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Cheap flights from South Africa to Costa Rica from R14 133

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 5/3. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
JNB — SJO
Feb 27 — Mar 51
1 adult
Tue 27/2
Tue 5/3

How far in advance should I book a flight from South Africa to Costa Rica?

Users have found that booking a flight from South Africa to Costa Rica at least 59 days early can save you up to 15% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 59 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from South Africa to Costa Rica for as little as R25 108 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R26 820 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Costa Rica?

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Costa Rica from South Africa. Users have commonly found prices around R29 317 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R21 171. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to Costa Rica (ZA - CR)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from South Africa to Costa Rica as you normally would.

Cheap Air France flights from South Africa to Costa Rica

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air France for the route between South Africa and Costa Rica. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 652 431 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Check out some of the cheapest Air France flights we've come across from South Africa to Costa Rica. It's recommended that users confirm their flight details before booking.
Mon 3/618:50JNB - SJO
1 stop30h 05mAir France
Mon 10/619:00SJO - JNB
1 stop29h 10mAir France
Deal found 21/2R23 777
Tue 21/518:50JNB - SJO
1 stop30h 05mAir France
Sat 25/519:00SJO - JNB
1 stop29h 10mAir France
Deal found 20/2R24 614
Tue 21/518:50JNB - SJO
1 stop30h 05mAir France
Sat 25/519:00SJO - JNB
1 stop29h 10mAir France
Deal found 21/2R24 728
Tue 21/518:50JNB - SJO
2 stops33h 18mAir France
Sat 25/519:00SJO - JNB
1 stop29h 10mAir France
Deal found 20/2R25 108
Tue 21/518:50JNB - SJO
2 stops36h 51mAir France
Sat 25/519:00SJO - JNB
1 stop29h 10mAir France
Deal found 21/2R25 736
Mon 29/718:50JNB - SJO
1 stop30h 05mAir France
Mon 5/819:00SJO - JNB
1 stop29h 10mAir France
Deal found 21/2R43 597

Cheap British Airways flights from South Africa to Costa Rica

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by British Airways for the route between South Africa and Costa Rica. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 652 431 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Have a look at some of the cheapest available British Airways flights departing from South Africa and landing in Costa Rica. Check back soon if you're not seeing flights that suit your needs.
Mon 3/619:20JNB - SJO
2 stops31h 35mBritish Airways
Mon 10/614:23SJO - JNB
2 stops32h 52mBritish Airways
Deal found 21/2R21 342
Tue 21/519:20JNB - SJO
2 stops31h 35mBritish Airways
Sat 25/56:15SJO - JNB
2 stops43h 10mBritish Airways
Deal found 20/2R21 894
Thu 7/319:45JNB - SJO
2 stops32h 08mBritish Airways
Mon 18/312:54SJO - JNB
2 stops37h 21mBritish Airways
Deal found 22/2R22 636
Mon 29/719:20JNB - SJO
2 stops31h 11mBritish Airways
Mon 5/814:23SJO - JNB
2 stops32h 52mBritish Airways
Deal found 21/2R22 655
Tue 21/519:20JNB - SJO
2 stops55h 35mBritish Airways
Sat 25/512:51SJO - JNB
2 stops36h 34mBritish Airways
Deal found 21/2R24 214
Mon 29/718:40CPT - SJO
2 stops31h 51mBritish Airways
Mon 5/87:05SJO - CPT
2 stops43h 55mBritish Airways
Deal found 21/2R26 021
Fri 5/421:05JNB - SJO
2 stops29h 50mBritish Airways
Thu 18/412:20SJO - JNB
2 stops37h 05mBritish Airways
Deal found 22/2R28 589
Sat 6/419:20JNB - SJO
1 stop28h 40mBritish Airways
Fri 19/414:27SJO - JNB
2 stops32h 48mBritish Airways
Deal found 22/2R34 086
Sat 6/421:05JNB - SJO
1 stop26h 55mBritish Airways
Thu 18/414:27SJO - JNB
2 stops34h 58mBritish Airways
Deal found 22/2R34 162

Cheap South Africa to Costa Rica flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from South Africa to Costa Rica specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 652 431 searches. Prices were last updated on 23 February 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Costa Rica in 2024 at this time. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Thu 7/319:45JNB - SJO
2 stops32h 08mBritish Airways
Mon 18/312:54SJO - JNB
2 stops37h 21mBritish Airways
Deal found 22/2R22 636
Fri 1/320:50CPT - SJO
2 stops55h 49mUnited Airlines
Sat 9/314:05SJO - CPT
2 stops65h 05mUnited Airlines
Deal found 21/2R27 048
Thu 7/323:59JNB - SJO
2 stops27h 11mMultiple Airlines
Mon 18/319:55SJO - JNB
1 stop29h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 22/2R27 981
Thu 7/323:59JNB - SJO
2 stops27h 11mKLM
Mon 18/319:10SJO - JNB
3 stops30h 20mKLM
Deal found 22/2R28 570
Thu 7/323:59JNB - SJO
1 stop25h 26mMultiple Airlines
Mon 18/319:55SJO - JNB
1 stop29h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 22/2R31 842
Fri 15/322:15JNB - SJO
1 stop26h 35mBritish Airways
Sat 30/314:31SJO - JNB
2 stops34h 54mBritish Airways
Deal found 22/2R33 059
Fri 1/320:50CPT - SJO
1 stop24h 05mUnited Airlines
Sat 9/314:05SJO - CPT
2 stops43h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 21/2R35 037
Thu 29/20:35CPT - SJO
1 stop24h 50mKLM
Sat 9/319:55SJO - CPT
2 stops42h 50mKLM
Deal found 21/2R35 076
Fri 15/322:15JNB - SJO
2 stops28h 47mBritish Airways
Sat 30/310:56SJO - JNB
2 stops38h 29mBritish Airways
Deal found 22/2R36 350

