There are 9 ways to get from Costa Rica to Los Angeles by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Liberia to Los Angeles  •  8 h 51 min

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

$197 - $608

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Fly San Jose to Los Angeles  •  9 h

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

$201 - $639

Fly San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino, bus  •  12 h 53 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) SJO - ONT
  2. Take the bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St

$274 - $921

Fly San Jose to Burbank  •  12 h 27 min

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

$329 - $1,065

Fly San Jose to Long Beach  •  12 h 54 min

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

$398 - $842

Fly San Jose to Santa Ana, train  •  13 h 27 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Santa Ana (SNA) SJO - SNA
  2. Take the train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station

$249 - $652

Bus via Puebla CAPU  •  4 days 1 h

  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 Puebla CAPU
  4. Take the bus from Puebla CAPU to Gómez Palacio
  5. Take the bus from Gómez Palacio to San Ysidro, CA
  6. Take the bus from San Ysidro, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca

$338 - $580

Bus  •  4 days 7 h

  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 - $529

Drive  •  2 days 17 h

  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 - $650 and takes 8 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Costa Rica to Los Angeles is to fly which costs $190 - $650 and takes 8 h 51 min.

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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, Ca via Tica Bus Guatemala, Tapachula, Puebla CAPU, Gómez Palacio and San Ysidro, Ca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 days 1 h.

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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 1 h and costs $330 - $600.

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It takes approximately 8 h 51 min 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 8 h 51 min and costs $190 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $330 - $600 and takes 4 days 1 h.

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The quickest flight from Liberia Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 50 min.

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Costa Rica to Los Angeles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Los Angeles, Ca 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: 8 h 51 min

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

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Delta and five other airlines fly from Liberia to Los Angeles every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from San José to Los Angeles via Guatemala City Tica Bus Calzada Raul Aguilar Batres, Tica Bus Guatemala, Tica Bus Tapachula, Tapachula, Puebla CAPU, Gómez Palacio, San Ysidro, CA, and San Ysidro, Ca in around 4 days 1 h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Liberia to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Liberia to Los Angeles via Miami
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino via Miami, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
12 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino via Miami, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12 h 43 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via Miami, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
16 h 2 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Miami, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
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
12 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Liberia to Los Angeles via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Liberia to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via Houston, Denver
Ave. Duration
13 h 27 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Newark
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Liberia to Los Angeles via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino via Houston Hobby Apt, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Ontario/San Bernardino via Houston Hobby Apt, Dallas
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via Houston Hobby Apt, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via Houston Hobby Apt, Oakland
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Burbank via Houston Hobby Apt, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Houston Hobby Apt, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Liberia to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,700
Flights from Liberia to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
9 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Santa Ana via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,900
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Liberia to Los Angeles via Panama City
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Panama City
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via Orlando
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,200
Flights from San Jose to Long Beach via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Liberia to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $2,100
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,600
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from San Jose to Los Angeles via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Tustin station to L. A. Union Station station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
metrolinktrains.com
Bus operators
Foothill Transit
Phone
+1 800-743-3463
Website
foothilltransit.org
Bus from Pomona Transit Center to Arcadia St and Alameda St
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
foothilltransit.org
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from San José to Guatemala City Tica Bus Calzada Raul Aguilar Batres
Ave. Duration
32 h
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
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ticabus.com
Book at
ticabus.com
Bus from San José to San Salvador Terminal San Benito
Ave. Duration
20 h 40 min
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 Puebla CAPU
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$50 - $75
Economy
$40 - $65
Bus from Tapachula to Matamoros
Ave. Duration
30 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Schedules at
ado.com.mx
First
$75 - $110
Economy
$70 - $110
ETN
Website
etn.com.mx
Bus from Puebla CAPU to Gómez Palacio
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
etn.com.mx
Web Advance
$65 - $95
Full Fare
$85 - $120
Regular Price
$106
Internet Discount
$91
Greyhound Mexico
Phone
01-800 890 6821
Website
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Gómez Palacio to San Ysidro, CA
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Bus from Matamoros to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
38 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Schedules at
greyhound.com.mx
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from San Ysidro, Ca to Los Angeles, Ca
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45

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Los Angeles is 2 h behind Costa Rica. It is currently 11:44 PM in Costa Rica and 10:44 PM in Los Angeles.

Yes, the driving distance between Costa Rica to Los Angeles is 5623 km. It takes approximately 2 days 17 h 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 2492+ hotels available in Los Angeles. Prices start at $113 USD per night.

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

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