Cheap flights from Houston (IAH) to Costa Rica

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Houston (IAH) to Costa Rica

All the information you need to plan the best IAH to SJO flight in 2021: compare Houston to Costa Rica flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in 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 15 days in advance to save up to 7% 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 15 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 $340, or $376 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

October can be a great time to fly to Costa Rica from Houston with a flight ticket averaging about $382. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as $205. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Houston to Costa Rica in May, June 2021

The best prices found for IAH to Costa Rica flights for May, June
19 May - 1 Jun
$251pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
19 May - 2 Jun
$259pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
13 May - 19 May
$269pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Houston to Costa Rica 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Costa Rica from Houston found for this year
19 May - 1 Jun
$251pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
19 May - 2 Jun
$259pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
13 May - 19 May
$269pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Non-stop flights to Costa Rica from Houston

Save time with Houston to Costa Rica direct flight deals
17 Aug - 23 Aug
$318pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LIR
Liberia
LIR
Liberia
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
23 Jun - 30 Jun
$324pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
23 Jul - 16 Aug
$338pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LIR
Liberia
LIR
Liberia
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Houston to Costa Rica

Late deals on round-trip flights to Costa Rica from Houston, departing today and this week
13 May - 19 May
$269pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
13 May - 30 May
$293pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
13 May - 19 May
$298pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to Costa Rica from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Costa Rica
5:53 am - 8:25 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 32m
IAH - LIR
United Airlines
$147
United
3:21 pm - 4:20 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
37h 59m
IAH - SJO
Multiple Airlines
$162
Kiwi.com
3:52 pm - 9:10 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
18h 18m
IAH - SJO
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Houston to Costa Rica

Are flight prices decreasing from Houston 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 Houston 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Costa Rica to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Costa Rica include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Costa Rica that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Interjet. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Most people fly from Houston George Bush Intcntl (IAH) if they book a flight from Houston to Costa Rica. Houston George Bush Intcntl is conveniently located just 15.9 mi from Houston’s city center.

Can I find flights from Houston to Costa Rica for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Costa Rica for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $251, but on average you can expect to pay $287.

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 $392.

Are there last-minute flights available from Houston to Costa Rica for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Houston to Costa Rica within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Houston George Bush Intcntl to Costa Rica was viewed by 104 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 Houston to Costa Rica?

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

What are the cheapest Flights from Houston to Costa Rica?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Houston to Costa Rica? While on average our users pay $1,116, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $125. The most popular route (Houston George Bush Intcntl - San José Juan Santamaria Intl), is priced around $269.

How long is the flight from Houston to Costa Rica?

A quick flight from Houston to Costa Rica can take about 3h 23m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $338. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Houston to Costa Rica is Spirit Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $251 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is United Airlines, starting at $318.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $112 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $147 and American Airlines from $151 one-way.

Destination points for flights from Houston to Costa Rica

Select to see more specific information for flights from Houston to all places in Costa Rica.

Destination information for Costa Rica

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Houston to Costa Rica.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₡603.95
Flight duration
3h 33m

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing

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

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$148 $330 No cancel fee 65%
Interjet
$262 $353 No cancel fee 68%
Avianca
$195 $470 No cancel fee 71%
American Airlines
$187 $493 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$191 $501 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$283 $580 No cancel fee 69%
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