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How to get from
San Jose to Alajuela

San Jose to Alajuela Trip Overview

Distance17 km (10.6 miles)
Ride Duration30m
Earliest Departure20:00
Latest Departure23:00

Find up-to-date information on departure times, schedules, and prices so you can easily compare and book your tickets.

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A beautiful view from within central Alajuela

About the ride from San Jose to Alajuela

San Jose to Alajuela Route Information

The distance between San Jose and Alajuela is 11 miles, or approximately 17 kilometers.

The only way to get from San Jose to Alajuela is by Minivan

The earliest departure leaves at 20:00 and has a duration of 30 minutes.

The fastest way to travel is by minivan, which takes approximately 30 minutes.

Depending on how you choose to travel, the following amenities are available: .

San Jose to Alajuela by minivan

  • Starting Price: $45
  • 58 departures a day, or 406 departures a week

There are 2 travel classes for this journey, including: Standard and Shuttle.

Each minivan ticket offers an individual seat with basic passenger necessities. Conditions and amenities vary by provider. For more detailed information and availability see all options.

Companies Operating from San Jose to Alajuela

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Popular stations and stops in San Jose and Alajuela

Departure stations in San Jose

San Jose - Any hotel

San Jose - Hotel List

Arrival stations in Alajuela

Alajuela - Any hotel

San Jose Airport (SJO)

San Jose Airport (SJO)

Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO)

San Jose Tobias Bolanos Airport (SYQ)

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