International flights arrive at Juan Santamaria Airport, located near the city of Alajuela, close to San Jose. Distance from the airport to Hotel Real Intercontinental is about 9.2 miles, a short trip that will take around 30 minutes by car or taxi. The airport has free internet inside the main building.

Please note that ir your company or organization is covering your travel expenses, you should make plans to take an airport taxi (orange cabs) upon your arrival to San Jose. The airport taxi service is quite reliable. You can find the airport taxi counter when exit the customs area, at the right. The approximate cost of a one-way trip from the airport to the Real Intercontinental hotel is USD $ 30.00.

For those international participants with travel support from the World Bank, the organizers will provide free transfer (arrival and departure) A vehicle will be waiting for you at the airport. Please look for a person with a sign with your name and event name when you exit the customs area. In case of emergency or if you need assistance, please contact

Sergio Bermúdez (Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad)
Phone: +506 8361-4975
(SBermudez@ice.go.cr)