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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 8% 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 $87 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 $97 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to California from Costa Rica. Prices for September average $95 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $46. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a September flight can save you 12% on your journey compared to booking in September

Cheap flights from Costa Rica to California in October, November 2020

The best prices found for Costa Rica to California flights for October, November
12 Nov - 16 Nov
$217pp
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
12 Nov - 16 Nov
$219pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
21 Nov - 28 Nov
$222pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Costa Rica to California 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Costa Rica found for this year
12 Nov - 16 Nov
$217pp
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
12 Nov - 16 Nov
$219pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
26 Dec - 6 Jan
$221pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Non-stop flights to California from Costa Rica

Save time with Costa Rica to California direct flight deals
25 Dec - 23 Jan
$389pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
26 Dec - 2 Jan
$396pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
21 Dec - 4 Jan
$401pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Last minute flights from Costa Rica to California

Late deals on round-trip flights to California from Costa Rica, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 7 Nov
$247pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
28 Oct - 4 Nov
$251pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
28 Oct - 9 Nov
$254pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

One-way flights to California from Costa Rica

The cheapest one-way flights from Costa Rica to California
12:40 pm - 6:08 pm
Copa Airlines
1 Stop
31h 28m
SJO - SFO
Copa Airlines
$154
Kiwi.com
6:52 am - 6:59 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
14h 07m
SJO - SFO
American Airlines
9:49 am - 8:24 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
48h 35m
SJO - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$165
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Costa Rica to California flights.

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, JetBlue, and Delta are some of the many 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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Costa Rica to California for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $217, but on average you can expect to pay $229.

Are there nonstop flights from Costa Rica to California for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Costa Rica to California under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Costa Rica to California is less than $432.

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 $181. On average you can expect to pay $380. The most popular route, (San José Juan Santamaria Intl - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for $217.

How long is the flight from Costa Rica to California?

Airlines like Alaska Airlines, JetBlue, and American Airlines fly from Costa Rica to California in about 6h 04m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 55m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $217, was found to be the cheapest airline from Costa Rica to California.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Avianca and Copa 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 $123 on Copa Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Spirit Airlines from $132 and American Airlines from $156 one-way.

Destination information for California

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Costa Rica to California
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Flight duration
5h 49m

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)
McClellan-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)
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