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How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Costa Rica

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

To save up to 5% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 17 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Chicago to Costa Rica from $393 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $422 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of October. Prices to Costa Rica from Chicago average $404. You can even find prices in October for less than $404, as users have found deals to Costa Rica from as low as $205. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Costa Rica from Chicago. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 42%.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Costa Rica in August, September 2020

The best prices found for CHI to Costa Rica flights for August, September
7 Aug - 11 Aug
$192pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Aug - 4 Aug
$195pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
7 Aug - 14 Aug
$197pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Costa Rica 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Costa Rica from Chicago found for this year
16 Sep - 23 Sep
$146pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Sep - 12 Sep
$176pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
16 Sep - 24 Sep
$177pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Costa Rica from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Costa Rica
1:55 am - 8:10 am
JetBlue
1 Stop
7h 15m
ORD - SJO
JetBlue
7:09 am - 7:50 am
Spirit Airlines
2 Stops
25h 41m
ORD - SJO
Spirit Airlines
$189
KAYAK
4:37 pm - 3:20 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
59h 43m
ORD - LIR
Multiple Airlines
$237
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Costa Rica

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Costa Rica 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 Chicago and Costa Rica 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Costa Rica for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $146, but on average you can expect to pay $202.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Costa Rica for under $100 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Chicago to Costa Rica, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Chicago to Costa Rica are Interjet, Major Airline and American Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

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

The most popular route from Chicago to Costa Rica is Chicago O'Hare Intl - San José Juan Santamaria Intl. You may also consider Chicago Midway - San José Juan Santamaria Intl or Chicago O'Hare Intl - Liberia.

What are the cheapest Flights from Chicago to Costa Rica?

On average you can expect to pay $392 for a flight from Chicago to Costa Rica. The cheapest flight overall is $152 while the most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - San José Juan Santamaria Intl) is currently priced at $184.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Costa Rica?

There are many flights that can get you from Chicago to Costa Rica in 4h 58m. Fly via Air New Zealand, Delta, or Aeromexico to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($146), and JetBlue ($196) offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Costa Rica.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Spirit Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $79. However, be on the lookout for offers from JetBlue and Korean Air, as they are both options that can get you from Chicago to Costa Rica for a low price.

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Destination information for Costa Rica

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Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing

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