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Costa Rica Public Bus Schedule

Destination

Departing from

Frequency

Timetable

Journey Time

Acosta San José, Av. 12/14 Calle 8 100 mts. south of la Castellana Gas Station. Tel. 410-0015 / 0235 Every 30 min. 5:20 to 22:30
Ret 4:10 to 21:00
1.20 hrs.
34 km
Alajuela-Aeropuerto San José, Calles 12/14 Ave 2 Tuasa Tel. 442-6900, 222-5325. Every 10 min. 4:20 to 23:00, after 23.00 every 30 min. 35 min. 19 km
San José, Calles 12 /14 Ave 4 Station Wagon Tel. 4411181
Atenas San José, Calle 16, Av. 1-3 Terminal Coca Cola Coopetransatenas Tel. 446-5767 Hourly 5:50 to 22:00
Ret. 4:30 to 20:30
1.15 hrs. 41 km
Atenas Alajuela, antigua estación al Pacífico Hourly 6:00 to 22:00.
Ret. 5:00 to 22:00
1hr. 24 km
Bejuco / Playa Coyote San José, Calle 12 Ave. 7-9, Terminal Atlántico Norte. Empresa Arsa Tel. 650-0179 Daily 6:00, 15:30
Ret. 4:45, 14:30
4 hrs.
Boca Tapada Pital de San Carlos Daily 9:30, 16:30
Ret. 5:30, 12:30
2 hrs. 25 km
Bribrí San José, Calle Central Ave. 13. Terminal del Caribe Transportes Mepe. Tel.: 257-8129 Daily 6:00, 10:00, 13:30, 15:30
Ret. 6:00, 8:00, 10:00, 15:00
6 hrs.
Bribrí Limón, Opposite Radio Casino. Transportes Mepe Tel. 758 1572 Daily

7:10, 7:30, 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 11:30, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00, 16:30, 19:00, 20:00
Ret. 6:00, 6:30, then hourly

