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How to get from San Juan Airport to Fajardo

Fajardo, a captivating tourist destination on the eastern coast of Puerto Rico, promises a mix of natural beauty, outdoor adventures, and coastal charm. Its crown jewel is the bioluminescent bay, where visitors can witness the enchanting glow of bioluminescent organisms in the water. The town provides adventurers with their pick of natural sites to explore in the surrounding area, such as El Yunque National Forest, a lush rainforest with scenic hiking trails and cascading waterfalls. Fajardo is also known for its pristine beaches, including Seven Seas Beach, ideal for swimming, diving, and water sports.

Located just 50 km away from San Juan, the town is easily accessible from the airport, although your options are somewhat limited. The primary means of transportation from San Juan Airport to Fajardo include taxis and private transfers, which will get you to your destination in about 55 minutes. The estimated cost for a San Juan Airport to Fajardo shuttle is approximately $80 (€74.50), but keep in mind that additional charges may apply for routes beyond the city limits. Public transportation is not an option for this route.

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How to get from San Juan Airport to Fajardo by taxi

A private transfer or taxi from San Juan Airport to Fajardo is the only option available as there is no public transportation. Depending on traffic, a private San Juan Airport to Fajardo shuttle can take anywhere from 40-70 minutes, but on average, it takes around 55 minutes.

Taxi fare from San Juan Airport to Fajardo

On average, a standard taxi from San Juan Airport to Fajardo costs $80 (€74.50) and takes 55 minutes, depending on traffic. Please note that Fajardo is outside San Juan, so tolls and additional charges may apply depending on the driver and chosen route. To ensure your travel requirements are met and to lock in a competitive fixed rate for your taxi from San Juan Airport to Fajardo, we recommend booking in advance.



Trip Duration

55 Min.

*Prices may vary unless booked in advance.

Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 at San Juan Airport.

Where do I get the taxi from?

You can find designated taxi stations on the Arrivals Hall levels of Terminals A and B, where a concierge will verify your taxi fare and usher you towards one of the white Taxi Turistico cabs.


A taxi from San Juan Airport to Fajardo is your best option as there is no public transport. A taxi is a quick, direct, and convenient way to get there. With a taxi or private transfer, you can start your relaxing vacation the moment you land by hopping into a clean and comfortable vehicle. In less than an hour, you will be dropped off right at the door of your Fajardo hotel or apartment, leaving you well-rested and ready to explore.

Editor’s Note

A taxi or private transfer is the only available transportation from San Juan Airport to Fajardo. Nevertheless, considering the distance, it’s a good value-for-money option that offers an effortless door-to-door experience.

Useful Tips

It's customary to tip your driver 10-15% in Puerto Rico.
Taxis in San Juan can accommodate up to 5 passengers at the standard rate.
For journeys between 21:00 and 06:00, additional charges apply.

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If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in San juan. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Frequently asked questions

How can I get from San Juan Airport to Fajardo?

Your transportation options from San Juan Airport to Fajardo are limited to a taxi or a private transfer. Both provide a quick, comfortable, and cost-effective journey, typically taking less than an hour to cover the 50 km distance. Local cabs cost around $80 (€74.50) but this is not fixed. To secure a competitive set rate for your transfer from San Juan Airport to Fajardo, consider booking your ride in advance.

How far is Fajardo from San Juan Airport?

Fajardo is about 50 km (31 mi) east of San Juan Airport. Since there is no public transportation available, the typical travel time by taxi or private transfer is around 55 minutes.

How much is a taxi from San Juan Airport to Fajardo?

On average, the 55-minute ride from San Juan Airport to Fajardo costs around $80 (€74.50), but this isn’t fixed if you choose to take a local cab. For a reasonable fixed-rate fare you can rely on, pre-booking your taxi from San Juan Airport to Fajardo is recommended.

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