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There are 6 ways to get from San José to Monteverde by plane or bus

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Fly San Jose to Florianopolis

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Florianopolis (FLN)

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Bus to Quepos, fly to Florianopolis

  1. Take the bus from San José Tracopa Terminal to Quepos
  2. Fly from Quepos (XQP) to Florianopolis (FLN)

4 alternative options

Fly San Jose to Navegantes, bus

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Navegantes (NVT)
  2. Take the bus from Balneário Camboriú to Florianópolis

Fly San Jose to Curitiba, bus

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Curitiba (CWB)
  2. Take the bus from Curitiba Airport to Florianopolis

Bus to Fortuna, fly to Florianopolis

  1. Take the bus from San José to Quebrada Azul
  2. Fly from Fortuna (FON) to Florianopolis (FLN)

Fly San Jose to Joinville, bus

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Joinville (JOI)
  2. Take the bus from Joinville Bus Station R. Paraíba to Florianópolis Bus Station

San Jose (SJO) to Florianopolis (FLN) flights

The flight time between San Jose (SJO) and Florianopolis (FLN) is around 17h 7m and covers a distance of around 5681 km. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 20m. Services are operated by Copa Airlines, Gol Transportes Aéreos, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and others. Typically 184 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

184 Weekly Planes
17h 7m Average Duration
R$ 1524 Cheapest Price
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Some border closures are in place for Brazil due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Limited international flights leaving Costa Rica began to resume from June 26.

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Last updated: May 17 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San José to Monteverde is to bus and fly which costs $180 - $550 and takes 18h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from San José to Monteverde is to fly which costs $300 - $900 and takes 14h 53m.

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The distance between San José and Monteverde is 5663 km.

It takes approximately 14h 53m to get from San José to Monteverde, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Jose Airport to Florianopolis Airport. The quickest flight takes 14h 26m and has two stopovers.

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Monteverde is 3h ahead of San José. It is currently 10:07 PM in San José and 1:07 AM in Monteverde.

Azul, Volaris Costa Rica, American Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Florianopolis Airport.

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There are 373+ hotels available in Monteverde. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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The best way to get from San José to San Jose Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $1.

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Map of how to get from San José to Monteverde.
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  • Distance: 5662.6 km
  • Duration: 14h 53m

What companies run services between San José, Costa Rica and Monteverde, Brazil?

