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Gatwick (LGW) to Costa Rica

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to SJO flight in 2021: compare Gatwick to Costa Rica flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Costa Rica.
How far in advance should I book a flight from London Gatwick Airport to Costa Rica?

Users have found that booking a flight from London Gatwick Airport to Costa Rica at least 19 days early can save you up to 3% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 19 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London Gatwick Airport to Costa Rica for as little as £560 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 £582 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London Gatwick Airport to Costa Rica?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Costa Rica. Flights to Costa Rica from London Gatwick Airport in May are about £576 on average during May, but can be found for as low as £353.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London Gatwick Airport to Costa Rica (LGW - CR0)?

When flying from London Gatwick Airport to Costa Rica, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to Costa Rica in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LGW to Costa Rica flights in September, October
31 Oct - 13 Nov
£450pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
27 Oct - 31 Jan
£456pp
LGW
London Gatwick
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
31 Oct - 13 Nov
£469pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

London Gatwick to Costa Rica 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Costa Rica from Gatwick found for this year
18 Nov - 17 Mar
£404pp
LGW
London Gatwick
British Airways
Direct
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
British Airways
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
11 Dec - 13 Jan
£405pp
LGW
London Gatwick
British Airways
Direct
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
British Airways
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
2 Nov - 7 Apr
£429pp
LGW
London Gatwick
British Airways
Direct
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
British Airways
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick

Direct flights to Costa Rica from Gatwick

Save time with Gatwick to Costa Rica direct flight deals
8 Feb - 15 Feb
£372pp
LGW
London Gatwick
British Airways
Direct
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
British Airways
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
11 Jan - 16 Jan
£372pp
LGW
London Gatwick
British Airways
Direct
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
British Airways
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
2 Jan - 23 Jan
£394pp
LGW
London Gatwick
British Airways
Direct
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
British Airways
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from Gatwick to Costa Rica

Late deals on return flights to Costa Rica from Gatwick, departing today and this week
24 Sep - 18 Nov
£600pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
24 Sep - 5 Dec
£608pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
24 Sep - 18 Nov
£612pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Costa Rica from London Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to Costa Rica
13:25 - 11:23
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
52h 58m
LGW - SJO
Multiple Airlines
£207
Combigo
06:00 - 11:23
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
36h 23m
LGW - SJO
Multiple Airlines
£212
Combigo
05:50 - 11:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
36h 25m
LGW - SJO
Multiple Airlines
£214
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Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to Costa Rica

Which airlines flying from London Gatwick to Costa Rica have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from London Gatwick to Costa Rica that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are British Airways, TUI Airways, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are flight prices decreasing from London Gatwick Airport to Costa Rica due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both London Gatwick Airport and Costa Rica for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from London Gatwick Airport to Costa Rica for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Gatwick Airport to Costa Rica for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just £372, but on average you can expect to pay £409.

Are there direct flights from London Gatwick Airport to Costa Rica for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London Gatwick Airport to Costa Rica under £400. A good price for a direct flight from London Gatwick Airport to Costa Rica is less than £485.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Gatwick Airport to Costa Rica for under £600?

There are currently 13+ open flights from London Gatwick Airport to Costa Rica within the next 7 days for less than £600.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Costa Rica

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Costa Rica from Gatwick?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Gatwick to Costa Rica

Most visitors from London Gatwick can enter Costa Rica without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Costa Rica.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick are not required to quarantine after entering Costa Rica.

Documents
Epidemiological Health Pass Form - The Health Pass can only be completed within 72 hours of arriving in the country. One form must be completed per person, including minors, without exception.

Health Insurance - Tourists may get an insurance from Costa Rican insurance companies that are registered and authorized by the General Superintendence of Insurance of Costa Rica.


Do I need a test to fly back to Gatwick from Costa Rica?

Returning to London Gatwick from Costa Rica

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Costa Rica must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London Gatwick.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Costa Rica are not required to quarantine after entering London Gatwick.

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Destination points for flights from Gatwick to Costa Rica

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Destination information for Costa Rica

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Gatwick to Costa Rica.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₡847.37
Flight duration from London Gatwick to Costa Rica
10h 56m

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Top 4 airlines flying from London Gatwick to Costa Rica

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Gatwick to Costa Rica choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
TUI Airways
£340 £550 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by TUI Airways. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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British Airways
£474 £707 No cancel fee 70%
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Iberia
£570 £858 No cancel fee 77%
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American Airlines
£607 £875 No cancel fee 71%
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