To and From the Airport

Aguadilla/Borinquen - Rafael Hernandez (BQN):

Location: 5 km/3 Miles NNE of Aguadilla.
By Taxi: Mega Taxi (787) 819 1235 or (787) 314 6675 & Star Limousine (787) 819 3157.
Rental Cars: ACE Rent a Car & E-Z Rent a Car.


Culebra:

Location: Towards the West of the island.
Rental Cars: Carlos Jeep Rental, Tel (787) 742 3514, is located near the airport and can have vehicles delivered to the airport from US$60 per day.
Updated May06


Mayaguez (MAZ):

Location: S of the town.
By Taxi: Available.


Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: AVIS, HERTZ, Thrifty (787) 834 1590 & Budget.

Airport Tel No: +1 (787) 833 0148 or 832 3390.
Updated Dec09 ADV


Ponce - Mercedita (PSE):

By Taxi: Available.




Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: AVIS, HERTZ, Budget, Thrifty (787) 290 2525 & L&M.

San Juan - Luis Muñoz Marin Intl (SJU):

Website: San Juan Airport
Location: 13 km/8 Miles E of the City.
Airport Overview: Essentially the airport is made up of one large terminal, divided into 5 concourses (A-E). Concourse A is closed at the moment (January 2007) for reconstruction. Concourse B is for Liat, United, Ted, Delta, Vieques Airlink & US AIrways. Concourse C is for ATA, Iberia, Spirit, United, JetBlue & Continental. Concourses D & E are for American Airlines & American Eagle. In each concourse, departures are on the upper level and arrivals on the lower. You can walk between all concourses in a few minutes.


By Taxi:
General: At the airport, taxis can be found on the lower level.
Taxi Meters: Meters are generally not used, but where they are used, the charges are: $1 initial charge, then $0,10 for each tenth of a mile or 45 seconds waiting time. $0.50 per suitcase. Minimum charge $3.
Typical Costs: To Old San Juan & Cruise Ship Piers $20-25/30 mins. To Condado US$16-20/15-25 mins. To Isla Verde ~$10/5 mins.
Taxi Companies: Mr Control offers transportation in Puerto Rico 24 hrs for all your needs. They have from luxury sedans to 24 passenger vans, and also provide transportation to airlines, conventions and crew members. They will provide fast, secure, and efficient service to all the island. Call for info on (787) 549 6058 or e-mail mrcontrol@hotmail.com.
Countryside Tours: Provide various transport solutions including airport transfers. Contact: Tel 787 593 9014

By Bus:
General: The Airport Bus Stop is on the (upper) departure level at the far right. There are 2 stops close together with timetables displayed. The following buses stop there:
Bus B40 to Rio Piedras: Route: Rio Piedras - Moscoso Bridge - Airport Terminal - Isla Verde (Denny's Restaurant) - Piñones. Timings: Buses run Mon-Fri daytime every 20 mins. Saturdays & nights: every 30 mins. Sundays & Holidays every 60 mins. Last bus leaves Piñones at 2037. Last bus leaves Rio Piedras at 2010. Transfer Times: 23-34 mins. Cost: $0.75 per bus (coins only). Buses are Air-conditioned. To get to San Juan, use this bus and get off at the first stop (Denny's after 5 mins). Then change to the A5 bus (see below). There are 2 bus stops outside Denny's, 30m apart: one for the B40 and the other for the A5.
Bus C45 to Isla Verde: Route: Iturregui - Los Angeles - Airport Terminal - Isla Verde (Denny's Restaurant). from Airport to Isla Verde. Timings: Buses run Saturdays & nights: every 30 mins. Sundays & Holidays every 60 mins. Last bus leaves Isla Verde at 2025. Last bus leaves Iturregui at 2000. This bus does not run during the day. Transfer Times: 23-34 mins. Cost: $0.75 per bus (coins only). Buses are Air-conditioned. To get to San Juan, use this bus and get off at the first stop (Denny's after 5 mins). Then change to the A5 bus (see below). There are 2 bus stops outside Denny's: one for the B40 and the other for the A5.
Hotel Shuttle Some hotels provide shuttle buses for guests, including the Westin & The Regent Hotels.
The following bus does not call at the airport bus stop, but stops at Denny's Restaurant in Isla Grande, less than a mile from the terminals. It is useful as it connects with the B40 bus and runs to Old San Juan city.
Bus A5 to Old San Juan: Route: Old San Juan Bus station - Stop 18/Parada 18 - Loiza St/Calle Loiza - Isla Verde (Denny's, Connect here for the airport terminal) - Los Angeles - Iturregui. Timings: Mon-Fri daytime: every 7 mins. Saturdays & nights: every 15 mins. Sundays & Holidays every 20 mins. Last bus leaves Iturregui at 2035 during the week, 2000 on Saturdays & 1950 on Sundays & Holidays. Last bus leaves Old San Juan bus station at 2105 during the week, 2100 on Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays. Transfer Times: To Old San Juan 45-60 mins depending on traffic.
Stop 18/Parada 18: Parada 18 is a bus interchange in the new part of San Juan city. If taking the A5 bus from Dennys, it is reached after 20-30 mins, and is on Avenida Loiza at the Shell Garage. You can change here to the B21 bus to Condado.

Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: AVIS, HERTZ, ALAMO/National, Budget, Charlie's, Dollar, L & M (787) 791 1160 & Thrifty (787) 253 2525, all have desks on the ground floor in Terminal E (American Airlines). The cars are then accessed by shuttle buses. Most have courtesy phones in arrivals.
Off-Airport Rental Car Providers: PAYLESS/eSixT, Leaseway/Fox Car Rentals, Target (787) 728 1447 or 1 800 934 6457, Lanes (787) 268 6161 or 6262, U-SAVE (787) 717 7368 & AAA Car Rental (787) 726 7350, have courtsey phones in arrivals to summon shuttle buses.

Car Parking: The main car park is a large multi-storey building connected to the terminals by a bridge. Cost: First hour $2, each extra hour or part of $1. First day $18, extra days $12. Lost ticket $18.
Airport to Airport: Taxi to Isla Grande Airport ~$20/15-25 mins.
Airport Tax: No tax is charged at the time of departure.
Notes: ATMs/Cash machines available throughout.
Airport Hotels: Best Western International Airport Hotel (787) 791 1700 is in Terminal D, level 2. There are many hotels on the beach within 1 mile from the airport including: Ritz-Carlton, Intercontinental & El San Juan Hotel & Casino.
Airport Tel No: +1 (787) 791 4670 or 791 1010.
Updated Sep10 ADV. Last Visit Jan07


San Juan - Isla Grande (SIG):

By Bus: The A5 bus calls at the San Juan Convention center, very close to the airport. It runs to Old San Juan going westbound but does not stop at the convention center on its eastbound journey. Cost: $0.75 coins only/25-35 mins.
Airport to Airport: Taxi to San Juan Intl ~$20/15-25 mins.
Rental Cars: Isla Grande Flying School (787) 722 1160 has cars available for rent.
Airport Tel No: +1 (787) 729 8790.
Updated Jan07 Visit. Last Visit Jan07/i>