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Los Angeles to Costa Rica 2019 flight deals

Cheap flights to Costa Rica from Los Angeles found for this year
13 Dec - 22 Dec
$453pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Dec - 8 Jan
$480pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Avianca
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
15 Dec - 11 Jan
$482pp
LAX
Los Angeles
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
JetBlue
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

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Flight duration
5h 55m

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing

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

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From Los Angeles to Costa Rica

One of Central America's true treasures, Costa Rica is small in size but huge on culture, sightseeing and adventure. Hop a flight from LA to Costa Rica to experience the natural beauty of over 20 natural parks and biological reserves - be sure to check out the sea turtles nesting at Tortuguero National Park. Looking at majestic waterfalls is awe-inspiring, but if action is what you crave, book a rafting or kayaking experience. Or, simply relax and unwind at a posh Costa Rican resort. Whatever you crave, Costa Rica can deliver.

How popular is this flight route?

The Los Angeles to Costa Rica flight path was viewed by 211 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, JetBlue or Copa 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 $554 for a flight from Los Angeles to Costa Rica. The cheapest flight overall is $121 while the most popular route, (Los Angeles - San José Juan Santamaria Intl) is currently priced at $299.

What are the most reliable airlines from Los Angeles to Costa Rica?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Los Angeles to Costa Rica consider choosing Air France (88%), Delta (87%) or Alaska Airlines (77%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What days are nonstop flights available from Los Angeles to Costa Rica?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

A nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Costa Rica takes about six hours or slightly less. If you book a flight with stops (such as in Panama City or Guadalajara), add a few hours or more to your total trip time.

Which airlines operate flights Los Angeles to Costa Rica?

Travelers flying from Los Angeles to Costa Rica are fortunate to have a generous selection of airlines, including major North American carriers United, Delta, Spirit, Alaskan Airlines, American and jetBlue. Other international airlines traveling between LA and Costa Rica include Copa, Aeromexico and Avianca.

How frequent are flights between Los Angeles and Costa Rica?

The selection of nonstop flights from LA to Costa Rica is sparse; expect about two per day. However, dozens of flight paths per day can get you to Costa Rica if you don't mind a layover or two.

Which airports serve Los Angeles to Costa Rica?

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the undisputed king of airports in the LA area, and it's one of the busiest hubs in the United States. The largest and busiest airport in Costa Rica is Juan Santamaria Airport (SJO) in Alajuela; Daniel Oduber Airport (LIR) in Liberia is the country's other international airport and is convenient for those staying in the northwest region of Costa Rica.

Which direct flight route between Los Angeles and Costa Rica is cheapest?

Direct flights from Los Angeles to Costa Rica cost around $600 to $800 (round trip, before tax) on the low end. You can book a round trip flight with stops as low as $500, so being flexible can help your budget. Also, keep an eye out for special packages or other deals that can save you money on airfare. If you're planning on leaving LA for Costa Rica, one thing to keep in mind is that you're leaving a mostly dry climate for a tropical one, meaning there will be bugs. While your options for packing mosquito repellent are limited due to TSA regulations, at least plan on stocking up when you get there. Driving in Los Angeles is...a unique experience not for the impatient; however, you at least have signs and clearly marked intersections - not so much in many parts of Costa Rica. If you must rent a car, be prepared for a new experience. Otherwise, it may be smart to arrange other transportation options. Lastly, prepare yourself for a laid-back pace in much of Costa Rica. Life in Los Angeles is fast and furious at times, so treat yourself to a break from it all in Costa Rica. Escape from LA for a week of untouched natural beauty, cosmopolitan nightlife and jungle adventure. Use our smart search engine to find the best deals on flights from Los Angeles to Costa Rica.