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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 Puerto Vallarta. The most popular airlines for this route are AeroMéxico, VivaAerobus, Volaris, Copa Airlines, and Avianca. San José and Puerto Vallarta have 204 direct flights per week.

Check-in for a flight from San José to Puerto Vallarta

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
AeroMéxicoAMXAMYesNo
VivaAerobusVIVVBYesOpens 72 days before flight
Closes 4 hours before flight
VolarisVOIY4YesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Copa AirlinesCMPCMYes0
0
AviancaAVAAVYesNo

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Frequently asked questions

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, Mexico City, Puerto Jiménez, Calgary, Quepos, Tamarindo, Vancouver, Bahía Drake, Panama City, Sydney, Halifax, Montreal, Bogotá, Paris.
What are the most popular routes to and from Puerto Vallarta?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Puerto Vallarta and Mexico City, Montreal, Guadalajara, London, Vancouver, Toronto, Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Edmonton, León, Cancún, San José del Cabo, Los Angeles, New York, Ixtapa, Dublin, Tijuana, Miami, Manchester, Monterrey, Quebec City.
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 Puerto Vallarta?
The main airport in Puerto Vallarta is Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International. It is also served by Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International, Tepic International, Playa de Oro International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between San José and Puerto Vallarta?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between San José and Puerto Vallarta thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between San José and Puerto Vallarta can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between San José and Puerto Vallarta?
Currently, you can fly between San José and Puerto Vallarta with AeroMéxico, VivaAerobus, Volaris, Copa Airlines, Avianca.
When's the best time to travel between San José and Puerto Vallarta?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between San José and Puerto Vallarta, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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