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SJO to Cahuita

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Albany, New York
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SJO to Cahuita

Interested in experiences traveling by bus from SJO to Cahuita. Arrive in SJO at 11:30 am. Considering a private shuttle and wondering if it's worth the $$. Thanks!

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1. Re: SJO to Cahuita

Travel Time between San Jose and Cahuita is about 31/2 hours

Last public bus leaves San Jose down town at 4PM, from terminal del Caribe price is around $14. The price is less than $40 taxi from the airport included:

Private Driver would be less than $200 so it really depends on how many people traveling in your party

Have a look at the different options here:


You might want to consider having Gecko Trail Adventures organize your transports and tours. One of the favorites is the Rafting Trip:


Have a look with your hotel in Cahuita as they might have transport options too.

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2. Re: SJO to Cahuita

Almost the same travel time to travel by bus or private driver, of course much more comfortable if you have someone drive you from SJO. it will cost taxi from SJO to Caribe Terminal @ $25 plus bus fair, i've not gone by bus lately, but $14 seem a bit high maybe closer to $10, you should be able to make one of the last two buses, other one around 2pm. If you need a private driver, I've used

http://www.tucanlimoservices.com/ for the last few years and they are great!

Fully insured and newer vehicles, great drivers, especially if Luis(roadadvisor on this forum) is behind the wheel.

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3. Re: SJO to Cahuita

Thank you Cubanon very nice of you recommending my transportation services...GRACIAS!


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4. Re: SJO to Cahuita

If you decide to take the bus, you can also get the Interbus shuttle into San Jose for $10 and there is a public bus for San Jose that you can get in front of the airport for about $1.

Albany, New York
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5. Re: SJO to Cahuita

Thanks all for your helpful input! Happy travels.

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