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The cheapest plane tickets to San José found on KAYAK recently.
22:15 - 19:02JNB-SJO
52h 47m2 stops
14:31 - 9:25SJO-JNB
34h 54m2 stops
R21 862British Airways
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อ., มี.ค. 26 - อ., เม.ย. 2
23:59 - 17:25JNB-SJO
25h 26m1 stop
19:00 - 21:20SJO-JNB
42h 20m2 stops
R28 783KLM
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อ., มี.ค. 26 - อ., เม.ย. 2
23:59 - 19:10JNB-SJO
27h 11m2 stops
19:00 - 21:20SJO-JNB
42h 20m2 stops
R28 821KLM
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อ., มี.ค. 26 - อ., เม.ย. 2
23:59 - 17:25JNB-SJO
25h 26m1 stop
19:00 - 21:20SJO-JNB
42h 20m2 stops
R29 361KLM
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อ., มี.ค. 26 - อ., เม.ย. 2
23:59 - 17:25JNB-SJO
25h 26m1 stop
19:00 - 8:10SJO-JNB
29h 10m1 stop
R31 366
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อ., มี.ค. 26 - อ., เม.ย. 2
23:59 - 17:25JNB-SJO
25h 26m1 stop
19:00 - 8:10SJO-JNB
29h 10m1 stop
R32 677
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อ., มี.ค. 26 - อ., เม.ย. 2
14:30 - 14:35JNB-SJO
32h 05m2 stops
16:50 - 9:10SJO-JNB
56h 20m3 stops
R35 588
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อ., มี.ค. 26 - อ., เม.ย. 2
22:20 - 20:20JNB-SJO
54h 00m2 stops
12:20 - 10:15SJO-JNB
37h 55m3 stops
R35 935
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อ., มี.ค. 26 - อ., เม.ย. 2
22:20 - 20:20JNB-SJO
54h 00m2 stops
0:50 - 10:15SJO-JNB
49h 25m2 stops
R39 078
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อ., มี.ค. 26 - จ., เม.ย. 1
19:35 - 9:40JNB-SJO
46h 05m3 stops
16:50 - 9:10SJO-JNB
56h 20m3 stops
R42 451
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อ., มี.ค. 26 - อ., เม.ย. 2
13:35 - 18:55JNB-SJO
37h 20m2 stops
R14 941
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พ., พ.ค. 29
8:50 - 18:55JNB-SJO
42h 05m2 stops
R15 153
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พ., เม.ย. 10
22:15 - 19:02JNB-SJO
28h 47m2 stops
R15 789British Airways
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อา., มี.ค. 17
16:30 - 14:45JNB-SJO
30h 15m3 stops
R17 987
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อา., มี.ค. 17
23:59 - 17:25JNB-SJO
25h 26m1 stop
R18 970KLM
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อา., มี.ค. 17
19:00 - 17:35JNB-SJO
30h 35m1 stop
R23 655Lufthansa
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พ., พ.ค. 29
20:15 - 11:38JNB-SJO
23h 23m1 stop
R23 809United Airlines
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พ., เม.ย. 10
13:25 - 15:55JNB-SJO
58h 30m3 stops
R24 040
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พ., พ.ค. 29
19:20 - 7:20JNB-SJO
44h 00m3 stops
R25 891
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พ., เม.ย. 10
1:15 - 20:50JNB-SJO
51h 35m3 stops
R61 884
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อ., พ.ค. 28
22:15 - 19:02JNB-SJO
52h 47m2 stops
14:31 - 9:25SJO-JNB
34h 54m2 stops
R21 862British Airways
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อ., มี.ค. 26 - อ., เม.ย. 2
23:59 - 17:25JNB-SJO
25h 26m1 stop
19:00 - 21:20SJO-JNB
42h 20m2 stops
R28 783KLM
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อ., มี.ค. 26 - อ., เม.ย. 2
23:59 - 19:10JNB-SJO
27h 11m2 stops
19:00 - 21:20SJO-JNB
42h 20m2 stops
R28 821KLM
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อ., มี.ค. 26 - อ., เม.ย. 2
23:59 - 17:25JNB-SJO
25h 26m1 stop
19:00 - 21:20SJO-JNB
42h 20m2 stops
R29 361KLM
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อ., มี.ค. 26 - อ., เม.ย. 2
23:59 - 17:25JNB-SJO
25h 26m1 stop
19:00 - 8:10SJO-JNB
29h 10m1 stop
R31 366
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อ., มี.ค. 26 - อ., เม.ย. 2
23:59 - 17:25JNB-SJO
25h 26m1 stop
19:00 - 8:10SJO-JNB
29h 10m1 stop
R32 677
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อ., มี.ค. 26 - อ., เม.ย. 2
14:30 - 14:35JNB-SJO
32h 05m2 stops
16:50 - 9:10SJO-JNB
56h 20m3 stops
R35 588
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อ., มี.ค. 26 - อ., เม.ย. 2
22:20 - 20:20JNB-SJO
54h 00m2 stops
12:20 - 10:15SJO-JNB
37h 55m3 stops
R35 935
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อ., มี.ค. 26 - อ., เม.ย. 2
22:20 - 20:20JNB-SJO
54h 00m2 stops
0:50 - 10:15SJO-JNB
49h 25m2 stops
R39 078
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อ., มี.ค. 26 - จ., เม.ย. 1
19:35 - 9:40JNB-SJO
46h 05m3 stops
16:50 - 9:10SJO-JNB
56h 20m3 stops
R42 451
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อ., มี.ค. 26 - อ., เม.ย. 2

