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LAX to SJO - need help- any nonstops

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LAX to SJO - need help- any nonstops

looking for non-stop flights from LAX or Long beach, or even San Diego to go nonstop to SJO or LIR?

Only thing i found is Taca airlines but it looks like this one flight a day at 2:30ams has 1 stop?

Any Californians know an answer?

Lake Havasu City...
Destination Expert
for Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
posts: 6,802
reviews: 6
1. Re: LAX to SJO - need help- any nonstops

We fly Taca all the time, they have a non-stop flight either #604 or #605, one is going.one coming, but as you say it leave early morning. Is nice cause you can spend more time in CR, gets in early and leaves late.

Edited: 5:35 pm, March 23, 2012
Lake Havasu City...
Destination Expert
for Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
posts: 6,802
reviews: 6
2. Re: LAX to SJO - need help- any nonstops

Those two flight at out of LAX-SJO-LAX

Playa Guiones...
Destination Expert
for Nosara
posts: 1,733
reviews: 4
3. Re: LAX to SJO - need help- any nonstops

I've taken Taca on that non stop from LAX 3 times, and it's brutal. At least for me, as I am not a good sleeper in any condition, much less on a plane.

If that's not a problem for you, great!

But is that flight still available non-stop? As the OP suggest, it might have a stop these days.

Seattle, Washington
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for Seattle, Washington
posts: 5,165
reviews: 7
4. Re: LAX to SJO - need help- any nonstops

Did you try using the ITA search engine? I tried a few dates in March & April, but didn't see any non-stop flights. http://matrix.itasoftware.com/

Edited: 11:01 pm, March 23, 2012
San Jose, Costa Rica
posts: 43,137
5. Re: LAX to SJO - need help- any nonstops

Great flight the red eye from LAX to SJO...by TACA-LACSA...

roadadvsior

guanacaste
posts: 3,061
reviews: 33
6. Re: LAX to SJO - need help- any nonstops

The other flight is LAX - San Salvador - Liberia with TACA

Or through Houston with other carriers

Costa Rica
posts: 23,982
reviews: 26
7. Re: LAX to SJO - need help- any nonstops

If you end up with a stop, it's very much preferable to stop in San Salvador rather than Houston. In San Salvador, the transition is very easy. No passport control, no claiming and re-checking luggage -- just walk off one plane, down the hall and get on another one.

Lake Havasu City...
Destination Expert
for Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
posts: 6,802
reviews: 6
8. Re: LAX to SJO - need help- any nonstops

That red eye is still available from Taca/Lacsa, it gets in at SJO around 9:30, perfect for those who want to head out to another destination in CR the same day.

Brooklyn, New York
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for Sarapiqui
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reviews: 85
9. Re: LAX to SJO - need help- any nonstops

There's nothing like arriving to Costa Rica in the morning, having a full day of Pura Vida ahead of you.

Lake Havasu City...
Destination Expert
for Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
posts: 6,802
reviews: 6
10. Re: LAX to SJO - need help- any nonstops

That's what I'm talking about Racandee!