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The drive from the airport area to Poas Volcano is about 50 minutes.
Leave at about 8am. The drive is uphill, with awesome views of the countryside, and local color along the way. There are lots of ornamental plant farms, coffee plantations.
Poas is $10 pp USD plus $3 for the car. There is secured parking, a visitor center with a gift shop, coffee shop, art exhibit, and restrooms.
You can walk right up to the lip of the crater and look down. In the morning, it is steaming and the clouds start to come in around 10am.
It is chilly and windy, so bring a jacket.
You could almost coast all the way back down to Alajuela.
If you're there in Costa Rica, go.