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Alajuela

Getting there & away

For details of flights to Aeropuerto Internacional Juan Santamaría. You can take a taxi (US$3) to the airport from Parque Central.

There are several bus stops in Alajuela, the largest being the Alajuela bus terminal (Calle 8 btwn Avs Central & 1) for buses to San José, the international airport, Volcán Poás and other destinations.

AtenasUS$0.50, 30 minutes, depart from the corner of Calle 6 and Avenida Central every 30 minutes from 6am to 9pm.

Butterfly FarmUS$0.50, 30 minutes, depart from the corner of Calle 8 and Avenida 2 at 6:20am, 9am, 11am and 1pm.

Heredia US$0.50, 30 minutes, depart from Alajuela terminal every 15 minutes from 5am to 11pm.

La Garita/Zoo AveUS$0.50, 30 minutes, depart from the corner of Calle 10 and Avenida 2 every 30 minutes from 6am to 9pm.

Laguna de FraijanesUS$0.50, 30 minutes, depart from Alajuela terminal at 9am, 1pm, 4:15pm and 6:15pm.

San José (Tuasa) US$0.75, 45 minutes, depart from Alajuela terminal every 15 minutes from 5am to 11pm.

Sarchí US$0.50, 30 minutes, depart from Calle 8 between Avenidas Central and 2 every 30 minutes from 5am to 10pm.

Alajuela