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Madrid to San Jose flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Madrid and San Jose take, on average, 12 hours and 13 minutes minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Madrid with San Jose found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas is the departure airport operating flights between Madrid and San Jose
Arriving AirportFlights departing Madrid with San Jose as destination arrives at Juan Santamaria International

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Departure Sat, 03 Jul Return Sun, 11 Jul
MAD Madrid
SJO San Jose
return from £572
Departure Tue, 13 Jul Return Tue, 20 Jul
MAD Madrid
SJO San Jose
return from £496
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 848.21 CRC
British Pound Sterling Costa Rican Colón
1 CRC = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 22 June 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
54%

Trains in San Jose are 54% cheaper than in Madrid.

Madrid
£1.29
San Jose
£0.59
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
43%

A meal in San Jose is 43% cheaper than a meal in Madrid.

Madrid
£10.32
San Jose
£5.87
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
71%

A taxi fare in San Jose is 71% cheaper than in Madrid.

Madrid
£2.58
San Jose
£0.76
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
1%

Coffee in San Jose is 1% cheaper than in Madrid.

Madrid
£1.73
San Jose
£1.72
Madrid airports
  • ( Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas (MAD)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
  • ( Torrejon (TOJ)
    How far from city centre: 15 miles
San Jose airports
  • ( Juan Santamaria International (SJO)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Tobias Bolanos (SYQ)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
K Distance: 5271 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Madrid to San Jose

😷 Is it safe to travel from Madrid to San Jose during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Costa Rica may apply when travelling from Madrid. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Madrid to San Jose at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Madrid to San Jose is 496£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is San Jose expensive to visit compared to Madrid?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in San Jose costs an average of 0.79 GBP, 69% cheaper than Madrid, with a fare of 2.59 GBP, while train tickets costs 54% less in San Jose: 0.60 GBP against 1.30 GBP in Madrid. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.11 GBP in San Jose, 51% less than the 10.37 GBP in Madrid. The price of the coffee is around 9% more expensive in San Jose, with an average of 1.87 GBP , while in Madrid the coffee costs 1.71 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Madrid to San Jose?
The most popular months to book a trip from Madrid to San Jose are December, July and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Madrid to San Jose?
The best time of the year to go to San Jose when flying from Madrid depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to San Jose from Madrid in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, June and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Madrid -  San Jose.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Madrid to San Jose?
The total flight time between Madrid and San Jose is of around 12:13 hours on average, considering an average distance of 9,131 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in San Jose compared to Madrid?
While in Madrid the temperatures can reach an average of 37.21 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,San Jose's temperatures can go up to 30.79 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 13.24 ºC in San Jose, compared to the -3.74 ºC average degrees reported in Madrid. During the winter period, Madrid can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while San Jose have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Madrid and San Jose?
The main airport route flying between Madrid and San Jose is: Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas (MAD) to Juan Santamaria International (SJO). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Iberia.
  • British Airways.
Airlines with indirect flights from Madrid to San Jose are:
  • Lufthansa, with 1360 minutes scale in Frankfurt.
  • Lufthansa, with 1360 minutes scale in Frankfurt.
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