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There are 8 ways to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Costa Rica by plane, bus or shuttle

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

Recommended option

Fly to San Jose  •  22 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to San Jose (SJO) MNL - SJO

$650 - $2,000

7 alternative options

Fly to Liberia  •  22 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Liberia (LIR) MNL - LIR

$750 - $2,300

Fly to Limon  •  28 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Limon (LIO) MNL - LIO

$801 - $2,305

Fly to Tambor  •  30 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Tambor (TMU) MNL - TMU

$1,124 - $3,224

Fly to Tamarindo, bus  •  30 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Tamarindo (TNO) MNL - TNO
  2. Take the bus from Tamarindo to Liberia

$1,008 - $2,906

Fly to Quepos, bus  •  32 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Quepos (XQP) MNL - XQP
  2. Take the bus from Quepos to San José Tracopa Terminal

$868 - $2,505

Fly to Managua, Local Bus, shuttle  •  31 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Managua (MGA) MNL - MGA
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Granada to Rivas
  3. Take a shuttle bus from San Juan del Sur to Liberia

$683 - $1,886

Fly to Panama City, bus  •  38 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Panama City (PTY) MNL - PTY
  2. Take the bus from Panama Albrook to Almirante
  3. Take the bus from Sixaola to Limón

$676 - $1,831

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Costa Rica is to fly and bus which costs ₱36,000 - ₱100,000 and takes 38 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Costa Rica is to fly which costs ₱35,000 - ₱110,000 and takes 22 h 17 min.

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The distance between Manila Airport (MNL) and Costa Rica is 16111 km.

It takes approximately 22 h 17 min to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Costa Rica, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Manila Airport to San Jose Airport. The quickest flight takes 28 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Costa Rica is 14 h behind Manila Airport (MNL). It is currently 9:29 AM in Manila Airport (MNL) and 7:29 PM in Costa Rica.

Alaska Airlines, Inc., Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Manila Airport to San Jose Airport.

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There are 52+ hotels available in Costa Rica. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Costa Rica.
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  • Distance: 10069.3 miles
  • Duration: 22 h 17 min

What companies run services between Manila Airport (MNL), Philippines and Costa Rica?

Philippine Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and 10 other airlines fly from Manila Airport (MNL) to Alajuela hourly.

