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There are 4 ways to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Cahuita by bus, car or shuttle

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Bus via Limón  •  5h 30m

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

$7 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 57m

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

$9 - $13

Drive  •  3h 50m

  1. Drive from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Cahuita 211.1 km

$20 - $29

Shuttle  •  3h 50m

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

$49

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Cahuita is to bus which costs $9 - $14 and takes 5h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Cahuita is to shuttle which costs $49 and takes 3h 50m.

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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 5h 30m.

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The distance between San Jose Airport (SJO) and Cahuita is 152 km. The road distance is 211.1 km.

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Cahuita without a car is to bus via Limón which takes 5h 30m and costs $7 - $16.

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It takes approximately 5h 30m 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 3h 50m to drive from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Cahuita.

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There are 351+ hotels available in Cahuita. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Cahuita.
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  • Distance: 152.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 30m

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

Grupo Caribeños operates a bus from San José to Limón hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 3h 10m. Autotransportes MEPE also services this route every 4 hours.

Bus operators
Grupo Caribeños
Phone
(506) 2222-0610
Email
info@caribeños.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San José to Limón
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.net
Autotransportes MEPE
Phone
2257-8129, 2758-1572
Website
mepecr.com
Bus from San Jose Terminal MEPE to Limón
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
mepecr.com
Bus from San Jose Terminal MEPE to Cahuita
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
mepecr.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
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
transportation-costarica.com

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