Flights to San José - Travel Insights & Trends

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

What is the cheapest day to fly to San José?

The average price of all flights to San José, San José Province clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
Based on KAYAK data, the cheapest day to fly to San José is Wednesday where tickets can be as cheap as R24 662. On the other hand, the most expensive day to fly is Saturday, where prices are R28 827 on average.

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

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights 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 to San José, San José Province is May, where tickets cost R22 961 on average for one-way flights. On the other hand, the most expensive months are July and August, where the average cost of tickets from South Africa is R31 058 and R30 769 respectively. For return trips, the best month to travel is May with an average price of R22 961.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly to San José, San José Province?

The average price for all flights to San José, San José Province depending on the time of departure, clicked by users on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks.
The cheapest time of day to fly to San José, San José Province is generally at night, when flights cost R25 793 on average. The most expensive time of day to fly to San José, San José Province is generally in the afternoon, which is peak travel time and where the average cost of a ticket is R37 507.

How far in advance should I book a flight 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 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, you should book around 1 week before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 44 days before departure.

How long is the flight to San José, San José Province?

The duration of your flight to San José depends on your departure and arrival airports. Obviously any flights that include a layover will also be longer. The most popular routes to San José on KAYAK are from Cape Town, which takes 27h 00m, and Johannesburg, which takes 29h 38m.

How many long-haul flights are there to San José, San José Province each week?

Each week there are around 32 long-haul flights (6-12 hour flight duration), 106 medium-haul (3-6 hour flight duration) and 762 short-haul (up to 3 hour flight duration) flights to San José, San José Province. The most long-haul flights depart from Madrid.

Good to know

Low season

October

High season

December

Cheapest flight

R14 941
Best time to beat the crowds (8% less expensive on average)
Most popular time to fly (6% more expensive on average)
Flight from Johannesburg to San José

When to book flights to San José

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel to San José based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated return price
KAYAK looks at all historical flight data for each date to provide a predicted price for one-way trips or returns with a duration up to 40 days. The information is for flights to San José based on your location. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs - booking San José flights

  • How far is San José from central San José?

    There are 14 km between San José city centre and San José.

  • What is the name of San José’s airport?

    When flying to San José, you'll arrive at San José (SJO). The airport is also known as Juan Santamaria, Juan Santamaria Intl, Juan Santamaria Intl Airport, or San Jose Juan Santamaria.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights 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 to San José.

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

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

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

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

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight 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 up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

  • Which airline offers the most flights to San José, San José Province?

    Of the 2 airlines that fly to San José, San José Province, SANSA offers the most flights, with around 306 per week, followed by GetJet Airlines with 56 flights per week.

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Top tips for finding cheap flights to San José

  • Book at least 1 week before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be June, July and August. The cheapest month to fly from South Africa is May.
  • Enter your preferred departure airport and travel dates into the search form above to unlock the latest San José flight deals.

Prefer to fly direct to San José Juan Santamaria Intl?

