Paso Canoas

Paso Canoas

Is located on the Interamericana, on the border with Panamá, which makes it the main point of entry between Costa Rica and the neighboring country. It is a border city that is very popular with Tucos who come to buy cheaper products compared to San José. The hotels and stores are on the Costa Rican side. Tourists that leave from Costa Rica should go directly to the border, situated 200 meters away, close to the TRACOPA terminal.


How to arrive and leave

By Plane

The closest airport to the border is Coto 47, close to Neily.

SANSA Ph (506) 2781-1275/ Ph (506) 2221-9414. E-mail: International Airport Juan Santamaría, daily flights from San José to Coto 47 flyer 610, departure 5:30 arrive 6:55, price 82 US$.


By Bus

From the TRACOPA terminal in San José there are several departures a day. The direct services to and from the TRACOPA terminal Ph (506) 2732-2119, In Paso Canoas to San José, departing 4:00 a.m, 9:00 a.m and 1:00 p.m, lasting 8 hours, costs 8 US$.


By Taxi and By Car

Taxis to Neily cost some 7 US$ and to Coto 47, some 10 US$. There is a gas station in Paso Canoas.