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Getting from San Jose airport to puntarenas

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Getting from San Jose airport to puntarenas

Hi all,

Is it possible to get a bus from San Jose airport directly to Puntarenas or would I have to go into the capital first.

Thanks in advance

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1. Re: Getting from San Jose airport to puntarenas

There is a bus station near the airport known as "La Radial" where you can get the bus for Puntarenas.

Look here: www.thebusschedule.com/cr/ for buses from San Jose to Puntarenas. The bus will arrive at La Radial about 30 minutes (or more) after leaving San Jose. There is no ticket office - you pay the driver in colones. You can get colones from an ATM before you leave the airport terminal.

Just take one of the airport taxis and tell him "La Radial." It's about 5-10 minutes from the airport, depending on traffic.

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2. Re: Getting from San Jose airport to puntarenas

Thank you for your response

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3. Re: Getting from San Jose airport to puntarenas

Let us know if you have more questions.

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4. Re: Getting from San Jose airport to puntarenas

What about getting from Puntarenas to San Jose at 1 in the morning? Are taxi's or buses available at that time of the night?

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5. Re: Getting from San Jose airport to puntarenas

No buses, but you could get a taxi. If you are staying in Puntarenas, have your lodging arrange a taxi to pick you up at that time of night. In any case - you may or may not find taxis roaming the streets that time of night. Probably a few, for sure, to take home "partiers."

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