How to come to Costa Rica – Flight information
How to come to Costa Rica – Flight information

Costa Rica is located in the heart of Central America which makes the country really accessible from North and South America and Europe.
International flights are coming daily to the two international airports. The main airport is the Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose with the code SJO and the other international airport is Daniel Oduber Quiros in Liberia with the code (LIR).

Which airport is better for me?

Choosing which Costa Rican airport to arriving is very easy. You just need to have an idea of what you are going to do in Costa Rica.

If your vacation includes destinations such as Tortuguero, San Jose, South Caribbean, and South Pacific the best option is to start and end at Juan Santamaria International Airport. It will give you more flexibility at the places you want to visit.

If you are visiting the North Pacific (Guanacaste), Rincon de la Vieja volcano you should go with Daniel Oduber Quiros which is located in Liberia very close to the beaches of the North Pacific.

Also, another popular option is arriving from one airport and departing from the other, you just need to make sure the flights are available on the dates that you want.

In the following table, you will find the Airlines available coming to Costa Rica. It is also important to check with the airlines because the flight information could change.


United States
Airline Route
American Airlines Dallas-San Jose
Miami-San Jose
Delta Air Lines Atlanta-Liberia
Atlanta-San Jose
Los Angeles-Liberia
Los Angeles-San Jose
JetBlue Fort Lauderdale-San Jose
New York-Liberia
Orlando-San Jose
Southwest Airlines Baltimore-San Jose
Spirit Airlines Fort Lauderdale-San Jose
Houston-San Jose
United Airlines Houston-Liberia
Houston-San Jose
Newark-San Jose
US Airways Charlotte-San Jose
Airline Route
Air Canada Toronto-San Jose
Sunwing Airlines Toronto-Liberia
Westjet Toronto-Liberia
Airline Route
Aeromexico Mexico-San Jose
Interjet Mexico-San Jose
Volaris Cancun-San Jose
Guadalajara-San Jose
Airline Route
Avianca Bogota-San Jose
Airline Route
Avianca Lima-San Jose
Airline Route
Condor Flugdienst Frankfurt-San Jose
Airline Route
Iberia Madrid-San Jose

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