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The lowest prices found within the past 7 days from Zürich to San Jose were £362 for one-way flights and £427 for return flights, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Sat, 25 Sep
ZRH
Zurich
SJO
Juan Santamaria Intl.
£362
Iberia
Sat, 25 Sep
ZRH
Zurich
SJO
Juan Santamaria Intl.
£398
Iberia
Sat, 25 Sep - Sat, 16 Oct
ZRH
Zurich
SJO
Juan Santamaria Intl.
£427
Lufthansa
Sat, 25 Sep - Sat, 16 Oct
ZRH
Zurich
SJO
Juan Santamaria Intl.
£441
Lufthansa
Thu, 8 Jul - Thu, 5 Aug
ZRH
Zurich
SJO
Juan Santamaria Intl.
£443
Brussels Airlines
Sat, 25 Sep - Sat, 16 Oct
ZRH
Zurich
SJO
Juan Santamaria Intl.
£445
Lufthansa
Sat, 25 Sep - Sat, 16 Oct
ZRH
Zurich
SJO
Juan Santamaria Intl.
£450
Iberia
Thu, 8 Jul
ZRH
Zurich
SJO
Juan Santamaria Intl.
£505
Iberia
Thu, 8 Jul
ZRH
Zurich
SJO
Juan Santamaria Intl.
£540
Iberia
Thu, 8 Jul
ZRH
Zurich
SJO
Juan Santamaria Intl.
£670
Iberia
Cheap Flights from Zürich to San Jose & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA CodeZRH
Destination Airport IATA CodeSJO
Number Of Flight Options2
Flight Price£427
Average Flight Time6 hours 25 mins

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Helpful Zürich to San Jose (ZRH - SJO) Flight Information

Traveling From Zürich
Origin Airport IATA Code ZRH
Traveling To San Jose
Destination Airport IATA Code SJO
Number of Airlines Serving 1
Available Airlines Iberia, Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines
Distance 9396 km
Direct Flight Time 14 25
Flight Price £427

FAQs about flights from Zürich to San Jose

Is it possible to fly from Zürich to San Jose right now?

Stay informed about current flying restrictions or health advisories by visiting our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This page is kept up-to-date with all the most recent developments for your flights from Zürich to San Jose.

How long is a direct flight from Zürich to San Jose?

Covering a distance of 5,841 miles, the trip takes roughly 12 hours and 10 minutes. Contemplate picking a seat with extra legroom on your direct Zürich to San Jose flight if you want to travel a bit more comfortably.

Can I cancel my flight booking to San Jose due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your San Jose booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Zürich to San Jose flights?

Leave from ZRH and then land at Juan Santamaria Intl. Airport (SJO). That's what you'll most likely be doing if you're flying from Zürich to San Jose.

What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Zürich to San Jose?

Get your hard-earned holiday started on the right foot. With plenty of airlines flying between Zürich and San Jose, you're bound to find one that will enable you to do just that among these leading options:

  • Iberia with 21 flights every month.
  • United Airlines with 21 flights every month.
  • Lufthansa with 13 flights every month.
  • Air France with 13 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Zürich to San Jose?

With 2 flights running between Zürich and San Jose every day, it's never too late to organise a trip to San Jose.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Zürich to San Jose, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Zürich to San Jose is September. In the current list of deals available, prices start at £427 and can rise to £670 for return flights.  

 

Find the best flight from Zürich to San Jose  

Every day between Zürich and San Jose, 4 flights from 1 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with SWISS, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 14hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 9396 km between null and null, let us know! 

 

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We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

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  • 4 people
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Place to stay after flight from Zürich to San Jose

Costa Rica Marriott Hotel Hacienda Belen

Costa Rica Marriott Hotel Hacienda Belen

4.5 out of 5
The price is £128 per night from 22 Jun to 22 Jun
Located near the airport, this family-friendly resort is within 9 mi (15 km) of City Mall, Central Park and Museum of Costa Rican Art. National Theater and National ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Übernachtung SJ
"Sehr freundlicher Service und gutes Hotel mit wunderschönen Pool und Garten."

Reviewed on 4 Nov 2015

Costa Rica Marriott Hotel Hacienda Belen
Holiday Inn Express San Jose Costa Rica Airport

Holiday Inn Express San Jose Costa Rica Airport

3 out of 5
1 Km E from Juan SantaMaria Airport, Rio Segundo, Alajuela
The price is £79 per night from 27 Jun to 27 Jun
Located in Cacique, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of City Mall, Alajuela Cathedral and Central Park. Estadio Alejandro Morera Soto and National Center of ...
2.7/5 (6 reviews)
Start of the trip to discover Costa Rica
"Hotelis close to the airport. It has frequent free shuttle service. The beds are comfortable, but there us unpleasant smell from the AC. You get used to it, but it is not nice. Everthing looks dated. Staff is pleasant and helpful. Buffet breakfast available, It is a bit basic and served on plastic ..."

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2017

Holiday Inn Express San Jose Costa Rica Airport
Barceló San José

Barceló San José

4 out of 5
Autopista General Canas 3km, El Robledal - La Uruca, San Jose, San Jose
The price is £59 per night from 2 Jul to 2 Jul
Located in the heart of San Jose, this beach hotel is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Estadio Nacional and within 3 miles (5 km) of Morazan Park and Costa Rica National Stadium ...
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
"Picked up from the aiport, welcomed with a refreshing drink, room upgraded and lovely staff."

Reviewed on 7 Feb 2019

Barceló San José

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Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Airport Alajuela

Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Airport Alajuela

3.5 out of 5
Plaza Los Mangos, Radial Francisco J Orlich, Alajuela, Alajuela
The price is £101 per night from 19 Jun to 19 Jun
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Central Park and Alajuela Cathedral. Ojo de Agua Spa Park and Business Center Forum 2 are also ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)
"Wir waren nur für eine Durchreise hier, da Hotel nahe dem Flughafen."

Reviewed on 5 Feb 2021

Courtyard by Marriott San Jose Airport Alajuela
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton San Jose-Airport

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton San Jose-Airport

3 out of 5
Hwy 1 Airport Blvd, Alajuela
The price is £68 per night from 7 Jul to 7 Jul
Located in Cacique, this hotel is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from City Mall, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Zoo Ave and Costa Rica National Stadium (Estadio Nacional de Costa ...
4.4/5Excellent! (8 reviews)
"Das Hotel liegt in der Nähe von Flughafen und ist ideal für den Start einer Rundreise, wenn man nicht noch San José anschauen will. Hotel ist top modern eingerichtet und bietet alles was man braucht"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton San Jose-Airport
Sheraton San Jose Hotel, Costa Rica

Sheraton San Jose Hotel, Costa Rica

4 out of 5
The price is £76 per night from 13 Jun to 13 Jun
Situated in the business district, this hotel is 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Multiplaza Mall Escazu, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Sabana Park and Museum of Costa Rican ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
"Sehr schönes Hotel in der Nähe zum Einkaufszentrum. Es gibt einen gratis Shuttlebus, aber man ist in 5min auch zu Fuss da. Personal freundliche und eindeutig das beste Frühstück in Costa Rica."

Reviewed on 8 Jan 2020

Sheraton San Jose Hotel, Costa Rica
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Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on ebookers.com from January 2017 to December 2017, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares were found on ebookers.com and are updated daily. They include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.