There are 7 ways to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Heredia by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Train  •  26 min

  1. Take the train from Alajuela to Heredia

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Bus TUASA  •  37 min

  1. Take the bus from Alajuela, Cantón Alajuela, Provincia Alajuela, 20101, Costa Rica to Heredia, Cantón Heredia, Provincia Heredia, 40101, Costa Rica

$1

5 alternative options

Bus Station Wagon  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría to Parque Metropolitano La Sabana San José-Alajuela
  2. Take the bus from La Sabana to Heredia Heredia / ...

$2

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Heredia 7.2 miles

$15 - $19

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Heredia 7.2 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Heredia 7.2 miles

$6 - $8

Walk  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Walk from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Heredia 7 miles

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Heredia. However, there are services departing from Juan Santamaría International Airport and arriving at Heredia, Cantón Heredia, Provincia Heredia, 40101, Costa Rica via Alajuela, Cantón Alajuela, Provincia Alajuela, 20101, Costa Rica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Alajuela and arriving at Heredia. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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The distance between San Jose Airport (SJO) and Heredia is 10 km. The road distance is 11.5 km.

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Heredia without a car is to train which takes 26 min and costs .

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The train from Alajuela to Heredia takes 26 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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San Jose Airport (SJO) to Heredia bus services, operated by TUASA, depart from Alajuela, Cantón Alajuela, Provincia Alajuela, 20101, Costa Rica station.

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San Jose Airport (SJO) to Heredia train services, operated by Instituto Costarricense de Ferrocarriles, depart from Alajuela station.

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Heredia is to train which takes 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 37 min.

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San Jose Airport (SJO) to Heredia bus services, operated by TUASA, arrive at Heredia, Cantón Heredia, Provincia Heredia, 40101, Costa Rica station.

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San Jose Airport (SJO) to Heredia train services, operated by Instituto Costarricense de Ferrocarriles, arrive at Heredia station.

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Map of how to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Heredia.
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  • Distance: 6 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

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

Instituto Costarricense de Ferrocarriles operates a train from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Heredia every 3 hours, and the journey takes 26 min. Alternatively, TUASA operates a bus from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Heredia every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $1 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
Instituto Costarricense de Ferrocarriles
Phone
+506 25425818
Train from Alajuela to Heredia
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
incofer.go.cr
Bus operators
TUASA
Phone
+506 2442-6900
Website
sanjosecostarica.org
Bus from Alajuela, Cantón Alajuela, Provincia Alajuela, 20101, Costa Rica to Heredia, Cantón Heredia, Provincia Heredia, 40101, Costa Rica
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
yoviajocr.com
Station Wagon
Phone
+506 2441-1181
Bus from Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría to Parque Metropolitano La Sabana
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
facebook.com
Busetas Heredianas S.A
Phone
(506) 2261-7171
Email
auditoriaservicios@busetasheredianas.com
Website
busetasheredianas.com
Bus from La Sabana to Heredia
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
busetasheredianas.com
Other operators
Uber San Jose, CR
Website
uber.com
Towncar from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Heredia
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$6 - $8
UberPLUS
$8 - $11
UberXL
$12 - $15
Taxi from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Heredia
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Taxis Coopeirazú
Phone
+506 2254 3211
Taxis Tibás
Phone
+506 2235 9966

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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose Airport (SJO) to Heredia is 11 km. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Heredia.

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