Cheap flights from Des Moines (DSM) to San José (SJO)

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The best prices from Des Moines to San José Juan Santamaria Intl are usually found in May or July, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to San José (SJO)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to SJO flight in 2022: compare Des Moines to San José flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San José.
DSM - SJO
Price
$613 - $955
SJO
Temperature
64.4 - 69.8 °F
SJO
Rainfall
0 - 11.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$613

From Des Moines to San José Juan Santamaria Intl

One-way from

$408

One-way flight from Des Moines to San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Des Moines to San José, San José Province?

Flights from Des Moines to San José, San José Province lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Des Moines to San José, San José Province in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $573.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to San José, San José Province (DSM - SJO)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Des Moines to San José, San José Province at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 38% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Des Moines to San José, San José Province?

Find a great deal and save up to 84% by booking at least 52 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Des Moines to San José, San José Province within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $881.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Des Moines to San José, San José Province?

Flights from Des Moines to San José, San José Province are found to be more expensive on Friday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to San José, San José Province.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to San José in May, June 2022

The best prices found for DSM to SJO flights for May, June
27 Jun - 18 Jul
$487pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
25 Jun - 19 Jul
$499pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
29 Jun - 19 Jul
$509pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to San José 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San José from Des Moines found for this year
8 Nov - 15 Nov
$365pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
8 Nov - 14 Nov
$367pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
9 Nov - 15 Nov
$377pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

One-way flights to Juan Santamaria Intl from Des Moines

The cheapest one-way flights from Des Moines to San José
3:20 am - 2:43 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
24h 23m
DSM - SJO
Multiple Airlines
$408
Kiwi.com
9:49 am - 9:11 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
24h 22m
DSM - SJO
American Airlines
11:00 am - 3:18 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
29h 18m
DSM - SJO
United Airlines
$713
United

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to San José

Which airlines flying from Des Moines to San José Juan Santamaria Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Des Moines to San José Juan Santamaria Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like American Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Des Moines to San José, San José Province for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to San José, San José Province for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $365, but on average you can expect to pay $487.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Des Moines to San José, San José Province round-trip?

Flying on American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to San José, San José Province, with prices starting at $365. Another option worth looking into is United Airlines, starting at $544 round trip. American Airlines is currently priced 46% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to San José, San José Province?

The cheapest flight price from Des Moines to San José, San José Province is $440. On average you can expect to pay $778. The most popular route, (Des Moines - San José Juan Santamaria Intl), can usually be booked for $513.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Des Moines to San José, San José Province?

American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Des Moines to San José, San José Province.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to San José from Des Moines?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Des Moines to San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Most visitors from Des Moines can enter San José Juan Santamaria Intl without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering San José Juan Santamaria Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering San José Juan Santamaria Intl.

Do I need a test to fly back to Des Moines from San José?

Returning to Des Moines from San José Juan Santamaria Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San José Juan Santamaria Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San José Juan Santamaria Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to San José

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Destination information for San José

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to San José.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₡658.97
Average temperature for May in San José
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San José
6.7 ″

Airports servicing Des Moines

Airports servicing San José

Top 3 airlines flying from Des Moines to San José Juan Santamaria Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Des Moines to San José 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
United Airlines
$240 $516 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$285 $510 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$286 $604 No cancel fee N/A
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