There are 5 ways to get from León to San Jose Airport (SJO) by bus, plane, shuttle or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, fly  •  4 h 10 min

  1. MGA - SJO

$95 - $180

Cheapest option

Bus Trans Nica  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Chinandega

$39 - $54

3 alternative options

Bus Nica Bus  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Leon

$46

Shuttle, bus  •  12 h 2 min

$72

Drive  •  7 h 27 min

  1. 311 miles

$45 - $70

What companies run services between León, Nicaragua and San Jose Airport (SJO), Costa Rica?

You can take a bus from León to San Jose Airport (SJO) via Managua Mercado Israel Lewites Oeste, Managua, San José, and Tica Bus Office in around 9 h 23 min.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Managua to San Jose
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $170
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from Managua to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Avianca Costa Rica
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Managua to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Bus operators
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Phone
+502 77620120
Email
marvelustravel@gmail.com
Website
marvelustravel.com
Bus from León to Managua Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Bus from León to Managua Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Shuttle from León to San Jorge, Rivas
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Bus from Rivas to San José
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
marvelustravel.com
Book at
marvelustravel.com
Horario De Buses
Website
thebusschedule.com
Bus from León to Managua Mercado Israel Lewites Oeste
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Nica Bus
Phone
(506) 2221-2679, (506) 2221-2581
Bus from Managua, Managua to Cantón San José, Provincia San José, Costa Rica
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
nicabus.com.ni

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Questions & Answers

The distance between León and San Jose Airport (SJO) is 398 km. The road distance is 498 km.

The cheapest way to get from León to San Jose Airport (SJO) is to bus which costs $35 - $55 and takes 9 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from León to San Jose Airport (SJO) is to bus and fly which takes 4 h 10 min and costs $95 - $180.

No, there is no direct bus from León to San Jose Airport (SJO). However, there are services departing from León and arriving at Juan Santamaría International Airport via Managua, Managua and San José. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 46 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from León to San Jose Airport (SJO), including transfers.