3 hrs. 56 km.
Buenos Aires San José, Ave. 5, calles 14-16 Tracopa. Tel. 222-2666 Daily 8:30, 14:30
Ret. 7:30, 9:30, 16:00
4.30 hrs. 201 km
Cahuita San José, Calle central Ave. 13. Terminal del Caribe Transportes Mepe Tel.: 257-8129 Daily 6:00, 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00.
Ret. 7:00, 8:00, 9:30, 11:30, 16:30.
4 hrs. 195 km
Cahuita Limón, Opposite Radio Casino Transportes Mepe Tel. 758-1572
Hourly 6:00 to 19:00
Ret. 6:30 to 20:00
3 hrs. 56 km.
Cañas San José, Calle 14 Ave.1-3, Empresa La Cañera Tel. 223-4242 ext. 106, 222-3006, 669-0227, 695-5154 Daily 8:30, 9:20, 11 50 12:20, 13:40, 16:45, 18:15
Ret. 4:00,4:50 5:40, 9:00, 12:15, 13:30
Sunday 17:00
3.30 hrs.
185 km
*Cañas Liberia. Terminal de buses local, Empresa Reina del Campo Tel. 663-1752 Daily 5:30, 6:45, 7:30, 12:00, 13:30, 16:30, 17:30 Ret.
Caño Blanco Siquirres, Hermanos Calvo Aguilar Tel.768-8172 Daily 4:00, 13:00
Ret. 6:00, 15:00
(Sat & Sun 7:30, 15:00 Ret 9:00 17:00)
1.30 hrs.
Caño Negro Upala, Terminal de buses 2562248, 470-0743 Daily 11:00, 15:00
Ret. 6:30, 13:00, 15:00
1 hr.
Caño Negro Los Chiles, terminal de buses Daily 5:00, 14:00, 5:00 (Sun)
Ret. 7:00, 12:00, 18:00
1 hr.
Cariari San José, Calle Central. Ave 13, Gran Terminal del Caribe. Tel: 222-0610 221-7990 Daily 6:30, 9:00, 10:30, 13:00, 15:00, 16:30, 18:00, 19:00.
Ret. 5:30, 6:30, 7:30, 8:30, 11:30, 13:00, 15:00, 17:30
2 hrs. 85 km.
Cariari-Pavona Cariari. Terminal de Buses Coopetraca Tel. 767-7590 Daily 6:00, 12:00, 15:00.
Ret. 7:30, 13:30, 14:30
1:30 hrs.
Cartago Calle 3 Av,.4, y Ave 2, Calle 7. Empresa Lumaca. Tel. 537-2320 Daily Every 10 minutes from 5:00 to 24:00
Ret. every 10 minutes from 4:45 to 23:00
45 min.22 km
Charrarra Cartago centro, frente al convento de los Capuchinos (Parada de Cachí). Tel. 574-7557 Daily 8:45
Ret. 16:30
25 min. 9 km.
Ciudad Colón San José, Calle 20 Av. 3-5 Tel. 248-1703 Daily 5:00 to 22:30 every 30 minutes
Ret. the same
40 min.
Ciudad Cortés San José, Ave. 5, calles 14-16 Tracopa. Tel. 222-2666, 223-7685, 221-4214 Daily 8:30, 14:30
Ret. 5:00, 7:30
7 hrs.
Ciudad Cortés Dominical. Transportes Térraba 783-4293, 788-8734 Daily 4:30 10:30
Ret. 830 17:00
2 hrs 50 km
Ciudad Neilly San José, Ave. 5, calles 14-16 Tracopa. Tel. 222-2666, 223-7685, 221-4214 Daily 5:00, 10:00, 13:00, 16:30, 18:00
Ret. 4:30, 5:00, 8:30, 11:30, 15:30
8 hrs.
Ciudad Quesada San José, Ave. 7-9 calle 12. Auto transportes San José San Carlos 255-4300 Daily 5:00, 5:30, 6:15, 7:40, 8:40, 10:15, 11:30, 12:45, 14:00, 15:30, 16:40, 18:15, 19:30 Ret. 5:00, 6:00, 7:10, 8:15, 9:20, 11:40, 13:00, 14:20, 15:30, 17:30, 18:00.
Express 7:30, 17:30, Ret. 6:40, 18:15
2:30 hrs.
110 km.
Ciudad Quesada Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí. Transportes Linaco Tel. 222-0610, 257-6854, 221-7990, 710-7780 Daily 5:30, 8:30, 10:30, 12:30, 14:30, 16:00, 18:00, 19:00
Ret. 6:00, 9:00, 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:30, 17:30
