The cheapest times to fly from LIR to SJC are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 5th)
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 28th to June 17th (except the week of June 4th)
  • August 6th to November 11th

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 LIR to SJC is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1289 for Saturday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $361 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to San Jose

Flying from Liberia (LIR) to San Jose, CA (SJC) will usually cost between $407 to $1025 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $407. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $996. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $589 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $579 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LIR to SJC flight.

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

LIR to SJC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LIR to SJC flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Liberia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to San Jose, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Liberia. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $118 (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 $539. Return trip prices are from the SJC to LIR 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 LIR to SJC can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 14 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LIR to SJC? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, COPA, Delta, Emirates, JetBlue, Southwest, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport to Daniel Oduber International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2917 miles or 4694 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LIR to SJC?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LIR to SJC flight is about 6 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Liberia and San Jose, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from LIR to SJC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LIR
Origination airport name Daniel Oduber International Airport
City Liberia
Country Costa Rica
Latitude 10.6
Longitude -85.5

Return Airport

Destination code SJC
Destination airport name Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
City San Jose, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.4
Longitude -121.9


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