Cheap flights from Costa Rica to San Francisco (SFO)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Costa Rica to San Francisco (SFO)

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 35 days in advance to save up to 7% 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 35 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 San Francisco 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $99, or $105 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Costa Rica. Users have commonly found prices around $108 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $48. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

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

15 Apr - 22 Apr
$284pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
21 Mar - 29 Mar
$300pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
30 Mar - 10 Apr
$307pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Costa Rica to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

3 Jul - 10 Jul
$258pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
1 Jul - 25 Jul
$261pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
26 Jun - 10 Jul
$263pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Last minute flights from Costa Rica to San Francisco

15 Mar - 22 Mar
$284pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
14 Mar - 30 Mar
$313pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
15 Mar - 30 Mar
$319pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

One-way flights to San Francisco from Costa Rica

6:30 am - 12:25 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
6h 55m
LIR - SFO
United Airlines
$192
United
6:10 am - 3:20 am
Alaska Airlines
2 Stops
22h 10m
SJO - SFO
Alaska Airlines
$198
Gotogate
3:30 am - 7:34 pm
Delta
2 Stops
17h 04m
LIR - SFO
Delta
$203
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From Costa Rica to San Francisco

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

Alaska Airlines and Delta are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Costa Rica to San Francisco are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, Delta, and Copa Airlines flying from Costa Rica to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Costa Rica to San Francisco for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Costa Rica to San Francisco for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Copa Airlines for just $258, but on average you can expect to pay $297.

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

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Costa Rica to San Francisco have been viewed 93 times in the past calendar month.

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

Before booking your flight from Costa Rica to San Francisco check out the most popular airlines for this route: Interjet, Major Airline or American Airlines.

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

While on average a flight from Costa Rica to San Francisco is generally $813, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $218. When looking at the most popular route, (San José Juan Santamaria Intl - San Francisco), you can expect to pay $258 for that flight.

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

A quick flight from Costa Rica to San Francisco can take about 6h 55m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $348. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Copa Airlines, at $258, was found to be the cheapest airline from Costa Rica to San Francisco.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Delta and United Airlines.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Costa Rica to San Francisco are Alaska Airlines ($167), United Airlines ($192), and Delta ($198).

Destination information for San Francisco

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Average temperature for March in San Francisco
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for March in San Francisco
1.6 ″

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Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 8 airlines flying from Costa Rica to San Francisco

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Interjet
$250 $376 No cancel fee 68%
Delta
$287 $427 No cancel fee N/A
Copa Airlines
$281 $452 No cancel fee 70%
American Airlines
$258 $465 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$248 $467 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$236 $472 No cancel fee 75%
Avianca
$378 $535 No cancel fee 71%
Aeromexico
$393 $582 No cancel fee N/A
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