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How To Get From Santa Teresa To San Jose Airport – All Possible Ways

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We will tell you how to get from Santa Teresa to San Jose airport. The distance from Santa Teresa Beach to Juan Santamaría Airport is 170 kilometers.

The travel time from Santa Teresa to San Jose airport is around 4 hours by car plus ferry. If you go by bus the travel time will be around 6 hours from Santa Teresa Beach to San Jose including the ferry boat. Click here to book online Costa Rica activities and Day Trips

The cheapest way from Santa Teresa to San Jose airport is by bus $15 USD. If you go by taxi, Uber or private transportation prices will be around $260 USD. You can rent a car at Montezuma too.

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WHERE TO STAY IN SAN JOSE

There are dormitory rooms that you can rent the bed for as low as $8 USD a night if you want the cheapest option. AirBnb is also available, mostly for about $20-25 USD a night. Double room hostels can cost up to $30-40 USD a night while mid-range hotels cost more or less $80 USD a night.

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SANTA TERESA TO SAN JOSE

BUS FROM SANTA TERESA TO SAN JOSE AIRPORT (CHEAPEST WAY)

The cheapest way from Santa Teresa to San Jose airport is by bus. First you will have to ride the bus going from Santa Teresa to Paquera Ferry Port, crossing by ferry to Puntarenas Port where you will ride the bus to San Jose Costa Rica. And you will get a local bus going to the airport from city center.

BUS SCHEDULE FROM SANTA TERESA TO SAN JOSE (FERRY BOAT PAQUERA TO PUNTARENAS)

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The bus schedule from Santa Teresa to San Jose with Transportes Cobano is at 6 am and 2 pm leaving from Montezuma. The bus travel time from Santa Teresa to Paquera is around 1 hour and 15 minutes.

You will cross by ferry from Paquera to Puntarenas which is around 1 hour and 30 minutes travel time. Check here Transportes Cobano schedule and route!

Once you cross by ferry you will go back to the bus 2 hours travel time from Puntarenas Ferry Port to San Jose Bus Terminal 7-10 in San Jose city center where you can take a local bus going to San Jose airport or going walking distance to your accommodation if you stay at San Jose.

The bus fare from Santa Teresa to San Jose Costa Rica is $14 USD (including the ferry boat) and it will take around 5 hours and 30 minutes travel time.

SANTA TERESA TO SAN JOSE PUBLIC BUS AND FERRY BOAT (NO DIRECT BUS SANTA TERESA TO SAN JOSE)

If you miss the direct bus from Santa Teresa Beach to San Jose. You have to ride two local buses going to get to Paquera Ferry Terminal (Santa Teresa to Cobano and Cobano to Paquera Ferry Terminal).

BUS SCHEDULE FROM SANTA TERESA TO COBANO

The bus schedule from Santa Teresa to Cobano is starting at 6 am, 8 am, 12 pm, 2 pm and 4 pm. The bus travel time is around 25 minutes and the bus fare is $1 USD.

BUS SCHEDULE FROM COBANO TO PAQUERA

The bus schedule from Cobano to Paquera is starting 4 am, 6 45 am, 10 30 am, 12 30 pm, 2 45 pm, 4:30 pm. The bus travel time from Cobano to Paquera is around 1 hour and 15 minutes and the bus fare is $2 USD.

FERRY BOAT SCHEDULE PAQUERA TO PUNTARENAS

The ferry boat schedule from Paquera to Puntarenas Ferry Port is starting at 5 30 am, 9 am, 11 am, 2 pm, 5 pm and 8 pm. The ferry ride from Paquera to Puntarenas is 1 hour and 30 minutes and the ferry ticket is around $2 USD.

Once in Puntarenas Ferry Port if you want to get a public bus to San Jose. You will have to walk 20 minutes or get a taxi to the Bus Terminal in Puntarenas. The bus schedule from Puntarenas to San Jose is running every hour starting at 4 am to 7 30 pm. The bus travel time from Puntarnas to San Jose is 2 hours and the bus fare is $5 USD.

The bus fare and boat from Santa Teresa Beach to San Jose Costa Rica can be around $10-12 USD cheaper than the direct bus from Santa Teresa to San Jose which is $14 USD but it will take longer with the connection and the waiting time.

