Cheap flights from Mexico City (MEX) to Costa Rica

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Mexico City (MEX) to Costa Rica

All the information you need to plan the best MEX to SJO flight in 2021: compare Mexico City to Costa Rica flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Costa Rica.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Mexico City to Costa Rica (MEX - CR)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Mexico City to Costa Rica as you normally would.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Mexico City to Costa Rica at least 57 days early can save you up to 46% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 57 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Mexico City to Costa Rica for as little as $307 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $392 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Mexico City to Costa Rica?

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to Costa Rica from Mexico City average $232. You can even find prices in March for less than $232, as users have found deals to Costa Rica from as low as $134. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Costa Rica from Mexico City. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 39%.

Cheap flights from Mexico City to Costa Rica in December, January 2022

The best prices found for MEX to Costa Rica flights for December, January
19 Jan - 31 Jan
$192pp
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Avianca
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
23 Jan - 23 Apr
$205pp
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Avianca
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
19 Jan - 31 Jan
$206pp
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Avianca
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
   
2 STOPS
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez

Mexico City Benito Juarez to Costa Rica 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Costa Rica from Mexico City found for this year
31 Dec - 27 Jan
$272pp
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Aeromexico
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Aeromexico
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
31 Dec - 11 Jan
$290pp
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Aeromexico
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Aeromexico
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
31 Dec - 2 Feb
$298pp
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Aeromexico
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Aeromexico
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez

Non-stop flights to Costa Rica from Mexico City

Save time with Mexico City to Costa Rica direct flight deals
17 Mar - 22 Mar
$170pp
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Avianca
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
17 Feb - 22 Feb
$171pp
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Avianca
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
16 May - 24 May
$172pp
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Avianca
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez

Last minute flights from Mexico City to Costa Rica

Late deals on round-trip flights to Costa Rica from Mexico City, departing today and this week
13 Dec - 17 Jan
$317pp
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Avianca
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
 
1 STOP
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
16 Dec - 20 Jan
$374pp
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
   
2 STOPS
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
15 Dec - 21 Dec
$382pp
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez
Avianca
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
MEX
Mexico City Benito Juarez

One-way flights to Costa Rica from Mexico City

The cheapest one-way flights from Mexico City to Costa Rica
2:10 pm - 6:29 pm
Volaris Costa Rica
1 Stop
4h 19m
MEX - SJO
Volaris Costa Rica
$124
Gotogate
9:06 pm - 2:40 am
Copa Airlines
1 Stop
5h 34m
MEX - SJO
Copa Airlines
$137
Copa
11:50 am - 4:25 am
Avianca
1 Stop
16h 35m
MEX - SJO
Avianca
$138
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Flight FAQs

From Mexico City to Costa Rica

What airport do you fly from for flights from Mexico City to Costa Rica?

For a flight from Mexico City to Costa Rica, you will be flying from Benito Juarez. Mexico City Benito Juarez (MEX) is just 5.5 mi from the center of the city.

Which airlines flying from Mexico City Benito Juarez to Costa Rica have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Volaris Costa Rica, Aeromexico, and Interjet are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Mexico City to Costa Rica for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Mexico City to Costa Rica for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Avianca for just $163, but on average you can expect to pay $180.

Are there nonstop flights from Mexico City to Costa Rica for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Mexico City to Costa Rica under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Mexico City to Costa Rica is less than $223.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Mexico City to Costa Rica?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Thursday.

How popular is this Mexico City to Costa Rica flight route?

The Mexico City Benito Juarez to Costa Rica flight path was viewed by 55 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Mexico City to Costa Rica on average per day?

3 flight departures from Mexico City to Costa Rica per day on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Mexico City to Costa Rica?

Airlines like Avianca fly from Mexico City to Costa Rica in about 10h 50m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to . Airlines will cover a distance of 1193 mi.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $87 on Avianca. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Volaris Costa Rica from $110 and Copa Airlines from $130 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Mexico City to Costa Rica?

On average you can expect to pay $260 for a flight from Mexico City to Costa Rica. The cheapest flight overall is $110 while the most popular route, (Mexico City Benito Juarez - San José Juan Santamaria Intl) is currently priced at $165.

What are the most reliable airlines from Mexico City to Costa Rica?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Mexico City to Costa Rica are Avianca (100%), Avianca (76%) and Aeromexico (65%).

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

Interjet, Aeromexico and Avianca are the most popular airlines when flying from Mexico City to Costa Rica.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Costa Rica from Mexico City?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Mexico City Benito Juarez to Costa Rica

Most visitors from Mexico City Benito Juarez can enter Costa Rica without restrictions.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Mexico City Benito Juarez 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.


Do I need a test to fly back to Mexico City from Costa Rica?

Returning to Mexico City Benito Juarez 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 Mexico City Benito Juarez.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Costa Rica are not required to quarantine after entering Mexico City Benito Juarez.

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Destination information for Costa Rica

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Mexico City to Costa Rica.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₡618.19
Flight duration from MEX to Costa Rica
2h 52m

Airports servicing Mexico City

Airports servicing

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

Top 6 airlines flying from Mexico City Benito Juarez to Costa Rica

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Mexico City 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
Volaris Costa Rica
$149 $243 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.

Aeromexico
$180 $300 No cancel fee N/A
Volaris
$183 $287 No cancel fee 79%
Interjet
$211 $325 No cancel fee 68%

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

Copa Airlines
$211 $321 No cancel fee 70%
Avianca
$228 $348 No cancel fee 71%
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