Find which airlines fly direct to Juan Santamaria Intl, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Direct departures

South Africa to San José Juan Santamaria Intl

Monday

Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, +26 more

Aeromexico, Air Canada, +27 more

Tuesday

Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, +25 more

Aeromexico, Air Canada, +26 more

Wednesday

Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, +26 more

Aeromexico, Air Canada, +27 more

Thursday

Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, +23 more

Aeromexico, Air Canada, +24 more

Friday

Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, +26 more

Aeromexico, Air Canada, +27 more

Saturday

Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, +25 more

Aeromexico, Air Canada, +26 more

Sunday

Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, +22 more

Aeromexico, Air Canada, +23 more

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Direct returns

San José Juan Santamaria Intl to South Africa

Monday

Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, +26 more

Aeromexico, Air Canada, +27 more

Tuesday

Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, +25 more

Aeromexico, Air Canada, +26 more

Wednesday

Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, +26 more

Aeromexico, Air Canada, +27 more

Thursday

Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, +23 more

Aeromexico, Air Canada, +24 more

Friday

Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, +26 more

Aeromexico, Air Canada, +27 more

Saturday

Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, +25 more

Aeromexico, Air Canada, +26 more

Sunday

Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air Europa, +22 more

Aeromexico, Air Canada, +23 more

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Top 5 airlines flying to San José

Need help choosing which airline to fly with 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 1767 reviews
73food
73entertainment
76comfort
84crew
78overall
78boarding
Airline reviews

We left one hour late because of technical difficulties. The economy comfort seats are great for the price. The crew was mediocre, they do not provide a pleasant experience, they just deliver food and drinks and give orders, not very amicable, no service and hospitality focus.

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We left one hour late because of technical difficulties. The economy comfort seats are great for the price. The crew was mediocre, they do not provide a pleasant experience, they just deliver food and drinks and give orders, not very amicable, no service and hospitality focus.

It was nice to be on a legacy airline, people try at least.

I travel frequently. The flight was late again... KLM should really try and be on time

The flight itself it was great nice food the crew were very nice and helpful, Checking in from Birmingham wasn't great long queues for bag dropped, And I had my hand luggage case taken away from me even though I requested to have it with me as I had breakables items. I was told I can not because of the length of the flight with no explanation at all no options was given for me to take my fragile items out of my case it was taken away with hold buggage I find the staff member who was checking me in very unpleasant !! Can we please be advise if the rules have changed about the the carry on hand luggage it will be easier to be advise on booking your tickect if we not allowed to take the hand luggage with me. Overall I had a good flight .

The plane was clean and the staff was friendly. Food and drinks as expected on international flights. The entertainment system was old style, with a pullout controller, and selections not as extensive as on other flights.

Amazing KLM service and brilliant economy comfort seats. Well worth the extra.

The boarding was one of the worst I’ve ever experienced. The fault lays on Ohare Airport and not so much the airline. The waiting area by the gate was the size to accommodate a regional flight for 20-30 people and right next to a busy walkway. When you cramped nearly 300 passengers into that space is was unbearable.

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.

The seats are too cramped in that plane. If you’re above 1,80m consider alternatives or first class I guess… There were no emergency exits to seat somewhere with more legroom

Overall a good experience, the flight was on time, the crew very attentive and friendly. However the seats are too cramped, there is no space, and as soon as the person in front reclines the seat, it's literally in your face.

Wheelchair was the excellent service. I didn’t have any food or used entertainment. Overall for my trip experience was excellent. Thank you very much and keep up good work. Best regards

Not exceptional but all good. Business class seats are like the domestic Mint class on Jet Blue. Comfortable but not exceptional. Food is good but not superb. Flight attendants were better on India leg than Miami to Zurich. All India staff was more professional and service oriented. Very polite and service with a smile.

Delay on take if- short connecting time- was supposed to have a wheelchair to connecting flight- limped with a cane thru the airport to make a connection

Crew took my carry on and checked it in; turned out to be a blessing; however the luggage was delayed at my final destination; receiving it 36 hours later. Thought, we'd get, at least water; but the Swiss chocolate was delicious. Thanks.

The flight was canceled so it’s stupid to send me this now !!!!!

Hi. You canceled my trip and now you are asking me for review? Check my trip record and you will have my review. Call your customer service and you will have the answer. This was the worst experience in my life. Sorry for you.

