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Flights starting at $109. Choose between Volaris, Copa Airlines, or JetBlue Airways to find the best price.

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San José SJOCancún CUN

Volaris

$233

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San José SJOCancún CUN

Volaris

$109

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Book your trip to arrive at Cancún International, or Cancún Bus Station. The distance between San José and Cancún is 1262 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Volaris, Copa Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines, and Avianca. San José and Cancún have 105 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Cancún, consider visiting Chichen Itza, and Tulum.

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Avianca on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

Volaris on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from San José to Cancún

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VolarisVOIY4Yes0
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Copa AirlinesCMPCMYes0
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JetBlue AirwaysJBUB6YesOpens 24 days before flight
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Spirit AirlinesNKSNKNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
AviancaAVAAVYes0
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Mexico COVID-19 travel restrictions

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

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required

Return

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

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 Mexico in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San José to Cancún?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San José and Cancún takes around 2.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between San José and Cancún?
The flight distance between San José and Cancún is 1262 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San José and Cancún?
Several carriers operate flights between San José and Cancún. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Volaris, Avianca.
What are the most popular routes to and from San José?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San José and Guatemala City, Mexico City, Liberia, Tambor, Quepos, Panama City, Los Angeles, Puerto Jiménez, Tamarindo, San José del Cabo, New York, Medellín, San Salvador, Fort Lauderdale, Bogotá, London, Madrid, Lima, Tijuana, Guadalajara.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cancún?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cancún and Los Angeles, Tijuana, Mexico City, New York, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Chicago, Houston, Denver, Guatemala City, Ciudad Juárez, Guadalajara, Charlotte, Monterrey, Sacramento, Philadelphia, Bogotá, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Dallas.
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.
What airports are near Cancún?
The main airport in Cancún is Cancún International. It is also served by Cancún International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between San José and Cancún?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between San José and Cancún thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between San José and Cancún can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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