The cheapest times to fly from IPT to SJO are

  • January 8th to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to August 5th (except the weeks of May 14th, May 21st, and June 18th)

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 IPT to SJO is early August. Prices can be as high as $1410 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $810 for Tuesday flights around early August.


When to Fly to San José

Flying from Williamsport, PA (IPT) to San Jose (SJO) will usually cost between $810 to $1000 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $810. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1247. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $437 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $821 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IPT to SJO flight.

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

IPT to SJO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IPT to SJO flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Williamsport. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, 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 $49 (6%) 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 $828. Return trip prices are from the SJO to IPT 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 IPT to SJO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 57 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking IPT 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 IPT to SJO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (IPT > BOS > SJO)

  • Price for both tickets: $502
  • Average savings: $319 (38.86%)

See IPT to BOS flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $548
  • Average savings: $273 (33.25%)

See IPT to MCO flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (IPT > MIA > SJO)

  • Price for both tickets: $582
  • Average savings: $239 (29.11%)

See IPT to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: American, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Juan Santamaria International Airport to Williamsport Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2204 miles or 3547 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IPT to SJO flight is about 4 hour 57 minutes.

How many flights go between Williamsport, PA and San Jose?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from IPT to SJO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeIPT
Origination airport nameWilliamsport Regional Airport
CityWilliamsport, PA
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


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