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Travelers usually depart from Juan Santamaría International, San José - Tralapa, or San José Bus Stop when they travel from San José to Liberia. Book your trip to arrive at Daniel Oduber Quirós International, or Liberia - Santa Rosa. The distance between San José and Liberia is 160 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Copa Airlines. San José and Liberia have 137 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Liberia, consider visiting Arenal Volcano, Ometepe Island, Nicaragua, and Bosque Nuboso Monteverde.

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Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
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Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
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Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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Copa AirlinesCMPCMYes0
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San José to Liberia?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San José and Liberia takes around 0.83 hours.
What is the flight distance between San José and Liberia?
The flight distance between San José and Liberia is 160 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San José and Liberia?
Several carriers operate flights between San José and Liberia. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Sansa Air.
What are the most popular routes to and from San José?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San José and London, Toronto, Cancún, Dublin, Tambor, Guatemala City, Mexico City, Puerto Jiménez, Calgary, Quepos, Tamarindo, Vancouver, Bahía Drake, Panama City, Sydney, Halifax, Montreal, Bogotá, Paris, Tallinn.
What are the most popular routes to and from Liberia?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Liberia and Toronto, London, Tambor, New York, Reykjavik, Bogotá, Panama City, Cancún, Vancouver, Halifax, Vilnius, Puerto Limón, Guatemala City, Santiago de Chile, Dallas, Oaxaca, Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Chiang Mai, Medellín, Belfast.
Which airports are there in San José?
San José is mainly served by Juan Santamaría International. But there are other airports nearby, including Tobías Bolaños 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, Fortuna Arenal.
What airports are near Liberia?
The main airport in Liberia is Daniel Oduber Quirós International. It is also served by Juan Santamaría International, Augusto C. Sandino International, Daniel Oduber Quirós International, Tambor, Tamarindo, Nosara, Fortuna Arenal.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between San José and Liberia?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between San José and Liberia thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between San José and Liberia can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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