Cheap flights from Mexico City (MEX) to San José (SJO) from $121

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 8/20. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
MEX — SJO
jun. 25 — jul. 21

The best prices from Mexico City Benito Juarez to San José Juan Santamaria Intl are usually found in September or February, booked 48 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from Mexico City to San José

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Mexico City (MEX) to San José (SJO). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated junio 20, 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

September

Round-trip from

$381

One-way from

$170
High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop
From Mexico City Benito Juarez to San José Juan Santamaria Intl
One-way flight from Mexico City Benito Juarez to San José Juan Santamaria Intl

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

Leaving on a Wednesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 6% on the overall cost on flights from Mexico City to San José, San José Province.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 49 days in advance to save up to 23% 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 49 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 Mexico City to San José, San José Province 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $261, or $296 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Mexico City to San José, San José Province?

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to San José, San José Province from Mexico City. Prices for September average $250 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $173. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a September flight can save you 33% on your journey compared to booking in December

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from MEX to SJO?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Mexico City to San José, San José Province is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 53% on airfare.

Cheap Mexico City to San José flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Mexico City to San José specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Prices were last updated on junio 20, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Mexico City to San José in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
mié. 7/1710:55 amMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 03mVolaris Costa Rica
mié. 7/242:52 pmSJO - MEX
Nonstop3h 03mVolaris Costa Rica
Deal found 6/19$250
dom. 7/2810:55 amMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 03mVolaris Costa Rica
lun. 8/52:52 pmSJO - MEX
Nonstop3h 03mVolaris Costa Rica
Deal found 6/20$273
mié. 7/2412:55 pmMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 00mAvianca
dom. 8/115:10 amSJO - MEX
1 stop5h 45mAvianca
Deal found 6/19$276
mié. 7/244:50 pmMEX - SJO
1 stop6h 25mAvianca
dom. 8/115:10 amSJO - MEX
1 stop5h 45mAvianca
Deal found 6/19$278
jue. 7/41:25 amMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 07mAeromexico
mié. 7/171:36 pmSJO - MEX
Nonstop3h 24mAeromexico
Deal found 6/20$285
vie. 6/211:40 amMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 07mAeromexico
dom. 6/231:17 amSJO - MEX
Nonstop3h 18mAeromexico
Deal found 6/19$290
dom. 7/286:50 pmMEX - SJO
1 stop4h 17mVolaris Costa Rica
lun. 8/52:52 pmSJO - MEX
Nonstop3h 03mVolaris Costa Rica
Deal found 6/19$291
vie. 6/2812:55 pmMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 00mAvianca
mié. 7/1012:20 pmSJO - MEX
Nonstop3h 05mAvianca
Deal found 6/19$299
vie. 6/2812:55 pmMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 00mAvianca
mié. 7/105:10 amSJO - MEX
1 stop5h 45mAvianca
Deal found 6/19$300

Mexico City to San José 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Mexico City and San José in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated junio 20, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Mexico City to San José in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
vie. 8/910:55 amMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 03mVolaris Costa Rica
dom. 8/185:30 amSJO - MEX
1 stop4h 25mVolaris Costa Rica
Deal found 6/19$179
jue. 8/86:50 pmMEX - SJO
1 stop4h 17mVolaris Costa Rica
dom. 8/115:30 amSJO - MEX
1 stop4h 25mVolaris Costa Rica
Deal found 6/19$224
vie. 8/910:55 amMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 03mVolaris
dom. 8/185:30 amSJO - MEX
Nonstop4h 25mVolaris
Deal found 6/19$225
vie. 8/910:55 amMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 03mVolaris
dom. 8/185:30 amSJO - MEX
1 stop4h 25mVolaris
Deal found 6/20$234
jue. 8/2910:55 amMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 03mMultiple Airlines
lun. 9/212:27 pmSJO - MEX
1 stop17h 18mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$235
vie. 8/94:50 pmMEX - SJO
1 stop6h 25mMultiple Airlines
dom. 8/185:30 amSJO - MEX
1 stop4h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$239
vie. 8/910:55 amMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 03mVolaris Costa Rica
lun. 8/192:52 pmSJO - MEX
Nonstop3h 03mVolaris Costa Rica
Deal found 6/19$244
jue. 8/810:55 amMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 03mVolaris Costa Rica
dom. 8/115:30 amSJO - MEX
1 stop4h 25mVolaris Costa Rica
Deal found 6/19$248
mié. 7/1710:55 amMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 03mVolaris Costa Rica
mié. 7/242:52 pmSJO - MEX
Nonstop3h 03mVolaris Costa Rica
Deal found 6/19$250

