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Find cheap flights from Cape Town to San José from R25 844

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The cheapest plane tickets to San José found on KAYAK recently.
18:40 - 18:31CPT-SJO
31h 51m2 stops
7:05 - 11:00SJO-CPT
43h 55m2 stops
R25 844British Airways
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lun, lug 29 - lun, ago 5
20:00 - 11:56CPT-SJO
23h 56m1 stop
13:30 - 15:20SJO-CPT
65h 50m2 stops
R26 864United Airlines
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ven, apr 5 - gio, apr 18
20:00 - 12:26CPT-SJO
48h 26m2 stops
13:30 - 15:20SJO-CPT
65h 50m2 stops
R29 358United Airlines
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ven, apr 5 - gio, apr 18
12:50 - 8:02CPT-SJO
27h 12m2 stops
16:59 - 6:35SJO-CPT
53h 36m2 stops
R30 378
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sab, apr 6 - gio, apr 18
19:50 - 20:19CPT-SJO
32h 29m1 stop
7:15 - 12:35SJO-CPT
45h 20m2 stops
R33 325
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lun, lug 29 - lun, ago 5
9:30 - 18:53CPT-SJO
41h 23m2 stops
0:30 - 15:05SJO-CPT
54h 35m2 stops
R38 237United Airlines
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mer, mar 20 - mar, mar 26
9:30 - 18:53CPT-SJO
41h 23m2 stops
13:19 - 7:40SJO-CPT
58h 21m2 stops
R38 539United Airlines
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mer, mar 20 - mer, mar 27
9:30 - 14:50CPT-SJO
61h 20m2 stops
16:05 - 7:40SJO-CPT
31h 35m3 stops
R43 753SWISS
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mer, mar 20 - mer, mar 27
18:40 - 16:00CPT-SJO
29h 20m1 stop
6:20 - 11:00SJO-CPT
44h 40m2 stops
R43 885British Airways
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sab, apr 6 - gio, apr 18
21:30 - 21:30CPT-SJO
32h 00m1 stop
13:17 - 17:50SJO-CPT
20h 33m1 stop
R66 310Delta
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ven, apr 5 - gio, apr 18

Flights from Cape Town to San José - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from Cape Town to San José to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to San José, San José Province?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Cape Town to San José, San José Province, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from Cape Town to San José, San José Province is September, where tickets cost R24 767 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are July and January, where the average cost of tickets is R34 175 and R32 531 respectively.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to San José, San José Province?

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Cape Town to San José, San José Province, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from Cape Town to San José, San José Province, you should book around 0 days before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 58 days before departure.

How long does a flight from Cape Town to San José take?

Flying between San José and Cape Town will take minimum 23h 56m and will require at least one stop.

Good to know

Low season

April

High season

December

Cheapest flight

R25 844
Best time to beat the crowds (10% less expensive on average)
Most popular time to fly and prices are also 0% lower on average.
Flight from Cape Town to San José

When to book flights from Cape Town to San José

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Cape Town to San José based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated return price
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FAQs for booking flights from Cape Town to San José

  • What is the cheapest flight from Cape Town to San José, San José Province?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Cape Town to San José, San José Province was R1 368 for a return ticket.

  • Which airports will I be using when flying from Cape Town to San José?

    When flying out of Cape Town you will be using Cape Town Intl. You will be landing at San José, also known as San José Juan Santamaria Intl.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Cape Town to San José?

    We unfortunately don’t have that data for this specific route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Cape Town to San José?

    oneworld, Star Alliance, and SkyTeam are the airline alliances operating flights between Cape Town and San José, with Star Alliance being the most commonly used for this route.

  • Which is the best airline for flights from Cape Town to San José, British Airways or United Airlines?

    The two airlines most popular with KAYAK users for flights from Cape Town to San José are British Airways and United Airlines. With an average price for the route of R24 737 and an overall rating of 6,8, British Airways is the most popular choice. United Airlines is also a great choice for the route, with an average price of R29 130 and an overall rating of 7,4.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Cape Town to San José?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Cape Town to San José.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from Cape Town to San José?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to San José from Cape Town is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from Cape Town to San José?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to San José with an airline and back to Cape Town with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Cape Town to San José?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to San José from Cape Town up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Top 3 airlines serving from Cape Town to San José

Need help choosing which airline to fly with from Cape Town to San José? KAYAK airline reviews give an overall score for each airline based on loads of factors, including comfort, boarding, in-flight entertainment and more, to make your decision easier. See airline scores according to KAYAK reviews.
7,8
KLMOverall score based on 1778 reviews
78boarding
76comfort
73entertainment
78overall
73food
84crew
Airline reviews

Booked connecting flights with KlM. My serving flight was the furthest part of the airport. On arrival in Zurich. My two cases arrived but only one carry on belong to my son. His three suitcase didn't arrive. After enquiring we discovered they were still in Amsterdam. We landed at 11.12. We eventually left the airport just after one.

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Booked connecting flights with KlM. My serving flight was the furthest part of the airport. On arrival in Zurich. My two cases arrived but only one carry on belong to my son. His three suitcase didn't arrive. After enquiring we discovered they were still in Amsterdam. We landed at 11.12. We eventually left the airport just after one.

One of the vstewardeses wanted to bump me of the plane for absolutely nothing. There is CCTV in the plane ans everything can be verified. Very disappointing , you all will see, o other 5 years and the passangers who does not smile to flight attendent will be bumped off...

