San Juan Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport Guide (SJU)

Airport info
Code: SJU
Address:
Avenida Aeropuerto, Carolina, 00979, Puerto Rico
Location:

San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport is situated 5km (3 miles) southeast of San Juan.

No. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +1
Telephone:
+1 787 253 2329
Timezone: GMT -04:00
Map:
San Juan Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport map

The largest airport in Puerto Rico and a key gateway to and from the USA, San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (also known as Isla Verde International Airport) is just outside the island’s capital, San Juan. Our guide to the airport includes contact details, as well as information on terminal facilities, public transport access and nearby accommodation options.

Airport news

Major upgrades to both terminals are currently underway, which will eventually enhance all aspects of the airport. In the meantime, the work may cause minor inconveniences to passengers.

Information

The main information centre (tel: +1 787 253 2329) is in Terminal B near the ticket desks. A tourist information office is located in Terminal C (tel: +1 787 791 1014) and a Traveller’s Aid desk can be found on the first level of Terminal D.

Email address: 
info@aerostarairports.com
Transfer between terminals

There are only two terminals at Luis Munoz Marin Airport and these are a short walk away from each other. Confusingly, however, the airport has five concourses which it describes as terminals. If you get puzzled, ask a member of staff.

Driving directions

From San Juan, take Highway 26 (Expreso Ramón Baldorioty de Castro) towards Carolina, then follow the signs. The total drive time from central San Juan to the airport is approximately 15 minutes.

Public Transport

Public transport road

There is a ground transportation information desk at San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport, which gives information and books tickets for all types of travel.

Bus:Regular local buses (tel: 311; www.dtop.gov.pr) and airport shuttles run to San Juan, where there is a ferry service from Pier 2 across the bay to Catano. The journey time to San Juan is about 60 minutes and the single fare is US$0.75.

Taxi:Taxis are available from the first level of each terminal (journey time to San Juan: 30-45 minutes; fare: US$25). Puerto Rico has both ordinary taxis and taxis turisticos – the latter, which are painted white with a logo, have a special knowledge of tourist areas and charge set rates depending on zones.

Terminal facilities

Money

There is a bank on the second level (Departures) of Terminal D. ATMs can be found in all concourses.

Communication

There is a post office on the first level of Terminal D (Arrivals). Public telephones are located throughout the airport. Wi-Fi access is available in some restaurants and cafés.

Food

A concentration of restaurants, bars and fast-food outlets can be found on the second level (Departures) of Terminals B, C and D; snack bars are available in all terminals and at some gates.

Shopping

Shops are also mainly on the second level of the main terminal complex (Departures). Duty-free shopping is available at gate 9 and between gates 2 and 3.

Luggage

Baggage handling assistance and porter facilities can be found in the main terminal building. Luggage sealing services are available in all concourses, and free porterage (tips required) is available. There is also a left luggage facility (tel: +1 787 791 3371). A lost and found service is provided by the police office in Terminal E.

Other

Medical emergency services are available at San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport. Smoking areas are provided.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

Facilities for frequent flyers and those on business are located at the American Airlines Admiral's Club in Terminal D, including free local calls, photocopying and fax service and FedEx drop off. Other executive lounges include the Delta Airlines Crown Room in Terminal B and the United Airlines President's Club in Terminal C.

Meeting space and a business centre are available in the San Juan Airport Hotel (tel: +1 787 791 6000; www.airporthotelpr.com) and at the Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort (tel: +1 787 791 2553; www.sjcourtyard.com), which has four meeting rooms and a fully equipped business centre.

Disabled facilities

Facilities for the disabled include lifts, ramps, people movers, TDD telephones, disabled toilets and dedicated parking spaces. Travellers should contact the Traveller’s Aid desk on the first level of Terminal D for assistance, but passengers requiring wheelchairs and special assistance should contact their airline prior to travel.

Car parking

Long- and short-term parking (around 2,000 spaces) is available in the multistorey car park adjacent to the terminals. A free waiting area is available for drivers meeting arrivals.

Car rental

Car hire companies at San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport include: Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Sixt and Thrifty. Desks are located in each terminal but these companies can also be contacted via the courtesy telephones in the arrivals areas.

Hotels

There is one hotel at San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport – the San Juan Airport Hotel – which can be found on level 2 of Terminal D. Other hotels are located nearby.


Intercontinental San Juan

+1 787 791 6100

The Intercontinental San Juan is located within a 10-minute drive of San Juan Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport. Facilities include a casino, health club, business centre and a range of dining and entertainment options.

5961 Isla Verde Avenue, Isla Verde, 00979, Carolina, Puerto Rico

Ritz-Carlton San Juan

+1 787 253 1700

The 416-room Ritz-Carlton San Juan is located close to the airport, along the seafront at Isla Verde. The resort is home to five restaurants, a 24-hour casino, a wellness spa and a business centre.

6961 Ave. Gobernadores, Isla Verde, 00979, Carolina, Puerto Rico

Courtyard by Marriott Isla Verde Beach Resort

+1 787 791 0404

One of the more luxurious options near the airport, the 260-room Courtyard Isla Verde Beach Resort is located along the coast, within walking distance of the airport. The hotel offers a large range of dining options, excursions and easy access to the nearby beach.

7012 Boca de Cangrejos Avenue, 00979, Carolina, Puerto Rico

Tryp by Wyndham Isla Verde

+1 787 728 1300

3.5km (2 miles) from the airport, this mid-range hotel has two restaurants, meeting rooms, an outdoor rooftop pool, a gym and a business centre. It's also close to the beach, and just a few minutes from central San Juan.

4820 Av. Isla Verde, Isla Verde, 00979, Carolina, Puerto Rico

San Juan Airport Hotel

+1 787 791 6000

San Juan Airport Hotel is conveniently located at the airport. It offers air-conditioned rooms, a free hot breakfast and high-speed Wi-Fi. There is also a fitness centre, restaurant and meeting rooms.

Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, 00937, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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