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

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Bus  •  4h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría to Hospital San Juan de Dios Alajuela-San Jose
  2. Take the bus from San José to Quepos San Jose

$11

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Bus via La Sabana  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the bus from San José Terminal Tracopa to Quepos San José / ...

$8 - $11

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2h 33m

  1. Drive from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Quepos 122.4 km

$11 - $17

Towncar  •  2h 33m

  1. Take a town car from San Jose Airport to Quepos 122.4 km

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Quepos is to bus via La Sabana which costs $8 - $12 and takes 4h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Quepos is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Quepos. However, there are services departing from Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría and arriving at Quepos via San José. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 9m.

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The distance between San Jose Airport (SJO) and Quepos is 63 km. The road distance is 122.4 km.

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Quepos without a car is to bus which takes 4h 9m and costs $12.

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It takes approximately 4h 9m to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Quepos, including transfers.

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San Jose Airport (SJO) to Quepos bus services, operated by Station Wagon, depart from Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría station.

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San Jose Airport (SJO) to Quepos bus services, operated by Transportes Delio Morales, arrive at Quepos station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose Airport (SJO) to Quepos is 122 km. It takes approximately 2h 33m to drive from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Quepos.

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There are 229+ hotels available in Quepos. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Quepos.
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  • Distance: 63.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 9m

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

You can take a bus from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Quepos via Hospital San Juan de Dios and San José in around 4h 9m.

Bus operators
Station Wagon
Phone
+506 2441-1181
Bus from Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría to Hospital San Juan de Dios
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportes Delio Morales
Phone
+506 89221705, 85495010
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San José to Quepos
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
southerncostarica.biz
Tracopa
Phone
+506 2775 0365, Whatsapp: +506 7298-3342
Email
info@tracopacr.com
Bus from San José Terminal Tracopa to Quepos
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Other operators
Jayride Private Transfers
Towncar from San Jose Airport to Quepos
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
On demand

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