Cheap flights from San Jose (SJC) to Costa Rica

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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Jose (SJC) to Costa Rica

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

To save on the cost of your flight from San Jose to Costa Rica, book at least 15 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 7% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $340 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $376.

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

October can be a great time to fly to Costa Rica from San Jose 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 San Jose to Costa Rica in March, April 2021

14 Apr - 27 Apr
$279pp
SJC
San Jose
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
29 Mar - 17 Apr
$283pp
SJC
San Jose
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
12 Mar - 30 Mar
$285pp
SJC
San Jose
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose

San Jose to Costa Rica 2021 flight deals

5 May - 15 May
$279pp
SJC
San Jose
Delta
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
4 May - 13 May
$283pp
SJC
San Jose
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
12 Mar - 30 Mar
$285pp
SJC
San Jose
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose

Last minute flights from San Jose to Costa Rica

6 Mar - 19 Mar
$279pp
SJC
San Jose
Delta
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
6 Mar - 19 Mar
$283pp
SJC
San Jose
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose
6 Mar - 17 Mar
$286pp
SJC
San Jose
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJC
San Jose

One-way flights to Costa Rica from San Jose

7:15 am - 2:15 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
18h 00m
SJC - LIR
United Airlines
$236
United
10:05 am - 9:41 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
22h 36m
SJC - LIR
American Airlines
3:09 pm - 11:35 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
19h 26m
SJC - LIR
Multiple Airlines
$323
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Flight FAQs

From San Jose to Costa Rica

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from San Jose to Costa Rica are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from San Jose to Costa Rica have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta 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 San Jose to Costa Rica for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Jose to Costa Rica for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $279, but on average you can expect to pay $298.

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

There are no nonstop flights from San Jose 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 Jose to Costa Rica for under $300?

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

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

Consider American Airlines, Aeromexico or Alaska Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from San Jose to Costa Rica.

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

Looking for the cheapest flight from San Jose to Costa Rica? While on average our users pay $687, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $188. The most popular route (San Jose - San José Juan Santamaria Intl), is priced around $279.

How long is the flight from San Jose to Costa Rica?

For as low as $353, United Airlines can have you in Costa Rica from San Jose in 8h 13m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Jose to Costa Rica round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Jose to Costa Rica round-trip from $279. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are United Airlines, from $283, and Alaska Airlines, from $329.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Jose to Costa Rica one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Delta. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $146. Users have also found prices from $158 and $161 on Delta and American Airlines, respectively.

Destination points for flights from San Jose to Costa Rica

Destination information for Costa Rica

Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₡600.05

Airports servicing San Jose

Airports servicing

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

Top 7 airlines flying from San Jose to Costa Rica

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
$280 $515 No cancel fee N/A
Copa Airlines
$319 $567 No cancel fee 70%
United Airlines
$259 $585 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$242 $606 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$352 $691 No cancel fee 71%
Aeromexico
$348 $720 No cancel fee N/A
Avianca
$419 $768 No cancel fee 71%
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