Getting Around in Puerto Rico
You’ll find Puerto Rico easy to travel to and to travel around. With a wealth of taxis, buses, trains, trolleys and rental vehicles, the traveler have many travel options. Naturally, your ground transportation from and to the airport is complimentary as a HIMAHEALTH patient. If you wish to arrange ground transportation such as taxis, limousines or a rented car, we can assist you with that also.
Taxis tend to be concentrated in the tourist zones and offer published fixed rates to many destinations. For the busy metro areas, taxis tend to be the best bet, and most drivers are bilingual.
Most leading car rental companies are found on Puerto Rico, and many have offices in the San Juan airport. There are also local car rental agencies available. If you are planning on a stay with more remote travel, a rental car may prove to be the best choice. For a complete list of car companies, plus a recommended Fly & Drive map, go to www.gotopuertorico.com
Old San Juan is one of the most charming tourist destinations with quaint shops, restaurants, cafes, cobbled streets and buildings dating back 500 years. A walking tour is an excellent to take it all in, but when you need a break, a free trolley will pick you up and make regular stops throughout this lovely old city.
The Metropolitan Authority of Buses runs regularly scheduled and affordable buses to eight municipalities in and around San Juan. For a detailed route map with stops, go to www.gotopuertorico.com/pdf/ama-etrobus-system.pdf
Puerto Rico’s urban train system offers a fuel-efficient and affordable transportation alternative in the San Juan Metropolitan Area, including Bayamon, Guaynabo, Rio Piedras, Hato Rey and Santurce. For a route map with stops, go to www.gotopuertorico.com/pdf/ati-urban-train-system.pdf
Visit Puerto Rico by sea with regular ferry service between Old San Juan and Cataño and the more remote, tropical islands of Vieques and Culebra. For a complete schedule and fares, go to www.gotopuertorico.com/puerto-rico-ferries.php