Cheap flights from Costa Rica to New York (NYC)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Costa Rica to New York (NYC)

All the information you need to plan the best null to NYC flight in 2022: compare Costa Rica to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Costa Rica to New York (CR - NYC)?

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

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 49 days in advance to save up to 29% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 49 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Costa Rica to New York 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $332, or $452 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Costa Rica to New York?

Flights from Costa Rica to New York lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Costa Rica to New York in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $221.

Cheap flights from Costa Rica to New York in May, June 2022

The best prices found for Costa Rica to NYC flights for May, June
28 May - 31 May
$252pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
15 Jun - 20 Jun
$257pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
24 May - 1 Jun
$259pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Costa Rica to New York 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Costa Rica found for this year
27 Oct - 5 Nov
$250pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Volaris
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Volaris
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
28 May - 31 May
$252pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
15 Jun - 20 Jun
$257pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Non-stop flights to New York from Costa Rica

Save time with Costa Rica to New York direct flight deals
18 Oct - 19 Oct
$300pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
8 Nov - 14 Nov
$306pp
LIR
Liberia
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LIR
Liberia
10 Jun - 13 Jun
$306pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Last minute flights from Costa Rica to New York

Late deals on round-trip flights to New York from Costa Rica, departing today and this week
31 May - 13 Jun
$252pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
2 Jun - 6 Jun
$268pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
2 Jun - 9 Jun
$272pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

One-way flights to New York from Costa Rica

The cheapest one-way flights from Costa Rica to New York
9:45 am - 7:00 pm
Volaris
1 Stop
7h 15m
SJO - JFK
Volaris
$134
Tripmonster
9:52 am - 6:53 am
Frontier
1 Stop
19h 01m
SJO - SWF
Frontier
$168
Kiwi.com
9:02 am - 10:25 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
23h 23m
SJO - SWF
Multiple Airlines
$169
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Costa Rica</span> to <span class="emphasized">New York</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Costa Rica to New York

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Costa Rica to New York that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, American Airlines, and Avianca. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Costa Rica to New York for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Costa Rica to New York for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Volaris for just $250, but on average you can expect to pay $270.

Are there nonstop flights from Costa Rica to New York for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Costa Rica to New York under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Costa Rica to New York is less than $325.

Are there last-minute flights available from Costa Rica to New York for under $300?

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

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Volaris, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $132. Spirit Airlines flights start at $146 while deals on JetBlue start at $150 one-way.

What are the most popular routes from Costa Rica to New York?

The most popular route from Costa Rica to New York is San José Juan Santamaria Intl - New York John F Kennedy Intl. You may also consider San José Juan Santamaria Intl - Newark or San José Juan Santamaria Intl - New York LaGuardia.

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

When booking a flight from Costa Rica to New York, you may want to consider flying on Interjet, Major Airline or American Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Costa Rica to New York?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Costa Rica to New York consider choosing American Airlines (81%), Avianca (73%) or Avianca (71%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Costa Rica to New York?

The cheapest flight price from Costa Rica to New York is $173. On average you can expect to pay $466. The most popular route, (San José Juan Santamaria Intl - New York John F Kennedy Intl), can usually be booked for $269.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New York, NY

Do I need a COVID test to fly to New York from Costa Rica?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Costa Rica to New York

Most visitors from Costa Rica need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter New York.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Costa Rica must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to New York.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Costa Rica from New York?

Returning to Costa Rica from New York

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

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

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Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Costa Rica to New York.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.00
Flight duration from Costa Rica to New York
5h 12m
Average temperature for May in New York
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in New York
3.8 ″

Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Top 10 airlines flying from Costa Rica to New York

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Costa Rica to New York 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
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $21 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Spirit Airlines
$100 $229 No cancel fee 65%
Volaris
$114 $232 No cancel fee 79%
JetBlue
$115 $333 No cancel fee 62%
Volaris Costa Rica
$118 $175 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.

Delta
$120 $316 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$125 $331 No cancel fee 71%
Avianca
$137 $245 No cancel fee 71%
Frontier
$143 $147 No cancel fee 62%
Copa Airlines
$147 $330 No cancel fee 70%
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