San José Transportation

  • By Taxi around San José
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  • Taxi turning the corner
    Taxi turning the corner
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  • Taxi at Palmer Norte airport
    Taxi at Palmer Norte airport
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  • 1. By Taxi around San José

    We met Eduardo on a taxi drive and he was so awesome that we used him to take us to Jaco. Since we weren't in a hurry he took us the scenic route (same price). It was for sure more than I expected out...

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  • 2. By bus around San José

    For local trips to San Jose from our hotel, we took the local bus. We got the van shuttle to the airport and got the bus there into the city. The only problem was understanding where the bus was going...

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  • 3. Plane from/to San José

    We flew in to Juan Santamaria International Airport on Sunday 1996 Feb. 18. We did not have to pay for our tickets because we got passes from our daughter who was then a flight deck officer at a major...

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  • 4. Bus and Boat from San José to Tortuguero

    It is possible to travel from San José to Tortuguero by public transportation. In fact, it's rather challenging, a mini adventure in itself. You have to take a...

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  • 5. Tica Bus from Granada (Nicaragua) to San José

    Tica Bus and Transnica have a few daily buses from Nicaragua to Costa Rica. They leave Granada from two different bus terminals on Avenida Elena Arellano. Both...

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  • 6. Paying Departure Tax with Credit Cards

    To fly home from SJO in San Jose you have to pay a $26 departure tax. The counter where you pay this indicates that they accept VISA, among other credit cards....

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  • 7. Not a place to Drive

    San José especially is not a place to be driving a car in Costa Rica. It is a big city - a lot of traffic and many of the streets are one way - confusing to the...

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  • 8. Several Transportation Tips

    You will be hounded when you arrive at the airport by persons wanting to drive you to your hotel. Know that a good amount of these people are not certified taxi...

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  • 9. To Cartago from San José

    Cartago is located just east from the capital of Costa Rica, San José and it is a very nice destination for a daytrip from here. It takes only a short busride...

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  • 10. To La Fortuna from San José

    When you are travelling to the north from San José, you will almost always have to take a bus to the the city Ciudad Quesada (also known as San Carlos) first....

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  • 11. To the Caribbean Coast from San José

    When you are coming from San José and you are heading for the Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica, you will have to go to the so called "Caribe Terminal" in the...

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  • 12. Driving

    Not an easy exercise.Roads have huge potholes and drivers seems to just go where they want without warning. You have to be alert.The city is in a complicated...

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  • 13. Airport taxi

    There are official airport taxis from the airport, you can not miss them, they are bright orange, you go to the office just outside the airport and tell them...

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  • 14. Bus Tour from Puerto Limon

    We arrived at Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, via cruise ship and opted to take the 9.5 hour bus tour from there to San Jose and back. This tour involved five hours...

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  • 15. Destino Cultural

    Downtown San Jose is easy to navigate on foot. It's a grid and most attractions are easy to find. To make it even more obvious, look for the bright blue signs...

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  • 16. Buses from San Jose

    Coca Cola station downtown: from here you can catch a bus to Jaco, Quepos, Manuel Antonio, Montezuma, Mal Pais, Montezuma and other less frequented...

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  • 17. Hotel/Airport transfer service

    Here is a bargain and you don't need to deal with a taxi driver. For $4 you can get a Grayline bus to drop you off from the airport, or to pick you up from your...

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  • 18. Public Busses throughout Costa Rica

    The roads through the mountains are scary as hell. The bus drivers seem to place no value on human life. I would still recommend using public transportation...

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