Copa Airlines, Gol Transportes Aéreos and eight other airlines fly from San José to Monteverde hourly.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from San Jose to Florianopolis via Panama City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
12h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 7000
Flights from San Jose to Florianopolis via Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 8000
Flights from San Jose to Navegantes via Panama City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 8000
Flights from San Jose to Navegantes via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2700 - R$ 9000
Flights from San Jose to Navegantes via Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 9500
Flights from San Jose to Curitiba via Lima, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
17h 2m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 5500
Flights from Quepos to Florianopolis via San Jose, Panama City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 950 - R$ 3800
Flights from Quepos to Florianopolis via San Jose, Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 4500
Flights from Fortuna to Florianopolis via San Jose, Panama City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
16h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 6500
Flights from Fortuna to Florianopolis via San Jose, Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
31h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 8000
Flights from San Jose to Joinville via Lima, Asuncion, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
23h 27m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3800 - R$ 15000
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from San Jose to Florianopolis via Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 2m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 7500
Flights from San Jose to Navegantes via Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 7m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2400 - R$ 9000
Flights from Quepos to Florianopolis via San Jose, Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 4300
Flights from Fortuna to Florianopolis via San Jose, Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 7500
Flights from San Jose to Joinville via Panama City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 13000
Flights from San Jose to Joinville via Bogota, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2700 - R$ 8000
Flights from San Jose to Joinville via Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 22m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 3700 - R$ 14000
Flights from San Jose to Joinville via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4200 - R$ 14000
Flights from San Jose to Joinville via Mexico City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4500 - R$ 13000
Flights from San Jose to Joinville via Bogota, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2900 - R$ 8500
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from San Jose to Florianopolis via Panama City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 7000
Flights from San Jose to Navegantes via Panama City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 8000
Flights from San Jose to Navegantes via Panama City, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 8000
Flights from San Jose to Navegantes via Lima, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
14h 52m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 9000
Flights from San Jose to Curitiba via Panama City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 4700
Flights from San Jose to Curitiba via Panama City, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1200 - R$ 4900
Flights from Quepos to Florianopolis via San Jose, Panama City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 950 - R$ 3800
Flights from Fortuna to Florianopolis via San Jose, Panama City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 6500
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from San Jose to Florianopolis via Lima, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
12h 32m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 8000
Flights from San Jose to Navegantes via Lima, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
14h 52m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 9000
Flights from San Jose to Navegantes via Orlando, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
16h 9m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 5000 - R$ 18000
Flights from Quepos to Florianopolis via San Jose, Lima, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1100 - R$ 4400
Flights from Fortuna to Florianopolis via San Jose, Lima, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 7500
Flights from San Jose to Joinville via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 7500 - R$ 27000
Flights from San Jose to Joinville via Panama City, Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo Viracopos
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3200 - R$ 13000
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Jose to Florianopolis via Bogota, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 4400
Flights from San Jose to Navegantes via Bogota, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 5500
Flights from San Jose to Curitiba via Bogota, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1000 - R$ 3100
Flights from Quepos to Florianopolis via San Jose, Bogota, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 850 - R$ 2500
Flights from Fortuna to Florianopolis via San Jose, Bogota, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1400 - R$ 4200
Voepass Linhas Aéreas
Website
voepassaredo.com.br
Flights from San Jose to Joinville via Panama City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 3000 - R$ 13000
Flights from San Jose to Joinville via Bogota, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 2700 - R$ 8000
Flights from San Jose to Joinville via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4200 - R$ 14000
Flights from San Jose to Joinville via Mexico City, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 4500 - R$ 13000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Florianopolis via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 8000
Flights from San Jose to Navegantes via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
19h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2700 - R$ 9000
Flights from San Jose to Curitiba via Miami, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
18h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 5500
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from San Jose to Curitiba via Lima, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 5500
Flights from Fortuna to Florianopolis via San Jose, Bogota, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
24h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 7500
Bus operators
Flecha Bus
Phone
+54 0810 222-5202 // +54 011 4000 5200
Email
atencionalcliente@flechabus.com.ar
Website
flechabus.com.ar
Bus from Balneário Camboriú to Florianópolis
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
R$ 14 - R$ 20
Schedules at
flechabus.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
R$ 14 - R$ 20
Suite
R$ 35 - R$ 45
Bed
R$ 14 - R$ 20
Auto Viação Catarinense
Phone
0800-470-470 / +55 4002-4700
Email
sac@catarinense.com.br
Website
catarinense.com.br
Bus from Curitiba Airport to Florianopolis
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 55 - R$ 120
Book at
Catarinense
Convencional
R$ 85 - R$ 120
Bus from Joinville to Florianopolis
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
R$ 50 - R$ 75
Book at
Catarinense
Convencional
R$ 50 - R$ 75
Tracopa
Phone
+506 2775 0365 / +506 7298 3342
Email
info@tracopacr.com
Website
tracopacr.com
Bus from San José Tracopa Terminal to Quepos
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 22 - R$ 40
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Transportes San Carlos
Phone
+506 8356 1555
Email
contraloriadeservicios.buses@gmail.com
Website
yoviajocr.com
Bus from San José to Quebrada Azul
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 22
Schedules at
yoviajocr.com
Eucatur
Phone
0800 69 0800 / +55 69 3416-3700
Website
eucatur.com.br
Bus from Joinville Bus Station R. Paraíba to Florianópolis Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 40 - R$ 60
Convencional
R$ 40 - R$ 60
Leito
R$ 70 - R$ 95
Executivo
R$ 40 - R$ 55
Viacao Nordeste
Phone
+55 84 3205-6161
Email
sac-ouvidoria@viacaonordeste.com.br
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Joinville Bus Station R. Paraíba to Florianópolis Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
facebook.com
Penha
Phone
0800 646 2122
Email
atendimento@nspenha.com.br
Website
nspenha.com.br
Bus from Joinville to Florianópolis
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 50 - R$ 70
Book at
clickbus.com.br
Convencional
R$ 50 - R$ 70
Semi-Leito
R$ 45 - R$ 70
1001
Phone
+55 4004-5001
Email
sac@autoviacao1001.com.br
Website
autoviacao1001.com.br
Bus from Joinville to Florianópolis
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 50 - R$ 80
Book at
1001
Convencional
R$ 50 - R$ 70
Conv. C/Ar
R$ 60 - R$ 80
Reunidas
Phone
+55 49 3561-5500 / 0800 49 6161
Website
reunidas.com.br
Bus from Joinville Bus Station R. Paraíba to Florianópolis Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
R$ 60 - R$ 95
Convencional
R$ 65 - R$ 95
Comum
R$ 60 - R$ 80
Semidireto
R$ 60 - R$ 80

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