Playa del Carmen

Cheap flights from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen, Mexico

How far in advance should I book a flight from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen?

Users have found that booking a flight from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen at least 38 days early can save you up to 23% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 38 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen for as little as $287 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $336 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Playa del Carmen from Costa Rica. Users have commonly found prices around $238 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $156. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen (CR - PL9)?

When flying from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen, 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 Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen in January, February 2022

The best prices found for Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen flights for January, February
Feb 22 - Mar 1
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

CUN

Cancún

Nonstop

2h 10m
CUN

Cancún

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

2h 15m
$214

Volaris

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Deal found 17/1/22

Feb 22 - Feb 27
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

CUN

Cancún

Nonstop

2h 10m
CUN

Cancún

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

2h 08m
$219

Volaris

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Deal found 19/1/22

Feb 7 - Feb 8
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

CUN

Cancún

1 stop

21h 44m
CUN

Cancún

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

2 stops

22h 14m
$221

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Playa del Carmen from Costa Rica found for this year
Nov 22 - Nov 29
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

CUN

Cancún

Nonstop

2h 12m
CUN

Cancún

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

2h 10m
$127

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

Nov 22 - Nov 29
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

CUN

Cancún

Nonstop

2h 12m
CUN

Cancún

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

2h 15m
$128

Volaris

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Deal found 18/1/22

Oct 18 - Oct 22
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

CUN

Cancún

Nonstop

2h 16m
CUN

Cancún

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

2h 10m
$129

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Non-stop flights to Playa del Carmen from Costa Rica

Save time with Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen direct flight deals
May 6 - May 13
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

CUN

Cancún

Nonstop

2h 16m
CUN

Cancún

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

2h 10m
$152

Volaris

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Deal found 17/1/22

May 5 - May 11
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

CUN

Cancún

Nonstop

2h 16m
CUN

Cancún

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

2h 10m
$162

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 20/1/22

Mar 27 - Mar 31
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

CUN

Cancún

Nonstop

2h 10m
CUN

Cancún

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Nonstop

2h 08m
$163

Volaris Costa Rica

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Deal found 19/1/22

Last minute flights from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen

Late deals on return flights to Playa del Carmen from Costa Rica, departing today and this week
Jan 28 - Jan 29
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

CUN

Cancún

1 stop

21h 44m
CUN

Cancún

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

21h 00m
$248

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

Jan 28 - Jan 29
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

CUN

Cancún

2 stops

20h 24m
CUN

Cancún

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

24h 22m
$266

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

Jan 25 - Jan 29
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

CUN

Cancún

2 stops

20h 32m
CUN

Cancún

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

2 stops

23h 08m
$279

Spirit Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

One-way flights to Playa del Carmen from Costa Rica

The cheapest one-way flights from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen
May 31
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

CUN

Cancún

Nonstop

2h 16m
$77

Volaris Costa Rica

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Deal found 17/1/22

May 4
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

CUN

Cancún

Nonstop

2h 16m
$78

Volaris

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Deal found 19/1/22

Jun 17
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

CUN

Cancún

Nonstop

2h 16m
$83

Volaris

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Deal found 17/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen flights.

Which airlines flying from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Volaris Costa Rica, Volaris, and Interjet 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 Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Volaris for just $152, but on average you can expect to pay $174.

Are there nonstop flights from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen is less than $175.

Are there last-minute flights available from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen for under $300?

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

How popular is this Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen flight route?

The Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen flight path was viewed by 734 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 Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Volaris Costa Rica, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $77. Volaris flights start at $78 while deals on Frontier start at $113 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen?

Consider Interjet, American Airlines or Aeromexico when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen.

What are the most reliable airlines from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen?

Before booking your flight to Playa del Carmen from Costa Rica, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Avianca (100%), Avianca Costa Rica (100%), Avianca( 100%).

What are the cheapest flights from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen?

While on average a flight from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen is generally $473, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $71. When looking at the most popular route, (San José Juan Santamaria Intl - Cancún), you can expect to pay $157 for that flight.

Can I fly to Playa del Carmen from Costa Rica right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen

Most visitors from Costa Rica can enter Playa del Carmen without restrictions.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Costa Rica are not required to quarantine after entering Playa del Carmen.

Documents
Health Declaration Form (PDF) - Completed form should be presented upon arrival

Tourist Card - The printed tourist card must be presented upon arrival in Mexico.


Can I fly back to Costa Rica from Playa del Carmen?

Returning to Costa Rica from Playa del Carmen

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Playa del Carmen are not required to quarantine after entering Costa Rica.

Top 10 airlines flying from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Volaris Costa Rica
Cheapest$93
Average$246
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Volaris
Cheapest$114
Average$221
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time79%
COVID-19 safety
Aeromexico
Cheapest$193
Average$350
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Interjet
Cheapest$201
Average$342
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Copa Airlines
Cheapest$212
Average$355
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Avianca
Cheapest$256
Average$383
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
VivaAerobus
Cheapest$262
Average$876
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
Cheapest$273
Average$397
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$462
Average$1,245
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$673
Average$917
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen

See what time of day planes typically take off from Costa Rica to Playa del Carmen
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
85%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
14%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM