Airports in San Jose Costa Rica

Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO)


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

Getting to the city

Buses depart frequently from the airport to San Jose. 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 about CRC 540 and takes 35 minutes. Buses are also available to Alajuela and Heredia. 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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