There are 6 ways to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Spain by plane or bus

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 Madrid  •  10h 45m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Madrid (MAD) SJO - MAD

349€ - 800€

Cheapest option

Fly to Malaga  •  13h 29m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Malaga (AGP) SJO - AGP

290€ - 750€

4 alternative options

Fly to Valencia  •  13h 8m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Valencia (VLC) SJO - VLC

408€ - 662€

Fly to Sevilla  •  13h 12m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Sevilla (SVQ) SJO - SVQ

429€ - 556€

Fly to Barcelona  •  13h 17m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Barcelona (BCN) SJO - BCN

340€ - 600€

Fly to Alicante, bus  •  14h 40m

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Alicante (ALC) SJO - ALC
  2. Take the bus from Alicante Airport to Murcia

426€ - 794€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Spain is to fly which costs $370 - $650 and takes 13h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Spain is to fly which costs $380 - $900 and takes 10h 45m.

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The distance between San Jose Airport (SJO) and Spain is 8463 km.

It takes approximately 10h 45m to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Spain, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Jose Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 10h 10m.

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Air Europa, Iberia, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Madrid Airport.

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There are 411+ hotels available in Spain. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Spain.
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  • Distance: 8463.5 km
  • Duration: 10h 45m

What companies run services between San Jose Airport (SJO), Costa Rica and Spain?

Iberia, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and 12 other airlines fly from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Madrid hourly.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Jose to Madrid
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850€ - 2900€
Flights from San Jose to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
950€ - 1700€
Flights from San Jose to Valencia via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
950€ - 1700€
Flights from San Jose to Valencia via Madrid, Sevilla
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
950€ - 1700€
Flights from San Jose to Valencia via Madrid, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
950€ - 1700€
Flights from San Jose to Valencia via Madrid, Algiers
Ave. Duration
14h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
950€ - 1700€
Flights from San Jose to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950€ - 1300€
Flights from San Jose to Sevilla via Madrid, Valencia
Ave. Duration
15h 55m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
950€ - 1300€
Flights from San Jose to Sevilla via Panama City, Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950€ - 1300€
Flights from San Jose to Sevilla via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
950€ - 1300€
Flights from San Jose to Sevilla via Madrid, Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
950€ - 1300€
Flights from San Jose to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700€ - 2900€
Flights from San Jose to Malaga via Madrid, Melilla
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
700€ - 2900€
Flights from San Jose to Malaga via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
700€ - 2900€
Flights from San Jose to Malaga via Panama City, Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700€ - 2900€
Flights from San Jose to Barcelona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950€ - 2000€
Flights from San Jose to Barcelona via Madrid, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
950€ - 2000€
Flights from San Jose to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000€ - 1600€
Flights from San Jose to Alicante via Madrid, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000€ - 1600€
Flights from San Jose to Alicante via Panama City, Madrid
Ave. Duration
15h 12m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000€ - 1600€
Flights from San Jose to Alicante via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1000€ - 1600€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from San Jose to Madrid
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850€ - 2900€
Flights from San Jose to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
950€ - 1700€
Flights from San Jose to Malaga via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
1300€ - 2200€
Flights from San Jose to Barcelona via Miami
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
800€ - 1500€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from San Jose to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500€ - 2200€
Flights from San Jose to Malaga via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
500€ - 2200€
Flights from San Jose to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
430€ - 1800€
Flights from San Jose to Alicante via Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
550€ - 2500€
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Jose to Madrid via Bogota
Ave. Duration
13h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650€ - 1200€
Flights from San Jose to Sevilla via Bogota, Madrid
Ave. Duration
17h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800€ - 2300€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from San Jose to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
650€ - 2300€
Flights from San Jose to Malaga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
700€ - 1300€
Flights from San Jose to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
650€ - 1400€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from San Jose to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
900€ - 2100€
Flights from San Jose to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
950€ - 2700€
Flights from San Jose to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
800€ - 1800€
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Sevilla via Miami, Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950€ - 1300€
Flights from San Jose to Barcelona via Miami
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Every day
Estimated price
800€ - 1500€
Flights from San Jose to Alicante via Miami, Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 18m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000€ - 1600€
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Madrid via Panama City
Ave. Duration
12h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650€ - 2200€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from San Jose to Barcelona via Liberia, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
800€ - 1700€
Flights from San Jose to Alicante via Liberia, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1000€ - 1800€
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Jose to Barcelona via Montreal
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
800€ - 2000€
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose to Barcelona via Newark
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700€ - 1300€
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Alicante Airport to Murcia
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
alsa.com

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