Cheap flights from Vancouver to Costa Rica

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Vancouver (YVR) to Costa Rica

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 2% on flights from Vancouver to Costa Rica compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at C$ 621. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from C$ 621.

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

Flights from Vancouver to Costa Rica lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Vancouver to Costa Rica in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at C$ 369.

Cheap flights from Vancouver to Costa Rica in March, April 2021

29 Mar - 10 Apr
C$ 544pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl
29 Mar - 5 Apr
C$ 559pp
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
29 Mar - 5 Apr
C$ 563pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Vancouver to Costa Rica 2021 flight deals

9 Apr - 25 Apr
C$ 537pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Delta
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
4 Jun - 19 Jun
C$ 542pp
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
29 Mar - 10 Apr
C$ 544pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
YVR
Vancouver Intl

Last minute flights from Vancouver to Costa Rica

10 Mar - 19 Mar
C$ 573pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LIR
Liberia
LIR
Liberia
Alaska Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
6 Mar - 9 Mar
C$ 667pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LIR
Liberia
LIR
Liberia
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl
6 Mar - 9 Mar
C$ 671pp
YVR
Vancouver Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LIR
Liberia
LIR
Liberia
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YVR
Vancouver Intl

One-way flights to Costa Rica from Vancouver

2:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Delta
2 stops
22h 00m
YVR - SJO
Delta
C$ 375
Delta
2:25 a.m. - 7:10 a.m.
American Airlines
2 stops
26h 45m
YVR - SJO
American Airlines
C$ 408
7:20 p.m. - 6:30 a.m.
Aeromexico
1 stop
10h 10m
YVR - SJO
Aeromexico
C$ 470
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From Vancouver to Costa Rica

Can I find flights from Vancouver to Costa Rica for under C$ 637 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Vancouver to Costa Rica for under C$ 637. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just C$ 535, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 595.

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 Delta and Alaska Airlines 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 to Costa Rica for under C$ 509 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Vancouver 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 to Costa Rica for under C$ 637?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Vancouver to Costa Rica within the next 7 days for less than C$ 637.

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$ 1,272 for a flight from Vancouver to Costa Rica. The cheapest flight overall is C$ 232 while the most popular route, (Vancouver Intl - San José Juan Santamaria Intl) is currently priced at C$ 538.

How long is the flight from Vancouver to Costa Rica?

For as low as C$ 559, American Airlines can have you in Costa Rica from Vancouver in 9h 47m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Vancouver to Costa Rica is Delta. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as C$ 535 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and Alaska Airlines, starting at C$ 544 and C$ 551 round-trip.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as C$ 286 on Alaska Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include American Airlines from C$ 343 and United Airlines from C$ 347 one-way.

Destination points for flights from Vancouver to Costa Rica

Destination information for Costa Rica

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C$ 1 = ₡471.24

Airports servicing Vancouver

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 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$ 668 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$ 753 No cancel fee 67%
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