The cheapest times to fly from SJO to DLH are

  • July 16th to November 11th (except the week of August 13th)
  • December 24th to March 4th (except the week of January 1st)

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 DLH is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1817 for Saturday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $772 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Duluth

Flying from San Jose (SJO) to Duluth, MN (DLH) will usually cost between $791 to $1156 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $815. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $1262. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $447 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $943 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJO to DLH flight.

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

SJO to DLH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJO to DLH flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from San José. 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 to Duluth, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to San José. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $73 (7%) 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 $913. Return trip prices are from the DLH 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 DLH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 38 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from SJO to DLH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport (MSP) in Minneapolis, MN

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from DLH
  • Usually 36.59% less expensive than DLH
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJO to MSP flights

Destination alternative #2: Chippewa Valley Regional Airport (EAU) in Eau Claire, WI

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from DLH
  • Usually 13.79% less expensive than DLH
  • 1-layover flights available

See SJO to EAU flights


Flight Hacking SJO to DLH

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 SJO to DLH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Orlando, FL (SJO > MCO > DLH)

  • Price for both tickets: $652
  • Average savings: $292 (30.91%)

See SJO to BOS flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (SJO > BOS > DLH)

  • Price for both tickets: $660
  • Average savings: $283 (30.01%)

See SJO to MCO flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (SJO > ORD > DLH)

  • Price for both tickets: $694
  • Average savings: $249 (26.41%)

See SJO to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SJO to DLH? 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 Duluth International Airport to Juan Santamaria International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2588 miles or 4165 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJO to DLH flight is about 5 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between San Jose and Duluth, MN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from SJO to DLH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SJO
Origination airport name Juan Santamaria International Airport
City San Jose
Country Costa Rica
Latitude 10
Longitude -84.2

Return Airport

Destination code DLH
Destination airport name Duluth International Airport
City Duluth, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 46.8
Longitude -92.2


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