Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from San José to Long Beach
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There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 12h 09m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets to Long Beach from San José were found on American Airlines ($225) and Aeromexico ($1,437), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on American Airlines ($427).
From San José to Long Beach, Friday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Sunday is the most expensive. Flying from Long Beach back to San José , the best deals are generally found on Wednesday, with Tuesday being the most expensive.
When flying out of San José you will be using San José Juan Santamaria Intl, often referred to as San José Airport. You will be landing at Long Beach Municipal, also known as Long Beach Airport.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Pros: "Comfy seats onboard Good selection of movies Decent food from MEX to SFO"
Cons: "I purchased ticket stating business class for both legs, but the first leg of my trip did not have a business class cabin at all. I did not get what i paid for!!!! My seat back IFE did not work at all. Boarding experience was terrible and took forever. The lounge MEX was overcrowded with non-functioning wifi"
Pros: "The food, the customer service experiencie ,this airlline is the best!"
Cons: "Online checking doesn’t work? And you won’t know that until you’ve wasted 20 minutes going round and round...."
Pros: "The plain got to Mexico before time I was traveling premier so the seats were confortable."
Cons: "Normally the crew is really nice .I found this One less attempt . The suitcase didn’t came our first like every time I fly business"
Pros: "The movies"
Cons: "This flight had hidden bag fees. Also, it took over an hours for bags to come out the carrousel."
Pros: "Good entertainment"
Cons: "No delays, better communication, more comfortable seats that recline"
Pros: "The ove"
Pros: "the crew was very gentle."
Cons: "I could not get my chair in a more confortable position to sleep, it did not work. Because of that my 6 hour and a half trip was very long and unconfortable and i ended up with pain in my lower back."
Pros: "Comfortable, prompt, clean."
Pros: "The flight itself was comfortable, smooth and overall satisfactory. They gave us a sandwich meal and there was some inflight entertainment (which I didn’t use)."
Cons: "I brought the same Samsonite carry on luggage piece that I’ve used on multiple major airlines (Avianca, United, American, Copa, etc.) with no problems, and AeroMexico says it’s too big, the wheels didn’t fit into the sizing bin. Super frustrating if one of the most popular luggage manufacture makes a “carry-on” bag, airlines should realize people will be arriving with the expectations that they can use it as a carry on. Anyways I’m out $58 both ways ($116). I will not fly with AeroMexico again because of this simple fact."
Pros: "Not sure it was anything to like, staff not very friendly, unsure how do they assign the seats unsure if I was singled out due to my small service dog, we got horrible seats and were at the airport very early and got seats all the way to the back of the plane"
Cons: "seat assignment, no other choices to seat unable to figure out how seats are assigned why all the way back to the plane when people with teenagers get to sit at the front and perhaps is there something I am unaware when traveling I guess need to pay extra and get a pleasant flight instead of being treated like a peasant"
Pros: "Even with the flight almost full the crew managed to accommodated us together, excellent team work"
Cons: "Booked 6 days prior the flight and the put my wife and I in separate seats between strangers"
Pros: "I was really impressed with the friendly and efficient service from Aeromexico. First time flying them and really appreciated the experience - so much better than the service on US airlines."
Pros: "Easy, polite, genuine people, no fakes, no unnecessary restrictions."
Pros: "Nice flight. Smooth, in time and safe"
Cons: "Air was very dry and my seat couldn’t recline at all. For a red eye flight that was very uncomfortable"
Pros: "We think the upgrade to AM Plus was worth it."
Cons: "Crew not attentive. Announcements in English were almost impossible to hear - need to be louder. Video screens were very limited: no games to play, no instructions on how to use it, and map of route was inflexible."
Pros: "The employees were very friendly and helpful. The seats were reasonably comfortable, but pretty short on leg room. They stayed pretty close to their schedule for takeoff and arrival. Not much for food options."
Cons: "The website is the worst ever, don’t even bother."
Pros: "The flight left on time"
Pros: "Not much waiting time to board , landing was on time"
Cons: "Was two attempts at landing time..didn't really know tbe problem the first time"
Pros: "Left early due to their boarding organization"
Cons: "Nice to be fed but very mediocre"
Cons: "Bad service!"
