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How to find the cheapest flight from
Costa Rica to Europe

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

To save up to 76% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Costa Rica to Europe from $602 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $805 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Costa Rica to Europe?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Europe from Costa Rica. Users have commonly found prices around $453 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $327. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Costa Rica to Europe in November, December 2020

The best prices found for Costa Rica to Europe flights for November, December
25 Dec - 7 Jan
$482pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
20 Dec - 30 Dec
$496pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
26 Dec - 13 Jan
$496pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Costa Rica to Europe 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Europe from Costa Rica found for next year
25 Dec - 7 Jan
$482pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
20 Dec - 30 Dec
$496pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAD
Madrid Barajas
MAD
Madrid Barajas
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
26 Dec - 13 Jan
$496pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Non-stop flights to Europe from Costa Rica

Save time with Costa Rica to Europe direct flight deals
6 Feb - 13 Feb
$523pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
6 Feb - 20 Feb
$524pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
23 Dec - 20 Jan
$525pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Last minute flights from Costa Rica to Europe

Late deals on round-trip flights to Europe from Costa Rica, departing today and this week
4 Dec - 12 Jan
$509pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
4 Dec - 26 Dec
$513pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
7 Dec - 25 Dec
$515pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
AMS
Amsterdam Schiphol
Air France
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

One-way flights to Europe from Costa Rica

The cheapest one-way flights from Costa Rica to Europe
9:20 pm - 3:45 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
23h 25m
SJO - CDG
Multiple Airlines
$355
Gotogate
12:16 pm - 8:05 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
36h 49m
SJO - MAD
Multiple Airlines
$360
Kiwi.com
9:20 pm - 7:40 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
28h 20m
SJO - LHR
Multiple Airlines
$282
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Costa Rica to Europe

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. 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 Costa Rica to Europe. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Costa Rica to Europe have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Avianca, American Airlines, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Avianca with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Costa Rica to Europe for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Costa Rica to Europe for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $456, but on average you can expect to pay $486.

Are there nonstop flights from Costa Rica to Europe for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Costa Rica to Europe under $600. A good price for a nonstop flight from Costa Rica to Europe is less than $569.

Are there last-minute flights available from Costa Rica to Europe for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Costa Rica to Europe within the next 7 days for less than $600.

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

When booking a flight from Costa Rica to Europe, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Air Canada or Air France as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from Costa Rica to Europe?

The most popular route from Costa Rica to Europe is San José Juan Santamaria Intl - Madrid Barajas. You may also consider San José Juan Santamaria Intl - Paris Charles de Gaulle or San José Juan Santamaria Intl - Amsterdam Schiphol.

What are the cheapest Flights from Costa Rica to Europe?

On average you can expect to pay $584 for a flight from Costa Rica to Europe. The cheapest flight overall is $438 while the most popular route, (San José Juan Santamaria Intl - Madrid Barajas) is currently priced at $482.

How long is the flight from Costa Rica to Europe?

SWISS, Lufthansa, and KLM can get you from Costa Rica to Europe in just under 10h 55m. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 55m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Lufthansa, at $486, was found to be the cheapest airline from Costa Rica to Europe.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include United Airlines and Iberia.

Destination information for Europe

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Costa Rica to Europe
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.00
Flight duration
11h 32m

Airports servicing

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

Top 10 airlines from Costa Rica to Europe

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Costa Rica to Europe 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
Air Canada
$398 $592 No cancel fee 67%
SWISS
$431 $607 No change fee 79%
United Airlines
$450 $707 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$484 $756 No cancel fee N/A
Air Europa
$617 $764 No change fee 83%
American Airlines
$575 $770 No cancel fee 71%
Lufthansa
$493 $857 No change fee 76%
Aeromexico
$595 $858 No cancel fee N/A
KLM
$411 $858 No change fee 75%
Condor
$678 $888 N/A 76%
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