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There are 4 ways to get from Toronto to San Jose Airport (SJO) by plane, shuttle or car

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Fly from Toronto  •  7h 35m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to San Jose (SJO) YYZ - SJO

3 alternative options

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly  •  12h 59m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to San Jose (SJO) BUF - SJO

Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  10h 14m

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to San Jose (SJO) YTZ - SJO

Drive  •  3 days 3h

  1. Drive from Toronto to San Jose Airport (SJO) 6331.8 km

Toronto (YYZ) to San Jose (SJO) flights

The flight time between Toronto (YYZ) and San Jose (SJO) is around 8h 47m and covers a distance of around 3772 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 57m. The fastest flight normally takes 5h 10m. Services are operated by Air Canada, WestJet, Air Transat and others. Typically 87 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
6h 50m
Layover time:
1h 57m
Total time:
8h 47m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
5h 10m
Flight distance:
3772 km
Flights per week:
87
Cheapest price:
$220
Carbon emissions:
764 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:14
Last flight departs at:
18:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto (YYZ) to San Jose (SJO) flight schedules

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Costa Rica

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Costa Rica. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Costa Rica.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Costa Rica due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Costa Rica

Domestic travel is restricted within Costa Rica due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Costa Rica

International flights leaving Canada are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Last updated: October 26 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Toronto to San Jose Airport (SJO) is to fly, which costs $300 - $420 and takes 10h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to San Jose Airport (SJO) is to fly which costs $260 - $900 and takes 7h 35m.

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The distance between Toronto and San Jose Airport (SJO) is 3771 km. The road distance is 6331.8 km.

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It takes approximately 7h 35m to get from Toronto to San Jose Airport (SJO), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to San Jose Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 10m.

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San Jose Airport (SJO) is 2h behind Toronto. It is currently 12:23 PM in Toronto and 10:23 AM in San Jose Airport (SJO).

Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to San Jose Airport (SJO) is 6332 km. It takes approximately 3 days 3h to drive from Toronto to San Jose Airport (SJO).

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Air Canada, WestJet, Air Transat and four other airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to San Jose Airport.

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There are 272+ hotels available in San Jose Airport (SJO). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $2 - $13.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to San Jose Airport (SJO).
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  • Distance: 3771.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 35m

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

Air Canada, WestJet and five other airlines fly from Toronto to San Jose Airport (SJO) every 2 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Philadelphia, Miami
Ave. Duration
10h 52m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Philadelphia, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
12h 27m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to San Jose via Newark, Miami
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to San Jose via Boston, Miami
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to San Jose via Newark
Ave. Duration
12h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to San Jose
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$650 - $3,500
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to San Jose via Sudbury, Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,777
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to San Jose via Washington Dulles, San Salvador
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to San Jose
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Toronto to San Jose
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Panama City
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to San Jose via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
10h 29m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to San Jose via Montreal, Miami
Ave. Duration
11h 29m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,777
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus

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