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San Jose Airport Car Hire - Did You Know?

  • Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) to give it its full name
  • Is 12 miles from the city itself, easily reached using a rental car
  • A $26 fee is levied to all passengers on departure by the Costa Rican Government
  • Airlines such as United Airlines, Iberia, Condor and Air Canada all fly into the Airport

Mini Guide to San Jose

Tell me About San Jose?
The capital of Costa Rica, San Jose is unsurprisingly the largest in this central American country and has a population of over 350,000 residents in the city itself, although the metropolitan area stretches way beyond this and it is estimated that a third of Costa Rica's entire population call this home. Being a thriving city, naturally it has a University, Santo Tomas that was the first in Costa Rica and first opened its doors in 1843. The most popular dish of Costa Rica is 'gallo pinto' which consists of fried rice and beans. Getting around San Jose is easy with a rental car as the highway network is well established, however the bus service, train and ample taxi's offer a viable alternative.

San Jose Central

How to Get There?
Getting to San Jose is simple and last year the airport received in excess of 3 million passengers (6 times that of the next largest airport in Costa Rica, Liberia International Airport). Major international airlines serve the airport from all over the globe including America, Europe and Asia. Upon arrival, car rental at San Jose International Airport can be collected from the various rental desks where all leading suppliers can be found. Pre-book with Rhino and we will get you the most competitive quote from any of these leading suppliers. If you are not renting a car at San Jose Airport for your onward journey, there are reliable bus, train and private transfer services on hand at the airport.

Driving in San Jose Airport - Need to know



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Next Upcoming Holiday


    Thursday 19 Mar 2020

    Saint Joseph's Day - Observance

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