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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 Sat, Oct 25 - Wed, Oct 29 $359
NYC SJO Sat, Nov 1 - Sun, Nov 2 $435
NYC SJO Mon, Sep 22 - Tue, Sep 30 $440
NYC SJO Sat, Oct 18 - Fri, Oct 24 $443
NYC SJO Sat, Oct 25 - Sun, Nov 2 $455
NYC SJO Sun, Nov 16 - Wed, Dec 3 $455
NYC SJO Thu, Nov 13 - Tue, Nov 18 $455
NYC SJO Thu, Nov 6 - Mon, Nov 10 $541
NYC SJO Sat, Nov 1 - Sun, Nov 2 $729
NYC SJO Fri, Jan 30 - Tue, Feb 3 $1,239

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

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    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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Cheap flights from New York to San Jose

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Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

Featured San Jose Airport Hotels

Hotel only $89

Courtyard San Jose Airport Alajuela

3 stars
4.0 / 5 27 reviews

Radial Francisco J. Orlich,Plaza Los Mangos Map

Rate Includes Breakfast

...Located just 4 minutes from the Juan Santamaria San Juan Airport Costa Rica, this LEED-constructed Alajuela hotel features a modern lobby with 24-hour Market and GoBoard information center, plus... More

Hotel only $96

Holiday Inn Express SAN JOSE COSTA RICA AIRPORT

3 stars
4.1 / 5 55 reviews

1 KM EAST OF JUAN SANTAMARIA ARPT Map

...Airport-adjacent hotel with a free breakfast buffet and 24-hour shuttle The Holiday Inn Express San Jose Costa Rica Airport sits just one mile from the international airport and only 10 miles... More

Alajuela Backpackers Airport Hostel

2 stars
1.0 / 5 1 reviews

SJO Airport Avenue, 4th street Map

Alajuela Backpackers hostel is located just 4km west of the Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO).... More

Hotel only $88

El Rodeo Estancia Boutique Hotel and Steakhouse

3 stars
3.2 / 5 6 reviews

49-4005 Map

FREE WiFi & Breakfast

El rodeo is a four-star hotel located only 10 minutes away from the Juan Santamaria International Airport, and in the heart of the latest bustling business and commercial district Lindora Santa... More

Hotel only $54

Hotel Catedral Casa Cornejo

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

Avenue 1 Street 1 Northeast Corner of Cathedral Map

Special Rate! - Book Now and Save

...Located less than 5 minutes away from the International Airport Juan Santamaria.... More

Hotel only $92

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton San Jose-Airport

2 stars
4.2 / 5 34 reviews

Hwy 1 Airport Blvd Map

...San Jose hotel near the airport with free breakfast and a pool The Hampton Inn & Suites Airport-San Jose hotel sits just minutes from the international airport and downtown San Jose, making it... More

September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from New York to San Jose

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Sep 26 New York (JFK) San Jose (SJO) Copa Airlines $457
Earn $4.57
Return Mon, Sep 29 San Jose (SJO) New York (JFK) Copa Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from New York to San Jose

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Sep 16 New York (LGA) San Jose (SJO) Spirit Airlines $359
Earn $3.59
Return Thu, Nov 6 San Jose (SJO) New York (LGA) Spirit Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Sep 9 New York (LGA) San Jose (SJO) Spirit Airlines $359
Earn $3.59
Return Tue, Sep 16 San Jose (SJO) New York (LGA) Spirit Airlines
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from New York to San Jose

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 23 New York (LGA) San Jose (SJO) Spirit Airlines $359
Earn $3.59
Return Mon, Oct 27 San Jose (SJO) New York (LGA) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from New York to San Jose

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 23 New York (LGA) San Jose (SJO) Spirit Airlines $359
Earn $3.59
Return Mon, Oct 27 San Jose (SJO) New York (LGA) Spirit Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Oct 14 New York (LGA) San Jose (SJO) Spirit Airlines $359
Earn $3.59
Return Tue, Oct 21 San Jose (SJO) New York (LGA) Spirit Airlines
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November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from New York to San Jose

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Nov 6 New York (LGA) San Jose (SJO) Spirit Airlines $359
Earn $3.59
Return Mon, Nov 10 San Jose (SJO) New York (LGA) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from New York to San Jose

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Nov 2 New York (LGA) San Jose (SJO) Spirit Airlines $359
Earn $3.59
Return Thu, Nov 6 San Jose (SJO) New York (LGA) Spirit Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Nov 13 New York (LGA) San Jose (SJO) Spirit Airlines $359
Earn $3.59
Return Thu, Nov 20 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.

Aircraft options between New York and San Jose

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 737-700 (Winglets) Passenger Delta Air Lines
Boeing 757-200 Passenger Delta Air Lines
Boeing 737-800 Passenger American Airlines, US Airways
Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger Delta Air Lines
Boeing 757 Passenger American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, US Airways