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Vancouver (YVR) to Costa Rica

All the information you need to plan the best YVR to SJO flight in 2021: compare Vancouver to Costa Rica flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Costa Rica.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Vancouver to Costa Rica (8CA - CR)?

When flying from Vancouver to Costa Rica, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

October is one of the best times of the year to fly to Costa Rica from Vancouver. Prices for October average C$ 640 per person but you can even find prices for as low as C$ 404. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a October flight can save you 54% on your journey compared to booking in October

Cheap flights from Vancouver to Costa Rica in October, November 2021

The best prices found for YVR to Costa Rica flights for October, November
27 Oct - 5 Nov
C$ 446pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
3 Nov - 16 Nov
C$ 459pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
27 Oct - 29 Oct
C$ 461pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Vancouver to Costa Rica 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Costa Rica from Vancouver found for this year
27 Oct - 5 Nov
C$ 446pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
3 Nov - 16 Nov
C$ 459pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
27 Oct - 29 Oct
C$ 461pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Last minute flights from Vancouver to Costa Rica

Late deals on round-trip flights to Costa Rica from Vancouver, departing today and this week
27 Oct - 5 Nov
C$ 446pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
27 Oct - 29 Oct
C$ 461pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
27 Oct - 5 Nov
C$ 471pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl

One-way flights to Costa Rica from Vancouver

The cheapest one-way flights from Vancouver to Costa Rica
8:29 a.m. - 1:44 p.m.
British Airways
1 stop
27h 15m
YVR - SJO
British Airways
C$ 339
1:00 a.m. - 7:48 a.m.
Delta
2 stops
28h 48m
YVR - SJO
Delta
C$ 342
Delta
9:10 a.m. - 1:29 a.m.
United Airlines
1 stop
15h 19m
YVR - SJO
United Airlines
C$ 349
United

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Vancouver</span> to <span class="emphasized">Costa Rica</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Vancouver to Costa Rica

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.

Can I find flights from Vancouver to Costa Rica for under C$ 500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Vancouver to Costa Rica for under C$ 500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just C$ 459, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 493.

Are there last-minute flights available from Vancouver to Costa Rica for under C$ 500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Vancouver to Costa Rica within the next 7 days for less than C$ 500.

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

For one-way options, check prices for American Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as C$ 312. Users have also found prices from C$ 319 and C$ 329 on British Airways and United Airlines, respectively.

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?

The cheapest flight price from Vancouver to Costa Rica is C$ 225. On average you can expect to pay C$ 1,247. The most popular route, (Vancouver Intl - San José Juan Santamaria Intl), can usually be booked for C$ 446.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Costa Rica

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Costa Rica from Vancouver?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Vancouver to Costa Rica

Most visitors from Vancouver can enter Costa Rica without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Vancouver are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Costa Rica.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Vancouver are not required to quarantine after entering Costa Rica.

Documents
Epidemiological Health Pass Form - The Health Pass can only be completed within 72 hours of arriving in the country. One form must be completed per person, including minors, without exception.

Health Insurance - Tourists may get an insurance from Costa Rican insurance companies that are registered and authorized by the General Superintendence of Insurance of Costa Rica.


Do I need a test to fly back to Vancouver from Costa Rica?

Returning to Vancouver from Costa Rica

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Costa Rica must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Vancouver.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Costa Rica are not required to quarantine after entering Vancouver.

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Destination information for Costa Rica

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Vancouver to Costa Rica.
Today's exchange rate
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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 (LIR)
Nosara Beach (NOB)

Top 10 airlines flying from Vancouver to Costa Rica

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Vancouver to Costa Rica choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Delta
C$ 298 C$ 576 No cancel fee N/A
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Air Transat
C$ 304 C$ 730 No cancel fee 50%
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WestJet
C$ 339 C$ 755 No cancel fee 60%
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Interjet
C$ 340 C$ 581 No cancel fee 68%
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American Airlines
C$ 373 C$ 689 No cancel fee 71%
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United Airlines
C$ 374 C$ 609 No cancel fee 69%
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Alaska Airlines
C$ 438 C$ 973 No cancel fee 75%
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Aeromexico
C$ 455 C$ 701 No cancel fee N/A
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SWISS
C$ 470 C$ 691 No cancel fee 79%
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Air Canada
C$ 485 C$ 924 No cancel fee 67%
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