2 hrs
Cóbano Paquera Transportes Rodríguez Tel. 642-0219 Daily 6:00, 8:00, 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00, 18:00
Ret. 5:30, 8:00, 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00
2 hrs
Costa de Pájaros Puntarenas, Empresa Roberto Campos Alfaro Tel. 663-3178 Daily 5:45, 10:45, 13:15, 16:00, 17:15
Ret. 5:30, 8:15, 13:15, 15:15.
Boat: 7:00, 15:30 Ret. 4:00, 12:00
1 hr
Coto 47 San José, Ave. 5 calles 14/16, Tracopa. Tel. 221-4214, 222-2666 Daily 10:00. Ret. 4:30 9 hrs.
*Cuajiniquil Liberia, terminal de buses locales (González García) Daily 5:30, 15:30 Ret. 1hr
Dominical y Uvita San José, Terminal Coca Cola. Ave. 3, Calle 16 Transportes Delio Morales Tel. 777-0318 / 223-5567 Daily 5:30, 15:00.
Ret. 5:00, 13:00
7 hrs. 240 km
Dominical Ciudad Nelly, Transportes Térraba Tel.732-2306, passes through Río Claro, Palmar & Ciudad Cortes Daily 6:00, 15:30
Ret. 10:30, 15:30
5 hrs 139 km
Filadelfia San José, Calle 14, Ave. 5. Empresa Alfaro Tel. 222-2666 Daily 6:30, 10:00, 13:30, 15:00, 17:00
Ret. 6:00, 8:00, 10:20, 13:00, 15:00
5 hrs.
Finca de Mariposas La Guácima Alajuela, 75 este de Palí del Pacífico Tel. 438-0400 Daily 8:30, 9:00, 10:30, 12:30, 13:00, 14:30, 15:00.
Ret. 9:10, 9:40, 11:10, 11:40, 13:10, 13:40, 15:00, 15:40, 17:05
40 min. 22 km
Finca de Mariposas La Guácima
San José, Calle 10-12. Ave.4 Daily 7:00, 8:00, 11:00, 14:00
Ret. 8:25, 12:25, 15:25, 17:25, 15:15
50 min.
Fortuna San José, Ave. 7-9 calle 12. Auto transportes San José San Carlos Tel. 255-0567, 255-4318, 255-4300 Daily 6:15, 8:30, 11:30.
Ret. 12:30, 14:30
4.00 hrs.
Fortuna Ciudad Quesada. Terminal de buses Auto transportes San José San Carlos. Tel. 460-5032 460-5064 Daily 6:00, 10:30, 13:00, 15:30, 17:00, 18:00
Ret. 5:00, 8:00, 12:00, 15:00
1 hr.
Fraijanes Alajuela, 100 al sur de Terminal de Tuasa. Coopetransasi. Tel. 449-5141 Hourly 6:00 to 22:10
Ret. 4:30 to 21:00
50 min.17 km
Golfito San José, Calles 14-16, Ave 5. Tracopa Tel. 222-2666, 223-7685, 221-4214 Daily 7:00, 15:00
Ret. 5:00, 13:30
8 hrs.
Grecia San José, Calle 20, Costado Oeste Abonos Agro Transportes Grecia San José. Tel. 258-2004, 494-2139 Every 30 min. 5:35 to 22:10
Ret. 4:30 to 20:30
1 hr.
Guácimo San José, Ave. 13 Calle Central. Empresarios Guapileños Tel.222-0610, 716-6037 Daily 5:30, 7:00, 11:30, 14:00, 15:30, 17:00, 19:00
Ret. 5:45, 6:30, 8:00, 9:45, 11:15, 14:15, 17:00, 18:30
(Sun) Ret. 6:45, 8:15, 9:45, 11:15, 14:15, 15:30, 17:00, 18:00
2 hrs.
Guápiles San José, Ave. 13 Calle Central. Empresarios Guapileños Tel. 222-0610 758-0618 Hourly 5:30 to 22:00. (Sat & Sun) until 21:00
Ret. 5:30 to 19:00
1.30 hrs.
75 km
Guatuso San José, Ave. 7-9 calle 12. Auto transportes. San José-San Carlos 256-8914, 460-5032 Daily 5:30, 8:30, 11:30
Ret. 8:00, 11:30, 15:00
5 hrs.
Guatuso Tilarán Empresa Jiménez Villalobos Daily 12:00 Ret. 3 hrs.
Guayabo de Turrialba Turrialba, 100 al sur terminal buses. Transtusa Tel. 556-0073 Monday to Saturday

11:15, 15:10, 17:20
Ret. 5:15, 7:00, 12:30 16:00
(Sun) 9:00, 15:00. Ret. 7:00, 12:30, 16:00.

1 hr. 19 km
Heredia San José, calle 1, ave. 7-9. Every 10 min. 5:00 to 23:00 Ret. the same 30 min. 15 km.
San José, calle 12-14 Ave. 4 Tel. 261-7171 (busetas)
San José, calle 4 Ave 5-7. Tel: 222-8986
Hojancha -Quebrada Honda-Mansión San José, Ave 5 calles 14-16, Tracopa Tel. 222-2666 Daily 14:30. Ret. 7:30 5 hrs.
Horquetas de Sarapiquí San José, Calle Central Av. 13. Terminal Caribe Tel. 222-0610 766-6740 Daily 6:30, 7:30 10:00 11:30 13:30 16:30 18:00 Ret. 11:00 13:30 15:00 17:30 1.15 hrs.
Jacó San José, Terminal la Coca Cola. Calle 16. Ave. 1 y 3 Tel. 223-1109 643-3135 Daily 7:30, 10:30, 13:00, 15:30, 18:30.
Ret. 5:00, 7:30, 11:00, 15:00, 17:00
2.30 hrs. 119 km.
Jacó Puntarenas, terminal de buses. Transportes Quepos Tel.777-0743 / 661-2422 Daily 6:30, 9:30, 12:30, 16:00, 18:00 Ret. 6:00, 9:00, 12:00, 16:30 1.30 hrs.
Jacó Quepos, Terminal de Buses. Transportes Quepos. Tel.777-0743 / 661-2422 Daily 4:30, 7:30, 10:30, 12:30 15:00
Ret. 6:30, 9:30 12:30, 16:00, 18:00
1.30 hrs
Jardines Lankaster (Bus a Paraíso) Cartago, del costado sur este de las Ruinas 100 mts este y 50 mts sur Coopepar. Tel. 574-6609 Every 5 min. 4:30 to 22:00 Ret. the same. Desde Cartago. Bajarse en Campo Ayala y caminar 800m 20 min. 8 km
Jicaral San José, Calle 12, Ave. 7/9 Empresa Arsa S.A. Tel. 257-1835, 650-0179. Daily 6:00, 15:30
Ret. 4:45, 14:30
4 hrs.
Juan Viñas de Turrialba Ave. Central Calle 17. Costado Sur Corte Transtusa. Tel. 222-4464 556-42 33 Daily 9:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00, 18:00
Ret. 4:40, 5:50, 8:30, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00
1.00 hrs.
45 km.
Juntas de Abangares San José. Calle 12, Ave. 7-9 Daily 8:40, 10:30, 15:00 Ret. 6:00, 11:00 2 hrs.
La Cruz y Peñas Blancas From Terminal Liberia. Empresa Arrieta Daily 5:30, 8:30, 9:00, 11:00 2 hrs.
La Cruz Santa Cecilia. Parada de buses Transp. Cañas Tel: 222-3006 Daily 6:40, 14:45
Ret. 4:00, 14:30
5 hrs.
Liberia San José. Calle 24, Ave. 5-7. Pulmitan Liberia .Tel.: 256-9552, 222-1650, 666-0458, 6663818 Hourly 6:00 to 18:00
Ret. 4:00 to 20:00. All buses pass through Bagaces
4.30 hrs.
217 km
Liberia Puntarenas, Opposite the bus terminal. Empresa Reina del Campo Tel.663-1752 Daily 4:50, 5: 30, 7:00, 8: 30, 9:50, 11:00, 12:15, 15:00, 8:30
Ret 5:00, 8:30, 9:30, 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 14:30, 15:30
3 hrs.
150 km
Limón San José, Caribeños. Calle central Ave. 13 Tel: 222-0610, 221-7990, 221-2596 Hourly 5:00 to 19:00 Ret. the same 2.30hr.
162 km
Los Chiles San José, Ave. 7-9 calle 12. Auto transportes San Carlos Tel. 460-5032 , 255-4318, 255-0567 Daily 5:30, 15:30
