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San Jose to Quito flights

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Flight DurationFlights between San Jose and Quito take, on average, 4 h and 13 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between San Jose with Quito found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High seasonAccording to search data from our customers, November is the busiest time to fly from San Jose to Quito
Best time to bookAccording to real data October is the most popular time to book a flight to Quito when departing from San Jose

Cheap last minute flights to Quito

Latest deals and top flight routes from San Jose airports.

Departure Tue, 01 Feb Return Sat, 05 Feb
SJO San Jose
UIO Quito
return from £187
Departure Tue, 15 Feb Return Tue, 15 Feb
SJO San Jose
UIO Quito
return from £191
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.38 USD
British Pound Sterling US Dollar
1 USD = 0.73 GBP
Last checked on 16 January 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
68%

Trains in Quito are 68% cheaper than in San Jose.

San Jose
£0.57
Quito
£0.18
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
52%

A meal in Quito is 52% cheaper than a meal in San Jose.

San Jose
£5.74
Quito
£2.74
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
50%

Taxis are 50% more expensive in Quito than in San Jose.

San Jose
£0.75
Quito
£1.1
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
1%

Coffee is 1% more expensive in Quito than in San Jose.

San Jose
£1.81
Quito
£1.83
San Jose airports
  • ( Juan Santamaria International (SJO)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Tobias Bolanos (SYQ)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
Quito airports
  • ( Mariscal Sucre (UIO)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
K Distance: 800 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from San Jose to Quito

😷 Is it safe to travel from San Jose to Quito 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 Ecuador may apply when travelling from San Jose. 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 San Jose to Quito at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from San Jose to Quito is 187£. 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 Quito expensive to visit compared to San Jose?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Quito costs an average of 1.10 GBP, 47% more expensive than San Jose, with a fare of 0.75 GBP, while train tickets costs 68% less in Quito: 0.18 GBP against 0.57 GBP in San Jose. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 2.74 GBP in Quito, 52% less than the 5.74 GBP in San Jose. The price of the coffee is around 1% more expensive in Quito, with an average of 1.83 GBP , while in San Jose the coffee costs 1.81 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from San Jose to Quito?
The most popular months to book a trip from San Jose to Quito are October, January and December, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from San Jose to Quito?
The best time of the year to go to Quito when flying from San Jose depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, November is the top 1º month to fly to Quito from San Jose in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, September, February and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route San Jose -  Quito.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from San Jose to Quito?
The total flight time between San Jose and Quito is of around 04:13 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,235 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 Quito compared to San Jose?
While in San Jose the temperatures can reach an average of 30.79 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Quito's temperatures can go up to 26.4 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 5.29 ºC in Quito, compared to the 13.24 ºC average degrees reported in San Jose. During the winter period, San Jose can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while Quito have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from San Jose to Quito are:
Airlines with indirect flights from San Jose to Quito are:
  • Avianca, stoping in Panama City for 300 minutes minimun.
  • Copa Airlines, with 90 minutes scale in Panama City.
  • Copa Airlines, with 90 minutes scale in Panama City.
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