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More About Flying To San Jose from Mexico City

Route Information for Flights from Mexico City to San Jose

Origin Airport IATA Code MEX
Destination Airport IATA Code SJO
Distance 1187 mi
Direct Flight Airlines SA AVIANCA, Air France, Aeromexico
Earliest Flight Arrival 4:30PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 5:30AM UTC

Finding Flights from Mexico City to San Jose

Flights from Mexico City

Mexico City provides a stunning blend of modern and traditional Mexican life. When you're flying on cheap flights from Mexico City with Orbitz.com, you'll be travelling from the Benito Juarez International Airport. The airport is approximately 8 miles from the city center, and offers flights to cities across North America, South America and Asia. Aeromexico's central hub is located at the airport's main address, Cap. Piloto Aviador Carlos León, Peñón de Los Baños, along with international airlines including Air Canada, Air France, Alaskan Air, American Airlines and British Airways.

Parking at the Airport

Long-term parking is available at off-site locations for a fee that varies by location. Each of these sites provides shuttle bus service to and from the airport itself. Guests looking to drop off flyers or park for a short term can use the parking garages located at the airport's two terminals. Parking charges at the terminals range from 25 to 50 Mexican pesos per hour, or approximately $2 to $4.

Mexico City Airport Transportation

Transportation to the airport is available through taxi services, the local subway and the city bus. Taxi services charge by time and distance, and rates from the city center typically run up to approximately 100 pesos, or $8. The subway provides quick access to the city center with continuing routes to other parts of Mexico City, and each metro ticket costs a mere 3 pesos. The subway can be extremely crowded during the busy morning and evening hours. Bus service is available from outlying cities to the airport, with fees varying based on your destination. Let Orbitz.com be your planner when you are looking to budget travel expenses along with your accommodations and flights.

Dining Options at the Airport

Dining options at the airport range from standard fast-food fare, including burgers and smoothies, to traditional Mexican cuisines. Restaurants are located near the small rail service that links the two terminals of the airport, and prices range from 50 to 250 pesos, or approximately $4 to $20, for most dishes. Several 7-Eleven locations provide cheap snacks, and travelers can stop in at Bar 21 or Baron Rojo for a drink and warm food while waiting for their cheap flights from Mexico City.

San Jose Airport Information

When you use Orbitz.com to purchase your air ticket, you will have a variety of cheap flights to San Jose to choose from. There are nine air passenger carriers that service the Mineta San José International Airport. American Airlines, Delta, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue, United, US Airways and Volaris use Terminal A, while Southwest and Alaska Airlines use Terminal B. The airport offers easy access to the city, as it is less than five miles northwest of downtown San Jose.

Ground Transportation in San Jose

If you hop on the VTA Airport Flyer, you will be able to access the Amtrak, the Metro Light Rail and Caltrain railways, Greyhound buses and the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART). The Monterey Airbus and Santa Cruz Airport Flyer also make scheduled stops at the airport. There are several cab companies that service the airport, with fares between $15 and $20 for transportation into downtown San Jose. Book your flight with Orbitz.com, and you can also find deals on hotels that offer free airport shuttle service, or you can simply rent a car so that you can get around during your stay.

San Jose Weather Information

San Jose gets very little rainfall, and the year-round temperatures are rather moderate. You can expect the winter months to be in the low 40s to high 50s, and the summer months rarely venture higher than the low 80s. Nights can be cool in San Jose, so make sure you pack a light jacket or layer your clothes to accommodate the change in temperature.

What to Do in San Jose

If you're traveling with children, be sure to visit the Raging Waters water park, the Happy Hollow Park and Zoo and the Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose. Adults might prefer to visit one of the many museums, art galleries and theaters in San Jose. Whatever you decide to do while you're there, don't forget to come back to Orbitz.com to book cheap flights to San Jose for your next trip.

Flights from Mexico City to San Jose - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Mexico City to San Jose now?

If you're wondering about quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when flying from Mexico City to San Jose, check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

Are there non-stop flights from Mexico City to San Jose?

Two carriers fly directly from Mexico City, Distrito Federal Airport (MEX-Mexico City Intl.) to Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport — Aeromexico and Volaris Costa Rica. They'll take you where you need to go in style and comfort.

What is the shortest flight from Mexico City to San Jose?

The quickest flight time from Mexico City to San Jose is 3 hours and 25 minutes. Order your favorite tipple from the cabin crew, hone your travel itinerary or get to know your seat mate — you'll have enough time on this medium-haul journey.

What airlines fly from Mexico City to San Jose most frequently?

Try Aeromexico (AM). This airline offers some of the most frequent flights from Mexico City, Distrito Federal Airport (MEX-Mexico City Intl.) to SJO. It operates 52 services on this route every month and is a favorite with travelers. If you'd like more options, have a look at the fares with Volaris Costa Rica (Q6), which offers 17 flights from Mexico City to San Jose each month.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to San Jose?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to San Jose have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to San Jose with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to San Jose without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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