Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Costa Rica

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How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Costa Rica

How far in advance should I book a flight from New York 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 New York 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 New York to Costa Rica?

October can be a great time to fly to Costa Rica from New York with a flight ticket averaging about $382. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as $205. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from New York to Costa Rica in March, April 2021

14 Apr - 18 Apr
$178pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
22 Apr - 28 Apr
$185pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
22 Apr - 27 Apr
$186pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

New York to Costa Rica 2021 flight deals

14 Apr - 18 Apr
$178pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
22 Apr - 28 Apr
$185pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
22 Apr - 27 Apr
$186pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Costa Rica from New York

4 Apr - 23 Apr
$280pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
21 Mar - 28 Mar
$282pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
6 May - 13 May
$284pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York to Costa Rica

17 Mar - 23 Mar
$209pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
14 Mar - 18 Mar
$210pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
13 Mar - 18 Mar
$213pp
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

One-way flights to Costa Rica from New York

4:55 pm - 6:08 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
15h 13m
EWR - SJO
Spirit Airlines
$70
JustFly
1:05 pm - 7:59 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
8h 54m
EWR - SJO
Spirit Airlines
$71
FlightHub
1:25 pm - 7:59 pm
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
8h 34m
EWR - SJO
Spirit Airlines
$77
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Flight FAQs

From New York to Costa Rica

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

New policies can now be found on Delta and 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 New York to Costa Rica. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from New York to Costa Rica have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and American Airlines 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 New York to Costa Rica for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Costa Rica for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $178, but on average you can expect to pay $201.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Costa Rica for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Costa Rica under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Costa Rica is less than $295.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Costa Rica for under $300?

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

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, Major Airline and American 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 $963 for a flight from New York to Costa Rica. The cheapest flight overall is $112 while the most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - San José Juan Santamaria Intl) is currently priced at $249.

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

Departing from New York to Costa Rica will take you 5h 20m. All flights are typically nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from New York to Costa Rica round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from New York to Costa Rica round-trip from $178.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New York to Costa Rica one-way?

$70 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Spirit Airlines.

Destination information for Costa Rica

Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₡600.70
Flight duration
5h 19m

Airports servicing New York

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

Airports servicing

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

Top 10 airlines flying from New York to Costa Rica

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Volaris Costa Rica
$164 $364 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.

Volaris
$208 $396 No cancel fee 79%
Spirit Airlines
$181 $400 No cancel fee 65%
Aeromexico
$280 $462 No cancel fee N/A
Copa Airlines
$210 $497 No cancel fee 70%
Avianca
$349 $507 No cancel fee 71%
JetBlue
$161 $543 No cancel fee 62%
American Airlines
$176 $556 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$175 $588 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$185 $618 No cancel fee 69%
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