Cheap flights from Newark (EWR) to San José (SJO)

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The best prices from Newark to San José Juan Santamaria Intl are usually found in July or October, booked 45 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Newark (EWR) to San José (SJO)

All the information you need to plan the best EWR to SJO flight in 2021: compare Newark to San José flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San José.
EWR - SJO
Price
$344 - $684
SJO
Temperature
64.4 - 69.8 °F
SJO
Precipitation
0 - 11.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$344

From Newark to San José Juan Santamaria Intl

One-way from

$101

One-way flight from Newark 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 day to fly round-trip from Newark Airport to San José, San José Province?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 15% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save up to 9% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 25 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Newark Airport to San José, San José Province from $415 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $454 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Newark Airport to San José, San José Province?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to San José, San José Province from Newark Airport average $410. You can even find prices in August for less than $410, as users have found deals to San José, San José Province from as low as $171. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San José, San José Province from Newark Airport. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 64%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Newark Airport to San José, San José Province (EWR - SJO)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Newark Airport to San José, San José Province at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 29% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Newark to San José in December, January 2022

The best prices found for EWR to SJO flights for December, January
9 Dec - 16 Dec
$180pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
26 Jan - 2 Feb
$185pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
25 Jan - 9 Feb
$187pp
EWR
Newark
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Newark to San José 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San José from Newark found for this year
9 Dec - 16 Dec
$180pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
9 Dec - 16 Dec
$195pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
8 Dec - 12 Dec
$204pp
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to San José from Newark

Save time with Newark to San José direct flight deals
28 Jan - 4 Feb
$392pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
2 Feb - 18 Feb
$393pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
6 Mar - 10 Mar
$394pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from Newark to San José

Late deals on round-trip flights to San José from Newark, departing today and this week
11 Dec - 14 Dec
$204pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
11 Dec - 14 Dec
$208pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
11 Dec - 26 Jan
$211pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Juan Santamaria Intl from Newark

The cheapest one-way flights from Newark to San José
9:29 am - 6:46 pm
American Airlines
1 Stop
10h 17m
EWR - SJO
American Airlines
1:20 am - 4:58 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
28h 38m
EWR - SJO
Multiple Airlines
$105
Kiwi.com
7:36 am - 6:45 am
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
24h 09m
EWR - SJO
Spirit Airlines
$116
SmartFares

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Newark to San José

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

For a flight from Newark to San José, you will be flying into Juan Santamaria Intl. San José Juan Santamaria Intl (SJO) is just 8.8 mi from the center of the city. Juan Santamaria Intl is the only San José airport and it handles 2 inbound flights from Newark per day. 12 airlines have flights to San José Juan Santamaria Intl from Newark on a regular basis.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Newark to San José Juan Santamaria Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, and Avianca 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 Newark Airport to San José, San José Province for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Newark Airport to San José, San José Province for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $180, but on average you can expect to pay $199.

Are there nonstop flights from Newark Airport to San José, San José Province for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Newark Airport to San José, San José Province under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Newark Airport to San José, San José Province is less than $497.

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

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

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

The Newark to San José Juan Santamaria Intl flight path was viewed by 496 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 Newark Airport to San José, San José Province round-trip?

According to our current data, Spirit Airlines ($180), and Delta ($200) offers the cheapest pricing from Newark Airport to San José, San José Province. You may be able to fly from Newark Airport to San José, San José Province for 59% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Newark Airport 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 $67. Users have also found prices from $96 and $101 on United Airlines and American Airlines, respectively.

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

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $97. While the most popular route (Newark - San José Juan Santamaria Intl) can be booked for $180 on average our data indicates $775 when flying from Newark Airport to San José, San José Province.

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

When booking a flight from Newark Airport to San José, San José Province, you may want to consider flying on Interjet, Major Airline or American Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

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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 Newark?

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Newark 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 Newark 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 Newark from San José?

Returning to Newark 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 Newark.

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

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Alternative routes for Newark 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 Newark to San José.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₡616.02
Average temperature for December in San José
82.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in San José
1.7 ″

Airports servicing Newark

Airports servicing San José

Top 10 airlines flying from Newark to San José Juan Santamaria Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Newark 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
JetBlue
$173 $623 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$181 $402 No cancel fee 65%
Air Canada
$244 $545 No cancel fee 67%
Volaris Costa Rica
$262 $391 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.

Delta
$283 $554 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$312 $548 No cancel fee 71%
Copa Airlines
$333 $634 No cancel fee 70%
Avianca
$349 $489 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$352 $620 No cancel fee 69%
Interjet
$428 $762 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 Newark to San José

See what time of day planes typically take off from Newark towards San José.
Morning 6 AM to noon 50% of EWR to SJO departures
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6 AM
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Weekly flight availability
from Newark to San José
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Newark to San José.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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