The food quality is poor. The staff are very friendly and accommodating. The entertainment program was limited. I experienced a delay of 30 minutes due to two issues. Passenger luggage had to be removed and there was a technical issue with the stairs not detaching from the aircraft. The pilot managed to compensate and we arrived only 15 minutes later. The luggage at Dubai airport was very slow. I waited over an hour.

I requested wheel chair assistance , it was confirmed via email that inwoood get it but I didn’t get it . The last leg of my trip to Nigeria was the worst.

One of their staff was so rude with discriminative. Such a reputed airline shouldn't hire such kind of arrogant attendants.

All and all pretty good. It’s crowded but that is what flying is all about. But no complaints otherwise.

Well, in my case; the flight was delayed 1 hour, we have to wait in the plane to get green light. And the plane (probably because was a short trip) did not have entertainment or WiFi. No a good experience.

one of my bags was drenched with fish smelling water and all my new clothes bought at dublin and the 23kg checked in bag were all gone waste with very pungent fish smell and also having stains

Seats actually fit a human! Snack options were a bit lame but that’s ok

Pros: "Friendly crew, great access to a variety refreshments, robust entertainment library."
Cons: "No suggestions."

Great crew, friendly. Found the trip long just sitting with no onboard entertainment

Flight canceled due to weather. Rescheduled flight canceled due to maintenance. I’m stuck!

On time - really well operated flight. Friendly staff. Super impressed with United on this round trip.

Nothing bad to say about the actual crew or airline. It was nice to have a complimentary FULL can of soda, as well as a snack. Blankets and earbuds were also provided at no cost for this red eye flight. I especially appreciated the free WiFi and movie selection with the Bluetooth option. It helped the flight pass more quickly. No matter who you fly, boarding and disembarking are always SUCH a pain. As I mentioned, this is on the passengers and not the crew!!

Crew was wonderful and attentive. Chris (I think that was his name as I was seated in the back in 52F) was amazing and funny. The captain was informative and did everything to get us to Denver as close to on time as possible. Bags came quickly at baggage claim. Online check in would not allow me to change my seat 24 hours ahead of time with dozens of seats showing open and I really do not enjoy being in the back of the plane for long international flights.

Needs a lot of improvement to say the least. Majorly disappointed after the service we experienced on both the Japan and China airlines.

I had very little time to change planes originally in Denver after my flight from Omaha. I had an hour and a half layover in Denver originally and my flight leaving Omaha was delayed an hour because they had to change a tire, which I can understand. When I reached Denver my other flight was late, fortunately, but I still had only 10 minutes to run about a mile through the airport to get to my flight. Again, fortunately, I am a healthy 71-year-old and was able to accomplish this feat. However, the stress was more than necessary to bear.

The flight was clean and on time, the crew were all very nice and we got the seats we booked. Plenty of food and beverages. The seats are too close so it’s very difficult to try and sleep comfortably.

Upon entering the Newark airport, the first United person we met trying to check our bags was the rudest person I have ever met from United. Set the tone for the day. Every employee that I met from then on was better, but that initial impression created by this woman that did not like her job stuck with me.

Less packaged foods in between meals Appreciated fruits cheese platters ice cream

Had to cancel flight due to war in the Middle East, no refund, and insurance wouldn’t cover it!

the headphone jack was damaged making it impossible to keep a clear sound. while it is beyond the airline's control how many children are on each flight, it becomes very difficult to enjoy the flight when there are 5 or 6 children all crying and screaming at the same time. I know there is no good solution at the industry level, but I think there are good reasons to try to develop some solutions rather than just say it is the luck of the draw. maybe you could show a seating map where children who are booked are a different color, that would allow us to know what to expect and possibly rebook to a different seat or take a different flight. maybe some of the covid-related ideas about redesigning the cabin for more privacy and hygiene could be further developed and tested. on my leg from London to Washington DC, the passenger next to us was coughing consistently for long periods of time. it was obvious she had been ill and knew it before boarding. this leads me to think we should consider additional screening measures because some of the public is no longer acting responsible or ethical in regards to covid and health protocols. just answering questions on a check-in survey does not seem sufficient to convince people to not fly when they are ill and symptomatic.

Overall, very good. It should be noted however there was a 1.5 hour delayed departure time for BA175.

Got away on time, comfortable flight. Landed into thick fog at Zurich with no concerns.

They put me on stand by, just because I didn’t respond to a email confirmation. Next time I will, but it was wrong to be put on stand by. But I did get on the flight, thank you.

Chaotic boarding at JNB, last minute gate change with no announcements.

They didn’t serve my special order meal. And the “free internet” didn’t work

The only issue we had was damage checked in bags, out of 8 bags only two arrived at the destination. Out of 6 remaining bags one came late at night and it's all broken. Still awaiting 5 more bags to come.

Old plane, very busy and crammed in. Payment device didn’t work so no food/drinks available. Air con was so hot.

Have more options for food so folks can select what to eat. Entertainment was not great. I think that's one area they can greatly improve one. Update the movies and choices for entertainment. The crew was professional and very responsive and offered great service. Good job

Cape Town - San José Flights

Departure:

Cape Town (CPT)South Africa

Destination:

San José (SJO)Costa Rica

Return flight deals:

San José - Cape Town

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