Ret. 5:00, 15:00.
5 hrs. 215 km.
Los Santos San José, Barrio Luján Calles 19 y 21 Ave.16 Tel. 221-7070, 223-1002, 546-6248 Daily 6:00, 7:15 (D) 9:00, 12:30, 14:30 (via Frailes), 15:00, 17:00, 19:30 (no feriados). Ret. 5:30, 6:00 (Frailes), 7:30, 9:30, 13:00, 15:15, 18:30 2 hrs. 70 km.
Mal País San José, Terminal Coca Cola Transp, Hnos Rodríguez Tel. 642-0219, 389-7177 Daily 7:00 (Mon-Sat), 15:30 (Sun)
Ret. 4:30, 14:30 (Mon-Sat), 8:00 (Sun)
5.15 hrs
Mal País Cóbano Tel. 642-0219 Daily 10:30, 14:30
Ret. 7:00, 12:00.
15 min
Manzanillo San José, Calle Central, Ave 13. Terminal Caribeños Transportes Mepe Tel.257-8129, 758-1572 Daily 12:00 Ret. 7:00 4.30 hrs.
Manzanillo Limón, frente a Radio Casino Mepe. Tel. 758-1572 Daily 6:00, 10:30, 1500 18:00
Ret. 5:00, 8:30, 12:30, 17:00
1.40 hrs.
Matina San José, calle central Ave. 15 Terminal Caribe Tel: 222-0610, 221-7990, 221-2596 Daily 9:00, 12.00, 14:00, 16:00. (Mon-Sat)
7:30 (Sun)
Ret: 5:00, 6:15, 7:00, 12:00, 15:00 (Mon-Sat) 17:00 (Sun)
2 hrs.
Miramar San José, Calle 12, Ave. 7-9. Auto Transportes Miramar. Tel: 248-0045 Daily 7:00 (Mon-Sat), 8:00 (Sun) 12:30, 16:15, 17:40
Ret. 4:30, 5:30, 7:30, 12:30, (Sun) 5:30, 7:30 12:30, 15:00
2.30 hrs.
105 km
Moín Limón, Opposite Estadio Juan Gobán Daily Every 30 minutes from 5:00 to 23:00 30 min
Monteverde San José, Calle 12 Ave. 7-9 Tel. 222-3854 Transportes Tilarán Daily 6:30, 14:30. Ret. the same 5 hrs. 167 km
Monteverde Puntarenas. Frente al paseo de los Turistas. Transmonteverde. Tel. 645-5159 Daily 14:15, 15.15 Ret. 6:00 3 hrs.
Monteverde Tilarán Daily 12:30 Ret. 7:00 2.30 hrs.
Montezuma San José, Terminal Coca Cola. Tel. 642-0219 Daily 7:30, 15:30
Ret. 4:45, 14:45 (Mon-Sat), 8:15 (Sun)
5 hrs .
Montezuma Paquera, Tel.642-0219 Daily 6:00, 8:00, 10:00, 14:00, 16:00 18:00
Ret. 5:30, 8:15, 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00
2 hrs.
Nandayure San José, Calle 12, Ave. 7/9 Daily 7:40, 15:00
Ret. 6:30, 14:30
5 hrs.
Nicoya por Liberia. San José, Calles 14-16, ave. 5 Tracopa-Alfaro Tel. 222-2666 Daily 6:30, 10:00, 13:30, 15:00, 17:00
Ret. 5:30, 7:30, 9:30, 12:30, 15:00
6 hrs.
Nicoya por Tempisque San José, Calles 14-16, ave. 5 Tracopa-Alfaro Tel.: 222-2666 Daily 6:00, 8:00, 10:30, 12:30, 14:00, 16:00 18:15
Ret. 3:45, 4:30, 5:20, 9:45, 12:00, 14:30, 17:20
5 hrs.
Nicoya Liberia Terminal. Empresa de Transportes La Pampa Tel. 665-5891 / 686-7245 Every 30minutes 4:30 to 20:20
Ret. 3:50 to 20:20
1.40 hrs.
Nosara y Garza por Tempisque San José, Calles 14, ave. 3-5 Tracopa-Alfaro Tel. 222-2666 Daily 6:00 Ret. 12:30 6 hrs.
Nosara Nicoya, Empresa Traroj Tel.685-5352 Daily

