Arrival to Turrialba
Turrialba Photo Gallery
Fly into the Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in San José, Costa Rica. Iberia, American Airlines, TACA and Copa Airlines are just a few airlines with services from the United States, South America and Spain. The airport is 20 kilometers (12 miles) from downtown San José. From San José take a direct bus to Turrialba.
Once you are in San José make your way to the bus station on Calle 13. Buses to Turrialba leave every hour between 05:00 am and 10:00 pm. The journey takes around an hour and a half and costs approximately US$7.00. Make sure you get on the direct service and not the colectivo.
Transportation in Turrialba
Turrialba has a very small town feel to it. The best way to explore the city is by foot. Walking around the small streets you will get the true Turrialba experience, enjoy street markets and walk to the local swimming pools.
Our school is a 10 minute bus ride from the town of Turrialba. The bus ride to our Spanish school in Turrialba will cost you around US$0.30.