Cheap flights from San José to Mexico City

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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 Mexico City. Book your trip to arrive at Mexico City International, Felipe Ángeles International Airport, Mexico City - Oriente San Lázaro, Mexico City - Norte, or Mexico City - Circuito Interior José Vasconcelos - Juan Escutia. The distance between San José and Mexico City is 1912 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Copa Airlines, Volaris, Avianca, AeroMéxico, and VivaAerobus. San José and Mexico City have 162 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Mexico City, consider visiting Zocalo, Mexico City, Xochimilco, and Teotihuacan.

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

How long does it take to travel from San José to Mexico City?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San José and Mexico City takes around 3.1 hours.
What is the flight distance between San José and Mexico City?
The flight distance between San José and Mexico City is 1912 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San José and Mexico City?
Several carriers operate flights between San José and Mexico City. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include AeroMéxico, Avianca.
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, Liberia, Guatemala 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 Mexico City?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Mexico City and London, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, Dublin, Cancún, Manchester, Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Los Angeles, Edmonton, Puerto Vallarta, Guatemala City, Calgary, Madrid, Guadalajara, Oaxaca, Tallinn, San Salvador, New York, Lima.
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 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.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between San José and Mexico City?
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