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

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to SJO flight in 2021: compare New York to Costa Rica flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in 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 June, July 2021

The best prices found for NYC to Costa Rica flights for June, July
19 Jul - 30 Jul
$217pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
19 Jul - 23 Jul
$222pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
25 Jul - 30 Jul
$223pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

New York to Costa Rica 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Costa Rica from New York found for this year
19 Jul - 30 Jul
$217pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
19 Jul - 23 Jul
$222pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
25 Jul - 30 Jul
$223pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Costa Rica from New York

Save time with New York to Costa Rica direct flight deals
30 Jul - 2 Aug
$314pp
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
24 Sep - 6 Oct
$314pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
6 Oct - 9 Oct
$319pp
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

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
24 Jun - 15 Jul
$260pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Avianca
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
26 Jun - 20 Aug
$274pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Avianca
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
24 Jun - 2 Jul
$278pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Avianca
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to Costa Rica from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Costa Rica
2:00 am - 8:14 am
Spirit Airlines
1 Stop
8h 14m
EWR - SJO
Spirit Airlines
$109
FlightHub
6:25 am - 7:05 pm
Avianca
1 Stop
14h 40m
JFK - SJO
Avianca
$130
mytrip.com
6:54 am - 9:12 am
Frontier
1 Stop
28h 18m
LGA - SJO
Frontier
$131
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Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">New York</span> to <span class="emphasized">Costa Rica</span> flights.

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 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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Costa Rica for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $217, but on average you can expect to pay $248.

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 $350.

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 $775 for a flight from New York to Costa Rica. The cheapest flight overall is $152 while the most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - San José Juan Santamaria Intl) is currently priced at $265.

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

Departing from New York to Costa Rica will take you 5h 09m. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from New York to Costa Rica round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from New York to Costa Rica round-trip from $217. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Avianca, from $239, and Spirit Airlines, from $258.

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

$107 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Frontier. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Spirit Airlines and Avianca, with prices starting from $109 and $110, respectively.

Destination points for flights from New York to Costa Rica

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Destination information for Costa Rica

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to Costa Rica.
Today's exchange rate
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Flight duration
5h 09m

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
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

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.
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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