Cheap flights from Houston (HOU) to San José (SJO)

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The best prices from Houston to San José Juan Santamaria Intl are usually found in August or April, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Houston (HOU) to San José (SJO)

All the information you need to plan the best HOU to SJO flight in 2021: compare Houston to San José flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San José.
HO1 - SJO
Price
$302 - $587
SJO
Temperature
64.4 - 69.8 °F
SJO
Precipitation
0 - 11.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$302

From Houston to San José Juan Santamaria Intl

One-way from

$146

One-way flight from Houston 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 Houston to San José, San José Province?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San José, San José Province from Houston. Users have commonly found prices around $427 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $208. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 18% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to San José, San José Province (HO1 - SJO)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 38% on flights from Houston to San José, San José Province by exploring options for tickets at noon.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 24% by booking at least 57 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 Houston to San José, San José Province within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $495.

Cheap flights from Houston to San José in November, December 2021

The best prices found for HOU to SJO flights for November, December
8 Dec - 15 Dec
$259pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
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6 Dec - 12 Dec
$262pp
IAH
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Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
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Frontier
 
1 STOP
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2 Dec - 9 Dec
$267pp
IAH
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Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
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Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
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Houston to San José 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San José from Houston found for next year
8 Dec - 15 Dec
$259pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
6 Dec - 12 Dec
$262pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
2 Dec - 9 Dec
$267pp
IAH
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Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
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Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
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Non-stop flights to San José from Houston

Save time with Houston to San José direct flight deals
21 Dec - 24 Dec
$434pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
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San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
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30 Dec - 19 Jan
$457pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
19 Dec - 27 Dec
$474pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
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San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
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Last minute flights from Houston to San José

Late deals on round-trip flights to San José from Houston, departing today and this week
8 Dec - 15 Dec
$259pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
6 Dec - 12 Dec
$262pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
8 Dec - 15 Dec
$270pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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1 STOP
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One-way flights to Juan Santamaria Intl from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to San José
2:41 pm - 6:22 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
3h 41m
IAH - SJO
United Airlines
$146
United
1:59 pm - 6:31 am
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
40h 32m
IAH - SJO
Spirit Airlines
$158
Gotogate
1:21 pm - 2:39 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
37h 18m
IAH - SJO
Multiple Airlines
$160
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Houston to San José

What airport do you fly into for flights to San José from Houston?

San José Juan Santamaria Intl (SJO), located 8.8 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Houston to San José. 9 airlines have flights to Juan Santamaria Intl from Houston on a regular basis. Booking flights from Houston to San José Juan Santamaria Intl should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 1 inbound flight from Houston per day.

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

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

Can I find flights from Houston to San José, San José Province for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to San José, San José Province for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $196, but on average you can expect to pay $218.

Are there nonstop flights from Houston to San José, San José Province for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Houston to San José, San José Province under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from Houston to San José, San José Province is less than $525.

Are there last-minute flights available from Houston to San José, San José Province for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Houston to San José, San José Province within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this Houston to San José, San José Province flight route?

This flight path from Houston to San José Juan Santamaria Intl was viewed by 57 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 flying from Houston to San José, San José Province round-trip?

Flying on Spirit Airlines is currently your cheapest option to San José, San José Province, with prices starting at $196. Another option worth looking into is Avianca, starting at $227 round trip. These flights start at 54% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Houston to San José, San José Province one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Spirit Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $89. Users have also found prices from $107 and $146 on Avianca and United Airlines, respectively.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Houston to San José, San José Province are Interjet, Major Airline and American Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

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

Looking for the cheapest flight from Houston to San José, San José Province? While on average our users pay $331, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $93. The most popular route (Houston Hobby - San José Juan Santamaria Intl), is priced around $196.

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COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San José (SJO)

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Houston 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 Houston are not required to quarantine after entering San José Juan Santamaria Intl.

Documents
Epidemiological Health Pass Form - The Health Pass can only be completed within 72 hours of arriving in the country. One form must be completed per person, including minors, without exception.

Health Insurance - Tourists may get an insurance from Costa Rican insurance companies that are registered and authorized by the General Superintendence of Insurance of Costa Rica.


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

Returning to Houston 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 72 hours before departing to Houston.

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

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Alternative routes for Houston to San José

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for San José

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Houston to San José.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₡627.57
Average temperature for November in San José
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for November in San José
5.4 ″

Airports servicing Houston

George Bush Intcntl (IAH)

Airports servicing San José

Top 6 airlines flying from Houston to San José Juan Santamaria Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston 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
Spirit Airlines
$148 $336 No cancel fee 65%
American Airlines
$154 $482 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$178 $434 No cancel fee N/A
Avianca
$195 $452 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$240 $539 No cancel fee 69%
Interjet
$255 $355 No cancel fee 68%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Interjet. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hourly flight availability from Houston to San José

See what time of day planes typically take off from Houston towards San José.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 42% of HOU to SJO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 29% of HOU to SJO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 28% of HOU to SJO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of HOU to SJO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Houston to San José
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Houston to San José.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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