Costa Rica

Cheap flights from Iowa to Costa Rica

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 52 days in advance to save up to 84% 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 52 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 Iowa to Costa Rica 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $881, or $1,161 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Costa Rica. Flights to Costa Rica from Iowa in May are about $684 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $573.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Iowa to Costa Rica (IA - CR)?

When flying from Iowa to Costa Rica, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

The best prices found for Iowa to Costa Rica flights for January, February
Feb 23 - Mar 9
DSM

Des Moines

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

2 stops

15h 12m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

18h 03m
$287

American Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 22.1.22

Feb 23 - Mar 8
DSM

Des Moines

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

2 stops

15h 12m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

21h 36m
$298

American Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 22.1.22

Feb 11 - Feb 17
DSM

Des Moines

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

2 stops

21h 42m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

16h 57m
$299

American Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 21.1.22

Iowa to Costa Rica 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Costa Rica from Iowa found for this year
Sep 29 - Oct 5
CID

Cedar Rapids

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

7h 00m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

CID

Cedar Rapids

1 stop

17h 57m
$282

American Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 20.1.22

Sep 29 - Oct 5
CID

Cedar Rapids

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

2 stops

15h 30m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

CID

Cedar Rapids

2 stops

13h 29m
$284

American Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 20.1.22

Sep 29 - Oct 5
CID

Cedar Rapids

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

7h 00m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

CID

Cedar Rapids

2 stops

13h 29m
$285

American Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 20.1.22

Last minute flights from Iowa to Costa Rica

Late deals on return flights to Costa Rica from Iowa, departing today and this week
Jan 29 - Feb 13
DSM

Des Moines

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

23h 00m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

DSM

Des Moines

2 stops

31h 44m
$364

American Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 20.1.22

Feb 1 - Feb 22
CID

Cedar Rapids

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

2 stops

14h 34m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

CID

Cedar Rapids

2 stops

33h 06m
$399

American Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 20.1.22

Jan 28 - Jan 30
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
$399

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 21.1.22

Related info for your journey

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

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Iowa to Costa Rica for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $287, but on average you can expect to pay $310.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Iowa to Costa Rica within the next 7 days for less than $400.

Can I fly to Costa Rica from Iowa right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Iowa to Costa Rica

Most visitors from Iowa can enter Costa Rica without restrictions.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Iowa 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 Iowa from Costa Rica?

Returning to Iowa 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 Iowa.

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

Destination points for flights from Iowa to Costa Rica

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

Top 3 airlines flying from Iowa to Costa Rica

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Iowa 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$729
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$432
Average$878
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$547
Average$870
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety