There are 7 ways to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to La Fortuna by plane or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Madrid  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Madrid (MAD) SJO - MAD

$385 - $884

6 alternative options

Fly to Valencia, train  •  17 h 3 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Valencia (VLC) SJO - VLC
  2. Take the train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha

$505 - $812

Fly to Bilbao, train  •  20 h 7 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Bilbao (BIO) SJO - BIO
  2. Take the train from Bilbao-Abando to Madrid-Chamartin

$495 - $1,057

Fly to Sevilla, train  •  18 h 55 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Sevilla (SVQ) SJO - SVQ
  2. Take the train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha

$531 - $703

Fly to Alicante, train  •  18 h 9 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Alicante (ALC) SJO - ALC
  2. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha

$526 - $965

Fly to Pamplona, train  •  21 h 10 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Pamplona (PNA) SJO - PNA
  2. Take the train from Pamplona to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha

$495 - $1,124

Fly to Logrono, train  •  22 h 18 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Logrono (RJL) SJO - RJL
  2. Take the train from Agoncillo (APD.) to Zaragoza Delicias
  3. Take the train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha

$532 - $826

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to La Fortuna is to fly which costs $380 - $900 and takes 12 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to La Fortuna is to fly which costs $380 - $900 and takes 12 h 1 min.

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The distance between San Jose Airport (SJO) and La Fortuna is 8481 km.

It takes approximately 12 h 1 min to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to La Fortuna, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Jose Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 10 h 45 min.

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Copa Airlines, Iberia, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to Madrid Airport.

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The nearest airport to La Fortuna is Madrid (MAD) Airport which is 21.7 km away. Other nearby airports include Valladolid (VLL) (174.5 km).

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There are 3665+ hotels available in La Fortuna. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to La Fortuna.
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  • Distance: 5300.8 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 1 min

What companies run services between San Jose Airport (SJO), Costa Rica and La Fortuna, Madrid, Spain?

Iberia, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and 11 other airlines fly from San Jose Airport (SJO) to La Fortuna hourly.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Jose to Madrid
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,200
Flights from San Jose to Madrid via Managua
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,200
Flights from San Jose to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,900
Flights from San Jose to Valencia via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,900
Flights from San Jose to Valencia via Madrid, A Coruna
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,900
Flights from San Jose to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,100
Flights from San Jose to Bilbao via Managua, Madrid
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,100
Flights from San Jose to Bilbao via Panama City, Madrid
Ave. Duration
15 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,100
Flights from San Jose to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Sevilla via Madrid, Bilbao
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Sevilla via Managua, Madrid
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Sevilla via Madrid, A Coruna
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Sevilla via Panama City, Madrid
Ave. Duration
15 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Sevilla via Madrid, Valencia
Ave. Duration
16 h
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to Alicante via Managua, Madrid
Ave. Duration
15 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to Alicante via Panama City, Madrid
Ave. Duration
16 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Pamplona via Panama City, Madrid
Ave. Duration
18 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Logrono via Madrid
Ave. Duration
21 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Logrono via Managua, Madrid
Ave. Duration
20 h 10 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Logrono via Amsterdam, Madrid
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,500
Flights from San Jose to Logrono via Frankfurt, Madrid
Ave. Duration
18 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$900 - $4,100
Flights from San Jose to Logrono via Paris CDG, Madrid
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $4,700
Flights from San Jose to Logrono via Panama City, Madrid
Ave. Duration
25 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Logrono via San Salvador, Madrid
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from San Jose to Madrid
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,200
Flights from San Jose to Madrid via Miami
Ave. Duration
14 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,500
Flights from San Jose to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,900
Flights from San Jose to Bilbao via Madrid
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,100
Flights from San Jose to Sevilla via Madrid
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Sevilla via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
18 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $1,900
Flights from San Jose to Alicante via Madrid
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $1,900
Flights from San Jose to Alicante via Miami, Madrid
Ave. Duration
18 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $3,100
Flights from San Jose to Pamplona via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Pamplona via Miami, Madrid
Ave. Duration
20 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $4,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from San Jose to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from San Jose to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Bilbao via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to Bilbao via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to Sevilla via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $5,500
Flights from San Jose to Alicante via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,000
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Jose to Madrid via Bogota
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Sevilla via Bogota, Madrid
Ave. Duration
16 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $2,500
Flights from San Jose to Alicante via Bogota, Madrid
Ave. Duration
16 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to Pamplona via Bogota, Madrid
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from San Jose to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
Flights from San Jose to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to Valencia via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Bilbao via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Bilbao via Amsterdam, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Madrid via Miami
Ave. Duration
14 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,500
Flights from San Jose to Sevilla via Miami, Madrid
Ave. Duration
17 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $1,500
Flights from San Jose to Alicante via Miami, Madrid
Ave. Duration
18 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $3,100
Flights from San Jose to Pamplona via Miami, Madrid
Ave. Duration
20 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $4,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from San Jose to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,000
Flights from San Jose to Bilbao via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from San Jose to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
16 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,500
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
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Website
renfe.com
Train from Valencia Joaquin Sorolla to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Train from Sevilla Santa Justa to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
renfe.com
Train from Zaragoza Delicias to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Bilbao-Abando to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
renfe.com
Train from Pamplona to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
renfe.com
Train from Agoncillo (APD.) to Zaragoza Delicias
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
renfe.com

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