Cheap flights from San José to Madrid

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Book your trip to arrive at Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas, Madrid-Atocha, Madrid Chamartín railway station, Madrid- Méndez Álvaro, or Madrid-Principe Pio. The distance between San José and Madrid is 8509 km. The most popular airlines for this route are American Airlines, United Airlines, Iberia Airlines, AeroMéxico, and Finnair. San José and Madrid have 188 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Madrid, consider visiting Plaza Mayor, Segovia, and Museo Del Prado.

Weekly flights

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Number of flights22313130-3242

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Check-in for a flight from San José to Madrid

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownOpens 1 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Iberia AirlinesIBEIBYesUnknownNo
AeroMéxicoAMXAMYesUnknownNo
FinnairFINAYYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San José to Madrid?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San José and Madrid takes around 11 hours.

What is the flight distance between San José and Madrid?

The flight distance between San José and Madrid is 8509 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San José and Madrid?

Several carriers operate flights between San José and Madrid. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Iberia Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from San José?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San José and Los Angeles International, Cancún International, Newark Liberty International, Miami International, McCarran International, Orlando International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Dallas/Fort Worth International, El Dorado International, Philadelphia International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Madrid?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Madrid and Berlin Schönefeld, Beauvais–Tillé, Milan–Malpensa, Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International, Warsaw Modlin, Budapest Ferenc Liszt International, Henri Coandă International, Marseille Provence, Santiago de Compostela, Birmingham, Eindhoven.

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 Limón International, Daniel Oduber Quirós International, Tambor, Fortuna Arenal, Quepos La Managua, Tortuguero.

What airports are near Madrid?

The main airport in Madrid is Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas. It is also served by Valladolid, Burgos Airport, Salamanca.

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