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

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Bus Grupo Caribeños  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from San José to Limón San Jose

$11

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose to Cahuita San Jose

$10

3 alternative options

Bus via Guápiles  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from San José to Guápiles, Costa Rica
  2. Take the bus from Guápiles to Puerto Limón

$12

Drive  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Drive from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Cahuita 131.9 miles

$19 - $29

Shuttle  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Jose Airport to Cahuita Sjo

$49

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The cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Cahuita is to bus which costs $10 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Cahuita is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Cahuita. However, there are services departing from Juan Santamaría International Airport and arriving at Cahuita via San José and Limón. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 29 min.

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The distance between San Jose Airport (SJO) and Cahuita is 152 km. The road distance is 211 km.

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Cahuita without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 29 min and costs $11.

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Cahuita, including transfers.

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San Jose Airport (SJO) to Cahuita bus services, operated by Grupo Caribeños, depart from San José station.

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San Jose Airport (SJO) to Cahuita bus services, operated by Grupo Caribeños, arrive at Limón station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose Airport (SJO) to Cahuita is 211 km. It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to drive from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Cahuita.

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There are 358+ hotels available in Cahuita. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Cahuita.
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  • Distance: 95.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

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

Grupo Caribeños operates a bus from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Cahuita hourly. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Bus operators
Grupo Caribeños
Phone
(506) 2222-0610
Email
info@caribeños.com
Website
grupocaribenos.net
Bus from San José to Limón
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.net
Bus from San José to Guápiles, Costa Rica
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
yoviajocr.com
Autotransportes MEPE
Phone
2257-8129, 2758-1572
Website
mepecr.com
Bus from San Jose to Cahuita
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
mepecr.com
TRACASA Transportes del Atlántico Caribeño
Phone
+506 - 27 68 87 32
Email
tracasa@tracasa.com
Bus from Guápiles to Puerto Limón
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
tracasa.com
Costa Rica Travel Group Inc.
Phone
(506) 8849 - 8969
Email
reservations@transportation-costarica.com
Website
transportation-costarica.com
Shuttle from San Jose Airport to Cahuita
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
transportation-costarica.com

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