Cheap flights from Costa Rica to San Diego (SAN)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Costa Rica to San Diego (SAN)

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 17 days in advance, which can save you up to 27% on flights from Costa Rica to San Diego compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 17 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $73. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $98.

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

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Diego from Costa Rica. Prices for July average $80 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $44. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a July flight can save you 33% on your journey compared to booking in July

Cheap flights from Costa Rica to San Diego in March, April 2021

23 Apr - 30 Apr
$273pp
LIR
Liberia
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
 
1 STOP
LIR
Liberia
22 Apr - 26 Apr
$279pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
22 Apr - 27 Apr
$282pp
LIR
Liberia
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIR
Liberia

Costa Rica to San Diego 2021 flight deals

23 Apr - 30 Apr
$273pp
LIR
Liberia
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
 
1 STOP
LIR
Liberia
22 Apr - 26 Apr
$279pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
29 Oct - 13 Nov
$282pp
LIR
Liberia
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIR
Liberia

Last minute flights from Costa Rica to San Diego

9 Mar - 15 Mar
$292pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
13 Mar - 20 Mar
$301pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
13 Mar - 11 Apr
$302pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

One-way flights to San Diego from Costa Rica

3:25 am - 7:30 pm
Delta
2 Stops
17h 05m
SJO - SAN
Delta
$204
Delta
9:10 am - 12:13 pm
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
29h 03m
SJO - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$214
SmartFares
9:20 am - 1:12 pm
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
28h 52m
LIR - SAN
Sun Country Air

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Flight FAQs

From Costa Rica to San Diego

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

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. 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 San Diego. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Costa Rica to San Diego 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 Costa Rica to San Diego for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Costa Rica to San Diego for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $273, but on average you can expect to pay $291.

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

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

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

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

American Airlines, JetBlue and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Costa Rica to San Diego.

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

While on average a flight from Costa Rica to San Diego is generally $641, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $176. When looking at the most popular route, (San José Juan Santamaria Intl - San Diego), you can expect to pay $284 for that flight.

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

Airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta fly from Costa Rica to San Diego in about 9h 34m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 7h 31m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Costa Rica to San Diego is Delta. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $273 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Spirit Airlines and United Airlines, starting at $279 and $282 round-trip.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $166 on Spirit Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Delta from $199 and United Airlines from $203 one-way.

Departure points for flights from Costa Rica to San Diego

Destination information for San Diego

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Average temperature for March in San Diego
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for March in San Diego
2.7 ″

Airports servicing

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

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 4 airlines flying from Costa Rica to San Diego

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Spirit Airlines
$183 $373 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$215 $476 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$368 $542 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$225 $575 No cancel fee 69%
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