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Cheapest flight tickets

$483

Price observed over the last 3 months for a round trip.

Average price of a round trip

$493

Average flight ticket price recorded over the last 3 months for a round trip.

Flight duration

7h35

A flight from San Francisco to San José takes on average 7h35.

Best time

July

According to user searches, the ideal month to go to San José is July.

Tips for finding a cheap flight from San Francisco to San José

Check out our tips for booking your flight to San José (Costa Rica) from San Francisco (USA) at the cheapest possible price.

Usually, the cheapest month to pick up a ticket on this route is November, with an average flight ticket price of $493 (calculation over the last two years). The most touristic season corresponds to the months of November.
For the cheapest flights, it is advisable to buy your ticket at least 170 days before the departure date.

The airline offering the cheapest flight tickets is Avianca . A ticket from the airline Avianca to San José costs on average $493.
The airlines that offer the most flights are .

Price of flight tickets from San Francisco to San José

Here is some information and tips to know before booking your flight:

  • Flight ticket prices range from $483 to $516
  • The average price of a flight ticket is about $493
  • Prices are lowest for stays in the month of November
  • The month in which booking a ticket is cheaper is: November
info departure city :
San Francisco, USA
airport :
San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
local time :

San Francisco is a city in the country USA, the time zone is GMT . In San Francisco, it is currently {fromLocalTime}, the temperature is on average 13°C, with a minimum of 11°C and a maximum of 15°C.

The city of San Francisco has 1 airport(s): San Francisco

destination info :
San José, Costa Rica
airports :
San José-Juan-Santamaría International Airport (SJO)
San José-Tobías Bolaños Airport (SYQ)
local time :

San José is in the country Costa Rica, the time zone is GMT . In San José, it is currently {toLocalTime}, the temperature is on average 20°C, with a minimum of 16°C and a maximum of 25°C.

The city of San José has 2 airport(s): San José-Juan-Santamaría and San José-Tobías Bolaños

Useful info about San José

What is the least touristic period to go to San José?

If you want to visit San José during the least touristic period, choose the month of July.

What is the most popular time to travel to San José?

In San José, the most popular month is November. It is during this period that the prices offered by airlines are also the highest.

When should I book my flight from San Francisco to San José?

According to our data, it is recommended to book your flight 170 days before your departure. If you book your flight ticket 25 weeks before your departure, you may find a price below average. The cheapest day to book a flight from San Francisco to San José is Thursday.

What are the arrival and destination airports when traveling between San Francisco and San José?

This information is not available at this time.

How to reach San Francisco airport from the city centre?

This information is not available at this time.

Are there other means of transportation to go from San Francisco to San José?

Airplane is the only means of transportation listed on Liligo for this journey.

Are there big differences in weather between San Francisco and San José?

In summer, the average temperature is 20°C in San José and 17°C in San Francisco. The average rainfall in summer is 567 mm in San José and 2 mm in San Francisco. In summer, it is warmer in San José and it rains less in San Francisco. In winter, it is colder in San José and it rains more in San Francisco.

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