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By Car: Head northwest out of San José on the Interamerican Highway (CR1).

By Bus: Two separate lines make the run between San José and Alajeula: Tuasa ((tel) 2442-6900) buses are red; Station Wagon ((tel) 2441-1181) buses are beige/yellow. Buses leave roughly every 10 minutes between 5am and 11pm, and less frequently in off hours. The fare is C550.

By Train: A commuter train runs between downtown San José and Heredia. This train runs roughly every 10 minutes between 5:30 and 9:00am, and again between 3:30 and 8:30pm, with much less frequent service during non-commuter hours. Fares range from C200 to C400, depending on the length of your ride.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.