Directions from New York to Costa Rica

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Recommended option

Fly New York JFK to Liberia  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Liberia (LIR) JFK - LIR

$166 - $561

Cheapest option

Fly Newark to Liberia  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Liberia (LIR) EWR - LIR

$165 - $501

2 alternative options

Fly Newark to San Jose  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to San Jose (SJO) EWR - SJO

$195 - $401

Drive  •  3 days 6 h

  1. Drive from New York to San José 4285 miles

$650 - $950

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Costa Rica?

JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from New York to Liberia 5 times a day.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Liberia via Miami
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to Liberia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Miami
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from Newark to Liberia via Miami
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Newark to Liberia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Flights from Newark to Liberia via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to San Jose
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Houston
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Liberia
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Liberia via Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Liberia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Liberia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,300
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from Newark to Liberia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Liberia
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Liberia
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Liberia via Panama City
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $3,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Newark to San Jose via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to San Jose via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New York and Costa Rica is 3529 km. The road distance is 6856 km.

The cheapest way to get from New York to Costa Rica is to fly which costs $160 - $500 and takes 8 h 47 min.

The quickest way to get from New York to Costa Rica is to fly which takes 7 h 59 min and costs $190 - $410.

It takes approximately 8 h 29 min to get from New York to Costa Rica, including transfers.