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Cheapest flights to cities in Costa Rica

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Useful information for your flight to Costa Rica

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to Costa Rica

What are the most popular cities to visit in Costa Rica?

For momondo users, the most popular city in Costa Rica is San José, which is visited about 1,113% more often than any other city in Costa Rica. Other very common cities that our users travel to are Liberia and Quepos.

What popular landmarks are in Costa Rica?

Costa Rica is full of notable places to explore, many with significant historical value to the region and the world. Some of the most popular landmarks in Costa Rica are Arenal Volcano National Park, Playa Santa Teresa, Rincón de la Vieja Volcano National Park, and Playa Tamarindo, among many more.

What is the best airport to land at to visit Arenal Volcano National Park?

The closest airport to Arenal Volcano National Park is La Fortuna Airport, which is located in La Fortuna. If you plan on visiting or staying in this area, landing at La Fortuna Airport will be your best bet.

What is the cheapest flight to Costa Rica?

If you are looking to fly to Costa Rica for less, look to airlines like SANSA, Avianca, and Aeromexico, with prices starting at £51, £62, and £66 respectively.


What are the current travel restrictions for Costa Rica?

Costa Rica has restricted the entry of all travellers who are not nationals and residents of Costa Rica. Travellers who left Costa Rica before 25 March 2020, or after 30 April 2020, and have permanent or temporary residence, special category (Categoria Especial), or non-resident sub-category stay (No Residente Subcategoria Estancia) may still enter the country. All of the above travellers must self-isolate for a period of 14 days upon arrival. Nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom may still transit through the country. If you are planning to travel to Costa Rica at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.


Popular cities and sights

Looking to visit Costa Rica? Check out these cities and spend time seeing some of the most popular sights in the country
San José

Museo de Arte Costarricense
Museo Nacional de Costa Rica
Children's Museum
Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica
Morazan Park
Liberia

Parque Nacional Palo Verde
Parque Nacional Santa Rosa
Ermita de La Agonía
África Safari Costa Rica
Hacienda El Viejo Wetlands
Puerto Jiménez

Parque Nacional Corcovado
Tamarindo

Playa Grande
Avellana Beach
Playa Tamarindo
La Fortuna

Baldi Hot Springs
Los Lagos Hot Springs
Ecoglide Arenal Park
La Fortuna Waterfall
Termales Los Laureles
Nicoya

Barra Honda National Park
Nicoya Colonial Church

Cheapest flight routes to Costa Rica

These routes have the cheapest flights to Costa Rica found by momondo users in United Kingdom
Departing Destination Best Price
London San José £345
Birmingham San José £415
Manchester San José £418
Aberdeen San José £450
Glasgow San José £490
Newcastle upon Tyne San José £492
Edinburgh San José £492
Cardiff San José £530
Southampton San José £542
Leeds San José £554

Popular routes landing in Costa Rica

Compare flights to and from the nearest airports to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
London to San José Flights
Fastest flight time
17h 50m
Cheapest price
£348
Birmingham to San José Flights
Fastest flight time
13h 45m
Cheapest price
£415
Manchester to San José Flights
Fastest flight time
15h 10m
Cheapest price
£419
Aberdeen to San José Flights
Fastest flight time
18h 00m
Cheapest price
£451
Newcastle upon Tyne to San José Flights
Fastest flight time
22h 39m
Cheapest price
£492
Edinburgh to San José Flights
Fastest flight time
18h 20m
Cheapest price
£492
Glasgow to San José Flights
Fastest flight time
30h 45m
Cheapest price
£502
Cardiff to San José Flights
Fastest flight time
23h 16m
Cheapest price
£531
Southampton to San José Flights
Fastest flight time
19h 24m
Cheapest price
£543
Leeds to San José Flights
Fastest flight time
13h 45m
Cheapest price
£554
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