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New York to San Jose Flights

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Selected fares from New York to San Jose

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
NYC SJO Thu, Mar 19 - Wed, Mar 25 $400
NYC SJO Tue, Jan 27 - Wed, Jan 28 $404
NYC SJO Mon, Mar 9 - Mon, Mar 30 $484
NYC SJO Mon, Mar 9 - Mon, Mar 30 $486
NYC SJO Thu, Jan 29 - Thu, Feb 5 $521
NYC SJO Fri, Jan 30 - Fri, Feb 6 $536
NYC SJO Thu, Jan 29 - Thu, Feb 5 $572
NYC SJO Thu, Jan 29 - Mon, Feb 2 $622
NYC SJO Thu, Jan 29 - Sun, Feb 8 $757
NYC SJO Sun, Mar 1 - Sat, Mar 7 $7,272

New York and San Jose airports and terminals

Airports in New York NY, US
map of airports in New York
  • 1

    LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

    Distance from City Center: 6.1 miles

  • 2

    JFK Airport (JFK)

    Distance from City Center: 13.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from JFK to SJO

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 4 Delta Air Lines
    Terminal 8 American Airlines, US Airways
  • 3

    Newark Airport (EWR)

    Distance from City Center: 10.5 miles

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Airports in San Jose , CR
map of airports in San Jose
  • 1

    Juan Santamaria Intl (SJO)

    Distance from City Center: 10 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from NYC to SJO

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal M American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, US Airways
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Hotel Aeropuerto

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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from New York to San Jose

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 29 New York (LGA) San Jose (SJO) Spirit Airlines $430
Earn $4.30
Return Sun, Feb 1 San Jose (SJO) New York (LGA) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from New York to San Jose

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jan 13 New York (LGA) San Jose (SJO) Spirit Airlines $400
Earn $4.00
Return Thu, Jan 22 San Jose (SJO) New York (LGA) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in January from New York to San Jose

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jan 20 New York (JFK) San Jose (SJO) jetBlue $410
Earn $4.10
Return Tue, Jan 27 San Jose (SJO) New York (JFK) jetBlue
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from New York to San Jose

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Feb 6 New York (LGA) San Jose (SJO) Spirit Airlines $470
Earn $4.70
Return Mon, Feb 9 San Jose (SJO) New York (LGA) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from New York to San Jose

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Feb 20 New York (LGA) San Jose (SJO) Spirit Airlines $400
Earn $4.00
Return Sat, Feb 28 San Jose (SJO) New York (LGA) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in February from New York to San Jose

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Feb 20 New York (LGA) San Jose (SJO) Spirit Airlines $400
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Return Fri, Feb 27 San Jose (SJO) New York (LGA) Spirit Airlines
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from New York to San Jose

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Mar 19 New York (LGA) San Jose (SJO) Spirit Airlines $414
Earn $4.14
Return Mon, Mar 23 San Jose (SJO) New York (LGA) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from New York to San Jose

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Mar 4 New York (LGA) San Jose (SJO) Spirit Airlines $400
Earn $4.00
Return Fri, Mar 13 San Jose (SJO) New York (LGA) Spirit Airlines

Best one-week trip in March from New York to San Jose

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Mar 14 New York (LGA) San Jose (SJO) Spirit Airlines $400
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Return Sat, Mar 21 San Jose (SJO) New York (LGA) Spirit Airlines
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Travel from New York to San Jose

When you're ready to plan your Costa Rican vacation, Orbitz.com can help you find flights from New York to San Jose that fit your travel budget. The website searches multiple flight combinations and availability at local hotels to find deals on airline tickets, hotel accommodations and more.

Flying Out of New York City

New York City is serviced by three international airports-LaGuardia Airport, John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport. All three of the airports are located within 20 miles of Manhattan and all have flights to San Jose. Nine airlines offer flights from New York to San Jose, including American Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways and JetBlue.

If you need to leave your car at the airport while you travel, all of the airports have long-term parking options. If you're flying out of JFK or Newark, you'll pay $18 per day to park. If your flight leaves from LaGuardia, you'll pay $66 for the first two days you park and $18 per day after the second day. The NYC Airporter offers shuttle service from Manhattan to JFK and LaGuardia. You can take the shuttle to JFK for $15.75 and to LaGuardia for $12.75. Taxicabs also service all three airports. Cab fare costs between $30 and $50, depending on your origin and destination airport.

