The cheapest times to fly from IAH to SJO are
- January 8th to March 4th
- July 30th 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 IAH to SJO is early November. Prices can be as high as $923 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $380 for Tuesday flights around early November.
When to Fly to San José
Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to San Jose (SJO) will usually cost between $395 to $631 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $397. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $779. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $383 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $493 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to SJO flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IAH to SJO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the IAH to SJO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Houston. 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. Fridays 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 $71 (13%) 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 $461. Return trip prices are from the SJO to IAH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from IAH to SJO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 47 minutes may be realistic.
Alternative Nearby Airports
Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from IAH to SJO while comparing.
- 100 miles (161 km) away from SJO
- Usually 10.76% less expensive than SJO
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from IAH to SJO? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, InterJet, JetBlue, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Juan Santamaria International Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1556 miles or 2504 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from IAH to SJO?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to SJO flight is about 3 hour 47 minutes.
How many flights go between Houston, TX and San Jose?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from IAH to SJO.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Juan Santamaria International Airport|
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