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£759

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Travelers usually depart from Heathrow, Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, or London City when they travel from London to San José. The distance between London and San José is 8737 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Avianca, Spirit Airlines, easyJet, Air Canada, and British Airways. London and San José have 377 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San José, consider visiting Bosque Nuboso Monteverde, and Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio.

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Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
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easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
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British AirwaysBAWBAYes0
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Costa Rica COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Costa Rica – 12/2022
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Most travelers from London, LHR 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 a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result 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 London to San José?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between London and San José takes around 12 hours.
What is the flight distance between London and San José?
The flight distance between London and San José is 8737 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between London and San José?
Several carriers operate flights between London and San José. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include British Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Lisbon, Istanbul, Athens, Tirana, Faro, Bucharest, Málaga, Larnaca, New York, Dubai, Tenerife, Alicante, Rome, Milan, Barcelona, Dublin, Amsterdam, Palma, Majorca, Tel Aviv, Madrid.
What are the most popular routes to and from San José?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San José and Guatemala City, San Salvador, Cancún, Liberia, Montreal, Tambor, Toronto, Mexico City, Dublin, Manchester, Tamarindo, Bahía Drake, Edinburgh, Bogotá, Panama City, Orlando, Lima, Winnipeg, Puerto Limón, Quepos.
Which airports are there in London?
London is mainly served by Heathrow. But there are other airports nearby, including Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, London City, London Southend, RAF Northolt.
What airports are near London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Southampton, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Exeter, Norwich, Humberside, Coventry.
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.
What buses and trains depart from London?
A number of bus and train companies depart from London, including National Express.
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