If you want to get something to eat before your flight, you'll find a wide variety of food at all of the airports in New York. If your flight leaves from LaGuardia, you can choose from restaurants like MexiJoe's or Five Guys Burgers & Fries. JFK International Airport features choices like Eat & Go Istanbul and New York Hot Dog & Coffee. The Newark Liberty International Airport has a food court with numerous selections, including Cheeburger Cheeburger, Villa Pizza and Subway.

San Jose, Costa Rica

Surrounded by mountains and volcanoes in central Costa Rica, San Jose is a city with breathtaking scenery. From some of the finest museums in Central America to the open-air markets on the Plaza de la Democracia, there's something in San Jose for everyone to enjoy.

Exploring San Jose

Flights from New York arrive at Juan Santamaria International Airport, which is located 12 miles west of downtown San Jose. You can get from the airport to San Jose via bus, taxi or rental car. Public buses running between San Jose and Alajuela stop at the airport. Bus tickets cost $1 per person. Taxicabs line up outside of the airport terminal. The cab ride into San Jose takes about 30 minutes and costs approximately $20. If you want access to your own vehicle, you can reserve a rental car using Orbitz.com. The airport has on-site rental car desks, making it easy for you to pick up your car as soon as your flight lands.

The average temperatures in San Jose range from the mid-60s to the low 80s throughout the year. The rainy season lasts from the beginning of May until mid-November. The weather can also get extremely windy. The wind lowers the temperature, so it's important that you pack clothes that you can layer.

San Jose is a great place to experience nature. You can see volcanoes at the Volcan Poas, go hiking at the Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo or make reservations with Costa Rica Fun Adventures for a guided boat tour down the Sarapiqui River. Other area attractions include the National Museum, the Gold Museum, Ruinas de Ujarras and the Jade Museum.

Plan a San Jose Vacation

Daily flights from New York to San Jose make it easy to plan a Costa Rican vacation. When you use Orbitz.com to plan your trip, you'll find deals on flights, hotel rooms, rental cars and vacation packages. In fact, you can use the website's tools to plan every detail of your trip.

Interesting facts about flights from New York to San Jose

    • 2 direct flights are operating from New York to San Jose today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 5h 25m.
    • American Airlines flight 971 (10:20 AM GMT, Boeing 757 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from New York to San Jose.
    • American Airlines flight 971 (10:20 AM GMT, Boeing 757 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from New York to San Jose.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from New York to San Jose (American Airlines flight 971, Boeing 757 Passenger) takes 5h 25m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from New York to San Jose (American Airlines flight 971, Boeing 757 Passenger) takes 5h 25m.
    • Flights from JFK Airport (JFK), LaGuardia Airport (LGA), Newark Airport (EWR) to Juan Santamaria Intl (SJO) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from New York to San Jose on Fri, Dec 26, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Spirit Airlines/Spirit Airlines NK779/NK335 LGA 7:40 PM SJO 1:25 AM 320/320 6hr 45min
Copa Airlines/Copa Airlines CM807/CM536 JFK 1:10 AM SJO 8:16 AM 738/E90 8hr 6min
Copa Airlines/Copa Airlines CM807/CM144 JFK 1:10 AM SJO 9:29 AM 738/738 9hr 19min
Avianca/Avianca AV575/AV567 JFK 2:50 AM SJO 10:05 AM 319/321 8hr 15min
Avianca AV567 JFK 3:55 AM SJO 10:05 AM 319 7hr 10min
Copa Airlines/Avianca CM807/AV718 JFK 1:10 AM SJO 10:20 AM 738/AT7 10hr 10min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2299/AA2364 JFK 5:45 AM SJO 11:44 AM 738/757 6hr 59min
American Airlines/US Airways AA2299/US2364 JFK 5:45 AM SJO 11:44 AM 738/757 6hr 59min
US Airways/American Airlines US2299/AA2364 JFK 5:45 AM SJO 11:44 AM 738/757 6hr 59min
US Airways/US Airways US2299/US2364 JFK 5:45 AM SJO 11:44 AM 738/757 6hr 59min
Copa Airlines/Copa Airlines CM807/CM795 JFK 1:10 AM SJO 11:46 AM 738/73G 11hr 36min
jetBlue/jetBlue B6601/B639 JFK 6:05 AM SJO 12:07 PM 320/320 7hr 2min
jetBlue/jetBlue B6371/B639 LGA 6:00 AM SJO 12:07 PM 320/320 7hr 7min