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How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Costa Rica

All the information you need to plan the best LON to SJO flight in 2021: compare London 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 to Costa Rica?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 19 days in advance, which can save you up to 3% on flights from London to Costa Rica compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 19 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £560. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £582.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London 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 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 to Costa Rica (LON - CR0)?

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

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

The best prices found for LON to Costa Rica flights in September, October
13 Oct - 20 Oct
£404pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Iberia
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Iberia
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Oct - 10 Nov
£420pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Iberia
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Iberia
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Oct - 24 Nov
£421pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Iberia
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Iberia
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Costa Rica 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Costa Rica from London found for this year
13 Nov - 30 Nov
£403pp
LGW
London Gatwick
British Airways
Direct
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
British Airways
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
13 Oct - 20 Oct
£404pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Iberia
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Iberia
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
11 Nov - 27 Nov
£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

Direct flights to Costa Rica from London

Save time with London 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
8 Feb - 15 Feb
£373pp
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 London to Costa Rica

Late deals on return flights to Costa Rica from London, departing today and this week
24 Sep - 18 Nov
£451pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Air France
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Sep - 26 Sep
£459pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Sep - 5 Dec
£466pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
SJO
San José Juan Santamaria Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Costa Rica from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Costa Rica
04:25 - 11:23
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
37h 58m
STN - SJO
Multiple Airlines
£174
Kiwi.com
04:25 - 11:23
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
37h 58m
STN - SJO
Multiple Airlines
£176
Kiwi.com
04:25 - 11:23
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
37h 58m
STN - SJO
Multiple Airlines
£184
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">London</span> to <span class="emphasized">Costa Rica</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From London to Costa Rica

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

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

Are flight prices decreasing from London 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 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 to Costa Rica for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Costa Rica for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £365, but on average you can expect to pay £393.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Costa Rica under £400. A good price for a direct flight from London to Costa Rica is less than £440.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Costa Rica for under £500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Costa Rica within the next 7 days for less than £500.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Costa Rica

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Costa Rica

Most visitors from London can enter Costa Rica without restrictions.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London 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 London from Costa Rica?

Returning to London 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.

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

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Destination points for flights from London 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 London to Costa Rica.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₡847.37
Flight duration from London to Costa Rica
10h 57m

Airports servicing London

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Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

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El Progreso Drake Bay (DRK)
La Fortuna (FON)
Golfito (GLF)
Limon (LIO)
Liberia (LIR)
Nosara Beach (NOB)

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Costa Rica

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London 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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Delta
£637 £804 No cancel fee N/A
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British Airways
£474 £822 No cancel fee 70%
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Aeromexico
£637 £841 No cancel fee N/A
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American Airlines
£607 £873 No cancel fee 71%
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KLM
£518 £876 No cancel fee 75%
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Air France
£549 £899 No cancel fee 77%
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Iberia
£507 £946 No cancel fee 77%
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Avianca
£731 £951 No cancel fee 71%
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Air Canada
£846 £1,063 No cancel fee 67%
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