Flights from New York to San Jose

Selected fares from New York to San Jose

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
NYC SJO Sat, May 16 - Sat, May 23 $400
NYC SJO Thu, Sep 17 - Tue, Sep 29 $410
NYC SJO Sat, Jun 27 - Sat, Jul 4 $439
NYC SJO Sat, Sep 19 - Sat, Sep 26 $444
NYC SJO Sat, May 30 - Sun, Jun 7 $444
NYC SJO Fri, May 1 - Wed, May 6 $529
NYC SJO Thu, May 7 - Thu, May 14 $530
NYC SJO Mon, Jun 1 - Mon, Jun 22 $532
NYC SJO Wed, May 13 - Tue, May 19 $582
NYC SJO Thu, Jun 11 - Tue, Jun 16 $712

New York and San Jose airports and terminals

Airports in New York NY, US

map of airports in New York
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    LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

    Distance from City Center: 6.1 miles

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    JFK Airport (JFK)

    Distance from City Center: 13.1 miles

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    Newark Airport (EWR)

    Distance from City Center: 10.5 miles

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Airports in San Jose , CR

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    Juan Santamaria Intl (SJO)

    Distance from City Center: 10 miles

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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from New York to San Jose

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, May 28 New York (JFK) San Jose (SJO) Avianca $444
Earn $4.44
Return Sun, May 31 San Jose (SJO) New York (JFK) Avianca

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from New York to San Jose

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, May 26 New York (LGA) San Jose (SJO) Spirit Airlines $400
Earn $4.00
Return Sat, Jun 6 San Jose (SJO) New York (LGA) Spirit Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, May 16 New York (LGA) San Jose (SJO) Spirit Airlines $400
Earn $4.00
Return Sat, May 23 San Jose (SJO) New York (LGA) Spirit Airlines
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from New York to San Jose

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jun 19 New York (JFK) San Jose (SJO) Avianca $444
Earn $4.44
Return Mon, Jun 22 San Jose (SJO) New York (JFK) Avianca

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from New York to San Jose

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jun 2 New York (LGA) San Jose (SJO) Spirit Airlines $430
Earn $4.30
Return Sun, Jun 7 San Jose (SJO) New York (LGA) Spirit Airlines

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jun 27 New York (JFK) San Jose (SJO) Delta Air Lines $439
Earn $4.39
Return Sat, Jul 4 San Jose (SJO) New York (JFK) Delta Air Lines
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July

Cheapest weekend flights in July from New York to San Jose

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jul 17 New York (LGA) San Jose (SJO) Spirit Airlines $454
Earn $4.54
Return Sat, Jul 18 San Jose (SJO) New York (LGA) Spirit Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from New York to San Jose

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Jul 20 New York (JFK) San Jose (SJO) jetBlue $439
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Return Thu, Sep 10 San Jose (SJO) New York (JFK) jetBlue

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

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jul 18 New York (JFK) San Jose (SJO) Delta Air Lines $458
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Return Sat, Jul 25 San Jose (SJO) New York (JFK) Delta Air Lines
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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.

Flight schedule for flights from New York to San Jose on Tue, Apr 28, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2243/AA1153 JFK 6:00 AM SJO 11:58 AM 738/738 7hr 58min
American Airlines/US Airways AA2243/US1153 JFK 6:00 AM SJO 11:58 AM 738/738 7hr 58min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA1295/AA1153 LGA 6:00 AM SJO 11:58 AM 738/738 7hr 58min
American Airlines/US Airways AA1295/US1153 LGA 6:00 AM SJO 11:58 AM 738/738 7hr 58min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA2266/AA1153 LGA 6:59 AM SJO 11:58 AM 738/738 6hr 59min
American Airlines/US Airways AA2266/US1153 LGA 6:59 AM SJO 11:58 AM 738/738 6hr 59min
US Airways/American Airlines US2243/AA1153 JFK 6:00 AM SJO 11:58 AM 738/738 7hr 58min
US Airways/US Airways US2243/US1153 JFK 6:00 AM SJO 11:58 AM 738/738 7hr 58min
US Airways/American Airlines US1295/AA1153 LGA 6:00 AM SJO 11:58 AM 738/738 7hr 58min
US Airways/US Airways US1295/US1153 LGA 6:00 AM SJO 11:58 AM 738/738 7hr 58min
US Airways/American Airlines US2266/AA1153 LGA 6:59 AM SJO 11:58 AM 738/738 6hr 59min
US Airways/US Airways US2266/US1153 LGA 6:59 AM SJO 11:58 AM 738/738 6hr 59min
Air Canada/Air Canada AC8901/AC1806 JFK 6:55 AM SJO 2:45 PM CRA/319 9hr 50min