Pros: "The timing was great. The boarding time. The flight left on time. The crew were very attentive and courteous. The transport from the aircraft to the airport was also good. There wasn't any entertainment, so I couldn't give that a good rating."
Pros: "We got to our destination"
Cons: "Everything else. Check-in was horrendously slow, customer service nonexistent, they checked in our carry on so they could charge for overweight, and I was forced to board while I was waiting for food only to wait a whole another hour before we actually took off. Flight was delayed 1.5hrs"
Cons: "I had to document my luggage in every airport"
Cons: "The crew was very rude, since the counter not helpful at all. The boarding was late."
Pros: "Everyone was polite & kind, and incredibly efficient."
Pros: "Landed safely :-)"
Cons: "No veg food option at all. I had to survive the whole journey on peanuts. Audio sockets were broken, couldn't watch TV. The tiny TV screen was too far to see as well :-("
Pros: "I enjoyed the movies and the accuracy of the flight time etc very much! It was super helpful during long flights."
Cons: "I couldn’t understand 90% of what anyone was saying due to it all being in Spanish which I found to be a little rude to be honest. You know you have a lot of English speaking only people on your flights yet you do not make any announcements in both Spanish and English like a lot of other airlines do."
Pros: "Great seats with individual screens for free movies"
Cons: "No vegetarian option Long back up at Mexico City customs"
Pros: "Good movies and wifi"
Cons: "I know its airport issue but I have to say my flight would have been perfect if I didn’t have to wait more than an hour wait line for migration check in Mexico."
Cons: "All , service , plane , on time , all"
Cons: "Recieved my bag in Mexico City completely wet!!!!"
Cons: "I was sent to Sala A & there was agate # 1 there; however, there was a second Sala A with a Gate #1 & from there my plane was boarding by the time I made it to the correct boarding gate it was too late for me to board the plane. I had to purchase another plane ticket in order for me to make it to the United States. It was a bad situation & the employees were very rude. They blame me & the manager never show his face to help me out. He could have at least given me a discount given the award situation. But, the customer service or will to help me was just not there."
Pros: "The tequila was free"
Cons: "There was a 30 minute delay with the flight and the service to get laugage checked in was terrible"
Pros: "we were shocked by how great the flight accommodations were, from the inflight entertainment to the food/beverage service to the flight attendants."
Pros: "the fact that the passenger wasn't aware until check-in that the ticket vendor had screwed up the sale"
Cons: "gosh- where to start. Your vendor never completed the reservation and never advised me either. Worst airline reservation I've ever made. The passenger arrived at the terminal prior to the flight and was told no reservation was made. I ended up paying a extra $100 to get her on the plane, no responsibility accepted by the vendor. Nice job there."
Pros: "Breakfast, leg room, entertainment"
Cons: "Boarding, took very ling, apparently waiting for a first official"
Pros: "Good legroom, nice to get free snack"
Cons: "Aeromexico dis not let me board my flight from Mexico to Vancouver. They said they couldn't clear my name and print me a boarding pass. Stuck at airport for 14hours and ended up flying aircanda to yvr the next morning. Terrible customer service/care. Never flying aeromexico again."
Cons: "Crew members are rude, flight was delayed and no one informed us."
Pros: "Staff cortesy"
Pros: "Aeromexico puts delta, United, American to shame. Every time I fly with Aeromexico they have on-time flights, food and drinks included, friendly service and excellent price for tickets. No last second delays or flight rescheduling as happens with US carriers. I'll take Aeromexico ANY day over the shitty US airlines. And for those complaining about info not being readily available in English, it doesn't hurt to learn a little Spanish"
Cons: "They ran out of Corona."
Pros: "Coffee, SMILES on faces of the Capt., Stewards, Professional Appearances by AM staff from beginning to end. (unlike American Airlines) We had a snafu at boarding and a Miss Gina Diaz in San Jose Airport was MOST super helpful. We ar3e booking more flights on this airlines! FOOD was AWESOME.... really!"
Pros: "good food, good entertainment, on time departure and arrival"
Pros: "I booked the flight for my mother to rush to Mexico to be with her mother while in the hospital. Aeromexico did not have any reservation. So my mother had to pay for a ticket through Aeromexico. I email the company to refund me and haven't heard back."
Cons: "Old plane slow crew. Seemed like they never were around j. Business class"
Cons: "Terrible service."
Pros: "I like that all the chairs have working electric charger. Other airlines probably have this but it is important for me and they have this."
Cons: "Sick joke of an airline they treat you like cattle even in first class if you can even call it that. It’s more like premium economy and the staff is not friendly they act like they are put out when you ask for anything."
Pros: "Arrived 30 min early."
Pros: "Crew was very nice and helpful"
Cons: "It would be really nice and good for the environment to utilize less plastic bags and find ways to recycle more. When I think of the amount of plastic used in every flight I cringe knowing where all that plastic would end up."
Pros: "The crew was amazing. It would be nice to be informed that although beverage service is suspended, you can still request drinks that are available. I had to find this on the website and didn't get anything by a tiny water bottle for both of my 3+ hour flights."
Cons: "I understand main cabin isn't supposed to be as upscale as 1st class, but it would do well if the seats were a bit more comfortable and the headrest was softer, it feels like a lump or sack of potatoes. Very stiff and hard. Also, having enough arm room would be nice so you're not fighting the person next to you for space on the armrest."
Pros: "The crew was nice"
Cons: "American has been overbooking flights, doesn't respect social distancing, not true that the middle seat is empty, the person next to me coughed frequently, and since it was a FULL flight, I couldn't get another seat!, never again American"
Cons: "Some of the crew had an attitude and the purchased WiFi did not work"
Pros: "So ridiculous airline didn’t though in costumer at all"
Cons: "Debbie in Business Class made the trip even more special than ever! 1. Congratulated everyone on board for thanksgiving for those who follow that tradition 2. Spoke so kindly on the PA system in both English and fluent in Spanish 3. Kept my coffee hot fresh and always was smiling even those had to work on a holiday We will always fly AmericAn because of flight crew like Debbie..... 1000% super star for AA!!!"
Pros: "cabin attendant was excellent"
Cons: "terrible plane because overhead space is extremely limited and the curvature of the plane limits legroom for window seats."
Pros: "The crew was attentive and helpful."
Cons: "Our layover was originally supposed to be an hour and a half in Phoenix. As we were boarding the plane from Austin to Phoenix, we got a notification that our layover had been delayed an additional 5 hours due to construction at SFO. I’d have appreciated more of a heads up than as I’m boarding."
Pros: "The boarding was fast."
Pros: "Efficient crew. Boarded the plane on time. Got to destination on time."
Pros: "It was on time"
Pros: "So frendly"
Pros: "The trip went as scheduled and arrived on time. The service was good making it a pleasant experience overall."
Cons: "As with most airlines, the seating is cramped."
Pros: "We left a few minutes early"
Pros: "Crew was very friendly."
Cons: "Seatbelt was far too short for someone plus sized."
Pros: "The flight was on time. The crew was friendly."
Cons: "Too little legroom."
Pros: "Love flying with AMERICAN AIRLINES."
Cons: "Business class crew was extremely rude and unfriendly."
Pros: "Free in-flight entertainment. Like that in-flight entertainment is available on users device, rather than screens in headrests. Staff were courteous and friendly."
Cons: "Flight delayed d/t computer glitches and problems in NC. Once we eventually boarded, we were forced to check our carryon luggage d/t lack of space."
Pros: "The sight that you can see when you fly over Cordillera de los Andes."
Cons: "No food, no entertainment. We had to board by bus, not by the bridge. Old plane."
Pros: "They boarded quickly, left early, arrived 40 minutes ahead of schedule. The staff were very friendly and efficient."
Pros: "The trip was easy and the time very good set!"
Pros: "That our pilot was giving us updates as to why we were slightly delayed."
Cons: "Our flight attendant didn’t know what food we were getting. When someone asked in front of me, she said “I’m not sure it could be either turkey or ham”. If you serve customers from all walks of life including Hindus, vegetarians, Islam, Judaism, it should be expected that the flight attendant know if that is turkey or ham. Another thing is that there was no final check by the flight attendant. We landed with tray tables down, seats recline, and people were still on their laptops."
Pros: "The entertainment"
Pros: "At least they should give a can of the soda"
Cons: "The cookie"
Cons: "Food in general"
Pros: "I like the cookies. Any flight that safely lands is a good flight. I didn't have to hear the inflight "entertainment". There was room for my backpack, and I was in group 6 on a nearly full flight."
Cons: "I hate having media flashed in my face. The srewardesses misses me when serving beverages, which is hard to imagine, and rarely happens. We had a particularly bumpy landing. I've flown a fair amount, and I thought our bouncing and jostling was unusual, but then weather is unpredictable - still... I've seen navy pilots stick landings of small planes in worse weather."
Pros: "Friendliness of gate staff"
Pros: "The flight left on time. Pleasant crew."
Cons: "As usual, the seats for a 6'4" guy are not good."
Cons: "Thanks for the cheap flight. Oh wait, still over $200 and they passed out iceless water. Why can't they give coffee as an option or heaven forbid, anything other than iceless water?"
Pros: "the crew was pleasant and efficient The landing was really smooth compared to my trip in the opposite direction."
Cons: "paying extra for a small seat was really frustrating"
Pros: "Everyone was quick"
Cons: "Small seats"
Pros: "the crew and the people at the desk for boarding were great. the app helped me keep up with the changes"
Cons: "delays and changing gates"
Pros: "(1) The flight was overbooked and boarded late. (2) The crew and flight attendants flying to NY had more baggage space than the passengers. (3) The pilot and crew were excellent and I enjoyed my overall flight."
Cons: "Stop overbooking the plan. I don't mind paying more"
Cons: "Would not check bags through to final destination. I had to puck up at baggage claim and clear customs, and recheck bags through a 2 hour + line at ticket counter."
Pros: "Pleasant flight for the hour ride. Not bumpy at all."
Pros: "Original depart for London was 3:15, but when I called from Praque and my friend called from NY we were both told that depart from London is 2:15 and arrival is at 5 instead at 6. It was a mess!"
Cons: "Original depart from London was at 3:15 and arrival in NY was at 6pm. But when my friend called from NY about the arrival he was told that the plane will arrive at 5. I was told the same when I called from Praque. I have to stress that we mentioned the right flight #. When I came to the gate (exhausted) we departed after 3pm as originally scheduled. It was a mess! Otherwise the service was good."
Pros: "CR is awesome"
Cons: "AA is screwing up with the flight times, bring them back"
Pros: "Good price and thankfully it wasn't a full flight."
Cons: "The shared TV's in the middle. I didn't like the option, so I tried to watch a movie on my laptop, but the person in front of me pushed their seat back which made watching next to impossible."
Pros: "Flight crew was excellent."
Cons: "Crappy old plane. No individual tvs. Offered entertainment was truly awful."
Pros: "Avianca personnel helped as much as posssible because I am a frequent flyer in Star Alliance but there was only so much they could do"
Cons: "The itinerary I selected from Kayak site was impossible to accomplish especially with checked luggage because they would not transfer my bag from one airline to the next. Although I got my luggage quickly and got to the check in counter right away, the flight had closed and I had to wait for the next flight."
Cons: "On my flight from San Jose to Arizona there were no t.v , so it made for a painful five hour flight."
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "Lot of movement"
Pros: "Everything was on time"
Cons: "Not enough room between seats"
Cons: "Everything was ok"
Cons: "I thought I was booking an Alaska Airlines flight. I booked on Alaska Airlines website. I picked seats. I missed the part in the email I received later saying I didn't have seats. I never received a check in notification email. It took forever to check in at the airport because the the kiosk took a while to pull up my reservation after asking for additional information. I got stuck with middle seats on 5 hour plus flights when I had actually checked to confirm I could still select a window seat before I booked and did indeed select window seats when I booked."
Airlines flying from San José to Long Beach have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from San José to Long Beach
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from San José to Long Beach
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from San José to Long Beach
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from San José to Long Beach
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from San José to Long Beach