The door to door transportation from San Jose to Arenal/La Fortuna! This shared service in nice, a/c minibusses is the easiest, most reliable and most economical way to travel from San Jose to La Fortuna, yet with full comfort and safety. Drive between San Jose and La Fortuna area is quite scenic, going through mountains and then lowlands as we approach La Fortuna area, looking at the majestuous Arenal volcano in the back. We pick up from all major hotels in San Jose and also the hotels next to SJO international airport. Pick up can vary 15-20 minutes depending on traffic, as we collect people in different hotels. Enjoy the ride!
What You Can Expect
You will be met by your driver at your hotel around the specified pickup time. Transfer to la Fortuna takes 3.5 to 4 hours depending on traffic. Enjoy this hassle-free service, the drive is quite scenic, going north from San Jose. Vehicles are in excellent shape and with a/c. One quick stop is scheduled on the way to use bathrooms. One large piece (suitcase or bag, no box or another item) and a handy bag are allowed for each traveler. In case you have surfboards please let us know as a surcharge will apply and it is subject to availability. Pick up and drop off are scheduled according to hotels different locations to guarantee a better logistic. Perfect if you are 1-3 travelers traveling together or a family with 2 children!
- One-way shared transfer
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Fuel surcharge
- Transport by air-conditioned coach
- Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
- The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
- Each traveler is allowed a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag. Oversized or excessive luggage (e.g. surfboards, golf clubs or bikes) may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your excess luggage is acceptable
You can present either a paper or mobile ticket for this activity.
Local operator information
Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Ticket. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Schedule and Pricing
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Most hotels in San Jose and airport hotels in SJO
Morning transfer: between 7.15 and 8.15am (according to hotel location)
Afternoon transfer: between 2.30 and 3 pm (according to hotel location)
NOTE: travelers will receive more accurate pickup time prior to their travel date, according to the hotel they are staying at in San Jose.
3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)