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There are 3 ways to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Volcán Poás (Mountain) by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Alajuela, Cantón Alajuela, Provincia Alajuela, 20101, Costa Rica to Poás Volcano National Park

$2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Volcán Poás (Mountain) 20.9 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Volcán Poás (Mountain) 20.9 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Volcán Poás (Mountain) is to bus which costs $2 and takes 2 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Volcán Poás (Mountain) is to taxi which costs $40 - $55 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Volcán Poás (Mountain). However, there are services departing from Juan Santamaría International Airport and arriving at Poás Volcano National Park via Alajuela, Cantón Alajuela, Provincia Alajuela, 20101, Costa Rica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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The distance between San Jose Airport (SJO) and Volcán Poás (Mountain) is 22 km. The road distance is 33.4 km.

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The best way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Volcán Poás (Mountain) without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 20 min and costs $2.

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It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Volcán Poás (Mountain), including transfers.

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San Jose Airport (SJO) to Volcán Poás (Mountain) bus services, operated by COOPETRANSASI, depart from Alajuela, Cantón Alajuela, Provincia Alajuela, 20101, Costa Rica station.

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San Jose Airport (SJO) to Volcán Poás (Mountain) bus services, operated by COOPETRANSASI, arrive at Poás Volcano National Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San Jose Airport (SJO) to Volcán Poás (Mountain) is 33 km. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Volcán Poás (Mountain).

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There are 188+ hotels available in Volcán Poás (Mountain). Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Volcán Poás (Mountain).
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  • Distance: 14 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

What companies run services between San Jose Airport (SJO), Costa Rica and Volcán Poás (Mountain), Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica?

COOPETRANSASI operates a bus from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Volcán Poás (Mountain) once daily. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Bus operators
COOPETRANSASI
Bus from Alajuela, Cantón Alajuela, Provincia Alajuela, 20101, Costa Rica to Poás Volcano National Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
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Other operators
Taxi from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Volcán Poás (Mountain)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Taxis Coopeirazú
Phone
+506 2254 3211
Taxis Tibás
Phone
+506 2235 9966

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