The cheapest times to fly from DFW to SJO are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of February 19th)
  • May 7th to June 24th
  • September 3rd to November 18th (except the weeks of October 22nd and November 5th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DFW to SJO is early June. Prices can be as high as $821 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $270 for Tuesday flights around early June.


When to Fly to San José

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to San Jose (SJO) will usually cost between $297 to $628 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $295. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $723. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $428 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $413 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to SJO flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DFW to SJO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

DFW to SJO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to SJO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to San José, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Dallas. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $83 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $396. Return trip prices are from the SJO to DFW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DFW to SJO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 11 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DFW to SJO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, InterJet, LATAM, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Juan Santamaria International Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1780 miles or 2865 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DFW to SJO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to SJO flight is about 4 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and San Jose?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from DFW to SJO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DFW
Origination airport name Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.9
Longitude -97

Return Airport

Destination code SJO
Destination airport name Juan Santamaria International Airport
City San Jose
Country Costa Rica
Latitude 10
Longitude -84.2


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