Pros: "Not much"
Cons: "During COVID there was little attempt to distance passengers during security checks, boarding and onboard. Crew did not inforce mask policy. Fellow passengers were inconsiderate, loud, littered just throwing food wrappers and trash on the ground - crew did nothing."
Cons: "Reckless and inconsiderate airline. The only carrier refusing to modify travel due to Covid-19 pandemic"
Pros: "Not one thing about my experience."
Cons: "The alertness of the staff, the boarding process, the knowledge of the staff. Not breaking my luggage!"

They wanted to close counter although they did not provide the wheelchair requested which ended by going alone to transit security and lost long time and they did not want to wait .

Boarding was smooth and on time. The seat was comfortable and the entertainment worked. Staff were gracious.

Good aorcraft 777 but Worst food ever Breakfast was a bû’with matonnaise… Staff was nice but invisible most of the flight

Business class in the second leg - CDG-EVN was a disaster.

I have used Air France and KLM many times it will help if they change their menu's feel like it's been the same for years!!!, Especially the breakfast. Overall the flight was good and enjoyable.

We transited through Chad and what was supposed to be a 1hr 20 minutes transit time lasted over 4hrs. We didn't get regular updates until we complained. After a 10hr flight from Paris no form of refreshment given and finally arrived Abuja over 6hrs later and none of my bags came

A couple of minor delays in boarding but very professional and efficient staff.

Please serve no god if you must serve dog food

Pros: "El entretenimiento"
Cons: "Demasiadas mascotas sin posibilidad de descanso. Un gato en ej asiento del frente que no dejó de hacer ruido y dos asientos atrás un pero en la misma situación. Debería tomar más medidas para el viaje de mascotas"
Pros: "Easy boarding, entertainment"
Cons: "Crew was not very friendly on bot departure and return flights. Will make me reconsider Air France in the future."

Easy boarding in group 2. Landed 1/2 hr early. Delicious cookie snack.

Poor. 3 hours on the tarmac waiting for maintenance. We’re told numerous times it will be 10 minutes. Once going tv was blurry. Seat cramped. Not good at all. Missed an important meeting as a result.

Crew was unhelpful in boarding. Did not help passengers board and store bags efficiently. Did not alleviate tensions as passengers had to stow bags then return forward to seats. Baggage rules are unreasonable. Will fly southwest next time

Please please take consideration when setting cabin temperature. The vents were not functional and it was over 70 degrees in the cabin during the winter months when most people are used to much cooler indoor temperatures. I was down to my white t-shirt and the sweat pants I wore from Auckland to San Francisco and was sweating profusely and there was NO VENT!

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

The most cramped seating I’ve ever experienced, (including budget airlines) with no food available for purchase on a nearly 6 hour flight.

We sat on the plane for three hours while they fixed something and then we waited for 30 other people to board the plane. They texted us 7 times adding on to the delay. No food or drinks were offered for those three hours while I watched the flight attendants eating and drinking while we waited to leave.

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.

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

United Premium Plus or Premium Economy was almost twice the price as regular Economy, but the value is much worse. The seat is a bit wider and more comfortable. but not by much. The food was not good, felt like cheap fast foods on a little bit of silverware. The flight attendance service was the worse, not much attention to passenger, no helping of any kind. All in all, United Premium Plus is not worth its price, and was much worse than its Asian or Europe counter parts.

Busy flight but uneventful as flights goes. It was a bit stuffy, an attendant noticed I was fanning and offered to adjust the temperature. Our baggage took a considerable amount of time to arrive. I have a further two trips to make this year and here hoping for a good service.

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.

My luggage di dnot arrive till two days later and after several phone calls and unpleasant conversations

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

I had to give up this flight because my flight to Budapest was delayed and then my luggage was delayed by 24 hours. I tried to reschedule my return to a later date and BA wanted to charge me $500 so I booked a flight on Wizz Air and it was seamless. I am never flying on BA ever again.

Leaving 1.5 hour layover wasn't enough apparently and that costed me additional 7 hours because of British Airways screw up

Another 2 hours delay because of the plane computer issues, British Airways

I guess the weather in the UK , but no one has any control over that , was missing a blanket for my knee on the plane though..

My bag was delayed 18hrs going to Budapest and 71 hrs coming back to Chicago, I had a special meal request and they served my meal to some other passenger

Flights to San José

Destination:

San José (SJO)Costa Rica

Return flight deals:

San José - South Africa

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