Costa Rica

Cheap flights from Des Moines (DSM) to Costa Rica

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Des Moines to Costa Rica, book at least 52 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 84% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $881 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,161.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to Costa Rica?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Costa Rica from Des Moines. Users have commonly found prices around $684 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $573. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Costa Rica (DSM - CR)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Des Moines to Costa Rica as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Costa Rica in January, February 2022

The best prices found for DSM to Costa Rica flights for January, February
Feb 8 - Mar 8
DSM

Des Moines

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

8h 10m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

8h 14m
$281

American Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

Feb 8 - Mar 8
DSM

Des Moines

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

8h 10m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

22h 19m
$285

American Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

Feb 8 - Mar 7
DSM

Des Moines

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

2 stops

21h 35m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

13h 24m
$298

American Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

Des Moines to Costa Rica 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Costa Rica from Des Moines found for this year
Feb 8 - Mar 8
DSM

Des Moines

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

8h 10m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

8h 14m
$281

American Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

Feb 8 - Mar 8
DSM

Des Moines

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

8h 10m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

22h 19m
$285

American Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

Oct 26 - Oct 30
DSM

Des Moines

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

2 stops

15h 42m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

28h 58m
$292

American Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

Last minute flights from Des Moines to Costa Rica

Late deals on return flights to Costa Rica from Des Moines, departing today and this week
Jan 28 - Feb 3
DSM

Des Moines

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

28h 29m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

25h 39m
$353

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

Jan 28 - Feb 3
DSM

Des Moines

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

2 stops

26h 02m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

25h 39m
$377

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

Jan 28 - Feb 3
DSM

Des Moines

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

3 stops

27h 16m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

DSM

Des Moines

1 stop

25h 39m
$396

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

One-way flights to Costa Rica from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to Costa Rica
Feb 28
DSM

Des Moines

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

21h 00m
$106

Frontier

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Deal found 19/1/22

Feb 28
DSM

Des Moines

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

2 stops

21h 10m
$121

American Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

Feb 27
DSM

Des Moines

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

2 stops

20h 21m
$123

Delta

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Deal found 19/1/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airport do you fly from for flights from Des Moines to Costa Rica?

Des Moines (DSM) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Des Moines to Costa Rica. It is only a 3.6 mi journey to Des Moines (DSM) from Des Moines’s city center.

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

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

Can I find flights from Des Moines to Costa Rica for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Costa Rica for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $435, but on average you can expect to pay $455.

Are there last-minute flights available from Des Moines to Costa Rica for under $400?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Des Moines to Costa Rica within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $106. American Airlines flights start at $121 while deals on Delta start at $123 one-way.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Des Moines to Costa Rica are American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Costa Rica?

While on average a flight from Des Moines to Costa Rica is generally $487, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $374. When looking at the most popular route, (Des Moines - San José Juan Santamaria Intl), you can expect to pay $287 for that flight.

Can I fly to Costa Rica from Des Moines right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Des Moines to Costa Rica

Most visitors from Des Moines can enter Costa Rica without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Costa Rica.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Costa Rica.

Documents
Epidemiological Health Pass Form - The Health Pass can only be completed within 72 hours of arriving in the country. One form must be completed per person, including minors, without exception.

Health Insurance - Tourists may get an insurance from Costa Rican insurance companies that are registered and authorized by the General Superintendence of Insurance of Costa Rica.


Can I fly back to Des Moines from Costa Rica?

Returning to Des Moines from Costa Rica

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Costa Rica must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Costa Rica are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

Destination points for flights from Des Moines to Costa Rica

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Top 3 airlines flying from Des Moines to Costa Rica

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to Costa Rica choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$277
Average$718
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$529
Average$915
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$547
Average$887
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety