Costa Rica

Cheap flights from Houston (undefined) to Costa Rica

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 57 days in advance to save up to 24% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 57 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Houston to Costa Rica 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $495, or $535 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Costa Rica from Houston. Users have commonly found prices around $427 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $208. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to Costa Rica (HO1 - CR)?

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

Cheap flights from Houston to Costa Rica in January, February 2022

The best prices found for Houston to Costa Rica flights for January, February
Feb 23 - Feb 27
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19h 27m
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1 stop

17h 24m
$153

Frontier

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Deal found 1/25/22

Feb 2 - Feb 6
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1 stop

7h 19m
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18h 24m
$183

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/27/22

Feb 15 - Feb 17
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7h 19m
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16h 59m
$189

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/26/22

Houston to Costa Rica 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Costa Rica from Houston found for this year
Feb 23 - Feb 27
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19h 27m
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17h 24m
$153

Frontier

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Deal found 1/25/22

Feb 2 - Feb 6
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7h 19m
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18h 24m
$183

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/27/22

Mar 8 - Mar 15
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6h 43m
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10h 56m
$184

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/24/22

Non-stop flights to Costa Rica from Houston

Save time with Houston to Costa Rica direct flight deals
Mar 16 - Mar 22
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3h 28m
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3h 39m
$318

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/27/22

Apr 26 - May 4
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Liberia

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3h 26m
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3h 37m
$320

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Deal found 1/24/22

Feb 22 - Mar 8
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3h 42m
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3h 38m
$324

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/27/22

Last minute flights from Houston to Costa Rica

Late deals on return flights to Costa Rica from Houston, departing today and this week
Feb 2 - Feb 6
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7h 19m
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18h 24m
$183

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Deal found 1/27/22

Feb 2 - Feb 9
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7h 19m
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10h 00m
$198

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/26/22

Feb 3 - Feb 6
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7h 19m
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18h 24m
$199

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Deal found 1/25/22

One-way flights to Costa Rica from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Costa Rica
Feb 23
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19h 27m
$61

Frontier

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Deal found 1/27/22

Mar 29
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1 stop

6h 48m
$74

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/25/22

Mar 8
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6h 43m
$75

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/27/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airports serve Houston to Costa Rica flights?

For a trip to Costa Rica from Houston, you’ll get on your plane at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston and fly to the airport in San Jose, Costa Rica, Juan Santamaria International Airport. While most of these flights will have one stop on the way, you will find a few direct flights down there.Juan Santamaria International Airport sits in Alajuela, which is 12 miles to the west of downtown San Jose. San Jose is the capital city of Costa Rica. The airport is a focus city that serves Copa Airlines and a hub for Sansa Airlines. This is the second busiest airport in Central America. It’s been recognized as one of the best airports in Latin America.

Which airlines fly directly from Houston to Costa Rica?

There aren’t a lot of options for direct flights, but there are a few. Because there are far fewer of these, they tend to cost more than those with stopovers. The flights are offered by United and they run 3h 38m. There are many more airlines to choose from if you’re going to make a stop somewhere.

What are the stopover options between Houston to Costa Rica?

Spirit Airlines has a stop in Fort Lauderdale. Avianca offers a flight that stops in Salvador for most of a day. Delta has stops in Atlanta that range from 52 minutes to 11 hours. American Airlines also has one-stop flights that land in Dallas or Miami. Stopover times range from about an hour to 11h 35m. Copa stops in Panama City in Florida before going on to San Jose. There are many options to choose from with travel times that range from five hours up to almost 18 hours.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Houston to Costa Rica?

You will need your passport to fly this route. It has to be valid for three months after your arrival. You’ll have to have a return ticket or one for going somewhere else. You will not need a visa if you’re staying for less than 90 days.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Interjet flying from Houston to Costa Rica have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Costa Rica for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $153, but on average you can expect to pay $200.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Houston to Costa Rica under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to Costa Rica is less than $359.

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

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

How popular is this Houston to Costa Rica flight route?

The Houston to Costa Rica flight path was viewed by 57 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Houston 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 $61. Spirit Airlines flights start at $74 while deals on Avianca start at $105 one-way.

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

When deciding which route to take from Houston to Costa Rica consider Houston Hobby - San José Juan Santamaria Intl, Houston George Bush Intcntl - San José Juan Santamaria Intl or Houston Hobby - Liberia as they are the most popular.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Houston to Costa Rica?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $93. While the most popular route (Houston Hobby - San José Juan Santamaria Intl) can be booked for $184 on average our data indicates $331 when flying from Houston to Costa Rica.

Can I fly to Costa Rica from Houston right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Houston to Costa Rica

Most visitors from Houston can enter Costa Rica without restrictions.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Houston 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 Houston from Costa Rica?

Returning to Houston 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 Houston.

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

Destination points for flights from Houston to Costa Rica

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Top 6 airlines flying from Houston to Costa Rica

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston to Costa Rica choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
Cheapest$148
Average$336
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$154
Average$438
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$178
Average$468
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Avianca
Cheapest$195
Average$452
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$240
Average$575
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Interjet
Cheapest$255
Average$397
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Houston to Costa Rica

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