The cheapest times to fly from SJO to FLL are

  • January 15th to February 4th
  • March 5th to March 25th
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • May 14th to May 27th

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 FLL is mid October. Prices can be as high as $841 for Sunday flights during early July, or as low as $238 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Fort Lauderdale

Flying from San Jose (SJO) to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) will usually cost between $240 to $685 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 $241. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $703. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $462 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $304 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJO to FLL flight.

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

SJO to FLL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJO to FLL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from San José. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is 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 $50 (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 $332. Return trip prices are from the FLL 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 FLL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 2 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 SJO to FLL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Miami International Airport (MIA) in Miami, FL

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 2.96% less expensive than FLL
  • Nonstop flights available

See SJO to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 54 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air China, Air Europa, Air France, Air India, Air New Zealand, Air Transat, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Avianca, Bahamasair, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, COPA, Croatia, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Eurowings, Finnair, Garuda Indonesia, JetBlue, Jetstar, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Oman Air, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, S7, SAS, Saudia, Scoot, Silver Airways, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Spirit, SriLankan, SWISS, THAI, Thai AirAsia, Thai Lion Mentari, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Juan Santamaria International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1142 miles or 1838 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJO to FLL flight is about 3 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between San Jose and Fort Lauderdale, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 95 available flights from SJO to FLL.


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 FLL
Destination airport name Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
City Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.1
Longitude -80.1


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