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There are 10 ways to get from Costa Rica to Los Angeles by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Liberia to Los Angeles  •  9h 4m

  1. Fly from Liberia (LIR) to Los Angeles (LAX) LIR - LAX

$190 - $600

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Fly San Jose to Los Angeles  •  9h 9m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Los Angeles (LAX) SJO - LAX

$190 - $650

Fly San Jose to Burbank  •  12h 31m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Burbank (BUR) SJO - BUR

$329 - $1,065

Fly San Jose to Long Beach  •  14h 30m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Long Beach (LGB) SJO - LGB

$398 - $842

Fly San Jose to Santa Ana, train  •  14h 17m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Santa Ana (SNA) SJO - SNA
  2. Take the train from Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Los Angeles Union Station

$263 - $681

Fly Liberia to Burbank  •  14h 2m

  1. Fly from Liberia (LIR) to Burbank (BUR) LIR - BUR

$252 - $840

Fly Liberia to Santa Ana, train  •  13h 52m

  1. Fly from Liberia (LIR) to Santa Ana (SNA) LIR - SNA
  2. Take the train from Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Los Angeles Union Station

$372 - $670

Bus via Guadalajara  •  4 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from San José to Guatemala City Tica Bus Calzada Raul Aguilar Batres
  2. Take the bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to Tica Bus Tapachula
  3. Take the bus from Tapachula to México Central Norte
  4. Take the bus from Mexico Central Norte to Guadalajara
  5. Take the bus from Guadalajara Portales to Los Angeles

$346 - $457

Bus  •  4 days 7h

  1. Take the bus from San José to San Salvador Terminal San Benito
  2. Take the bus from San Salvador to Tapachula
  3. Take the bus from Tapachula to Matamoros
  4. Take the bus from Matamoros to Los Angeles

$318 - $509

Drive  •  2 days 17h

  1. Drive from San José to Los Angeles 3514.5 miles

$500 - $800

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The cheapest way to get from Costa Rica to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $190 - $600 and takes 9h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Costa Rica to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $190 - $600 and takes 9h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Costa Rica to Los Angeles. However, there are services departing from San José and arriving at Los Angeles via Tica Bus Guatemala, Tapachula, Mexico Central Norte and Guadalajara Portales. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 days 4h.

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The distance between Costa Rica and Los Angeles is 4365 km. The road distance is 5623.2 km.

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The best way to get from Costa Rica to Los Angeles without a car is to bus which takes 4 days 4h and costs $340 - $460.

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It takes approximately 9h 4m to get from Costa Rica to Los Angeles, including transfers.

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Costa Rica to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Tica Bus, depart from San José station.

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The best way to get from Costa Rica to Los Angeles is to fly which takes 9h 4m and costs $190 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $340 - $460 and takes 4 days 4h.

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The quickest flight from Liberia Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 6h 3m.

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Costa Rica to Los Angeles bus services, operated by ACN Autobuses, arrive at Los Angeles station.

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Map of how to get from Costa Rica to Los Angeles.
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  • Distance: 2727.8 miles
  • Duration: 9h 4m

What companies run services between Costa Rica and Los Angeles, CA, USA?

Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and five other airlines fly from Liberia to Los Angeles hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San José to Los Angeles via Guatemala City Tica Bus Calzada Raul Aguilar Batres, Tica Bus Guatemala, Tapachula, México Central Norte, Mexico Central Norte, Guadalajara, and Guadalajara Portales in around 4 days 4h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Liberia to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Liberia to Los Angeles via Miami
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10h 11m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10h 41m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach via Miami, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12h 54m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12h 58m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10h 4m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Miami, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
12h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Miami, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
13h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
13h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Liberia to Burbank via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
19h 31m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Liberia to Burbank via Miami, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Liberia to Burbank via Houston, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
11h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Liberia to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Liberia to Los Angeles via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via Houston Hobby Apt, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via Houston Hobby Apt, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach via Houston Hobby Apt, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Houston Hobby Apt, Dallas
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Houston Hobby Apt, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Houston Hobby Apt, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Liberia to Burbank via Houston Hobby Apt, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Liberia to Burbank via Houston Hobby Apt, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
18h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Liberia to Burbank via Los Angeles, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Liberia to Burbank via San Jose, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Liberia to Burbank via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Liberia to Burbank via Los Angeles, Oakland
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Liberia to Burbank via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Liberia to Burbank via Houston Hobby Apt, Denver
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Liberia to Los Angeles via Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Liberia to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
10h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Newark
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Liberia to Burbank via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
15h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Liberia to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
10h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Liberia to Santa Ana via Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 39m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Liberia to Santa Ana via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
12h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Liberia to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,700
Flights from Liberia to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,700
Flights from Liberia to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Los Angeles, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,900
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
15h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,900
Flights from Liberia to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
15h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Liberia to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,100
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,600
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Los Angeles, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
8h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Liberia to Los Angeles via Panama City
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Panama City
Ave. Duration
9h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach via Houston Hobby Apt, Austin
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Liberia to Burbank via Houston, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,900
JetSuiteX
Website
x.jetsuite.com
Flights from Liberia to Burbank via Houston, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Anaheim Regional Trans. Intermodal Ctr to Los Angeles Union Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from San José to Guatemala City Tica Bus Calzada Raul Aguilar Batres
Ave. Duration
32h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com
Bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to Tica Bus Tapachula
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ticabus.com
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ticabus.com
Bus from San José to San Salvador Terminal San Benito
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com
ADO
Phone
+52 800 369 4652
Website
ado.com.mx
Bus from Tapachula to México Central Norte
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$55 - $80
Economy
$45 - $70
Bus from Tapachula to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
30h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$75 - $110
Economy
$70 - $110
Primera Plus
Website
primeraplus.com.mx
Bus from Mexico Central Norte to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
viaje.primeraplus.com.mx
Regular Price
$44
Internet Discount
$40
Omnibus de Mexico
Website
odm.com.mx
Bus from Mexico City North Bus to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
odm.com.mx
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Mexico Central Norte to Guadalajara
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$35 - $50
Full Fare
$40 - $60
Regular Price
$48
Internet Discount
$44
ACN Autobuses
Phone
(01)66429904887
Email
clientes@acnautobuses.com
Website
acnautobuses.com
Bus from Guadalajara Portales to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
34h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$157
Schedules at
acnautobuses.com
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Matamoros to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
38h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx

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Los Angeles is 2h behind Costa Rica. It is currently 5:04 PM in Costa Rica and 3:04 PM in Los Angeles.

Yes, the driving distance between Costa Rica to Los Angeles is 5623 km. It takes approximately 2 days 17h to drive from Costa Rica to Los Angeles.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines, Copa Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Liberia Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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There are 2635+ hotels available in Los Angeles. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Costa Rica to Liberia Airport is to shuttle which takes 15m and costs .

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