Costa Rica

Cheap flights from El Salvador to Costa Rica

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 42 days in advance, which can save you up to 8% on flights from El Salvador to Costa Rica compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 42 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $210. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $230.

What is the cheapest month to fly from El Salvador to Costa Rica?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Costa Rica from El Salvador. Users have commonly found prices around $207 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $183. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from El Salvador to Costa Rica (SV - CR)?

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

Cheap flights from El Salvador to Costa Rica in January, February 2022

The best prices found for El Salvador to Costa Rica flights for January, February
Feb 22 - Feb 28
SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

1 stop

4h 23m
$139

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/24/22

Feb 21 - Mar 2
SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

23h 50m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

1 stop

17h 30m
$142

Avianca

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Deal found 1/25/22

Feb 25 - Mar 29
SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

1h 14m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
$144

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/26/22

El Salvador to Costa Rica 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Costa Rica from El Salvador found for this year
Apr 27 - Apr 30
SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
$129

Avianca

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Deal found 1/25/22

Mar 1 - Mar 12
SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

1h 14m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

Nonstop

1h 19m
$136

Volaris Costa Rica

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Deal found 1/26/22

Mar 10 - Mar 13
SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

4h 27m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
$137

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/24/22

Non-stop flights to Costa Rica from El Salvador

Save time with El Salvador to Costa Rica direct flight deals
Apr 27 - Apr 30
SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
$129

Avianca

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Deal found 1/25/22

Mar 1 - Mar 12
SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

1h 14m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

Nonstop

1h 19m
$136

Volaris Costa Rica

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Deal found 1/26/22

May 17 - May 23
SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
$139

Avianca

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Deal found 1/24/22

Last minute flights from El Salvador to Costa Rica

Late deals on return flights to Costa Rica from El Salvador, departing today and this week
Feb 6 - Feb 13
SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

1h 14m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

Nonstop

1h 19m
$168

Volaris Costa Rica

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Deal found 1/24/22

Feb 1 - Feb 15
SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

1h 14m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

Nonstop

1h 19m
$169

Volaris Costa Rica

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Deal found 1/26/22

Feb 1 - Feb 1
SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

1h 14m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

Nonstop

1h 19m
$170

Volaris Costa Rica

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Deal found 1/24/22

One-way flights to Costa Rica from El Salvador

The cheapest one-way flights from El Salvador to Costa Rica
Mar 2
SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

1h 14m
$77

Volaris Costa Rica

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Deal found 1/26/22

Jun 9
SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
$79

Volaris Costa Rica

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Deal found 1/26/22

Mar 7
SAL

San Salvador El Salvador Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
$80

Avianca

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Deal found 1/24/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from El Salvador to Costa Rica for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Avianca for just $129, but on average you can expect to pay $145.

Are there nonstop flights from El Salvador to Costa Rica for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from El Salvador to Costa Rica under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from El Salvador to Costa Rica is less than $150.

Are there last-minute flights available from El Salvador to Costa Rica for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from El Salvador to Costa Rica within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from El Salvador to Costa Rica?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Monday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this El Salvador to Costa Rica flight route?

The El Salvador to Costa Rica flight path was viewed by 221 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from El Salvador to Costa Rica on average per day?

3 flight departures from El Salvador to Costa Rica per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 33% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 67% of flight departures

How long is the flight from El Salvador to Costa Rica?

A quick flight from El Salvador to Costa Rica can take about 1h 14m. Avianca provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $129. The distance from El Salvador to Costa Rica is about 407 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Volaris Costa Rica, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $77. Avianca flights start at $80 while deals on Copa Airlines start at $83 one-way.

Can I fly to Costa Rica from El Salvador right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from El Salvador to Costa Rica

Most visitors from El Salvador can enter Costa Rica without restrictions.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from El Salvador 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 El Salvador from Costa Rica?

Returning to El Salvador from Costa Rica

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Costa Rica are not required to quarantine after entering El Salvador.

Top 6 airlines flying from El Salvador to Costa Rica

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from El Salvador to Costa Rica choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Volaris Costa Rica
Cheapest$143
Average$195
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Volaris
Cheapest$163
Average$223
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time79%
COVID-19 safety
Copa Airlines
Cheapest$167
Average$210
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Avianca
Cheapest$186
Average$240
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
Cheapest$454
Average$723
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety
Aeromexico
Cheapest$1,232
Average$1,648
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from El Salvador to Costa Rica

See what time of day planes typically take off from El Salvador to Costa Rica
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
88%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
0%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
11%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM