Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Costa Rica

NYC — SJO
May 29 — Jun 51

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

Find a great deal and save up to 9% by booking at least 25 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from New York to Costa Rica within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $415.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Costa Rica?

August can be a great time to fly to Costa Rica from New York with a flight ticket averaging about $410. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $171. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Costa Rica (NYC - CR)?

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

Cheap flights from New York to Costa Rica in May, June 2022

The best prices found for NYC to Costa Rica flights for May, June
May 25 - May 29
EWR

Newark

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

5h 10m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

5h 20m
$267

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/24/22

May 28 - Jun 4
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

5h 18m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

16h 31m
$273

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/21/22

May 28 - Jun 2
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

5h 18m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

13h 43m
$275

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/22/22

New York to Costa Rica 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Costa Rica from New York found for this year
May 22 - May 25
EWR

Newark

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

5h 14m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

5h 20m
$267

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/21/22

May 28 - Jun 4
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

5h 18m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

16h 31m
$273

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/21/22

May 21 - May 23
EWR

Newark

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

5h 10m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

5h 20m
$274

United Airlines

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Deal found 5/21/22

Cheap Copa Airlines flights from New York to Costa Rica

Jun 4 - Jun 10
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

18h 16m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

8h 27m
$279

Copa Airlines

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Deal found 5/21/22

Jun 3 - Jun 5
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

27h 43m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

18h 08m
$280

Copa Airlines

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Deal found 5/22/22

Sep 5 - Sep 20
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

7h 26m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

13h 43m
$281

Copa Airlines

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Deal found 5/22/22

Cheap Avianca flights from New York to Costa Rica

Sep 16 - Sep 23
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

7h 45m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

7h 05m
$286

Avianca

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Deal found 5/23/22

Sep 27 - Oct 3
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

7h 45m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

7h 30m
$287

Avianca

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Deal found 5/22/22

Sep 6 - Sep 15
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

7h 20m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

7h 30m
$298

Avianca

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Deal found 5/21/22

Non-stop flights to Costa Rica from New York

Save time with New York to Costa Rica direct flight deals
Jun 9 - Jun 15
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

5h 16m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

5h 09m
$303

JetBlue

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Deal found 5/24/22

Nov 4 - Nov 20
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

5h 09m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

4h 46m
$306

JetBlue

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Deal found 5/23/22

Jun 11 - Jun 16
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LIR

Liberia

Nonstop

5h 12m
LIR

Liberia

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

5h 06m
$309

JetBlue

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Deal found 5/23/22

Last minute flights from New York to Costa Rica

Late deals on return flights to Costa Rica from New York, departing today and this week
May 31 - Jun 7
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

5h 18m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

13h 43m
$275

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/24/22

Jun 2 - Jun 5
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

8h 37m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

18h 08m
$279

Copa Airlines

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Deal found 5/23/22

Jun 3 - Jun 5
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

27h 43m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

18h 08m
$280

Copa Airlines

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Deal found 5/22/22

One-way flights to Costa Rica from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Costa Rica
Jun 8
EWR

Newark

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

3 stops

18h 40m
$113

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/23/22

May 29
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

8h 37m
$113

Copa Airlines

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Deal found 5/22/22

May 29
LGA

New York LaGuardia

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

2 stops

9h 25m
$113

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 5/22/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New York to Costa Rica flights.

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 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.

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

United Airlines, American Airlines, and JetBlue 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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Costa Rica for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $267, but on average you can expect to pay $283.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Costa Rica for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Costa Rica under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Costa Rica is less than $338.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Copa Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $113. Users have also found prices from $113 and $114 on Spirit Airlines and United Airlines, respectively.

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

Interjet, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from New York to Costa Rica.

What are the most reliable airlines from New York to Costa Rica?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from New York to Costa Rica are Avianca Costa Rica (90%), Avianca (88%) and Avianca (86%).

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

On average you can expect to pay $609 for a flight from New York to Costa Rica. The cheapest flight overall is $139 while the most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - San José Juan Santamaria Intl) is currently priced at $279.

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Top 5 airlines flying from New York to Costa Rica

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York to Costa Rica choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$10Average$20FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$93Average$462FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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FrontierCheapest$110Average$247FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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JetBlueCheapest$110Average$417FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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AviancaCheapest$114Average$290FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from New York to Costa Rica

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York to Costa Rica
21%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
52%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
27%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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