South Africa to Costa Rica 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between South Africa and Costa Rica in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 652 431 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Costa Rica in 2024 at this time. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Mon 3/619:20JNB - SJO
2 stops31h 35mBritish Airways
Mon 10/614:23SJO - JNB
2 stops32h 52mBritish Airways
Deal found 21/2R21 342
Wed 13/1122:15JNB - LIR
2 stops46h 01mAmerican Airlines
Sun 17/1115:33LIR - JNB
2 stops31h 52mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 21/2R22 027
Wed 13/1120:55CPT - SJO
2 stops54h 30mBritish Airways
Sun 17/118:10SJO - CPT
2 stops39h 55mBritish Airways
Deal found 20/2R22 464
Wed 13/1120:55CPT - SJO
2 stops54h 30mBritish Airways
Sun 17/1115:31SJO - CPT
2 stops36h 29mBritish Airways
Deal found 21/2R22 559
Thu 7/319:45JNB - SJO
2 stops32h 08mBritish Airways
Mon 18/312:54SJO - JNB
2 stops37h 21mBritish Airways
Deal found 22/2R22 636
Tue 12/110:35CPT - SJO
2 stops52h 33mDelta
Sun 17/117:00SJO - CPT
2 stops31h 45mDelta
Deal found 20/2R22 693
Mon 3/618:50JNB - SJO
1 stop30h 05mAir France
Mon 10/619:00SJO - JNB
1 stop29h 10mAir France
Deal found 21/2R23 777
Mon 3/618:50JNB - SJO
1 stop30h 05mMultiple Airlines
Mon 10/619:00SJO - JNB
2 stops42h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2R24 195
Tue 21/519:20JNB - SJO
2 stops55h 35mBritish Airways
Sat 25/512:51SJO - JNB
2 stops36h 34mBritish Airways
Deal found 21/2R24 214

South Africa to Costa Rica flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from South Africa to Costa Rica for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 652 431 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Consider one of these great deals we found on last-minute flights from South Africa to Costa Rica. Users should be sure to double check the price, date, and time of their last-minute flight.
Fri 1/320:50CPT - SJO
2 stops55h 49mUnited Airlines
Sat 9/314:05SJO - CPT
2 stops65h 05mUnited Airlines
Deal found 21/2R27 048
Fri 1/320:50CPT - SJO
1 stop24h 05mUnited Airlines
Sat 9/314:05SJO - CPT
2 stops43h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 21/2R35 037
Thu 29/20:35CPT - SJO
1 stop24h 50mKLM
Sat 9/319:55SJO - CPT
2 stops42h 50mKLM
Deal found 21/2R35 076
Fri 1/315:00CPT - SJO
3 stops32h 50mMultiple Airlines
Sat 9/36:00SJO - CPT
3 stops45h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2R41 353
Fri 1/318:45CPT - SJO
2 stops57h 11mMultiple Airlines
Sat 9/316:45SJO - CPT
3 stops58h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2R43 065
Fri 1/320:50CPT - SJO
1 stop24h 05mMultiple Airlines
Sat 9/320:50SJO - CPT
1 stop30h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2R44 377
Thu 29/219:35JNB - SJO
2 stops33h 04mUnited Airlines
Thu 7/38:45SJO - JNB
2 stops25h 50mUnited Airlines
Deal found 21/2R44 986
Fri 1/317:55CPT - SJO
2 stops33h 58mMultiple Airlines
Fri 8/31:30SJO - CPT
2 stops30h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2R61 249
Fri 1/318:30CPT - SJO
1 stop32h 30mMultiple Airlines
Fri 8/31:35SJO - CPT
2 stops49h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2R69 885

One-way flights to Costa Rica from South Africa

Search for one-way flight options from South Africa to Costa Rica. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 652 431 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Some of the best available deals we've found on one-way flights from South Africa to Costa Rica. Those needing a return flight from South Africa to Costa Rica can use the search form above.
Tue 5/313:40JNB - SJO
3 stops43h 19mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 22/2R14 133
Tue 5/322:15JNB - SJO
2 stops29h 38mBritish Airways
Deal found 22/2R15 426
Tue 5/313:40JNB - SJO
2 stops34h 40mQatar Airways
Deal found 22/2R21 190
Tue 5/319:50JNB - SJO
1 stop30h 00mAir France
Deal found 22/2R23 396

Find flights from South Africa to Costa Rica within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from South Africa to Costa Rica that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 652 431 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.

