 May
$204pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Volaris
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Volaris
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
6 Apr - 18 Apr
$213pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Last minute flights from Costa Rica to California

11 Mar - 14 Mar
$256pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
10 Mar - 13 Mar
$261pp
LIR
Liberia
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LIR
Liberia
10 Mar - 13 Mar
$264pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

One-way flights to California from Costa Rica

10:00 am - 5:23 pm
Volaris Costa Rica
1 Stop
8h 23m
SJO - LAX
Volaris Costa Rica
$93
volaris
9:37 am - 7:30 am
Major Airline
2 Stops
22h 53m
LIR - LAX
Major Airline
$146
StudentUniverse
8:59 pm - 8:07 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
24h 08m
SJO - LAX
Spirit Airlines
$149
SmartFares

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Flight FAQs

From Costa Rica to California

Are flight prices decreasing from Costa Rica to California due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Costa Rica and California for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Costa Rica to California to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Costa Rica to California. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Costa Rica to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Costa Rica to California that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Delta, United Airlines, and Avianca. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Costa Rica to California for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Costa Rica to California for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Volaris Costa Rica for just $130, but on average you can expect to pay $196.

Are there nonstop flights from Costa Rica to California for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Costa Rica to California under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Costa Rica to California is less than $246.

Are there last-minute flights available from Costa Rica to California for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Costa Rica to California within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this flight route?

The Costa Rica to California flight path was viewed by 278 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Costa Rica to California?

Before booking your flight from Costa Rica to California check out the most popular airlines for this route: Interjet, American Airlines or Aeromexico.

What are the most popular routes from Costa Rica to California?

The most popular flight routes from Costa Rica to California are San José Juan Santamaria Intl - Los Angeles, San José Juan Santamaria Intl - San Francisco and Liberia - Los Angeles.

What are the cheapest Flights from Costa Rica to California?

The cheapest flight price from Costa Rica to California is $178. On average you can expect to pay $724. The most popular route, (San José Juan Santamaria Intl - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for $190.

What are the most reliable airlines from Costa Rica to California?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Costa Rica to California on time: JetBlue(100%), United Airlines(96%), Alaska Airlines(96%.)

How long is the flight from Costa Rica to California?

Airlines like Delta, United Airlines, and Volaris Costa Rica fly from Costa Rica to California in about 6h 09m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 14m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Costa Rica to California round-trip?

Volaris Costa Rica, at $130, was found to be the cheapest airline from Costa Rica to California.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Volaris and Spirit Airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Costa Rica to California one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $87 on Volaris Costa Rica. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $128 and Spirit Airlines from $129 one-way.

Destination information for California

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Flight duration
7h 16m

Airports servicing

El Progreso Drake Bay (DRK)
La Fortuna (FON)
Golfito (GLF)
Limon (LIO)
Liberia International Airport (LIR)
Nosara Beach (NOB)

Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

Top 10 airlines flying from Costa Rica to California

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$159 $360 No cancel fee 65%
Interjet
$242 $364 No cancel fee 68%
Volaris Costa Rica
$127 $366 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Volaris Costa Rica. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

JetBlue
$242 $386 No cancel fee 62%
Copa Airlines
$215 $439 No cancel fee 70%
Volaris
$193 $445 No cancel fee 79%
Alaska Airlines
$198 $460 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$202 $481 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$187 $489 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$182 $517 No cancel fee 69%
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