Cheap flights from Cape Town, South Africa to San José, Costa Rica

Flights starting at £494. Choose between United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, or JetBlue Airways to find the best price.

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Cape Town CPTDoha DOHNew York JFKNew York EWRJohannesburg JNBCape Town CPT
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Cape Town CPTDoha DOHNew York JFKNew York EWRJohannesburg JNBCape Town CPT
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The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Qatar Airways, and Fly Safair. Cape Town and San José have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San José, consider visiting Bosque Nuboso Monteverde, and Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
JetBlue AirwaysJBUB6NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYes0
0
Fly SafairSFRFAYes0
0

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  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of pre-departure COVID-19 test is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
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  • Visa is not required
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  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required for Costa Rica
  • Mandatory proof of return or onward ticket from Costa Rica

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  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of pre-departure COVID-19 test is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
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  • Visa is not required

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