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Johannesburg OR TamboSan José Juan Santamaria Intl

JNB - SJO

JNBSJO

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 3/6

2 stops31h 35m

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Mon 10/6

2 stops32h 52m

R21 342

Johannesburg OR TamboSan José Juan Santamaria Intl

JNB - SJO

JNBSJO

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Tue 21/5

2 stops31h 35m

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Sat 25/5

2 stops43h 10m

R21 894

Johannesburg OR TamboLiberia

JNB - LIR

JNBLIR

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Thu 2/5

2 stops46h 55m

Liberia

Mon 6/5

2 stops32h 40m

R21 932

Johannesburg OR TamboLiberia

JNB - LIR

JNBLIR

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Thu 2/5

1 stop23h 36m

Liberia

Mon 6/5

1 stop21h 32m

R22 788

Johannesburg OR TamboSan José Juan Santamaria Intl

JNB - SJO

JNBSJO

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 3/6

1 stop30h 05m

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Mon 10/6

1 stop29h 10m

R23 777

Johannesburg OR TamboSan José Juan Santamaria Intl

JNB - SJO

JNBSJO

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Mon 3/6

1 stop30h 05m

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Mon 10/6

2 stops42h 20m

R24 195

Cape Town IntlSan José Juan Santamaria Intl

CPT - SJO

CPTSJO

Cape Town Intl

Fri 5/4

1 stop23h 56m

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Thu 18/4

2 stops65h 50m

R27 048

Johannesburg OR TamboSan José Juan Santamaria Intl

JNB - SJO

JNBSJO

Johannesburg OR Tambo

Thu 7/3

2 stops27h 11m

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Mon 18/3

3 stops30h 20m

R28 570

Cape Town IntlSan José Juan Santamaria Intl

CPT - SJO

CPTSJO

Cape Town Intl

Wed 20/3

2 stops61h 20m

San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Wed 27/3

3 stops31h 35m

R44 054

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Deals found on 21/2

Reviews of airlines servicing Costa Rica

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Costa Rica. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Costa Rica. Reviews last updated 23 February 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from South Africa to Costa Rica, such as Air France, British Airways and United Airlines. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
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1 / 10

It was a good experience other than a short delay.

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11 921 reviews
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Very Good
11 921 reviews

Entertainment

8,1

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8,1

Comfort

7,9

Food

7,5

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,6

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1 / 10

It was a good experience other than a short delay.

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2 268 reviews
8,1
Very Good
11 921 reviews

Entertainment

8,1

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8,1

Comfort

7,9

Food

7,5

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,6

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1 / 10

It was a good experience other than a short delay.

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1 778 reviews
8,1
Very Good
11 921 reviews

Entertainment

8,1

Overall

8,1

Comfort

7,9

Food

7,5

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,6

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1 / 10

It was a good experience other than a short delay.

7,8
Good
4 677 reviews
8,1
Very Good
11 921 reviews

Entertainment

8,1

Overall

8,1

Comfort

7,9

Food

7,5

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,6

Reviews

1 / 10

It was a good experience other than a short delay.

7,6
Good
1 974 reviews
8,1
Very Good
11 921 reviews

Entertainment

8,1

Overall

8,1

Comfort

7,9

Food

7,5

Boarding

8,2

Crew

8,6

Reviews

1 / 10

It was a good experience other than a short delay.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from South Africa to Costa Rica. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.

Can I find flights from South Africa to Costa Rica for under R21 400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Costa Rica for under R21 400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just R21 342, but on average you can expect to pay R24 709.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Africa to Costa Rica for under R27 100?

There are currently 9+ open flights from South Africa to Costa Rica within the next 7 days for less than R27 100.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from South Africa to Costa Rica one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for British Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R15 426. Users have also found prices from R21 190 and R23 396 on Qatar Airways and Air France, respectively.

What does JNB to SJO mean?

JNB and SJO are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. JNB to SJO refers to a flight route from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to San José Juan Santamaria Intl Airport. Ready for more IATA code knowledge? These are related airports for your current travel destination: Liberia Airport (LIR), Limon Airport (LIO), San José Tobias Bolanos Intl Airport (SYQ), Tamarindo Airport (TNO), Quepos Airport (XQP).

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Alternative routes for South Africa to Costa Rica
See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 6 airlines flying from South Africa to Costa Rica

Discover the top 6 airlines that operate flights from South Africa to Costa Rica. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 652 431 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
United AirlinesCheapestR18 935AverageR31 247FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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British AirwaysCheapestR19 454AverageR23 742FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
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SWISSCheapestR21 504AverageR29 334FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%
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LufthansaCheapestR22 583AverageR32 005FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%
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KLMCheapestR23 524AverageR27 983FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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Air FranceCheapestR23 739AverageR28 602FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
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Certainly. Search results for flights to Costa Rica from South Africa shown to you on Cheapflights can be narrowed down with different useful search filters, which includes flexible booking options.

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Yes, Cheapflights has a feature called Price Alert, which notifies users when flight prices change. Track prices for your flight to Costa Rica from South Africa today and book when prices fit your budget.

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