Cheap flights from Los Angeles International (LAX) to Costa Rica

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles International (LAX) to Costa Rica

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to SJO flight in 2021: compare Los Angeles International 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 Los Angeles International to Costa Rica?

To save up to 7% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 15 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Los Angeles International to Costa Rica from $340 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $376 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles International to Costa Rica?

October is one of the best times of the year to fly to Costa Rica from Los Angeles International. Prices for October average $382 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $205. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a October flight can save you 50% on your journey compared to booking in October

Cheap flights from Los Angeles International to Costa Rica in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LAX to Costa Rica flights for May, June
2 Jun - 6 Jun
$270pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
14 May - 22 May
$281pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Volaris Costa Rica
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
14 May - 19 May
$282pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Volaris Costa Rica
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles International to Costa Rica 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Costa Rica from Los Angeles International found for this year
18 Aug - 18 Sep
$253pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Avianca
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Sep - 8 Sep
$255pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Avianca
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
21 Aug - 5 Sep
$257pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Avianca
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Costa Rica from Los Angeles International

Save time with Los Angeles International to Costa Rica direct flight deals
6 Jun - 9 Jun
$294pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Delta
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
18 Aug - 18 Sep
$295pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Oct - 7 Oct
$296pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles International to Costa Rica

Late deals on round-trip flights to Costa Rica from Los Angeles International, departing today and this week
21 May - 3 Jun
$294pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
18 May - 24 May
$295pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Alaska Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
22 May - 30 May
$296pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Volaris Costa Rica
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Costa Rica from Los Angeles International

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles International to Costa Rica
7:00 am - 3:10 pm
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
7h 10m
LAX - SJO
Alaska Airlines
2:00 am - 3:27 pm
British Airways
1 Stop
12h 27m
LAX - SJO
British Airways
4:04 am - 7:49 am
Copa Airlines
1 Stop
26h 45m
LAX - SJO
Copa Airlines
$138
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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles International to Costa Rica

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

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Los Angeles to Costa Rica. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Delta, Alaska Airlines, and Volaris Costa Rica flying from Los Angeles to Costa Rica have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Most people fly from Los Angeles (LAX) if they book a flight from Los Angeles to Costa Rica. Los Angeles is conveniently located just 9.4 mi from Los Angeles’s city center.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles International to Costa Rica for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles International to Costa Rica for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Avianca for just $253, but on average you can expect to pay $265.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles International to Costa Rica for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles International to Costa Rica under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles International to Costa Rica is less than $311.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

The Los Angeles to Costa Rica flight path was viewed by 202 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 Los Angeles to Costa Rica?

Consider Interjet, Major Airline or Endeavor Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Los Angeles to Costa Rica.

What are the cheapest Flights from Los Angeles to Costa Rica?

On average you can expect to pay $720 for a flight from Los Angeles to Costa Rica. The cheapest flight overall is $139 while the most popular route, (Los Angeles - San José Juan Santamaria Intl) is currently priced at $267.

How long is the flight from Los Angeles International to Costa Rica?

Departing from Los Angeles International to Costa Rica will take you 5h 33m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Los Angeles International to Costa Rica round-trip?

Flying on Avianca is currently your cheapest option to Costa Rica, with prices starting at $253. Another option worth looking into is Copa Airlines, starting at $267 round trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Los Angeles International to Costa Rica one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $102 on Avianca. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Copa Airlines from $103 and Alaska Airlines from $132 one-way.

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Flight duration
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Airports servicing Los Angeles

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Top 10 airlines flying from Los Angeles International to Costa Rica

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles International 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
$178 $350 No cancel fee 62%
Interjet
$251 $354 No cancel fee 68%
Volaris Costa Rica
$142 $384 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Volaris Costa Rica. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Spirit Airlines
$174 $394 No cancel fee 65%
Copa Airlines
$205 $414 No cancel fee 70%
Volaris
$186 $420 No cancel fee 79%
American Airlines
$181 $479 No cancel fee 71%
Aeromexico
$308 $494 No cancel fee N/A
Delta
$198 $527 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$180 $551 No cancel fee 69%
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