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Last minute flights from New York to Costa Rica

Late deals on round-trip flights to Costa Rica from New York, departing today and this week
20 Nov - 4 Dec
$274pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
20 Nov - 4 Dec
$305pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
19 Nov - 25 Nov
$315pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

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Destination information for Costa Rica

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Flight duration
5h 17m

Airports servicing New York

La Guardia (LGA)
Newark Intl (EWR)
John F. Kennedy Intl (JFK)

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 New York to Costa Rica

If you need a change of scenery from the busy streets and cool climate of New York City, book a flight to beautiful Costa Rica for an unforgettable tropical getaway. While the Central American country may be a little further than some of the more tourist-heavy warm-weather destinations, the unspoiled beaches and lush rainforests are well worth the trip. Find your cheap flight from New York City to Costa Rica, and start planning your vacation today.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from New York to Costa Rica have been viewed 74 times in the past calendar month.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New York to Costa Rica?

The most popular airlines flying from New York to Costa Rica are Interjet, Copa Airlines and Spirit Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from New York to Costa Rica?

The most popular route from New York to Costa Rica is New York John F Kennedy Intl - San José Juan Santamaria Intl. You may also consider Newark - San José Juan Santamaria Intl or New York LaGuardia - San José Juan Santamaria Intl.

What are the cheapest Flights from New York to Costa Rica?

On average you can expect to pay $464 for a flight from New York to Costa Rica. The cheapest flight overall is $147 while the most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - San José Juan Santamaria Intl) is currently priced at $298.

What days are nonstop flights available from New York to Costa Rica?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Monday, Thursday, Saturday.

How long is the flight from New York City to Costa Rica?

A direct flight from New York City to San Jose lasts around five hours, and a flight to Liberia is about the same. Keep in mind that your trip can get a few hours longer if you book a flight with a connection in another city.

Which airlines operate flights from New York to Costa Rica?

You can find direct flights to Costa Rica from next-door Newark via United Airlines, although other major airlines such as American, Delta, jetBlue and Aeromexico offer flights from New York City with a single layover.

How frequent are flights between New York City and Costa Rica?

Direct flights to Costa Rica from John F. Kennedy International Airport are hard to come by, but Newark usually offers at least one direct flight per day and more frequent flights on weekends.

Which airports serve New York City to Costa Rica?

John F. Kennedy International Airport is New York's major airport handling international flights, but you can find more direct flight deals from neighboring Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey. Most flights from New York City land in Juan Santamaría International Airport in San Jose, the largest airport in Costa Rica. Liberia International Airport in Guancaste is another option for booking international flights, although options tend to be more limited.

Which direct flight route between New York City and Costa Rica is cheapest?

You can find the most affordable nonstop flights running from Newark Liberty International Airport to Juan Santamaría International Airport. For even lower prices, book your flight during the off season from May through mid-November. NYC offers some of the best metropolitan entertainment on the planet, but none can deny that the unspoiled tropical forests of Costa Rica are just as impressive. Temperatures hover in the 70's and 80's F year-round, perfect for a relaxing beach vacation. Unlike the concrete jungle of New York City, the blend of mountains, rainforests and sandy coastlines offers a tranquil getaway. On the other hand, if you're looking for adventure, ruin exploration tours, hang-gliding and zip lines abound, and the vibrant cities such as San Jose offer restaurants, shopping and nightlife. Be sure to pack lightweight, breathable clothing, some bug spray and walking shoes for exploring the countryside. Costa Rica may seem worlds away, but a short flight over is closer than you think. Try out our smart search engine to find the perfect flight for your Costa Rica vacation.