Costa Rica

Cheap flights from Newark (EWR) to Costa Rica

How far in advance should I book a flight from Newark Airport to Costa Rica?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 25 days in advance, which can save you up to 9% on flights from Newark Airport to Costa Rica compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 25 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $415. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $454.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Newark Airport to Costa Rica?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Costa Rica from Newark Airport average $410. You can even find prices in August for less than $410, as users have found deals to Costa Rica from as low as $171. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Costa Rica from Newark Airport. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 64%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Newark Airport to Costa Rica (EWR - CR)?

When flying from Newark Airport to Costa Rica, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Newark to Costa Rica in January, February 2022

The best prices found for EWR to Costa Rica flights for January, February
Feb 8 - Mar 8
EWR

Newark

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

8h 39m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

8h 53m
$176

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/25/22

Feb 9 - Mar 2
EWR

Newark

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

8h 39m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

8h 53m
$178

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/24/22

Feb 6 - Feb 10
EWR

Newark

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

7h 47m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

8h 04m
$179

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/26/22

Newark to Costa Rica 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Costa Rica from Newark found for this year
Mar 9 - Mar 15
EWR

Newark

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

7h 33m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

10h 06m
$161

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/24/22

Mar 9 - Mar 15
EWR

Newark

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

7h 33m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

10h 50m
$172

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/25/22

Mar 22 - Apr 6
EWR

Newark

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

7h 33m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

10h 06m
$174

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/24/22

Non-stop flights to Costa Rica from Newark

Save time with Newark to Costa Rica direct flight deals
Feb 6 - Feb 10
EWR

Newark

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

5h 33m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

5h 07m
$190

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/26/22

Feb 6 - Feb 13
EWR

Newark

LIR

Liberia

Nonstop

5h 25m
LIR

Liberia

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

4h 58m
$238

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/25/22

Feb 7 - Feb 12
EWR

Newark

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

5h 22m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

5h 07m
$290

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/25/22

Last minute flights from Newark to Costa Rica

Late deals on return flights to Costa Rica from Newark, departing today and this week
Feb 6 - Feb 10
EWR

Newark

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

5h 33m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

8h 04m
$176

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/26/22

Feb 6 - Feb 10
EWR

Newark

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

7h 47m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

8h 04m
$179

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/26/22

Feb 4 - Feb 10
EWR

Newark

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

9h 52m
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

8h 04m
$181

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/25/22

One-way flights to Costa Rica from Newark

The cheapest one-way flights from Newark to Costa Rica
Mar 8
EWR

Newark

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

8h 13m
$59

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/24/22

Mar 8
EWR

Newark

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

2 stops

24h 48m
$64

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/26/22

Mar 2
EWR

Newark

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

2 stops

31h 05m
$66

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 1/25/22

Related info for your journey

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

Which airlines flying from Newark 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 Newark Airport to Costa Rica for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Newark Airport to Costa Rica for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $161, but on average you can expect to pay $183.

Are there nonstop flights from Newark Airport to Costa Rica for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Newark Airport to Costa Rica under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Newark Airport to Costa Rica is less than $335.

Are there last-minute flights available from Newark Airport to Costa Rica for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Newark Airport to Costa Rica within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Newark Airport to Costa Rica flight route?

The Newark to Costa Rica flight path was viewed by 496 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Newark Airport to Costa Rica one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $59. American Airlines flights start at $78 while deals on United Airlines start at $79 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Newark Airport to Costa Rica?

The most popular airlines flying from Newark Airport to Costa Rica are Interjet, Major Airline and American Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Newark Airport to Costa Rica?

On average you can expect to pay $775 for a flight from Newark Airport to Costa Rica. The cheapest flight overall is $97 while the most popular route, (Newark - San José Juan Santamaria Intl) is currently priced at $172.

Can I fly to Costa Rica from Newark right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Newark to Costa Rica

Most visitors from Newark can enter Costa Rica without restrictions.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Newark 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.


Can I fly back to Newark from Costa Rica?

Returning to Newark 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 Newark.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Costa Rica are not required to quarantine after entering Newark.

Destination points for flights from Newark to Costa Rica

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Top 10 airlines flying from Newark to Costa Rica

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Newark to Costa Rica choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetBlue
Cheapest$173
Average$567
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$175
Average$557
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$180
Average$557
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
Cheapest$181
Average$402
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$213
Average$626
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Air Canada
Cheapest$244
Average$720
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Volaris Costa Rica
Cheapest$262
Average$391
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Copa Airlines
Cheapest$333
Average$634
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Avianca
Cheapest$349
Average$489
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Interjet
Cheapest$428
Average$790
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Newark to Costa Rica

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