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The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel to Costa Rica.

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Cheapest flights to cities in Costa Rica

Click on the cities below to find out when it's cheapest to fly to Costa Rica from United Kingdom

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, San José Province, which is visited about 1,296% 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 £40, £69, and £73 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
Biological Reserve Lomas Barbudal
Parque Mario Cañas Ruiz
Tamarindo
Playa Grande
Avellana Beach
Playa Tamarindo
Puerto Jiménez
Parque Nacional Corcovado
Nicoya
Barra Honda National Park
Nicoya Colonial Church
La Fortuna
Baldi Hot Springs
Los Lagos Hot Springs
Ecoglide Arenal Park
Termales Los Laureles
La Fortuna Waterfall

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
Manchester San José £387
London San José £388
Birmingham San José £423
Newcastle upon Tyne San José £454
Edinburgh San José £513
Glasgow Liberia £678
Leeds San José £1,047
Cardiff San José £1,095
Southampton Liberia £1,274
Aberdeen San José £2,809

Popular routes landing in Costa Rica

Compare flights to and from the nearest airports to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Manchester to San Jose Flights
Fastest flight time
15h 30m
Cheapest price
£388
London to San Jose Flights
Fastest flight time
14h 35m
Cheapest price
£388
Birmingham to San Jose Flights
Fastest flight time
23h 22m
Cheapest price
£424
Newcastle upon Tyne to San Jose Flights
Fastest flight time
18h 30m
Cheapest price
£454
Edinburgh to San Jose Flights
Fastest flight time
18h 20m
Cheapest price
£514
Glasgow to Liberia Flights
Fastest flight time
36h 30m
Cheapest price
£679
Leeds to San Jose Flights
Fastest flight time
31h 55m
Cheapest price
£1,048
Cardiff to San Jose Flights
Fastest flight time
32h 12m
Cheapest price
£1,095
Southampton to Liberia Flights
Fastest flight time
55h 27m
Cheapest price
£1,275
Aberdeen to San Jose Flights
Fastest flight time
32h 10m
Cheapest price
£2,809
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