San Jose is the capital of Costa Rica. Here you will find a lot of historic attractions as well as the main bus terminals to a variety of Destinations.
How to get there?
From the airport
Take Highway 1 to San Jose.
Take route 21 for 7.6 miles and take a right to Highway 1. Drive for 75 miles and take the exit to route 23, from there drive for 55.2 miles to get to San Jose.
Take the bus in front of the aiport. Make sure to ask the bus driver if he is heading to San Jose, since there is some buses that stop there on the way to Alajuela.