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  •  21h 26m

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

$1,000 - $2,000

Cheapest option

Fly to Quepos, bus  •  27h 49m

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

$501 - $1,303

6 alternative options

Fly to Tambor  •  28h 1m

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

$724 - $1,868

Fly to Liberia  •  22h 53m

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

$650 - $1,900

Fly to Tamarindo, bus  •  26h 33m

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

$644 - $1,672

Fly to Managua, Local Bus, shuttle  •  31h 20m

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

$551 - $1,375

Fly to Puerto Jimenez, bus  •  32h 25m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Puerto Jimenez (PJM) MNL - PJM
  2. Take the bus from Piedras Blancas to Quepos
  3. Take the bus from Quepos to San José Tracopa Terminal

$773 - $1,901

Fly to Panama City, bus  •  35h 42m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Panama City (PTY) MNL - PTY
  2. Take the bus from Panama City to Las Lajas
  3. Take the bus from Las Lajas to David
  4. Take the bus from David to Changuinola
  5. Take the bus from Sixaola to Limón

Questions & Answers

There is ongoing community transmission in Costa Rica.
Last Updated: 3/11/2020 | Source: CDC.

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The cheapest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Costa Rica is to fly and bus which costs ₱25,000 - ₱70,000 and takes 27h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Costa Rica is to fly which costs ₱50,000 - ₱110,000 and takes 21h 26m.

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

It takes approximately 21h 26m 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 27h 20m and has one stopover.

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Costa Rica is 14h behind Manila Airport (MNL). It is currently 7:22 PM in Manila Airport (MNL) and 5:22 AM in Costa Rica.

Delta, Alaska Airlines, Inc., Aeroméxico and four other airlines offer flights from Manila Airport to San Jose Airport.

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There are 50+ hotels available in Costa Rica. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila Airport (MNL) to Costa Rica.
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  • Distance: 16110.8 km
  • Duration: 21h 26m

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

Philippine Airlines, Delta and eight other airlines fly from Manila Airport (MNL) to Alajuela hourly.

Airlines
Skyway
Website
skywaycr.com
Flights from Manila to Tambor via Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Manila to Tambor via Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Jose
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Manila to Tambor via Los Angeles, Guatemala City, San Jose
Ave. Duration
25h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Manila to Tambor via San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
28h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Manila to Tambor via Los Angeles, Mexico City, San Jose
Ave. Duration
29h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Manila to Tambor via Tokyo Haneda, Dallas/Ft.Worth, San Jose
Ave. Duration
29h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,400
Flights from Manila to Tambor via Los Angeles, Houston, San Jose
Ave. Duration
30h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Manila to Tambor via Los Angeles, San Salvador, San Jose
Ave. Duration
30h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Manila to Tambor via Los Angeles, Dallas/Ft.Worth, San Jose
Ave. Duration
30h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Manila to Tambor via San Francisco, Mexico City, San Jose
Ave. Duration
30h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Manila to Tamarindo via Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
24h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Manila to Tamarindo via Los Angeles, Guatemala City, San Jose
Ave. Duration
25h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Manila to Tamarindo via Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Jose
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Manila to Tamarindo via San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Manila to Tamarindo via Vancouver, Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
28h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Manila to Tamarindo via Tokyo Haneda, Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
32h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $5,500
Flights from Manila to Quepos via Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
28h 52m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,300
Flights from Manila to Quepos via Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Jose
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,300
Flights from Manila to Quepos via San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,300
Flights from Manila to Quepos via Los Angeles, Mexico City, San Jose
Ave. Duration
30h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,300
Flights from Manila to Quepos via Vancouver, Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Manila to Quepos via Tokyo Haneda, Dallas/Ft.Worth, San Jose
Ave. Duration
31h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,700
Flights from Manila to Puerto Jimenez via Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from Manila to Puerto Jimenez via Los Angeles, Phoenix, San Jose
Ave. Duration
23h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from Manila to Puerto Jimenez via San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Jose
Ave. Duration
25h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from Manila to Puerto Jimenez via Los Angeles, Guatemala City, San Jose
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from Manila to Puerto Jimenez via Los Angeles, Mexico City, San Jose
Ave. Duration
27h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from Manila to Puerto Jimenez via Los Angeles, San Salvador, San Jose
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from Manila to Puerto Jimenez via San Francisco, Mexico City, San Jose
Ave. Duration
28h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Manila to San Jose via San Francisco, Panama City
Ave. Duration
24h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Manila to San Jose via Los Angeles, Panama City
Ave. Duration
24h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Manila to Managua via Los Angeles, Panama City
Ave. Duration
25h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Manila to Managua via San Francisco, Panama City
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Manila to Panama City via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Manila to Panama City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
22h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Manila to Panama City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
23h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Manila to San Jose via Los Angeles, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
21h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from Manila to San Jose via Los Angeles, Miami
Ave. Duration
24h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Manila to San Jose via Los Angeles, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
25h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,300
Flights from Manila to San Jose via San Francisco, Miami
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,300
Flights from Manila to Liberia via Los Angeles, Miami
Ave. Duration
27h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Manila to Liberia via Los Angeles, Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
27h 9m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Manila to Managua via Los Angeles, Miami
Ave. Duration
26h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Manila to Managua via San Francisco, Miami
Ave. Duration
27h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Manila to Managua via New York JFK, Miami
Ave. Duration
29h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Manila to Liberia via Los Angeles, Houston
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from Manila to Managua via Los Angeles, Houston
Ave. Duration
26h 51m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Manila to Managua via San Francisco, Houston
Ave. Duration
28h 6m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Manila to Panama City via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
21h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Manila to Panama City via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
22h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Manila to Panama City via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
23h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Manila to Panama City via Los Angeles, Houston
Ave. Duration
25h 36m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Manila to San Jose via Los Angeles, Guatemala City
Ave. Duration
22h 56m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from Manila to San Jose via Los Angeles, San Salvador
Ave. Duration
24h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from Manila to San Jose via San Francisco, San Salvador
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from Manila to Managua via Los Angeles, San Salvador
Ave. Duration
24h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Manila to Managua via San Francisco, San Salvador
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Manila to Panama City via Los Angeles, San Salvador
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Manila to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from Manila to Liberia via Los Angeles, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
26h 44m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,000
Flights from Manila to Managua via San Francisco, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
28h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Manila to Managua via Los Angeles, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
29h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Manila to San Jose via Los Angeles, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
25h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,300
Flights from Manila to Managua via Los Angeles, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
25h 47m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Manila to Managua via San Francisco, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
27h 2m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Manila to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Flights from Manila to Liberia via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
21h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Manila to Liberia via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
25h 12m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Manila to Liberia via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
29h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Bus operators
Transportes La Pampa
Website
transporteslapampa.net
Bus from Tamarindo to Liberia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
transporteslapampa.net
Empresa Alfaro
Phone
+506 2222 2666
Website
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from Tamarindo to Liberia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Tracopa
Phone
+506 2775 0365, Whatsapp: +506 7298-3342
Email
info@tracopacr.com
Bus from Quepos to San José Tracopa Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Bus from Piedras Blancas to Quepos
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Buses Públicos Nicaragua
Shuttle from Managua Mercado Huembes to Rivas
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
horariodebuses.com
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Panama Local Buses
Bus from Panama City to Las Lajas
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
horariodebuses.com
Bus from Las Lajas to David
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
horariodebuses.com
Panamá Regional Buses
Bus from David to Changuinola
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
horariodebuses.com
Autotransportes MEPE
Phone
2257-8129, 2758-1572
Website
mepecr.com
Bus from Sixaola to Limón
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $13
Schedules at
mepecr.com

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