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Liberia Costa Rica Airport Information

Daniel Oduber Quiros International Airport(Liberia International)

Liberia Costa Rica's Airport Code is LIR

A flight to Liberia Costa Rica Airport will leave you just a short ride away from some of Costa Rica's most beautiful beaches near liberia. Liberia airport is located only 13 Km west of the center of Liberia and the nearest beach is about 20 minutes away.

Book a flight to Liberia, Costa Rica (LIR)

International flights to Liberia Costa Rica first began on December 1st, 2002. Since then its popularity as an alternative airport to San Jose’s busy Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) has increased steadily. This year alone up to 45 scheduled commercial flights to Liberia Costa Rica are expected every week.

Liberia International and SJO, are approximately 234 Km (147 miles) apart; a 5 hour trip if road conditions are right.

As you can see on this map Liberia is minutes away from some of Costa Rica's most popular beaches in the northwest region such as Flamingo beach, Tamarindo Beach, Coco Beach and the  Bahia Salinas, home to the Dreams Las Mareas Hotel.

Liberia Airport Shuttle Rates and Reservations

If you are not sure which Airport to fly into. Have a look at our article on deciding between San Jose and Liberia Airports.

International Carriers currently flying to San José (SJO)

 Telephone in US & CanadaTelephone in Costa Rica
American Airlines 800 433-7300 248-9010
Continental 800 231-0855 0800 044-0005
Delta Airlines 800 241-4141 0800 056-2002
Northwest 800 800-1504 668-1078
United 800 538-2929 220-4844
US Airlines 800 622-1015 0800 011-0793
Please note that there is a $29 US departure tax payable at the airport in US dollars or Costa Rican cash when you leave the country.

Public Buses between Liberia Airport and Liberia Town Center

A bus for the airport leaves from the northside of the main church at 5.30, 7.30, 8.30 and 9.30 AM and then at 1.30, 2.30, 3.30 and 5.30 PM.

The same bus returns from the airport to town at 6, 8, 9 and 10 AM and then at 2, 3, 4 and 6 PM

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