Guatemala City to San José flights from £87

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Cheapest one-way trip

£87

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

£90

Cheapest round-trip

£171

Average round-trip

£195

Nonstop flights in January

£90 – £203

Round trips

Guatemala City GUASan José SJO

Multiple carriers

£171
Guatemala City GUASan José SJO

Multiple carriers

£171

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856 km
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The distance between Guatemala City and San José is 856 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Copa Airlines, Volaris, Avianca, JetBlue Airways, and Transportes Aéreos Guatemaltecos. Guatemala City and San José have 72 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San José, consider visiting Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio, and Bosque Nuboso Monteverde.

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Copa Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Avianca on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Guatemala City to San José

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Copa AirlinesCMPCMYes0
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VolarisVOIY4Yes0
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AviancaAVAAVYes0
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JetBlue AirwaysJBUB6YesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Transportes Aéreos GuatemaltecosTGU5UYesNo

Costa Rica COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Costa Rica – 01/2023
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Most travelers from Guatemala can enter Costa Rica, but there are restrictions.

Departure

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

Return

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

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Costa Rica in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Guatemala City to San José?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Guatemala City and San José takes around 1.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Guatemala City and San José?
The flight distance between Guatemala City and San José is 856 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Guatemala City and San José?
Several carriers operate flights between Guatemala City and San José. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Copa Airlines, Volaris, Avianca.
What are the most popular routes to and from Guatemala City?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Guatemala City and London, Cancún, Mexico City, Dublin, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Oaxaca, Sydney, Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Manchester, Panama City, Brisbane, Montreal, Dallas, Flores, Calgary, Melbourne, San Salvador, Guadalajara, Paris.
What are the most popular routes to and from San José?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San José and London, San Salvador, Cancún, 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 Guatemala City?
The main airport in Guatemala City is La Aurora International. It is also served by La Aurora 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, Tambor, Quepos La Managua, Limón International, Tortuguero.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Guatemala City and San José?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Guatemala City and San José thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Guatemala City and San José can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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Airports near Guatemala City

  • Monseñor Óscar Arnulfo Romero International
  • La Aurora International
  • Tapachula International
  • Quezaltenango Airport
  • Retalhuleu
  • Puerto Barrios
  • Punta Gorda

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