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There are 5 ways to get from San Jose to Corcovado National Park by plane, bus, train or ferry

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

Fly San Jose to San Jose, bus, travel  •  16 h 59 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to San Jose (SJO) SJC - SJO
  2. Take the bus from San José Tracopa Terminal to Palmar Norte
  3. Travel from Palmar Norte to Corcovado National Park

Cheapest option

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to David, Microbus, Private Water Taxi  •  20 h 18 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to David (DAV) SFO - DAV
  3. Take the Microbus from David to Paso Canoas
  4. Take the Private Water Taxi from Golfito to Puerto Jiménez
  5. Take the Private Water Taxi from Puerto Jiménez to Sirena

$907 - $2,126

3 alternative options

Caltrain to San Francisco, fly to San Jose, bus, travel  •  19 h 15 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to San Jose (SJO) SFO - SJO
  3. Take the bus from San José Tracopa Terminal to Palmar Norte
  4. Travel from Palmar Norte to Corcovado National Park

Fly San Jose to David, Microbus, Private Water Taxi  •  20 h 36 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to David (DAV) SJC - DAV
  2. Take the Microbus from David to Paso Canoas
  3. Take the Private Water Taxi from Golfito to Puerto Jiménez
  4. Take the Private Water Taxi from Puerto Jiménez to Sirena

$1,057 - $2,214

Fly San Jose to Liberia, bus, travel  •  21 h 21 min

  1. Fly from San Jose (SJC) to Liberia (LIR) SJC - LIR
  2. Take the bus from Liberia Airport to San Jose Airport
  3. Take the bus from San José Tracopa Terminal to Palmar Norte
  4. Travel from Palmar Norte to Corcovado National Park

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The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Corcovado National Park is to Caltrain and fly and Microbus and Private Water Taxi which costs $900 - $2,200 and takes 20 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to Corcovado National Park is to Caltrain and fly and Microbus and Private Water Taxi which costs $900 - $2,200 and takes 20 h 18 min.

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The distance between San Jose and Corcovado National Park is 3128 miles.

It takes approximately 16 h 59 min to get from San Jose to Corcovado National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from San Jose Airport to San Jose Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h and has one stopover.

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Corcovado National Park is 2 h ahead of San Jose. It is currently 10:29 PM in San Jose and 12:29 AM in Corcovado National Park.

United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from San Jose Airport to San Jose Airport.

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There are 106+ hotels available in Corcovado National Park. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Jose to San Jose Airport is to line 10 bus which takes 7 min and costs $2 - $5.

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Map of how to get from San Jose to Corcovado National Park.
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  • Distance: 3128.5 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 59 min

What companies run services between San Jose, CA, USA and Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica?

There is no direct connection from San Jose to Corcovado National Park. However, you can take the line 10 bus to San Jose Airport - Terminal A, take the walk to San Jose airport, fly to San Jose, take the walk to Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría, Autopista General Cañas, Invu Las Cañas Uno, Río Segundo, Cantón Alajuela, Provincia Alajuela, 200-4003, Costa Rica, take the shuttle to Cantón San José, Provincia San José, Costa Rica, take the walk to San José Tracopa Terminal, take the bus to Palmar Norte, then take the travel to Corcovado National Park. Alternatively, you can take the Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain, take the walk to Millbrae BART Station, take the BART to San Francisco International Airport BART Station, take the walk to San Francisco airport, fly to San Jose, take the walk to Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría, Autopista General Cañas, Invu Las Cañas Uno, Río Segundo, Cantón Alajuela, Provincia Alajuela, 200-4003, Costa Rica, take the shuttle to Cantón San José, Provincia San José, Costa Rica, take the walk to San José Tracopa Terminal, take the bus to Palmar Norte, then take the travel to Corcovado National Park.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Jose to San Jose via Denver, Houston
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose via Houston
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
11 h 25 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from San Jose to David via Denver, Panama City
Ave. Duration
12 h 36 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to David via Los Angeles, Panama City
Ave. Duration
14 h 49 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to David via Las Vegas, Panama City
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to David via Panama City
Ave. Duration
11 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to David via Los Angeles, Panama City
Ave. Duration
11 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to David via Denver, Panama City
Ave. Duration
12 h 3 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to David via Houston, Panama City
Ave. Duration
13 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to David via Orlando, Panama City
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Jose to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 13 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $2,000
Flights from San Jose to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $2,000
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from San Jose to Liberia via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to Liberia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose via Panama City
Ave. Duration
11 h 11 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to David via Los Angeles, Panama City
Ave. Duration
14 h 49 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to David via Denver, Panama City
Ave. Duration
13 h 9 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from San Jose to David via Las Vegas, Panama City
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to David via Panama City
Ave. Duration
11 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to David via Los Angeles, Panama City
Ave. Duration
11 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from San Jose to San Jose via Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from San Jose to San Jose via Burbank, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from San Jose to San Jose via Santa Ana, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from San Jose to San Jose via Dallas, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from San Jose to San Jose via Phoenix, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from San Jose to San Jose via Denver, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from San Jose to Liberia via Phoenix, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from San Jose to Liberia via Austin, Houston Hobby Apt
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from San Jose to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
10 h 49 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose via Miami
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
12 h 29 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
11 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from San Jose to Liberia via Boston
Ave. Duration
13 h 46 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $1,600
Flights from San Jose to Liberia via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
14 h 28 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $1,600
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to David via Mexico City, Panama City
Ave. Duration
15 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from San Francisco to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Train operators
Bus operators
Tracopa
Phone
+506 2775 0365, Whatsapp: +506 7298-3342
Email
info@tracopacr.com
Bus from San José Tracopa Terminal to Palmar Norte
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Terminales Panama David
Phone
+(507) 314 6228
Website
transporte10pa.es.tl
Bus from David to Paso Canoas
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transporte10pa.es.tl
Ferry operators
Sol de Osa
Phone
506 8632-8150 (English), 506 2735-5719 (Español)
Email
reservations@soldeosa.com
Website
soldeosa.com
Ferry from Golfito to Puerto Jiménez
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
soldeosa.com
Ferry from Puerto Jiménez to Sirena
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$390
Schedules at
soldeosa.com

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