Cheap flights from Illinois (IL) to Costa Rica

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Illinois to Costa Rica

All the information you need to plan the best null to SJO flight in 2021: compare Illinois 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 Illinois 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 15 days in advance, which can save you up to 7% on flights from Illinois to Costa Rica compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 15 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 $340. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $376.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of October. Prices to Costa Rica from Illinois average $382. You can even find prices in October for less than $382, 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 Illinois. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 50%.

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

The best prices found for Illinois to Costa Rica flights for May, June
8 Jun - 15 Jun
$251pp
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
8 Jun - 15 Jun
$260pp
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
29 May - 2 Jun
$261pp
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

Illinois to Costa Rica 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Costa Rica from Illinois found for this year
8 Jun - 15 Jun
$251pp
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
8 Jun - 15 Jun
$260pp
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
29 May - 2 Jun
$261pp
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

Non-stop flights to Costa Rica from Illinois

Save time with Illinois to Costa Rica direct flight deals
30 Oct - 8 Nov
$704pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Jun - 13 Jun
$714pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
26 Jun - 25 Jul
$808pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LIR
Liberia
LIR
Liberia
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Illinois to Costa Rica

Late deals on round-trip flights to Costa Rica from Illinois, departing today and this week
15 May - 21 May
$298pp
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
15 May - 9 Jun
$309pp
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
14 May - 17 May
$328pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Costa Rica from Illinois

The cheapest one-way flights from Illinois to Costa Rica
4:01 am - 7:59 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
16h 58m
ORD - SJO
Spirit Airlines
$105
mytrip.com
4:01 am - 7:59 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
16h 58m
ORD - SJO
Spirit Airlines
$106
Gotogate
4:01 am - 7:59 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
16h 58m
ORD - SJO
Spirit Airlines
$107
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Flight FAQs

From Illinois to Costa Rica

Are flight prices decreasing from Illinois 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 Illinois 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 Illinois to Costa Rica to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Illinois 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 Illinois to Costa Rica have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Illinois to Costa Rica have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Copa Airlines, and Spirit Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Illinois 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 $273.

Are there nonstop flights from Illinois to Costa Rica for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 9 direct flights from Illinois to Costa Rica under $800. A good price for a nonstop flight from Illinois to Costa Rica is less than $1,018.

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

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

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

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

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

The most popular route from Illinois 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 Illinois to Costa Rica?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $138. While the most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - San José Juan Santamaria Intl) can be booked for $251 on average our data indicates $1,169 when flying from Illinois to Costa Rica

How long is the flight from Illinois to Costa Rica?

Departing from Illinois to Costa Rica will take you 6h 40m.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Illinois to Costa Rica round-trip?

Spirit Airlines, at $251, was found to be the cheapest airline from Illinois to Costa Rica..

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

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $105.

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Airports servicing

Bloomington (BMI)
Champaign (CMI)
Decatur (DEC)
Moline (MLI)
Marion (MWA)

Airports servicing

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

Top 10 airlines flying from Illinois to Costa Rica

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Illinois 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
JetBlue
$148 $337 No cancel fee 62%
Interjet
$262 $393 No cancel fee 68%
Spirit Airlines
$179 $394 No cancel fee 65%
Copa Airlines
$292 $410 No cancel fee 70%
Air Canada
$271 $563 No cancel fee 67%
Aeromexico
$421 $644 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$203 $673 No cancel fee 69%
Avianca
$326 $692 No cancel fee 71%
American Airlines
$276 $693 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$283 $695 No cancel fee N/A
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