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transport from Arenal to SJ airport?

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transport from Arenal to SJ airport?

What is the best way to get from the Arenal (La Fortuna area) to the SJ airport by 10 am? Taxi? tourist bus?

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1. Re: transport from Arenal to SJ airport?

Your best bet will be with private transportation. www.tucanlimoservices.com is great but there are others.

For a 10 am flight, plan on being at the airport by 7 am. This means you will need to leave the Arenal area NO LATER than 4 am. You might get there quicker or be able to arrive a little later, but figuring these times will give you a "cushion" in case of fog, rain, traffic, etc.

In general, it's not always a good idea to travel to the airport for an international flight that early. Many people like to avoid the stress and just spend the last night somewhere near the airport.

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2. Re: transport from Arenal to SJ airport?

Thanks Hattie.

Our flight departs SJ at 1230, so given your comments the drive is about 3 hours. Thanks again, we will look into the limo service.

We are currently n Play Junquillal. Any tips on bus service from here to Arenal? We had hoped to travel Sunday but heard that there will be no services given it is Easter. So we hope to depart this area (Santa Cruz) early Monday morning.

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3. Re: transport from Arenal to SJ airport?

Take a look here: www.thebusschedule.com/cr/

From Santa Cruz, you will go to Canas, Tilaran and on to La Fortuna - two changes.

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4. Re: transport from Arenal to SJ airport?

Agree about getting a private driver; we always just book them through our hotels.

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