There are multiple ways to travel from the international airport in San Jose
1) DIRECT BUS TO MAL PAIS:
There are daily busses going to Mal Pais / Santa Teresa at 6:00 & 14:00 leaving from „nueva terminal / transporte cobano in San Jose.
Buy the ticket as you enter the bus directly from the bus driver. Traveltime is 6 hours and the ticket price is US$ 12.
At the next to last bus stop Mal Pais / Playa Carmen you’ll find cabs that take you to the „Early Bird“ Surfhouse or surf camp in Costa Rica for about US$ 14 .
2) INLANDFLIGHT TO TAMBOR:
You can take an inland flight from the international airport with Sansa Air (www.flysansa.com) or Nature Air (www.natureair.com) .
Both airlines fly several times a day (flight time 25 minutes). It’s very important to get information from the providers early enough about booking and flight times.
At the airport Tambor there are enough taxis to take you to the „Early Bird“ Surfhouse or surf camp in Costa Rica (travel time 1 hour, taxi cost about US$ 50).
3) SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE:
Reserve a shuttle bus from the airport or hotel in San Jose to the ‘Early Bird’ Surfhouse or surf camp in Costa Rica. Shuttle bus service info can be obtained from Tropical Tours (www.tropicaltourshuttles.com) or Montezuma Expeditions (www.montezumaexpeditions.com).
In case of overnight in San Jose we recommend the Hotel Volcanes in Alajuela (5 minutes by car from the airport).
Should you have any questions concerning your travel, we’re happy to help!