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There are 7 ways to get from Toronto to San José Costa Rica by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly to Puerto Escondido  •  10h 20m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Puerto Escondido (PXM) YYZ - PXM

6 alternative options

Fly to Huatulco, taxi  •  10h 7m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Huatulco (HUX) YYZ - HUX
  2. Take a taxi from Huatulco to San José Costa Rica

Fly to Oaxaca, taxi  •  12h 37m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Oaxaca (OAX) YYZ - OAX
  2. Take a taxi from Oaxaca to San José Costa Rica

Bus  •  3 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Windsor, ON
  2. Take the bus from Detroit to Dallas
  3. Take the bus from Dallas to Mexico City North
  4. Take the bus from México Central del Norte to Puerto Escondido

Train, bus via Nuevo Laredo  •  3 days 4h

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
  2. Take the bus from Detroit to Dallas
  3. Take the bus from Dallas to Nuevo Laredo
  4. Take the bus from Nuevo Laredo to Chilpancingo
  5. Take the bus from Chilpancingo to Puerto Escondido

Train, bus  •  3 days 9h

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Dallas
  4. Take the bus from Dallas to Mexico City North
  5. Take the bus from México Central del Norte to Puerto Escondido

Drive  •  2 days 2h

  1. Drive from Toronto to San José Costa Rica 4739.7 km

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to San José Costa Rica is to fly which costs $330 - $800 and takes 10h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to San José Costa Rica is to fly and taxi which costs $440 - $1,400 and takes 10h 7m.

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The distance between Toronto and San José Costa Rica is 3486 km. The road distance is 4739.7 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to San José Costa Rica without a car is to bus which takes 3 days 4h and costs $500 - $650.

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It takes approximately 10h 20m to get from Toronto to San José Costa Rica, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Toronto to San José Costa Rica is to fly which takes 10h 20m and costs $330 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $500 - $650 and takes 3 days 4h.

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There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to Puerto Escondido Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h and has one stopover.

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San José Costa Rica is 1h behind Toronto. It is currently 8:49 AM in Toronto and 7:49 AM in San José Costa Rica.

Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to San José Costa Rica is 4740 km. It takes approximately 2 days 2h to drive from Toronto to San José Costa Rica.

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Viva Aerobus, Air Canada, Volaris and four other airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to Puerto Escondido Airport.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to San José Costa Rica.
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  • Distance: 3485.9 km
  • Duration: 10h 20m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and San José Costa Rica, Mexico?

Aeroméxico, Air Canada and five other airlines fly from Toronto to San José Costa Rica every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Toronto to San José Costa Rica via Windsor, ON, Windsor Transit Terminal, Jefferson at Griswold, Detroit, Dallas, Commerce @ Austin - E - Ns, Dallas, Mexico City North, México Central del Norte, and Puerto Escondido in around 3 days 4h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Puerto Escondido via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6000 - $21000
Flights from Toronto to Oaxaca via Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$7000 - $23000
Flights from Toronto to Oaxaca via Chicago O'Hare, Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 33m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$6500 - $21000
Flights from Toronto to Oaxaca via Pittsburgh, Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $21000
Flights from Toronto to Oaxaca via Atlanta, Houston
Ave. Duration
11h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $21000
Flights from Toronto to Oaxaca via Reagan Washington, Houston
Ave. Duration
11h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6500 - $21000
Aeroméxico
Website
aeromexico.com
Flights from Toronto to Puerto Escondido via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $20000
Flights from Toronto to Puerto Escondido via Atlanta, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$4800 - $12000
Flights from Toronto to Huatulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $20000
Flights from Toronto to Oaxaca via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$6500 - $22000
Volaris
Website
volaris.com
Flights from Toronto to Puerto Escondido via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$7000 - $22000
Flights from Toronto to Puerto Escondido via Charlotte, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10h 1m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$5000 - $21000
Aeromar
Website
aeromar.mx
Flights from Toronto to Puerto Escondido via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$6000 - $21000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Huatulco
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$6500 - $21000
Flights from Toronto to Oaxaca via Houston
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$7000 - $23000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Huatulco
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$6500 - $20000
Flights from Toronto to Huatulco via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$5500 - $20000
Viva Aerobus
Website
vivaaerobus.com
Flights from Toronto to Puerto Escondido via Atlanta, Mexico City
Ave. Duration
10h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$4800 - $12000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Huatulco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 56m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$5000 - $21000
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1300 - $3000
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$850 - $1200
Business
$1900 - $2400
Economy
$1300 - $1500
EconomyPlus
$2100 - $3000
Train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$950 - $1800
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$500 - $800
Business
$1500 - $1800
Economy
$990 - $1040
EconomyPlus
$1200 - $1800
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1300 - $1900
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$1300 - $1900
Premium
$5000 - $7500
Flexi Coach Seat
$2500 - $3700
Business Seat
$2600 - $3700
Train from Chicago Union Station to Dallas
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2100 - $3000
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$2100 - $3000
Premium
$6500 - $9500
Flexi Coach Seat
$4200 - $6500
Business Seat
$4500 - $6500
Bus operators
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Website
riderexpress.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Windsor, ON
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$800 - $1500
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Book at
riderexpress.betterez.com
Adult
$800 - $1100
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit to Dallas
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2500 - $3500
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$2500 - $3500
Flexible
$3600 - $5500
Bus from Dallas to Nuevo Laredo
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1000 - $1400
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$1000 - $1400
Flexible
$1600 - $2300
Omnibus Mexicanos S.A. de C.V.
Phone
800 765 6636
Email
contacto@odm.com.mx
Website
omnibusmexicanos.com.mx
Bus from Dallas to Mexico City North
Ave. Duration
23h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3350
Schedules at
omnibusmexicanos.com.mx
AltaMar
Phone
800 507 5500
Website
autobusesaltamar.com.mx
Bus from México Central del Norte to Puerto Escondido
Ave. Duration
15h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$900 - $1400
Schedules at
autobusesaltamar.com.mx
Bus from Chilpancingo to Puerto Escondido
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$550 - $1400
Schedules at
autobusesaltamar.com.mx
Other operators
Taxi from Huatulco to San José Costa Rica
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Estimated price
$1800 - $2200

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $2 - $13.

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