There are 2 ways to get from Playa Matapalo to San Jose Airport (SJO) by bus or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Matapalo to San José Uvita

$9

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Playa Matapalo to San Jose Airport (SJO) 112.8 miles

$17 - $25

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

Transportes Delio Morales operates a bus from Playa Matapalo to San Jose Airport (SJO) twice daily. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Bus operators
Transportes Delio Morales
Phone
+506 89221705, 85495010
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Matapalo to San José
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
southerncostarica.biz

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Playa Matapalo to San Jose Airport (SJO)?

The distance between Playa Matapalo and San Jose Airport (SJO) is 81 km. The road distance is 180 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Playa Matapalo to San Jose Airport (SJO)?

The cheapest way to get from Playa Matapalo to San Jose Airport (SJO) is to bus which costs $9 and takes 3 h 32 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Playa Matapalo to San Jose Airport (SJO)?

The quickest way to get from Playa Matapalo to San Jose Airport (SJO) is to drive which takes 3 h 6 min and costs $17 - $25.

Is there a direct bus between Playa Matapalo and San Jose Airport (SJO)?

No, there is no direct bus from Playa Matapalo to San Jose Airport (SJO). However, there are services departing from Matapalo and arriving at Juan Santamaría International Airport via San José. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 32 min.

How long does it take to get from Playa Matapalo to San Jose Airport (SJO)?

It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Playa Matapalo to San Jose Airport (SJO), including transfers.