5:00, 10:00, 12:00, 15:00
Ret. 5:00, 7:00, 12:00, 15:00

1 hrs
Orosi Cartago, de la esquina S.O Ruinas 100 este y 25 sur. Auto transportes Mata. Tel. 533-8001 Daily From 4:30 to19:00 every half hour. Then 19:00, 20:00, 21:00, 22:00.
Ret. the same. (Sat) & (Sun) 21:00.
45 min.
Orotina San José, Terminal de la Coca Cola. Calle 16, Ave. 1-3, Tel. 233-9695, 428-8139 Daily 8:00, 9:30, 11:15, 12:30, 13:45, 14:45, 16:50, 17:50, 18:25, 21:00
Ret. 5:00, 5:30 6:00, 7:15, 10:00, 13:00, 14:50,16:00, 18:00
2 hrs. 72 km
Ostional y Mabella Santa Cruz, Mercado municipal Daily 12:30 Ret. 5:00 2 hrs
Palmar Norte San José, calles 14-16, Ave 5. Tracopa Tel.: 221-4214, 222-2666 223-7685 Todos los días 5:00, 7:00, 8:30, 10:00, 13:00, 14:30, 18:00
Ret. 5:00, 7:00, 8:15, 7:00, 10:00, 13:00, 14:30, 16:45
6 hrs.
Palmares (Alajuela) San José, Terminal de la Coca Cola. Calle 16, Ave. 1-3, Transportes Palmareños Tel. 453-3808 Hourly 5:00 to 18:30
Ret. 5:00 a 18:30
1.15 hrs
Paraíso Cartago, del costado sur este de las Ruinas 100 mts este y 50 mts sur Coopepar. Tel. 574-6609 Every 5 min. 4:30 to 22:00 Ret. the same 15 min. 8 km
Paso Canoas-Palmar-Neily San José, Calles 14-16, Ave 5. Tracopa Tel. 222-2666 223-7685 Daily 5:00, 7:30, 11:00, 13:00, 16:30, 18:00 Ret. 3:30, 8:30, 11:30, 15:00 6.30 hrs.
Paso Canoas San José, Tracopa. 771-0468 (San Isidro) Tel. 732-2119 (Paso Canoas) Daily 8:30, 10:30, 14:30, 19:30, 21:00.
Ret. 4:00, 8:00, 9:00, 15:00
6 hrs.
Pavones Golfito centro, cerca del muelle Daily 10:00, 15:00 Ret. 5:00, 12:30 2 hrs.
Peñas Blancas San José, 1 cuadra norte de la Terminal Coca Cola. calle 14, Ave. 3-5. Transp. Deldú Tel. 256-9072, 677-0091 Daily 4:30 5:00, 7:00, 7:45, 10:30, 13:20, 16:00 Ret. 5:00, 7:00, 9:30, 10:30, 12:00, 13:30, 14:45, 15:30 6 hrs. 293 km
Pital San José. Ave. 7-9 calle 12. Auto transportes San José San Carlos, 460-5032 255-4300 Daily 7:40, 12:45, 15:00, 19:30
Ret. 6:30, 7:30, 11:00, 13:00, 17:00
4 hrs.
Pital Ciudad Quesada, del Liceo de San Carlos 200 mts sur y 150 mts. Oeste. Tel. 460-2596 Daily Cada hora desde 5:30 a 20:30 Ret. 4:30 19:00 1.10 hr. 30 km
Pital Boca Tapada Daily 5:00, 12:00
Ret. 9:30, 16:00
2.30 hrs.
Playas del Coco San José, Calle 24, ave. 5-7. Pulmitan Tel.222-1650, 245-9552, 666-0458 / 3781 Daily 8:00, 14:00, 16:00
Ret. 4:00, 8:00, 14:00
5 hrs. 253 km.
Playas del Coco Liberia, Terminal de buses. Pulmitan
Tel. 666-0458 / 3781
Daily Every hour until 11 & then every 2 ½ horas until 18:30 Ret. the same 1 hr
Playa Flamingo, Conchal, Brasilito & Potrero San José, Calle 20, Ave. 1-3. Tralapa Co.
Tel.: 221-7202 680-0392 654-4203
Daily 8:00, 10:30, 15:00, 11:00
Ret. 2:45, 9:00, 14:00
6 hrs.
Playa Flamingo Liberia Terminal. Transportes La Pampa
Tel. 665-5891
Daily 6:10, 8:10, 10:00, 11:10, 12:45, 16:00, 18:00
Ret. 6:00, 9:30 12:00, 13:30, 15:30, 17:30
1 hr
Playa Flamingo, (Matapalo) y Potrero Santa Cruz, Terminal en el Mercado Municipal. Empresa El Folclórico.
Tel. 680-3161.
Daily 4:00, 6:00, 9:00, 11:00, 12:00, 14:00, 14:30, 16:00, 17:00, 19:00
Ret. 6:00, 8:00, 11:00, 14:00, 16:00, 17:00, 19:00, 22:00
2.00 hrs to Flamingo & 2.30 to Potrero
Playa Junquillal Santa Cruz, Mercado municipal Daily 5:00, 10:00, 14:30, 17:30
Ret. 6:00, 9:00, 12:30, 16:30
1.30 hrs
*Playa Hermosa y Panamá Liberia, Terminal de buses. Transportes La Pampa Tel. 665-5891 Daily 5:30, 7:30, 11:30, 13:00, 15:30, 17:30, 19:30
Ret. 6:00, 7:30, 10:00, 14:00, 17:00, 19:00
1 hrs
Playa Naranjo Jicaral Centro, Terminal de buses Arsa
Tel. 650-0179
Daily 6:00, 10:30 14:30, 19:00.
Ret. 7:30, 12:30, 17:00 21:00
1.30 min
Playa Panamá y Hermosa San José, Calle 20, Ave. 1-3. Traslapa Tel.: 221-7202, 680-0392 Daily 15:25 Ret. 5:00 6 hrs.
Pocora San José, Calle 13, Ave. Central. Terminal del Caribe
Tel. 222-0610
Daily 5:30, 8:30, 11:30, 14:00, 17:00,19:00
Ret. 5:30, 6:15, 7:45, 11:00, 14:00, 17:00
2.15 hrs.
Puerto Jiménez San José, Calle 14, avenidas 9-11 Transp. Blanco Tel. 257-4121 735-5189 Daily 6:00, 12:00
Ret. 5:00, 11:00
8 hrs.
Puerto Jiménez San Isidro del General, 1 block south of Tracopa General. Daily 6:30 Ret. 13:00 5 hrs.
Puerto Jiménez-Carate-Corcovado Puerto Jiménez, 50 mts south of the last stop of Transportes Blanco.
Tel. 735-5539.
Daily

