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

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Bus  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Matapalo to San José Uvita

$9

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Drive  •  3 h 6 min

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

$17 - $25

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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.

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The distance between Playa Matapalo and San Jose Airport (SJO) is 81 km. The road distance is 180.5 km.

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The best way to get from Playa Matapalo to San Jose Airport (SJO) without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 32 min and costs .

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

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Playa Matapalo to San Jose Airport (SJO) bus services, operated by Transportes Delio Morales, depart from Matapalo station.

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Playa Matapalo to San Jose Airport (SJO) bus services, operated by Transportes Delio Morales, arrive at San José station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Playa Matapalo to San Jose Airport (SJO) is 180 km. It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to drive from Playa Matapalo to San Jose Airport (SJO).

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There are 530+ hotels available in San Jose Airport (SJO). Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Playa Matapalo to San Jose Airport (SJO).
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  • Distance: 50.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 32 min

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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