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How to find the cheapest flight from
Costa Rica to USA

All the information you need to plan the best null to LAX flight in 2021: compare Costa Rica to USA flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in USA.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Costa Rica to USA?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 24 days in advance, which can save you up to 18% on flights from Costa Rica to USA compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 24 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $262. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $304.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Costa Rica to USA?

Flights from Costa Rica to USA lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Costa Rica to USA in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $64.

Cheap flights from Costa Rica to USA in May, June 2021

The best prices found for Costa Rica to USA flights for May, June
7 Jun - 10 Jun
$188pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
9 Jun - 14 Jun
$189pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
2 Jun - 4 Jun
$189pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Costa Rica to USA 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to USA from Costa Rica found for this year
7 Aug - 9 Aug
$184pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
7 Jun - 10 Jun
$188pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
24 Oct - 27 Oct
$188pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Non-stop flights to USA from Costa Rica

Save time with Costa Rica to USA direct flight deals
7 Jun - 16 Jun
$208pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
21 Sep - 23 Sep
$210pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
British Airways
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
British Airways
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
20 Sep - 22 Sep
$211pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
Non-Stop
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Last minute flights from Costa Rica to USA

Late deals on round-trip flights to USA from Costa Rica, departing today and this week
24 May - 27 May
$236pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
23 May - 28 Jun
$243pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
FLL
Fort Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
Non-Stop
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
23 May - 4 Jun
$248pp
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
MIA
Miami
MIA
Miami
Copa Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl

One-way flights to USA from Costa Rica

The cheapest one-way flights from Costa Rica to USA
10:03 am - 3:26 pm
Frontier
Nonstop
3h 23m
SJO - MCO
Frontier
$118
SmartFares
1:20 am - 8:55 am
Avianca
1 Stop
5h 35m
SJO - MIA
Avianca
$127
mytrip.com
8:45 am - 1:54 pm
American Airlines
Nonstop
3h 09m
SJO - MIA
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Costa Rica</span> to <span class="emphasized">USA</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Costa Rica to USA

Are flight prices decreasing from Costa Rica to USA due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Costa Rica and USA for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Costa Rica to United States to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Costa Rica to United States include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Costa Rica to United States have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Spirit Airlines, American Airlines, and Copa Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Costa Rica to USA for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Costa Rica to USA for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Copa Airlines for just $184, but on average you can expect to pay $192.

Are there nonstop flights from Costa Rica to USA for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Costa Rica to USA under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Costa Rica to USA is less than $215.

Are there last-minute flights available from Costa Rica to USA for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Costa Rica to USA within the next 7 days for less than $300.

How popular is this flight route?

The Costa Rica to United States flight path was viewed by 175 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Costa Rica to USA?

Before booking your flight from Costa Rica to USA check out the most popular airlines for this route: Interjet, American Airlines or Aeromexico.

What are the most popular routes from Costa Rica to USA?

While some choose either San José Juan Santamaria Intl - Fort Lauderdale or San José Juan Santamaria Intl - Orlando, San José Juan Santamaria Intl - Miami is the most popular route from Costa Rica to USA.

What are the cheapest Flights from Costa Rica to USA?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $177. While the most popular route (San José Juan Santamaria Intl - Miami) can be booked for $188 on average our data indicates $684 when flying from Costa Rica to USA

What are the most reliable airlines from Costa Rica to USA?

Consider Alaska Airlines (100%), Delta (84%) or United Airlines (45%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Costa Rica to USA.

How long is the flight from Costa Rica to USA?

There are many flights that can get you from Costa Rica to USA in 2h 49m. Fly via Spirit Airlines, British Airways, or American Airlines to get the fastest option. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Costa Rica to USA round-trip?

Flying on Copa Airlines is currently your cheapest option to USA, with prices starting at $184. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Avianca and Frontier, with the lowest prices starting at $200 and $202, respectively.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Costa Rica to USA one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $111 on Copa Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Frontier from $118 and Avianca from $120 one-way.

Destination information for USA

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Costa Rica to USA.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.00
Flight duration
3h 17m

Airports servicing

El Progreso Drake Bay (DRK)
La Fortuna (FON)
Golfito (GLF)
Limon (LIO)
Liberia International Airport (LIR)
Nosara Beach (NOB)

Top 10 airlines flying from Costa Rica to USA

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Costa Rica to USA 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
$104 $304 No cancel fee 65%
Interjet
$191 $338 No cancel fee 68%
Volaris Costa Rica
$87 $343 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
$144 $382 No cancel fee N/A
Copa Airlines
$168 $394 No cancel fee 70%
Volaris
$170 $411 No cancel fee 79%
United Airlines
$125 $422 No cancel fee 69%
American Airlines
$137 $446 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$198 $452 No cancel fee 75%
JetBlue
$141 $478 No cancel fee 62%
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