6:00, 13:30
Ret. 8:30, 16:00
(Shared taxi and jeep)

2 hrs.
Puerto Viejo de San José, Calle Central, Ave 13. Terminal Caribeños Daily 6:00, 10:00, 12:00 14:00, 16:00
Ret. 7:00, 8:00,
4.30 hrs.
Talamanca Transportes Mepe
Tel.257-8129, 758-1572
9:30, 11:30, 16:30
Puerto Viejo de Limón, Frente a Radio Casino Transp. Mepe Daily 5:00-18:00.
Ret. 6:45, 7:30, 10:30, 11:30, 13:30,
2.30 hrs.
Talamanca Tel. 257-8129, 758-1572 Hourly 14:30, 15:30, 16:30, 17:30, 19:30
Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí San José, Terminal del Caribe. Calle central, Ave. 13 Tel.: 222-0610, 257-6859 Daily 6:0 0, 7:30, 10:00, 11:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30, 16:30, 18:00
Ret. 5:30, 7:00, 8:00, 11:00, 13:30, 15:00, 17:30
2 hrs. 97 km.
Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí Guápiles, terminal de buses. Transportes Guapileños
Tel. 710-7780, 222-0610
Daily 4:40, 6:00, 7:30, 10:00, 15:00, 16:30, 18:30
Ret. 5:30, 7:00, 8:00, 11:00, 13:30, 15:00, 15:30, 17:30
2 hrs.
Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí por Heredia Cataratas La Paz San José, terminal del Caribe. Calle Central Ave. 13
Tel. 222-0610
Daily 6:30, 13:00, 17:30
Ret. 5:00, 7:30, 11:30, 16:30
4 hrs.
Puntarenas San José, Calle 16, ave. 12. Empresarios Unidos Tel. 222-8231 / 222-9840 / 661-3138 Every 40 minutes 4:00, 6:00 to 19:00
Ret. 4:15 5:30 to 19:00.
2.20 hrs.
110 km
Puntarenas Monteverde (Santa Elena) Next to Catholic Church
Tel. 6455159
Daily 6:00 Ret. 14:15 3 hrs.
Puntarenas Liberia, Opposite the bus terminal. Empresa Reina del Campo
Tel.663-1752
Daily 5:00, 8:30, 9:30, 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 14:30, 15:30
Ret. 4:50, 5: 30, 7:00, 8: 30, 9:50, 11:00, 12:15, 15:00, 8:30
3 hrs. 150 km
Puriscal San José, Calle 20 Ave. 3-5. Hourly 5:30 to 22:30. Ret. the same 1.30 hrs.
Quepos Puntarenas, opposite the bus terminal for buses to San Jose. Transportes Quepos Puntarenas
Tel. 777-0743
Daily (passing by Jacó) 5:00, 8:00 11:00, 14:30, 16:30
Ret 4:30, 7:30 10:30, 12:30 ,15:00
3 hrs. 145 km.
Quepos / Manuel Antonio San José, Calle 16, Av.1 y 3, Terminal Coca Cola. Tel. 223-5567 Transportes D. Morales Daily

