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There are 6 ways to get from Tapachula to San Jose Airport (SJO) by bus, plane or car

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Bus to Guatemala City, fly  •  11h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Guatemala City Terminal Transgalgos Internacional
  2. Fly from Guatemala City (GUA) to San Jose (SJO) GUA - SJO

$82 - $194

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Drive, bus, bus to San Salvador, fly  •  10h 54m

  1. Drive from Tapachula to Coatepeque
  2. Take the bus from Coatepeque to San Salvador
  3. Take the bus from San Salvador to Zacatecoluca
  4. Fly from San Salvador (SAL) to San Jose (SJO) SAL - SJO

$114 - $238

Drive, bus  •  28h 11m

  1. Drive from Tapachula to Retalhuleu
  2. Take the bus from Retalhuleu to San Salvador
  3. Take the bus from San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente to San José Terminal 7-10

$105 - $123

Bus  •  34h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Tica Bus Tapachula to Tica Bus Guatemala
  2. Take the bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to San Salvador Tica Bus Terminal San Benito
  3. Take the bus from San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente to San José Terminal 7-10

$106 - $123

Bus via Guatemala City  •  35h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Tapachula to Guatemala City
  2. Take the bus from Guatemala City Holiday Inn to San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente
  3. Take the bus from San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente to San José Terminal 7-10

$124 - $157

Drive  •  19h 38m

  1. Drive from Tapachula to San Jose Airport (SJO) 854.2 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Tapachula to San Jose Airport (SJO) is to bus and fly which costs $1500 - $3800 and takes 11h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Tapachula to San Jose Airport (SJO) is to drive and bus and fly which costs $2200 - $4600 and takes 10h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tapachula to San Jose Airport (SJO). However, there are services departing from Tica Bus Tapachula and arriving at Juan Santamaría International Airport via Tica Bus Guatemala, San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente and San José. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 9m.

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The distance between Tapachula and San Jose Airport (SJO) is 1030 km. The road distance is 1366.7 km.

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The best way to get from Tapachula to San Jose Airport (SJO) without a car is to bus which takes 34h 9m and costs $2000 - $2400.

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It takes approximately 11h 19m to get from Tapachula to San Jose Airport (SJO), including transfers.

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Tapachula to San Jose Airport (SJO) bus services, operated by Tica Bus, depart from Tica Bus Tapachula station.

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The quickest flight from Guatemala City Airport to San Jose Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Tapachula to San Jose Airport (SJO) bus services, operated by Transporte del SOL, arrive at San José Terminal 7-10 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tapachula to San Jose Airport (SJO) is 1367 km. It takes approximately 19h 38m to drive from Tapachula to San Jose Airport (SJO).

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Map of how to get from Tapachula to San Jose Airport (SJO).
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  • Distance: 644 miles
  • Duration: 11h 19m

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

You can take a bus from Tapachula to San Jose Airport (SJO) via Tica Bus Guatemala, San Salvador Tica Bus Terminal San Benito, San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente, San José Terminal 7-10, and San José in around 34h 9m.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Guatemala City to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Guatemala City to San Jose via San Salvador
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from San Salvador to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from Guatemala City to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from San Salvador to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Guatemala City to San Jose
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Bus operators
Trans Galgos Inter
Phone
2232-3661
Email
transgalgosinter@hotmail.com
Website
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Tapachula, Mexico to Guatemala City Terminal Transgalgos Internacional
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Coatepeque to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
Bus from Retalhuleu to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
transgalgosintergt.com
bus
Bus from San Salvador to Zacatecoluca
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Transporte del SOL
Website
transportedelsol.com
Bus from San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente to San José Terminal 7-10
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
transportedelsol.com
Tica Bus
Website
ticabus.com
Bus from Tica Bus Tapachula to Tica Bus Guatemala
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ticabus.com
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Bus from Tica Bus Guatemala to San Salvador Tica Bus Terminal San Benito
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ticabus.com
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ticabus.com
Pullmantur
Phone
(502) 2495-7000, (504) 2232-0216 / 2232-0194 / 2232-0197
Email
informacion@pullmantur.com
Website
pullmantur.com
Bus from Guatemala City Holiday Inn to San Salvador Hotel Sheraton Presidente
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
pullmantur.com
Turansa
Website
turansa.com
Bus from Guatemala City to San Salvador
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Schedules at
turansa.com

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Copa Airlines, Skytrans and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Guatemala City Airport to San Jose Airport.

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