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

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

Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 41 min

$6

Cheapest option

Bus via San Ramón  •  4 h 3 min

$6

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 33 min

  1. 53.8 miles

$110 - $130

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. 53.8 miles

$8 - $12

Shuttle  •  1 h 33 min

$55

Questions & Answers

The distance between San Jose Airport (SJO) and Puntarenas is 69 km. The road distance is 86 km.

The cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Puntarenas is to bus which costs $6 and takes 4 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Puntarenas is to taxi which takes 1 h 33 min and costs $110 - $130.

No, there is no direct bus from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Puntarenas. However, there are services departing from Juan Santamaría International Airport and arriving at Puntarenas, Cantón Puntarenas, Provincia Puntarenas, 60101, Costa Rica via San José. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 41 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Puntarenas, including transfers.

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

Empresarios Unidos operates a bus from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Puntarenas hourly. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Bus operators
Empresarios Unidos
Phone
(506) 2221-6600
Website
eupsacr.com
Bus from San José to Puntarenas, Cantón Puntarenas, Provincia Puntarenas, 60101, Costa Rica
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
eupsacr.com
Bus from San Ramón to Puntarenas
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
eupsacr.com
TUAN Transportes Unidos Alajuela Naranjo
Phone
50622582004
Bus from Alajuela, Cantón Alajuela, Provincia Alajuela, 20101, Costa Rica to Naranjo
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sanjosecostarica.org
Compañía Carbachez
Phone
506 24511284
Bus from Naranjo to San Ramón
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
facebook.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 Puntarenas
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
transportation-costarica.com
Other operators
Taxi from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Puntarenas
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Taxis Coopeirazú
Phone
+506 2254 3211
Taxis Tibás
Phone
+506 2235 9966

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