Cheap flights from Washington (WAS) to San José (SJO)

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The best prices from Washington to San José Juan Santamaria Intl are usually found in September or October, booked 24 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington (WAS) to San José (SJO)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to SJO flight in 2021: compare Washington to San José flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San José.
WAS - SJO
Price
$354 - $699
SJO
Temperature
64.4 - 69.8 °F
SJO
Precipitation
0 - 11.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$354

From Washington (WAS) to San José Juan Santamaria Intl

One-way from

$73

One-way flight from Washington (WAS) 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 Washington 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 Washington. Prices for September average $468 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $241. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a September flight can save you 49% on your journey compared to booking in September

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

It’s optimal to fly from Washington to San José, San José Province at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 7% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Washington to San José, San José Province, book at least 23 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 3% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $469 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $479.

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

Leaving on a Monday 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 14% on the overall cost on flights from Washington to San José, San José Province.

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

The best prices found for WAS to SJO flights for December, January
17 Jan - 28 Jan
$210pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
24 Jan - 28 Jan
$216pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
17 Jan - 28 Jan
$217pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

Washington to San José 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San José from Washington found for this year
31 Dec - 19 Jan
$239pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
9 Dec - 16 Dec
$244pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
30 Dec - 7 Jan
$250pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Non-stop flights to San José from Washington

Save time with Washington to San José direct flight deals
21 Apr - 28 Apr
$384pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Volaris
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Volaris
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
28 May - 4 Jun
$390pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
10 Apr - 14 Apr
$406pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Volaris
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Volaris
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Last minute flights from Washington to San José

Late deals on round-trip flights to San José from Washington, departing today and this week
12 Dec - 15 Dec
$266pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
13 Dec - 17 Dec
$271pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
11 Dec - 14 Dec
$275pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington

One-way flights to Juan Santamaria Intl from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to San José
10:16 am - 8:41 am
Frontier
1 Stop
24h 25m
BWI - SJO
Frontier
$73
SmartFares
7:40 pm - 7:00 am
Copa Airlines
1 Stop
12h 20m
IAD - SJO
Copa Airlines
$112
Copa
9:25 am - 8:09 am
Delta
2 Stops
24h 44m
IAD - SJO
Delta
$117
Delta

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Washington to San José

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

For a flight from Washington 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 0 inbound flights from Washington per day. 9 airlines have flights to San José Juan Santamaria Intl from Washington on a regular basis.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to San José, San José Province for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $161, but on average you can expect to pay $216.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington to San José, San José Province under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington to San José, San José Province is less than $499.

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

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

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

Flying on Frontier is currently your cheapest option to San José, San José Province, with prices starting at $161. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Spirit Airlines and Copa Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $210 and $225, respectively. Frontier is currently priced 65% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Washington to San José, San José Province are Frontier ($65), Avianca ($82), and Spirit Airlines ($89).

What are the most popular routes from Washington to San José, San José Province?

The most popular flight routes from Washington to San José, San José Province are Washington Dulles Intl - San José Juan Santamaria Intl, Washington Reagan-National - San José Juan Santamaria Intl and Baltimore/Washington - San José Juan Santamaria Intl.

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

On average you can expect to pay $475 for a flight from Washington to San José, San José Province. The cheapest flight overall is $271 while the most popular route, (Washington Dulles Intl - San José Juan Santamaria Intl) is currently priced at $212.

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

Consider Interjet, American Airlines or Avianca when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Washington 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 Washington?

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

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

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

Returning to Washington 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 Washington.

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

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Destination information for San José

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington 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 Washington

Reagan-National (DCA)

Airports servicing San José

Top 9 airlines flying from Washington to San José Juan Santamaria Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington 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
$152 $410 No cancel fee 65%
Volaris Costa Rica
$186 $377 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.

JetBlue
$187 $425 No cancel fee 62%
Volaris
$223 $441 No cancel fee 79%
Delta
$299 $592 No cancel fee N/A
Copa Airlines
$304 $489 No cancel fee 70%
United Airlines
$311 $574 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$324 $578 No cancel fee 71%
Avianca
$455 $605 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Washington to San José

See what time of day planes typically take off from Washington towards San José.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 100% of WAS to SJO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of WAS to SJO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of WAS to SJO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of WAS to SJO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Washington to San José
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Washington to San José.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
0 flights
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