SAN JOSE CITY CENTER TO SAN JOSE AIRPORT

The bus from Puntarenas to San Jose will stop at Terminal 7-10 where you can go within walking distance to the market to get the buses going to the airport.

There are two bus services running from the market at San Jose city center to San Jose airport: TUASA (Red and white buses) and Station Wagon (Yellow and orange buses). The buses are running every 10 minutes starting from 4 am until 11 30 pm.

The bus travel time from San Jose city center to San José Juan Santamaría Airport is around 30-40 minutes. The bus fare is $1 USD for one way and you don’t have to pay extra for the luggage. You can buy the ticket direct to the bus driver.

The total bus fare from Santa Teresa to San Jose airport is $15 USD including the bus coming from the airport and the ferry too. The total travel time is around 6 hours depending on the traffic and the waiting time.

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TAXI FROM SANTA TERESA TO SAN JOSE AIRPORT

If you go from Santa Teresa to San Jose airport by taxi is the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 4 hours.

The taxi fare from Santa Teresa to Paquera is around $70-80 USD for 45 minutes drive. From Puntarenas Ferry Port to San Jose airport is around $120 USD for 1 hour and 20 minutes ride.

You will have to get the ferry crossing the Gulf of Nicoya. And later getting another taxi ride The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and will depend on traffic and your final destination.

UBER FROM SANTA TERESA TO SAN JOSE COSTA RICA AIRPORT

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Uber App can be useful for traveling around Costa Rica but they have similar fare to taxis. You can expect going from Santa Teresa to San Jose for around $250 USD depending on the traffic or time of the day. You will have to follow the way by taxi getting the ferry to cross Gulf of Nicoya.

CAR RENTAL AT SANTA TERESA

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There are many options for renting a car in Santa Teresa. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in San Jose or if you would love to move around. It will take you 4 hours to get to San Jose airport from Santa Teresa with a private car including the ferry ride ($25 USD for the car). There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available for $30 USD per day.

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PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM SANTA TERESA TO SAN JOSE AIRPORT

Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort. Prices are around $260 USD and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be 65 USD per person.

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BEST WAY FROM SANTA TERESA TO SAN JOSE AIRPORT

The best way from Santa Teresa to San Jose airport is by bus if you go on a budget for a total of 6 hours travel time. You will pay around $15 USD including the bus coming from Santa Teresa, the ferry crossing Gulf of Nicoya and the bus to San Jose Costa Rica airport.

If you wish more comfort taxi, Uber or private transportation from Santa Teresa Beach to San Jose airport is around $260 USD and 4 hours travel time.

ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN SAN JOSE

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There are dormitory rooms that you can rent the bed for as low as $8 USD a night if you want the cheapest option. AirBnb is also available, mostly for about $20-25 USD a night. Double room hostels can costs up to $30-40 USD a night while mid-range hotels cost more or less $80 USD a night.

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FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN COSTA RICA

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Breakfast will be the cheapest meal of the day and you can load up on Gallo Pinto, tortillas, eggs, fried plantains and some fresh fruit too for around $3-4 USD per person. At lunch you might want a chicken sandwich for $8-10 USD salad, burger and pizza with a fresh fruit drink for $3 USD.

You can have a budget of $15-20 USD a day and it can already get you more then enough decent meals. Costa Rica is little bit pricey comparing to the other countries like Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua in Central America.

BEST TIME TO VISIT COSTA RICA

In Costa Rica their summer (December to April), there are fewer rains than normal. In their winter (May to November), rains are almost non-stop. For most tourists best time to visit Costa Rica is  from December to April because of easier transport. 

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CASH AND ATM IN COSTA RICA

The currency of Costa Rica is called Colòn and as of now, $1 USD is worth 600 Colòn. Do not exchange your currency at the airport because you’ll get less than what you’ll get with the city’s exchange. Anyway if you are bringing USD you can use them while traveling around Costa Rica no need to exchange them.

Bank or debit cards in an ATM are the recommended way to access your funds while traveling in Costa RicaKnow real-time currency exchange here!

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Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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