Mexico City to San José flights from £135

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Tips to know when travelling to San José

Travelers usually depart from Mexico City International, Felipe Ángeles International Airport, Mexico City - Norte, Mexico City - Oriente San Lázaro, or Mexico City - Circuito Interior José Vasconcelos - Juan Escutia when they travel from Mexico City to San José. Book your trip to arrive at Juan Santamaría International, San José Bus Stop, or Tobías Bolaños International. The distance between Mexico City and San José is 1912 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Volaris, VivaAerobus, Copa Airlines, Avianca, and AeroMéxico. Mexico City and San José have 184 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San José, consider visiting Bosque Nuboso Monteverde, and Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio.

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

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
VolarisVOIY4YesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
VivaAerobusVIVVBYesOpens 72 days before flight
Closes 4 hours before flight
Copa AirlinesCMPCMYes0
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AviancaAVAAVYesNo
AeroMéxicoAMXAMYesNo

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Most travelers from Mexico can enter Costa Rica, but there are restrictions.

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  • Health screening may be required on arrival
  • Masks are mandatory on public transportation

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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Mexico City to San José?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Mexico City and San José takes around 3.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between Mexico City and San José?
The flight distance between Mexico City and San José is 1912 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Mexico City and San José?
Several carriers operate flights between Mexico City and San José. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include AeroMéxico, Avianca, Volaris.
What are the most popular routes to and from Mexico City?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Mexico City and London, Cancún, Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Dublin, Montreal, Vancouver, Puerto Vallarta, Oaxaca, Toronto, Manchester, Huatulco, Los Angeles, San José del Cabo, Madrid, Sydney, Melbourne, Mérida, Paris, Bogotá, New York.
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, Cancún, Liberia, Montreal, Tambor, Toronto, Dublin, Manchester, Tamarindo, Bahía Drake, Edinburgh, Bogotá, Panama City, Orlando, Lima, Winnipeg, Puerto Limón, Quepos.
What airports are near Mexico City?
The main airport in Mexico City is Mexico City International. It is also served by Mexico City International, Morelia International, Querétaro International, Puebla International, Toluca 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, Fortuna Arenal, Tortuguero.
What buses and trains depart from Mexico City?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Mexico City, including Omnibus Cristobal Colon, ADO.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Mexico City and San José?
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