Cheap flights from John F Kennedy Intl (JFK) to San José (SJO)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
John F Kennedy Intl (JFK) to San José (SJO)

All the information you need to plan the best JFK to SJO flight in 2021: compare John F Kennedy Intl to San José flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San José.
JFK - SJO
Price
$333 - $660
SJO
Temperature
64.4 - 69.8 °F
SJO
Precipitation
0 - 11.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$333

From New York John F Kennedy Intl to San José Juan Santamaria Intl

One-way from

$86

One-way flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl 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 New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport 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 New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport. Users have commonly found prices around $410 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $171. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province (JFK - SJO)?

When flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 25 days in advance to save up to 9% 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 25 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 New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $415, or $454 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from John F Kennedy Intl to San José in December, January 2022

The best prices found for JFK to SJO flights for December, January
31 Jan - 6 Feb
$160pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
16 Jan - 6 May
$162pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
22 Jan - 4 Feb
$164pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York John F Kennedy Intl to San José 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San José from John F Kennedy Intl found for this year
5 Dec - 13 Feb
$166pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
5 Dec - 13 Feb
$178pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Volaris Costa Rica
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
6 Dec - 18 Feb
$184pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
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New York John F Kennedy Intl

Non-stop flights to San José from John F Kennedy Intl

Save time with John F Kennedy Intl to San José direct flight deals
31 Jan - 6 Feb
$160pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
16 Jan - 6 May
$162pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
29 Apr - 8 May
$163pp
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New York John F Kennedy Intl
Avianca
Non-Stop
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San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Avianca
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New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from John F Kennedy Intl to San José

Late deals on round-trip flights to San José from John F Kennedy Intl, departing today and this week
11 Dec - 18 Dec
$202pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
11 Dec - 23 Jan
$210pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Volaris Costa Rica
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
11 Dec - 19 Dec
$213pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
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New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to Juan Santamaria Intl from New York John F Kennedy Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from John F Kennedy Intl to San José
3:35 am - 1:46 am
Delta
1 Stop
23h 11m
JFK - SJO
Delta
$86
Delta
11:40 am - 4:15 am
Avianca
1 Stop
17h 35m
JFK - SJO
Avianca
$100
mytrip.com
2:29 am - 6:46 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
17h 17m
JFK - SJO
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From John F Kennedy Intl to San José

What airport do you fly into for flights to San José from New York John F Kennedy Intl?

San José Juan Santamaria Intl (SJO) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl to San José. You should not have trouble finding flights to Juan Santamaria Intl from New York John F Kennedy Intl; the airport handles an average of 2 inbound flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 13 airlines have flights to the San José airport from New York John F Kennedy Intl. It is only a 8.8 mi journey from Juan Santamaria Intl (SJO) to San José’s city center.

Which airlines flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to San José Juan Santamaria Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl to San José Juan Santamaria Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are American Airlines, Avianca, and Copa Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Avianca for just $160, but on average you can expect to pay $170.

Are there nonstop flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province is less than $176.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province within the next 7 days for less than $300.

What days are nonstop flights available from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday.

How many flights depart from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province on average per day?

1 flight departure from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province?

A quick flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province can take about 5h 25m. Avianca provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $160. New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport and San José, San José Province are separated by a distance of 2223 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province round-trip?

Avianca, at $160, was found to be the cheapest airline from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include JetBlue and Volaris Costa Rica. Avianca is 61% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province one-way?

$55 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Avianca. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Delta and Volaris Costa Rica, with prices starting from $86 and $87, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province?

Looking for the cheapest flight from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province? While on average our users pay $428, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $131. The most popular route (New York John F Kennedy Intl - San José Juan Santamaria Intl), is priced around $170.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province?

Consider Interjet, Major Airline or American Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to San José, San José Province.

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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 John F Kennedy Intl?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York John F Kennedy Intl to San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Most visitors from New York John F Kennedy Intl can enter San José Juan Santamaria Intl without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York John F Kennedy Intl 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 New York John F Kennedy Intl 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 John F Kennedy Intl from San José?

Returning to New York John F Kennedy Intl 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 24 hours before departing to New York John F Kennedy Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San José Juan Santamaria Intl are not required to quarantine after entering New York John F Kennedy Intl.

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Alternative routes for John F Kennedy Intl 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 John F Kennedy Intl to San José.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₡616.02
Flight duration from New York John F Kennedy Intl to SJO
5h 13m
Average temperature for December in San José
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in San José
1.7 ″

Airports servicing New York

Airports servicing San José

Top 10 airlines flying from New York John F Kennedy Intl to San José Juan Santamaria Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from John F Kennedy Intl 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
Volaris Costa Rica
$164 $336 No cancel fee N/A

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

Spirit Airlines
$181 $394 No cancel fee 65%
JetBlue
$199 $529 No cancel fee 62%
Volaris
$208 $396 No cancel fee 79%
American Airlines
$226 $533 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$227 $641 No cancel fee N/A
Interjet
$262 $356 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.

Copa Airlines
$287 $465 No cancel fee 70%
United Airlines
$355 $605 No cancel fee 69%
Aeromexico
$358 $493 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from John F Kennedy Intl to San José

See what time of day planes typically take off from John F Kennedy Intl towards San José.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 60% of JFK to SJO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 40% of JFK to SJO departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of JFK to SJO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of JFK to SJO departures
Midnight
6 AM
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Weekly flight availability
from John F Kennedy Intl to San José
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from John F Kennedy Intl to San José.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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