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

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Bus, fly  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from León to Managua Airport
  2. Fly from Managua (MGA) to San Jose (SJO) MGA - SJO

$95 - $180

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Bus Trans Nica  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from León to Managua Mercado Israel Lewites Oeste Chinandega
  2. Take the bus from Managua to San José

$41 - $65

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Bus Tica Bus  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from León to Managua Bus Station Leon
  2. Take the bus from Managua to San José Terminal Tica Bus Tourist Managua / ...

$49 - $71

Bus Nica Bus  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from León to Managua Bus Station Leon
  2. Take the bus from Managua to San José San José

$46

Drive  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Drive from León to San Jose Airport (SJO) 311 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from León to San Jose Airport (SJO) is to bus which costs $46 and takes 11 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from León to San Jose Airport (SJO) is to bus and fly which costs $95 - $180 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from León to San Jose Airport (SJO). However, there are services departing from León and arriving at Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría via Managua and Tica Bus Office. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 41 min.

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The distance between León and San Jose Airport (SJO) is 398 km. The road distance is 497.7 km.

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The best way to get from León to San Jose Airport (SJO) without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 23 min and costs $40 - $65.

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from León to San Jose Airport (SJO), including transfers.

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León to San Jose Airport (SJO) bus services, operated by Marvelus Bus & Shuttle, depart from León station.

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The quickest flight from Managua Airport to San Jose Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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León to San Jose Airport (SJO) bus services, operated by Tica Bus, arrive at San José Terminal Tica Bus station.

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Yes, the driving distance between León to San Jose Airport (SJO) is 498 km. It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to drive from León to San Jose Airport (SJO).

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  • Distance: 248.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

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 11 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
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
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
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from Managua to San José Terminal Tica Bus
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
ticabus.com
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ticabus.com
Nica Bus
Phone
(506) 2221-2679, (506) 2221-2581
Bus from Managua to San José
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
nicabus.com.ni

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Copa Airlines offers flights from Managua Airport to San Jose Airport.

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