Airports in San Jose Costa Rica

Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO)


The airport is located 11 miles (18km) from San Jose city centre.

Getting to the city

There are buses every five minutes that can take passengers to and from the airport. If travelling to the airport, passengers should make sure to tell the driver to stop at the airport bus stop. A trip to downtown San Jose costs CRC 535 and takes 35 minutes. Other buses are available to Alajuela and Heredia, and the Guanacaste and Puntarenas beaches. Taxis and rental cars are also available at the airport.


GMT -6

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San Jose Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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