Cheap flights from Cancún to San José

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Travelers usually depart from Cancún International, or Cancún Bus Station when they travel from Cancún to San José. Book your trip to arrive at Juan Santamaría International, San José - Tralapa, or San José Bus Stop. The distance between Cancún and San José is 1262 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Copa Airlines, Volaris, Avianca, and American Airlines. Cancún and San José have 30 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San José, consider visiting Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, and Bosque Nuboso Monteverde.

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Avianca on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

Check-in for a flight from Cancún to San José

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Copa AirlinesCMPCMYes0
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VolarisVOIY4YesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
AviancaAVAAVYesNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Cancún to San José?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Cancún and San José takes around 2.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Cancún and San José?
The flight distance between Cancún and San José is 1262 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Cancún and San José?
Several carriers operate flights between Cancún and San José. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Volaris, Avianca.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cancún?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cancún and London, Dublin, Mexico City, Manchester, Los Angeles, Guatemala City, Montreal, Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Tel Aviv, Guadalajara, Edmonton, Toronto, Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Barcelona, León, Cork, Monterrey, Brussels, Tallinn.
What are the most popular routes to and from San José?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San José and London, Guatemala City, San Salvador, Liberia, Montreal, Tambor, Toronto, Mexico City, Dublin, Manchester, Tamarindo, Bahía Drake, Edinburgh, Bogotá, Panama City, Orlando, Lima, Winnipeg, Puerto Limón, Quepos.
What airports are near Cancún?
The main airport in Cancún is Cancún International. It is also served by Cancún International.
What airports are near San José?
The main airport in San José is Juan Santamaría International. It is also served by Daniel Oduber Quirós International, Quepos La Managua, Tambor, Limón International, Tortuguero, Fortuna Arenal.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Cancún and San José?
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