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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Costa Rica

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Costa Rica?

To save on the cost of your flight from San Francisco to Costa Rica, book at least 17 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 5% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $393 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $422.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Costa Rica?

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Costa Rica from San Francisco. Users have commonly found prices around $404 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $205. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Costa Rica in July, August 2020

The best prices found for SFO to Costa Rica flights for July, August
23 Jul - 4 Aug
$288pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Jul - 19 Aug
$289pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
27 Jul - 15 Aug
$291pp
SFO
San Francisco
Royal Air Maroc
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Royal Air Maroc
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Costa Rica 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Costa Rica from San Francisco found for this year
23 Jul - 4 Aug
$288pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
2 Oct - 9 Oct
$289pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
27 Jul - 15 Aug
$291pp
SFO
San Francisco
Royal Air Maroc
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Royal Air Maroc
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Costa Rica

Late deals on round-trip flights to Costa Rica from San Francisco, departing today and this week
28 Jun - 20 Jul
$1048pp
SFO
San Francisco
Interjet
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Interjet
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 Jun - 20 Jul
$1250pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 Jun - 6 Jul
$1460pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
ANA
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Costa Rica from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Costa Rica
4:30 pm - 10:07 am
Air Tahiti Nui
2 Stops
16h 37m
SFO - SJO
Air Tahiti Nui
$218
Ovago
7:43 pm - 10:08 am
British Airways
2 Stops
13h 25m
SFO - SJO
British Airways
$227
Ovago
6:28 pm - 8:56 am
Qantas Airways
1 Stop
13h 28m
SFO - SJO
Qantas Airways
$235
Ovago

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Costa Rica

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Costa Rica for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Costa Rica for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $288, but on average you can expect to pay $340.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Costa Rica for under $300 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from San Francisco to Costa Rica, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Costa Rica for under $1100?

There are currently 9+ open flights from San Francisco to Costa Rica within the next 7 days for less than $1100.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from San Francisco to Costa Rica have been viewed 92 times in the past calendar month.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco to Costa Rica?

Consider Interjet, Major Airline or JetBlue when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from San Francisco to Costa Rica.

What are the cheapest Flights from San Francisco to Costa Rica?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $223. While the most popular route (San Francisco - San José Juan Santamaria Intl) can be booked for $279 on average our data indicates $518 when flying from San Francisco to Costa Rica

Arrival points for flights from San Francisco to Costa Rica

Destination information for Costa Rica

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Costa Rica
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Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing

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