The cheapest times to fly from FAY to SJO are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • late April
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 FAY to SJO is late September. Prices can be as high as $1524 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $545 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to San José

Flying from Fayetteville, NC (FAY) to San Jose (SJO) will usually cost between $550 to $888 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $553. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1048. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $495 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $580 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAY to SJO flight.

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

FAY to SJO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAY to SJO flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Fayetteville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.2, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $143 (20%) 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 $571. Return trip prices are from the SJO to FAY 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 FAY to SJO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 9 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking FAY to SJO

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from FAY to SJO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Tampa, FL (FAY > TPA > SJO)

  • Price for both tickets: $506
  • Average savings: $75 (12.84%)

See FAY to TPA flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (FAY > MCO > SJO)

  • Price for both tickets: $541
  • Average savings: $40 (6.81%)

See FAY to MCO flights

Hack #3: Fort Lauderdale, FL (FAY > FLL > SJO)

  • Price for both tickets: $562
  • Average savings: $19 (3.19%)

See FAY to FLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, COPA, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Juan Santamaria International Airport to Fayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1759 miles or 2831 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAY to SJO flight is about 4 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Fayetteville, NC and San Jose?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from FAY to SJO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeFAY
Origination airport nameFayetteville Regional/Grannis Field Airport
CityFayetteville, NC
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeSJO
Destination airport nameJuan Santamaria International Airport
CitySan Jose
CountryCosta Rica


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