New York to Costa Rica flight time

What is the flight time from New York to Costa Rica

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between New York, United States and Costa Rica, Costa Rica?

Flight duration from New York to Costa Rica

Depart
JFK
Arrive
SJO

The flight time from New York to Costa Rica is 5 hours 33 minutes.

A direct flight from JFK to SJO has a duration of 5 hours 33 minutes.

A distance of 2,222 miles / 3,575 km.

Related: Return journey Costa Rica to New York flight duration

Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 5 hours 33 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.

New York to Costa Rica flight time via Panama City | JFK to SJO via ECP

New York to Panama City
2 hours 31 minutes
Panama City to Costa Rica
3 hours 32 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
6 hours 03 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

New York to Costa Rica flight time via San Salvador | JFK to SJO via SAL

New York to San Salvador
5 hours 12 minutes
San Salvador to Costa Rica
1 hours 55 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
7 hours 07 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from New York to Costa Rica can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to Costa Rica and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.

Flights from New York to Costa Rica | Airports, Distances & Flight Duration

New York to Costa Rica flight time information

  • The average flight time from New York to Costa Rica is 5 hours 33 minutes
  • Distance from New York to Costa Rica is 2,222 miles / 3,575 km
  • New York is served by 3 airports New York John F. Kennedy International Airport , New York Newark Liberty International Airport , New York LaGuardia Airport
  • Costa Rica is served by 1 airports San Jose Juan Santamaria International Airport

Airlines flying between New York and Costa Rica

Most popular airlines that fly the route between New York and Costa Rica

Interjet
Interjet
Air Canada
Air Canada
Avianca
Avianca
Copa
Copa
Condor
Condor
Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines
United
United
Volaris
Volaris

Popular routes from New York

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New York & Costa Rica local time and timezones

Costa Rica, Costa Rica time is 2 hours behind New York, United States

Day and time in New York, United States: Sat, 22 Sep, 2018,
New York Timezone: EDT (-04:00)
11:51
Day and time in Costa Rica, Costa Rica: Sat, 22 Sep, 2018,
Costa Rica Timezone: CST (-06:00)
09:51

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The cheapest months to travel from New York to Costa Rica

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