Mexico City to San José flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Mexico City to San José for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated junio 20, 2024.
Users seeking a last-minute flight from Mexico City to San José should consider booking one of these fares. Tip: verify your flight details before completing your reservation.
vie. 6/2812:55 pmMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 00mAvianca
mié. 7/1012:20 pmSJO - MEX
Nonstop3h 05mAvianca
Deal found 6/19$299
vie. 6/2812:55 pmMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 00mAvianca
mié. 7/105:10 amSJO - MEX
1 stop5h 45mAvianca
Deal found 6/19$300
jue. 6/2712:55 pmMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 00mAvianca
mar. 7/97:50 pmSJO - MEX
1 stop15h 05mAvianca
Deal found 6/19$310
jue. 6/271:35 amMEX - SJO
1 stop6h 14mCopa Airlines
mié. 7/106:14 pmSJO - MEX
1 stop6h 01mCopa Airlines
Deal found 6/19$313
mié. 6/264:50 pmMEX - SJO
1 stop15h 50mAvianca
dom. 7/712:20 pmSJO - MEX
Nonstop3h 05mAvianca
Deal found 6/19$317
jue. 6/271:40 amMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 07mAeromexico
jue. 7/41:12 amSJO - MEX
Nonstop3h 18mAeromexico
Deal found 6/19$322
dom. 6/301:35 amMEX - SJO
1 stop6h 14mCopa Airlines
lun. 7/86:14 pmSJO - MEX
1 stop6h 01mCopa Airlines
Deal found 6/19$324
mar. 6/2512:55 pmMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 00mAvianca
mié. 6/2612:20 pmSJO - MEX
Nonstop3h 05mAvianca
Deal found 6/19$330
mar. 6/259:50 amMEX - SJO
1 stop6h 06mCopa Airlines
mié. 6/262:31 pmSJO - MEX
1 stop7h 29mCopa Airlines
Deal found 6/19$333

One-way flights to San José from Mexico City

Search for one-way flight options from Mexico City to San José. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated junio 20, 2024.
Users in need of a one-way flight from Mexico City to San José can choose from these deals. Users can also find round-trip Mexico City to San José flights by using the search form above.
mar. 8/2010:55 amMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 03mVolaris Costa Rica
Deal found 6/20$121
sáb. 8/178:15 amMEX - SJO
1 stop4h 33mVolaris Costa Rica
Deal found 6/18$127
lun. 8/196:50 pmMEX - SJO
1 stop4h 17mVolaris Costa Rica
Deal found 6/19$128
lun. 8/1910:55 amMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 03mVolaris Costa Rica
Deal found 6/20$131
lun. 8/1910:55 amMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 03mVolaris Costa Rica
Deal found 6/19$132
mar. 12/1010:55 amMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 03mVolaris Costa Rica
Deal found 6/18$135
mar. 11/1911:15 pmMEX - SJO
1 stop13h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/20$137
vie. 7/1910:55 amMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 03mVolaris Costa Rica
Deal found 6/19$138
lun. 9/2310:55 amMEX - SJO
Nonstop3h 03mVolaris Costa Rica
Deal found 6/19$139

Find flights from Mexico City to San José within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Mexico City to San José that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated junio 20, 2024.

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Mexico City Benito JuarezSan José Juan Santamaria Intl

MEX - SJO

MEXSJO

Mexico City Benito Juarez

vie. 8/9

Nonstop3h 03m

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

dom. 8/18

1 stop4h 25m

$179

Mexico City Benito JuarezSan José Juan Santamaria Intl

MEX - SJO

MEXSJO

Mexico City Benito Juarez

jue. 8/8

1 stop4h 17m

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

dom. 8/11

1 stop4h 25m

$224

Mexico City Benito JuarezSan José Juan Santamaria Intl

MEX - SJO

MEXSJO

Mexico City Benito Juarez

vie. 8/9

Nonstop3h 03m

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

dom. 8/18

Nonstop4h 25m

$225

Mexico City Benito JuarezSan José Juan Santamaria Intl

MEX - SJO

MEXSJO

Mexico City Benito Juarez

vie. 8/9

Nonstop3h 03m

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

dom. 8/18

1 stop4h 25m

$234

Mexico City Benito JuarezSan José Juan Santamaria Intl

MEX - SJO

MEXSJO

Mexico City Benito Juarez

jue. 8/29

Nonstop3h 03m

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

lun. 9/2

1 stop17h 18m

$235

Mexico City Benito JuarezSan José Juan Santamaria Intl

MEX - SJO

MEXSJO

Mexico City Benito Juarez

jue. 7/4

Nonstop3h 07m

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

jue. 7/25

Nonstop3h 18m

$268

Mexico City Benito JuarezSan José Juan Santamaria Intl

MEX - SJO

MEXSJO

Mexico City Benito Juarez

mar. 8/6

Nonstop3h 00m

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

vie. 8/23

Nonstop3h 05m

$275

Mexico City Benito JuarezSan José Juan Santamaria Intl

MEX - SJO

MEXSJO

Mexico City Benito Juarez

mié. 7/3

1 stop16h 26m

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

vie. 7/12

1 stop13h 11m

$313

Mexico City Benito JuarezSan José Juan Santamaria Intl

MEX - SJO

MEXSJO

Mexico City Benito Juarez

mié. 7/17

1 stop17h 05m

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

mié. 7/24

2 stops13h 55m

$394

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Deals found on 6/19

How far ahead should I book a flight from Mexico City to San José, San José Province?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Mexico City to San José. Price data was last updated on June 14, 2024.
Booking 48 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Mexico City to San José, San José Province. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Mexico City to San José, San José Province?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Mexico City to San José. Price data was last updated on June 16, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Mexico City to San José, San José Province flight should consider departing on Saturday at noon when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday evenings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Temperature and rainfall in San José by month