Airlines
SANSA
Website
flysansa.com
Flights from Manila to Limon via Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
31 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Manila to Limon via San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
28 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Manila to Limon via Los Angeles, San Salvador, San Jose
Ave. Duration
31 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Manila to Limon via Los Angeles, San Jose, Roxana
Ave. Duration
32 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Manila to Limon via Vancouver, Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
30 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,400
Flights from Manila to Limon via Los Angeles, Mexico City, San Jose
Ave. Duration
34 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Manila to Limon via Los Angeles, Houston Hobby Apt, San Jose
Ave. Duration
34 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,400
Flights from Manila to Limon via Los Angeles, Houston, San Jose
Ave. Duration
34 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,400
Flights from Manila to Limon via Los Angeles, Guatemala City, San Jose
Ave. Duration
34 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Manila to Limon via Los Angeles, Dallas/Ft.Worth, San Jose
Ave. Duration
34 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,400
Flights from Manila to Tambor via Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
31 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,300
Flights from Manila to Tambor via Tokyo Narita, Atlanta, San Jose
Ave. Duration
35 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $7,500
Flights from Manila to Tambor via San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
26 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,300
Flights from Manila to Tambor via San Francisco, Mexico City, San Jose
Ave. Duration
29 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,300
Flights from Manila to Tambor via San Francisco, Houston, San Jose
Ave. Duration
29 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,300
Flights from Manila to Tambor via Tokyo Narita, Atlanta, Liberia
Ave. Duration
38 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $7,500
Flights from Manila to Tambor via Los Angeles, San Salvador, San Jose
Ave. Duration
30 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,300
Flights from Manila to Tambor via Los Angeles, Houston, San Jose
Ave. Duration
30 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,300
Flights from Manila to Tambor via Los Angeles, Mexico City, San Jose
Ave. Duration
30 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,300
Flights from Manila to Tambor via Tokyo Narita, Houston, San Jose
Ave. Duration
27 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,100
Flights from Manila to Tambor via Honolulu, Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
31 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,400
Flights from Manila to Tambor via San Francisco, Houston, Liberia
Ave. Duration
32 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,300
Flights from Manila to Tambor via San Francisco, Mexico City, Liberia
Ave. Duration
32 h 5 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,200
Flights from Manila to Tambor via Tokyo Narita, Houston, Liberia
Ave. Duration
29 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,100
Flights from Manila to Tamarindo via Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
31 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from Manila to Tamarindo via San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
27 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from Manila to Tamarindo via Los Angeles, San Salvador, San Jose
Ave. Duration
31 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from Manila to Tamarindo via San Francisco, Houston, San Jose
Ave. Duration
32 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,000
Flights from Manila to Tamarindo via San Francisco, Mexico City, San Jose
Ave. Duration
32 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from Manila to Tamarindo via Los Angeles, Houston Hobby Apt, San Jose
Ave. Duration
33 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,000
Flights from Manila to Tamarindo via Los Angeles, Houston, San Jose
Ave. Duration
33 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,000
Flights from Manila to Tamarindo via Los Angeles, Dallas/Ft.Worth, San Jose
Ave. Duration
33 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,000
Flights from Manila to Tamarindo via Los Angeles, Guatemala City, San Jose
Ave. Duration
33 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from Manila to Tamarindo via Los Angeles, Mexico City, San Jose
Ave. Duration
33 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from Manila to Quepos via Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
29 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Manila to Quepos via San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
28 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Manila to Quepos via Tokyo Narita, Atlanta, San Jose
Ave. Duration
37 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $6,000
Flights from Manila to Quepos via Los Angeles, San Salvador, San Jose
Ave. Duration
29 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Manila to Quepos via San Francisco, Mexico City, San Jose
Ave. Duration
30 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Manila to Quepos via San Francisco, Houston, San Jose
Ave. Duration
30 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,600
Flights from Manila to Quepos via San Francisco, Mexico City, Liberia
Ave. Duration
30 h 20 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Manila to Quepos via Los Angeles, Houston, San Jose
Ave. Duration
31 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,600
Flights from Manila to Quepos via Los Angeles, Mexico City, San Jose
Ave. Duration
31 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Manila to Quepos via Los Angeles, Mexico City, Liberia
Ave. Duration
31 h 20 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,500
Flights from Manila to Quepos via Los Angeles, San Jose, Liberia
Ave. Duration
31 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,600
Flights from Manila to Quepos via Toronto, San Jose
Ave. Duration
35 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,600
Flights from Manila to Quepos via Honolulu, Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
32 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,600
Flights from Manila to Quepos via Toronto, Liberia
Ave. Duration
35 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,700
Flights from Manila to Quepos via Tokyo Narita, Houston, San Jose
Ave. Duration
30 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Manila to San Jose via Los Angeles, Houston
Ave. Duration
24 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Manila to Liberia via Los Angeles, Houston
Ave. Duration
24 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,400
Flights from Manila to Managua via San Francisco, Houston
Ave. Duration
29 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Manila to Managua via Tokyo Narita, Houston
Ave. Duration
26 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,400
Flights from Manila to Panama City via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
21 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Manila to Panama City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
22 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Manila to Panama City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
22 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Manila to Panama City via Los Angeles, Houston
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Manila to Panama City via San Francisco, Houston
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Manila to San Jose via San Francisco, Panama City
Ave. Duration
24 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Manila to San Jose via Los Angeles, Panama City
Ave. Duration
25 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Manila to Managua via San Francisco, Panama City
Ave. Duration
26 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Manila to Managua via Los Angeles, Panama City
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Manila to Panama City via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
21 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Manila to Panama City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
22 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Manila to Panama City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
22 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Manila to San Jose via Los Angeles, Miami
Ave. Duration
22 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Manila to San Jose via Los Angeles, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Manila to San Jose via San Francisco, Miami
Ave. Duration
26 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Manila to Managua via Los Angeles, Miami
Ave. Duration
26 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Manila to Managua via San Francisco, Miami
Ave. Duration
28 h 43 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Manila to Managua via New York JFK, Miami
Ave. Duration
29 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Manila to Panama City via Los Angeles, Miami
Ave. Duration
23 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Manila to Liberia via San Francisco, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Manila to Liberia via Los Angeles, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
28 h 5 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Manila to Liberia via Vancouver, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
28 h 45 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,400
Flights from Manila to Managua via San Francisco, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
27 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Manila to Managua via Los Angeles, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
28 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Manila to Managua via Vancouver, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
29 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Manila to San Jose via Los Angeles, San Salvador
Ave. Duration
24 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Manila to San Jose via Los Angeles, Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
24 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Manila to Managua via Los Angeles, San Salvador
Ave. Duration
25 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from Manila to Managua via New York JFK, San Salvador
Ave. Duration
26 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Manila to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
25 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Manila to San Jose via San Francisco, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
24 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Manila to Liberia via Los Angeles, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
24 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,500
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Manila to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Manila to Liberia via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Manila to San Jose via Los Angeles, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Interjet
Website
interjet.com
Flights from Manila to San Jose via Los Angeles, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
25 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from Manila to San Jose via Los Angeles, San Salvador
Ave. Duration
26 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Manila to Liberia via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,400
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Manila to Managua via Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
29 h 31 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Bus operators
Transportes La Pampa
Empresa Alfaro
Phone
+506 2222 2666
Website
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from Tamarindo to Liberia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Tracopa
Buses Públicos Nicaragua
Shuttle from Granada to Rivas
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
elesteliano.com
Union de Buses Panama Changuinola
Phone
+(507) 303 6326
Bus from Panama Albrook to Almirante
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
grantnt.com
Autotransportes MEPE
Phone
2257-8129, 2758-1572
Website
mepecr.com
Bus from Sixaola to Limón
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
mepecr.com

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