Cheap flights from Vancouver Island to Costa Rica

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Vancouver Island (YVR) to Costa Rica

How far in advance should I book a flight from Vancouver Island to Costa Rica?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 2% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Vancouver Island to Costa Rica 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as C$ 613, or C$ 613 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Vancouver Island to Costa Rica?

September can be a great time to fly to Costa Rica from Vancouver Island with a flight ticket averaging about C$ 601. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of September for as cheap as C$ 364. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Vancouver Island to Costa Rica in April, May 2021

7 May - 21 May
C$ 496pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
16 Apr - 30 Apr
C$ 521pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
4 May - 9 Feb
C$ 543pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Vancouver Island to Costa Rica 2021 flight deals

7 May - 21 May
C$ 496pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
16 Apr - 30 Apr
C$ 521pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
4 May - 9 Feb
C$ 543pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Last minute flights from Vancouver Island to Costa Rica

16 Apr - 30 Apr
C$ 521pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
16 Apr - 18 Apr
C$ 544pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
16 Apr - 30 Apr
C$ 548pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

One-way flights to Costa Rica from Vancouver Island

3:34 a.m. - 6:05 p.m.
American Airlines
1 stop
13h 31m
YVR - SJO
American Airlines
C$ 396
3:01 a.m. - 6:30 a.m.
Aeromexico
1 stop
26h 29m
YVR - SJO
Aeromexico
C$ 441
Priceline
3:25 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.
Alaska Airlines
3 stops
46h 40m
YVR - SJO
Alaska Airlines
C$ 485

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From Vancouver Island to Costa Rica

Can I find flights from Vancouver Island to Costa Rica for under C$ 502 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Vancouver Island to Costa Rica for under C$ 502. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just C$ 496, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 563.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Vancouver to Costa Rica to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Alaska Airlines and Delta to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Vancouver to Costa Rica include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Vancouver to Costa Rica have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Vancouver to Costa Rica have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Air Transat, and Aeromexico are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Vancouver Island to Costa Rica for under C$ 502 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Vancouver Island to Costa Rica, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Vancouver Island to Costa Rica for under C$ 628?

There are currently 10+ open flights from Vancouver Island to Costa Rica within the next 7 days for less than C$ 628.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Vancouver to Costa Rica?

Before booking your flight from Vancouver to Costa Rica check out the most popular airlines for this route: Interjet, Major Airline or American Airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Vancouver to Costa Rica?

On average you can expect to pay C$ 1,265 for a flight from Vancouver to Costa Rica. The cheapest flight overall is C$ 229 while the most popular route, (Vancouver Intl - San José Juan Santamaria Intl) is currently priced at C$ 497.

How long is the flight from Vancouver Island to Costa Rica?

For as low as C$ 806, Alaska Airlines can have you in Costa Rica from Vancouver Island in 11h 47m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Vancouver Island to Costa Rica round-trip?

Currently priced at C$ 543, American Airlines will fly you from Vancouver Island to Costa Rica and back. In addition to American Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Delta and United Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from C$ 544 and C$ 559, respectively.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Vancouver Island to Costa Rica one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as C$ 302 on Alaska Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Delta from C$ 362 and American Airlines from C$ 375 one-way.

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Airports servicing Vancouver

Vancouver Intl (YVR)
Vancouver Coal Harbour (CXH)

Airports servicing

El Progreso Drake Bay (DRK)
La Fortuna (FON)
Golfito (GLF)
Limon (LIO)
Liberia International Airport (LIR)
Nosara Beach (NOB)

Top 10 airlines flying from Vancouver Island to Costa Rica

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
C$ 240 C$ 465 No cancel fee N/A
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Interjet
C$ 275 C$ 469 No cancel fee 68%
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United Airlines
C$ 302 C$ 492 No cancel fee 69%
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Air Transat
C$ 246 C$ 539 No cancel fee 50%
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American Airlines
C$ 302 C$ 556 No cancel fee 71%
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SWISS
C$ 380 C$ 558 No cancel fee 79%
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Aeromexico
C$ 368 C$ 566 No cancel fee N/A
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WestJet
C$ 274 C$ 609 No cancel fee 60%
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Copa Airlines
C$ 510 C$ 700 No cancel fee 70%
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Air Canada
C$ 392 C$ 704 No cancel fee 67%
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