Plan your trip to San José by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

SJO

Temperature

64.4 - 69.8 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to San José, San José Province, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, April is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 69.8 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 64.4 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing San José

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to San José. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to San José. Reviews last updated junio 20, 2024.
To help decide which airline to fly from Mexico City to San José, see what other customers have to say about Volaris Costa Rica, Volaris and Copa Airlines. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
7.9
Good
2,470 reviews

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

7.7

Entertainment

7.2

Food

7.3

Overall

7.9

Crew

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

The food is horrible and little, a single meal is served on a 7 hour flight. The movies are old and there are very few options in Portuguese. Regarding the crew, they are not helpful or friendly.

7.9
Good
2,470 reviews
7.9
Good
2,470 reviews

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

7.7

Entertainment

7.2

Food

7.3

Overall

7.9

Crew

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

The food is horrible and little, a single meal is served on a 7 hour flight. The movies are old and there are very few options in Portuguese. Regarding the crew, they are not helpful or friendly.

7.6
Good
2,363 reviews
7.9
Good
2,470 reviews

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

7.7

Entertainment

7.2

Food

7.3

Overall

7.9

Crew

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

The food is horrible and little, a single meal is served on a 7 hour flight. The movies are old and there are very few options in Portuguese. Regarding the crew, they are not helpful or friendly.

7.4
Good
3,483 reviews
7.9
Good
2,470 reviews

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

7.7

Entertainment

7.2

Food

7.3

Overall

7.9

Crew

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

The food is horrible and little, a single meal is served on a 7 hour flight. The movies are old and there are very few options in Portuguese. Regarding the crew, they are not helpful or friendly.

7.4
Good
10,000 reviews
7.9
Good
2,470 reviews

Boarding

8.1

Comfort

7.7

Entertainment

7.2

Food

7.3

Overall

7.9

Crew

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

The food is horrible and little, a single meal is served on a 7 hour flight. The movies are old and there are very few options in Portuguese. Regarding the crew, they are not helpful or friendly.

Related info for your journey

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  • What airports do I use to fly from Mexico City to San José?

    If you book a flight from Mexico City to San José, you will be flying from Benito Juarez to Juan Santamaria Intl. Flights to San José Juan Santamaria Intl (SJO) from Mexico City Benito Juarez (MEX) take 3h 00m for a nonstop flight. There are 5 flights from Benito Juarez to San José per day from 5 airlines.

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

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Mexico City to San José, San José Province for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Volaris Costa Rica for just $179, but on average you can expect to pay $251.

  • Are there nonstop flights from Mexico City to San José, San José Province for under $300 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Mexico City to San José, San José Province under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Mexico City to San José, San José Province is less than $278.

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

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

  • How popular is this Mexico City to San José, San José Province flight route?

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Mexico City to San José, San José Province round-trip?

    Cheapflights users have booked flights from Mexico City to San José, San José Province round-trip from $179. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Volaris, from $225, and Aeromexico, from $268. You may be able to fly from Mexico City to San José, San José Province for 28% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

    The cheapest airline one-way is Volaris Costa Rica, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $121. However, be on the lookout for offers from Avianca and Volaris, as they are both options that can get you from Mexico City to San José, San José Province for a low price.

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Mexico City to San José, San José Province?

    The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Mexico City to San José, San José Province are AeroMexico Connect (100%), Avianca (95%) and Avianca Costa Rica (95%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Mexico City to San José, San José Province?

    On average you can expect to pay $246 for a flight from Mexico City to San José, San José Province. The cheapest flight overall is $141 while the most popular route, (Mexico City Benito Juarez - San José Juan Santamaria Intl) is currently priced at $195.

  • What does MEX to SJO mean?

    Great question - MEX to SJO just means Mexico City Benito Juarez Airport to San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport. Now you’ll know what these unique codes when you look for flights!

  • Can I find deals for flights from Mexico City to San José that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Mexico City to San José flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Mexico City to San José with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Mexico City to San José flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Mexico City to San José that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Mexico City to San José flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Mexico City to San José?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Mexico City to San José.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Mexico City to San José?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Mexico City to San José by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Mexico City to San José that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Mexico City to San José offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Mexico City to San José?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Mexico City to San José flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Mexico City to San José, San José Province flight deals updated?

    The Mexico City to San José, San José Province flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/20.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Mexico City to San José, San José Province?

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Mexico City to San José, San José Province?

    Currently, September is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Mexico City to San José, San José Province (average of $381). Flying from Mexico City to San José, San José Province in July is currently the most expensive (average of $523). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 5 airlines flying from Mexico City to San José

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AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
VolarisCheapest$103Average$226FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%
Volaris Costa RicaCheapest$112Average$252FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
Copa AirlinesCheapest$166Average$264FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
AeromexicoCheapest$193Average$273FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
AviancaCheapest$194Average$276FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%

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Hourly flight availability from Mexico City to San José

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Weekly flight availability from Mexico City to San José

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