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Cheap flights from Costa Rica to San Francisco (SFO)

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Costa Rica to San Francisco, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 14% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $475 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $563.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of November. Prices to San Francisco from Costa Rica average $464. You can even find prices in November for less than $464, as users have found deals to San Francisco from as low as $284. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Francisco from Costa Rica. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 27%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Costa Rica to San Francisco (CR - SFO)?

When flying from Costa Rica to San Francisco, 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 San Francisco in January, February 2022

The best prices found for Costa Rica to SFO flights for January, February
Feb 16 - Feb 22
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

20h 11m
SFO

San Francisco

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

13h 28m
$269

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/17/22

Feb 3 - Feb 10
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

21h 55m
SFO

San Francisco

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

9h 18m
$273

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 6 - Mar 5
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

16h 58m
SFO

San Francisco

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

13h 40m
$274

Copa Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

Costa Rica to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Costa Rica found for this year
Feb 16 - Feb 22
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

20h 11m
SFO

San Francisco

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

13h 28m
$269

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/17/22

Oct 8 - Nov 7
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

31h 38m
SFO

San Francisco

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

10h 11m
$270

Copa Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Mar 18 - Apr 9
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

13h 26m
SFO

San Francisco

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

13h 40m
$271

Copa Airlines

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Deal found 1/17/22

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Costa Rica

Save time with Costa Rica to San Francisco direct flight deals
Feb 20 - Feb 26
LIR

Liberia

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

6h 53m
SFO

San Francisco

LIR

Liberia

Nonstop

6h 14m
$457

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/20/22

Last minute flights from Costa Rica to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from Costa Rica, departing today and this week
Jan 28 - Feb 9
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

29h 01m
SFO

San Francisco

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

31h 16m
$293

Copa Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 26 - Feb 8
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

29h 01m
SFO

San Francisco

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

9h 18m
$297

Copa Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 27 - Jan 30
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

10h 46m
SFO

San Francisco

SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

1 stop

9h 18m
$304

Copa Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

One-way flights to San Francisco from Costa Rica

The cheapest one-way flights from Costa Rica to San Francisco
May 18
LIR

Liberia

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

15h 24m
$154

JetBlue

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Deal found 1/20/22

Mar 3
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

33h 22m
$156

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 1
SJO

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

29h 24m
$163

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/18/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Costa Rica to San Francisco flights.

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

San Francisco (SFO), located 11.8 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Costa Rica to San Francisco.

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 Multiple Airlines for just $269, but on average you can expect to pay $281.

Are there nonstop flights from Costa Rica to San Francisco for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 1 direct flight from Costa Rica to San Francisco under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from Costa Rica to San Francisco is less than $457.

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 Costa Rica to San Francisco flight route?

The Costa Rica to San Francisco flight path was viewed by 93 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 San Francisco one-way?

$154 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from JetBlue. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Copa Airlines and Alaska Airlines, with prices starting from $164 and $180, respectively.

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

When booking a flight from Costa Rica to San Francisco, 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 cheapest flights from Costa Rica to San Francisco?

The cheapest flight price from Costa Rica to San Francisco is $206. On average you can expect to pay $453. The most popular route, (San José Juan Santamaria Intl - San Francisco), can usually be booked for $286.

Can I fly to San Francisco from Costa Rica right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Costa Rica to San Francisco

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Costa Rica must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Costa Rica are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Can I fly back to Costa Rica from San Francisco?

Returning to Costa Rica from San Francisco

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Costa Rica.

Top 8 airlines flying from Costa Rica to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Costa Rica to San Francisco choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Alaska Airlines
Cheapest$236
Average$472
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$248
Average$467
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Interjet
Cheapest$250
Average$376
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$258
Average$465
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Copa Airlines
Cheapest$281
Average$452
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$287
Average$427
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Avianca
Cheapest$378
Average$535
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Aeromexico
Cheapest$393
Average$582
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Costa Rica to San Francisco

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