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

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Recommended option

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

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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Volcán Poás (Mountain)?

The distance between San Jose Airport (SJO) and Volcán Poás (Mountain) is 22 km. The road distance is 33 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Volcán Poás (Mountain)?

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.

What is the fastest way to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Volcán Poás (Mountain)?

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

Is there a direct bus between San Jose Airport (SJO) and Volcán Poás (Mountain)?

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.

How long does it take to get from San Jose Airport (SJO) to Volcán Poás (Mountain)?

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