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San Juan, Puerto Rico

Transportation

One of the greatest benefits of coming to Puerto Rico is direct‑flight access from the U.S. and parts of Europe and Latin America. You won’t have to worry about any puddle‑jumping biplanes or long waits to get here. There are no passports or visas necessary for United States citizens, which mean that US citizens can travel freely in and out of the island without going through immigration or customs. Citizens of other countries have the same requirements as for entering the USA. Potential visitors must first obtain a visa. At the airports in Puerto Rico, all luggage is inspected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to make sure no prohibited fruits and plants At the airports in Puerto Rico, your luggage will be inspected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to make sure no prohibited fruits and plants are brought in.

 
Public Transportation
General Information

There are taxis, car rentals, buses, public transportation and private limousines available throughout the island. Driving is on the right‑hand side of the road. All the same rules as any part of the United States, except that the signs are in Spanish, the distance markers in kilometers and the gas sold in liters.

Taxis

The Tourism Taxi Program, recently instituted by the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, has simplified the fare structure between the airport, piers and several major tourism zones, making this a very safe mode of transportation.

Urban Train

The Tren Urbano (urban train) is a 10.7 mile (17.2 km) metropolitan rapid‑transit system which links the central business district to residential and employment areas in San Juan, Bayamón, and Guaynabo. At the present the Tren Urbano is composed of 16 stations, ten of which are elevated, four at grade or in open cuttings, and two underground.

By AIR From:HRS
Atlanta3.30
Boston3.50
Dallas4.30
Miami 2.30
New York3.40
London12.0
Panama City3.00
Toronto4.15