Travel safely with Welcome Pickups
Net Safety Score
We’ve introduced a metric indicating how safe travellers feel when using our services during the COVID-19 pandemic. After every ride, we ask each traveller to leave a review.
20 minute gap between transfers
Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.
Regular Car Sanitisation
Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol
When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.
Sanitiser in every car
We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride
Direct transfer from San Jose airport
Costa Rica is one of the most beautiful and biodiverse rich places in the world. So wanting to start your trip as soon as you can is normal! That is why we offer direct, fast and hassle-free transfers from San Jose airport.
As soon as you’ve collected your luggage, you can make your way to the arrivals hall, where your personal driver will be waiting for you, holding a sign with your name on it. Even if your flight is delayed, your driver will be monitoring your plane, so they will always be there when you land.
After helping you carry your luggage to your pre-selected vehicle, you can begin your San Jose airport taxi ride into the city centre. While you sit back and relax, your local driver will answer any questions you may have and share valuable inside information on what to do and see whilst in the city. With all your transfer needs taken care of by Welcome Pickups, all you need to do is enjoy the scenery as you make your way directly to your San Jose hotel.
Hand picked & english speaking drivers
Same price as a regular Taxi from the line
Drivers are always on time
24/7 Email & Phone support
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A perfect San Jose airport taxi for your group
Welcome has a large fleet of San Jose Costa Rica airport taxi sizes to suit each and every group. If you’re travelling with a standard group of 4 or less, you can enjoy a transfer in one of our stylish sedans. On the other hand, if your group is up to 8 people, you can all fit comfortably inside one of our spacious minivans.
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Directions from San Jose airport (SJO)
Juan Santamaría International Airport (SJO), also known as San Jose airport, is the main international airport that operates in the capital of Costa Rica. The airport is located 17 km away from the city centre, so your San Jose taxi transfer shouldn’t take longer than 35 minutes. After leaving the airport compound, your driver will get onto Autopista General Cañas/Route 1 for 800m. They will then take a left and follow Route 1 to Av 6, which eventually merges into Autopista General Cañas/Route 1. Finally, your driver will take Av 10 into the heart of San Jose, Costa Rica, and will follow the local roads to reach your hotel or accommodation.
Why choose a San Jose airport taxi?
Wasting your time standing in ticket lines, haggling with local taxi drivers in San Jose or trying to navigate the slow public transportation system is definitely not the best start to an ideal vacation. That’s why we provide fully personalised, direct and fast San Jose airport transfers at unbeatable prices. Giving you lots of time to make the most of Costa Rica.
San Jose airport taxi fare
The local San Jose taxi service does not offer flat-rate fees for the journey into the city centre. Instead, they calculate their taxi rates using a taximeter, based on the distance travelled. The average cost for this transfer is €24 during the day and €32 at night. However, it’s worth noting that extra charges may apply, for excess luggage, the number of people and the type of vehicle chosen.
For a set-rate fare with no hidden costs, we suggest booking your San Jose airport transfer with Welcome.
The benefits of booking a Welcome airport taxi
If you are planning on taking a San Jose transfer for your airport taxi service, Welcome Pickups is the best way to go. We offer unbeatable flat rate fares with no extra costs in-and-around San Jose Costa RIca, we also hand-pick and train our professional local English-speaking drivers, offer world-class services, and 24/7 customer service. Welcome not only provides a seamless airport transfer service, but we also offer in-destination travel experiences. From the moment you land at Juan Santamaría International Airport to the second before your departure, Welcome Pickups will be there to ensure your utmost comfort and the most memorable holiday for you and your travel partners.