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How to get from
San Jose to Arenal

San Jose to Arenal Trip Overview

Distance90 km (56.3 miles)
Price range$42-$297
Ride Duration Range2h 30m-3h 30m
Earliest Departure20:30
Latest Departure23:00

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Travel Schedule Options from San Jose to Arenal



























































































Taking a minivan from San Jose to Arenal

Fastest minivan: 2h 30m

Cheapest minivan: $42

The fastest: 2h 30m

The cheapest: $42

POSSIBLE AMENITIES:

A/C

Charger

Wifi

Reclining Seats

English Speaking Staff

Food

The fastest: 2h 40m

The cheapest: $209

POSSIBLE AMENITIES:

A/C

A beautiful view from within central Arenal

About the ride from San Jose to Arenal

San Jose to Arenal Route Information

The distance between San Jose and Arenal is 56 miles, or approximately 90 kilometers.

There are 2 ways to get from San Jose to Arenal, including minivan,car.

The earliest departure leaves at 20:30 and has a duration of 2 hours 30 minutes.

The fastest way to travel is by minivan, which takes approximately 2 hours 30 minutes.

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

San Jose to Arenal by minivan

  • Starting Price: $42
  • 320 departures a day, or 2240 departures a week

There are 3 travel classes for this journey, including: Shuttle, Standard and Comfort.

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.

San Jose to Arenal by car

  • Starting Price: $209
  • 115 departures a day, or 805 departures a week

The only travel class available is SUV.

Each car 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 Arenal

Average time

2h 40m - 3h

Average price

$158

(40)

Average time

2h 30m - 3h 30m

Average price

$42 - $207

(158)

Average time

3h

Average price

$212 - $297

(56)

Average time

2h 40m

Average price

$209

Popular stations and stops in San Jose and Arenal

Departure stations in San Jose

San Jose - Any hotel

San Jose Airport (SJO)

Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO)

San Jose Airport (SJO)

San Jose - Any hotel in the urban zone

Arrival stations in Arenal

Arenal - Any hotel

Arenal Volcano

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