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

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 17 days in advance to save up to 5% 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 17 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 Los Angeles to Costa Rica 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $393, or $422 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of October. Prices to Costa Rica from Los Angeles average $404. You can even find prices in October for less than $404, 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 Los Angeles. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 42%.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Costa Rica in September, October 2020

The best prices found for LAX to Costa Rica flights for September, October
14 Oct - 22 Oct
$251pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
7 Oct - 23 Oct
$257pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Oct - 18 Oct
$258pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Costa Rica 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Costa Rica from Los Angeles found for this year
7 Nov - 13 Nov
$250pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Oct - 22 Oct
$251pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Nov - 8 Nov
$257pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Costa Rica from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Costa Rica direct flight deals
11 Dec - 18 Dec
$428pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Dec - 24 Dec
$438pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
20 Jan - 24 Jan
$439pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Volaris
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Volaris
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Costa Rica

Late deals on round-trip flights to Costa Rica from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
2 Oct - 5 Oct
$325pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Oct - 30 Oct
$328pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
3 Oct - 10 Oct
$331pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Costa Rica from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Costa Rica
5:10 pm - 8:26 am
JetBlue
1 Stop
13h 16m
LAX - SJO
JetBlue
4:55 am - 5:52 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
22h 57m
LAX - SJO
Multiple Airlines
$169
Kiwi.com
3:24 pm - 8:20 pm
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
50h 56m
LAX - SJO
Spirit Airlines
$170
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Costa Rica for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $250, but on average you can expect to pay $268.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Costa Rica for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Costa Rica under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Costa Rica is less than $464.

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

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

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 $428 for a flight from Los Angeles to Costa Rica. The cheapest flight overall is $179 while the most popular route, (Los Angeles - San José Juan Santamaria Intl) is currently priced at $251.

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

For as low as $500, JetBlue can have you in Costa Rica from Los Angeles in 5h 20m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Currently priced at $250, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Los Angeles to Costa Rica and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Los Angeles to Costa Rica are Spirit Airlines ($97) and JetBlue ($132).

Arrival points for flights from Los Angeles to Costa Rica

Destination information for Costa Rica

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