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)

All the information you need to plan the best null to SAN flight in 2021: compare Costa Rica to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
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 June, July 2021

The best prices found for Costa Rica to SAN flights for June, July
19 Jun - 21 Jun
$366pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
17 Jun - 19 Jun
$375pp
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
17 Jun - 19 Jun
$378pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Costa Rica to San Diego 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Costa Rica found for this year
21 Oct - 25 Oct
$341pp
LIR
Liberia
Delta
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Delta
 
1 STOP
LIR
Liberia
4 Sep - 13 Sep
$346pp
LIR
Liberia
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LIR
Liberia
4 Sep - 13 Sep
$350pp
LIR
Liberia
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LIR
Liberia

Last minute flights from Costa Rica to San Diego

Late deals on round-trip flights to San Diego from Costa Rica, departing today and this week
24 Jun - 27 Jun
$384pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
27 Jun - 4 Jul
$399pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
24 Jun - 1 Jul
$406pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

One-way flights to San Diego from Costa Rica

The cheapest one-way flights from Costa Rica to San Diego
4:00 am - 6:49 pm
Delta
1 Stop
15h 49m
SJO - SAN
Delta
$241
Delta
2:30 am - 5:14 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
27h 44m
SJO - SAN
United Airlines
$253
United
8:45 am - 4:29 pm
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
32h 44m
SJO - SAN
Spirit Airlines
$258
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Related info for your journey

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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.

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.

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Diego from Costa Rica?

San Diego (SAN) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Costa Rica to San Diego. It is only a 2.6 mi journey from San Diego (SAN) to San Diego’s city center.

Can I find flights from Costa Rica to San Diego for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Costa Rica to San Diego for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $341, but on average you can expect to pay $389.

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 $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Costa Rica to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $400.

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 $637, 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 $388 for that flight.

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

Airlines like United Airlines, Delta, and Spirit Airlines fly from Costa Rica to San Diego in about 8h 38m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 6h 08m. 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 $341 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are United Airlines and American Airlines, starting at $346 and $378 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 $220 on Delta. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $224 and American Airlines from $229 one-way.

Departure points for flights from Costa Rica to San Diego

Select to see more specific information for flights to San Diego from all departure points in Costa Rica.

Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Costa Rica to San Diego.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.00
Average temperature for June in San Diego
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for June in San Diego
0.1 ″

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

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Costa Rica to San Diego 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
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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