Costa Rica Airports

Flight Options to Costa Rica

Discover All the Flight Information You Need to Know to Visit Costa Rica.

Finding affordable flight options to Costa Rica has become a challenge when planning a vacation. Explore the most popular eco-destinations for North American tourists in Central America.

Major airline flights land at San Jose Airport (SJO) and Liberia Airport (LIR). Therefore, visitors have more flight options when planning a perfect vacation in different parts of this friendly country.

flight options to costa ricaSan Jose Airport is conveniently located in the central valley as an ideal point to start a great vacation.

Renting a car or by hiring private transportation can lead to discovering Tortuguero, Arenal and other attractions in Guanacaste.

Liberia Guanacaste is a touristic gate to all kinds of top outdoor activities.

Mountain resorts and adventure facilities, beach accommodations and all-inclusive hotels are located minutes away from the north Pacific coast.

 Travel Tips for booking flight options to Costa Rica online

If you take the time, you can find incredible flight options to Costa Rica flying during the week may get you a good deal compared to the weekends.

There are many other travel tips online that you can try and air travel search sites to compare fares with.

I have found many flight loads at to compare fares flying to/from Liberia or San Jose.

Using the ITA software may give you some of the best flight information but you will have to go to the airline site to buy tickets.

When it comes to budget airlines or low-cost carriers, try searching their websites directly because not always they advertise in online agencies.

Always keep in mind that luggage fees and taxes have to be considered when you search for the rates.

Flights to Costa Rica -San Jose AirportAirfares have been lower when flying into San Jose Airport due to a much higher level of airline competition.

There have been considerable differences of 20% to 40% in prices among low-cost airlines and major carriers.

However, Liberia Airport will be experiencing new flights since the new building is getting ready to open.

Its big advantage of being so close to the north Pacific coastline facilities will make a difference to clients.

The fact that no many travelers want to drive from the city for 4 or 5 hours makes it very attractive.

Flying into San Jose and out of Liberia may be still a convenient option for travelers who want to visit more attractions while on vacation.

Mayor International Airlines and low-cost carriers offering flight options to Costa Rica

Here is a list of international airlines and the names of the most popular cities they fly from. As you will be able to see, mayor airlines have Miami, Houston, and Atlanta as the main hubs.

Other cities in the USA and Canada are starting to offer travel choices during the week as well as charter options in high season.

American Airlines - 800-433-7300. American Airlines serves both San Jose and Liberia through Miami and Dallas main hubs every day. Around 40 flights weekly

Continental Airlines - 800-525-0280. Continental Airlines serves San Jose and Liberia Airports through non-stop flights from Newark and Houston Airports every day. Around 60 flights weekly.

Delta Airlines - 800-221-1212. Delta Airlines offers flight options to San Jose and Liberia from Atlanta every day. Around 30 flight options weekly.

Frontier Airlines - 800-243-6297. Frontier offers nonstop flight options from Denver to San Jose and Liberia Airport. Around 14 flight options weekly

Iberia Airlines - 800-772-4642.
Iberia runs non-stop flights from Madrid to San Jose. Around 7 flight options weekly

Jet Blue Airlines – 800-538-2583. Jet Blue runs non-stop flights from Orlando to San Jose. Four new flight options will be coming into Liberia from New York starting November 17th. Around 7 flight options weekly.

Lacsa Airlines - 800-535-8780. Lacsa flies non-stop from Los Angeles, New York JFK, and Miami to San Jose Airport. Around 21 flights weekly

Spirit Airlines. It offers non-stop flight options from Ft. Lauderdale to San Jose. Around 7 flight weekly.

USAIRWAYS - 800-428-4322. US Airways serves San Jose  Airport through Charlotte, NC. Seasonably Flight options. Around 8 flight options weekly

Air Canada - 888-247-2262. Air Canada flies non –stop from Toronto to San Jose and from Newark to Liberia. Around 7 flights weekly.

Notice that Alaska Air and Southwest Airlines are also operating the airports with great rates. They have made a difference during the green months this year.

Seasonal Flight options to Costa Rica

Sun Country Airlines flies from Minneapolis. US 3000 does it from Chicago, Air Transat from Edmonton, Calgary, Montreal, and Toronto. Finally, Air Berlin flies from many cities in Europe, Jet Air from Belgium, Air Canada from Toronto.

Being the most popular destination in Central America, many mayor and low- cost airline carriers offer a vast number of flight options.

By Rigoberto Gonzalez

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