The cheapest times to fly from SJO to CLE are

  • January 15th to March 18th (except the weeks of February 5th and March 5th)
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 25th

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 SJO to CLE is mid October. Prices can be as high as $1352 for Sunday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $335 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Cleveland

Flying from San Jose (SJO) to Cleveland, OH (CLE) will usually cost between $364 to $748 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $360. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $755. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $395 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $463 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJO to CLE flight.

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

SJO to CLE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJO to CLE flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San José. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $90 (16%) 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 $436. Return trip prices are from the CLE to SJO 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 SJO to CLE 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 54 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska, American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, Emirates, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport to Juan Santamaria International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2175 miles or 3500 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJO to CLE flight is about 4 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between San Jose and Cleveland, OH?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from SJO to CLE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination codeCLE
Destination airport nameCleveland-Hopkins International Airport
CityCleveland, OH
Countrythe United States


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