There are 4 ways to get from Costa Rica to Ecuador by plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Quito  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Quito (UIO) SJO - UIO

$247 - $834

3 alternative options

Fly to Guayaquil  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Guayaquil (GYE) SJO - GYE

$280 - $700

Fly to Manta  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Manta (MEC) SJO - MEC

$415 - $690

Fly to Cuenca  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Cuenca (CUE) SJO - CUE

$515 - $986

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Costa Rica to Ecuador is to fly which costs $240 - $850 and takes 7 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Costa Rica to Ecuador is to fly which costs $240 - $850 and takes 7 h 27 min.

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The distance between Costa Rica and Ecuador is 1392 km.

It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to get from Costa Rica to Ecuador, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Costa Rica and Ecuador?

Copa Airlines, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and four other airlines fly from Alajuela to Quito hourly.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Jose to Quito via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Quito via Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Quito via San Salvador, Bogota
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Guayaquil via Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Guayaquil via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Guayaquil via San Salvador, Bogota
Ave. Duration
9 h 57 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Manta via San Salvador, Quito
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Manta via Bogota, Quito
Ave. Duration
13 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Manta via San Salvador, Bogota, Quito
Ave. Duration
12 h 48 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Manta via Panama City, Quito
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Manta via Bogota, Guayaquil, Quito
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Quito via Panama City
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Guayaquil via Panama City
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to Guayaquil via Managua, Panama City
Ave. Duration
9 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to Manta via Panama City, Quito
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Manta via Managua, Panama City, Quito
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Cuenca via Panama City, Quito
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Cuenca via Managua, Panama City, Quito
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
LATAM Ecuador
Website
latam.com
Flights from San Jose to Cuenca via Panama City, Quito
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Cuenca via Bogota, Quito
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Quito via Miami
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Guayaquil via Miami
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $7,500
Flights from San Jose to Cuenca via Panama City, Quito
Ave. Duration
11 h 56 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from San Jose to Quito via Lima
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Jose to Quito via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,300
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from San Jose to Guayaquil via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700

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