The Points Guy has compiled a list of bargain airfares between the East Coast of the United States to San Jose Costa Rica (SJO) that are available from September – November 2022. Round-trip flights start as low as $221 on American Airlines.
Sample tickets and prices:
- New York from $254 to San Jose
- Philadelphia from $274 to San Jose
- Baltimore from $284to San Jose
- Miami from $221 to San Jose
Keep in mind that some of these cheap fares may not be direct flights and could include stops in cities like Miami. Other airports with lower-than-normal fares may also be available.
Use a website like Google Flights to find the cheapest dates and prices.
Nine airlines offer flights between the United States to either San Jose (SJO) or Liberia (LIR) Costa Rica: Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Alaska, American Airlines, JetBlue, Spirit, Sun Country, Frontier and Southwest.
Tourists must meet Costa Rica’s general visa requirements; visitors must have a valid passport and proof of intent to exit the country (an outbound ticket) within 90 days.
The Costa Rica Tourism Board (ICT) lists all the current entry requirements for tourists on its website. Click here for the official page.