6:00, 12:00, 18:00, 19:30 Direct.
Ret. 6:00, 9:30, 12:00, 17:00, (Sun) 15:00

3.45 hrs.
200 km
Quepos / Manuel Antonio San José, Calle 16, Av.1 y 3, Terminal Coca Cola.Transp. Morales
Tel: 223-5567
Daily (shared taxi) 7:00, 10:00, 14:00, 16:00, (Mon to Fri) 17:00
Ret. 5:00, 8:00, 14:00, 16:00
Via Puriscal 5:30 12:00 Ret. 4:30 13.00
4.30 hrs.
200 km
Quepos (via Dominical) San Isidro del General, Transportes Blanco, 200 sur de la Iglesia Tel. 771-4744 / 771-2550 Daily 7:00, 9:00, 13:30, 16:00
Ret. 6:30, 7:30, 14:45, 15:30.
1 hr. Dominical 3 hrs. Quepos
Rancho Redondo, Goicoechea San José, Av. 5 Calle 0-1 Daily 8:20, 11:20, 13:20, 17:20, 18:20
Ret. 9:00, 12:00, 15:00, 17:30, 19:30
40 min
Río Jiménez de Guácimo San José, Calle Central, Ave. 13 Terminal del Caribe. Tel.222-0610 Daily 7:00, 15:30 Ret. 9:15, 17:45 2.15 hrs.
Sámara San José, Calles 14-16, avenida 5, Tracopa-Alfaro Tel. 222-2666 Daily 12:30, 18:30 Ret. 4:00, 8:45. (D) 8:45, 13:00 5 hrs.
Sámara & Carrillo Nicoya, 300 mts. east of the park Empresa Traroj Tel.685-5352 Daily 5:00, 6:00, 8:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:30, 18:30, 20:00, 21:45
Ret. 5:00, 6:30, 8:00, 10:00, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 15:00, 16:00, 17:45
45 min to Sámara 1 hr to Carrillo
San Ignacio de Acosta San José, Calle 8, Ave 10-12 Coopecaraigres Tel. 410-0015 Daily Every 15 to 30 min. from 5:20 to 22:30 (16:50, 17:10, 17:40 express) Ret. the same 1.30 hr. 30 km
San Isidro del General San José, Calles 14-16, avenida 5, Tracopa-Alfaro
Tel. 222-2666, 771-0468
Hourly 5:00 to 18:00 Ret. 5:30 to 19:30 3 hrs.
San Isidro del General San José, Calle central, Ave. 22-24 Musoc Tel: 222-2422 771-3829 Hourly 5:30 to 17:30 Ret. 5:00 to 17:30 3 hrs.
San Gerardo de Rivas San Isidro del General, 150 meters south of the park.. Mercado Municipal.
Tel. 771-2314
Daily 5:30 from the park, 14:00 from the Terminal Ret. 7:00, 16:30 1.20 hr.
San Ramón San José, Calle 16, ave. 10-12. Empresarios Unidos
Tel. 222-0064
Every 30 min 5:50 to 22:00. Ret. the same 1 hr.
Santa Cruz San José, Calles 14-16, ave. 5 Tracopa-Alfaro
Tel. 222-2666 223-7685
Daily 6:30, 13:30 15:00
Ret. 5:30 7:30 10:00 12:30
Via Tempisque 7:00, 10:00, 13:00, 17:00 Ret. 4:30, 8:00, 12:00, 15:00
5 hrs.
Santa Cruz San José, Calle 20, Ave. 3-5. Tralapa. Tel. 221-7202, 680-0392 Daily 7:00, 10:00, 10:30, 13:00, 14:00 via Tempisque;
Ret. 3:00, 5:00, 6:30, 10:30, 13:30 via Tempisque;
9:00, 12:00, 16:00, 18:00 via Liberia.
Ret. 4:30, 8:30, 11:30, 17:00 via Liberia.
4 hrs via Tempisque & 5 hrs via Liberia.
Santa Cruz Liberia Terminal, Transportes La Pampa
Tel. 665-5891 / 680-0111
Every 30 minutes 4:30 to 20:30
Ret. 3:30 to 20:20
1.15 hrs
San Vito-Sabalito San José, Calles 14-16, avenida 5. Tracopa-Alfaro Tel: 222-2666, 771-0468 Daily 5:45, 8:15, 11:30, 14:45.
Ret. 5:00 7:30 10:00, 15:00
7 hrs 30min
San Vito de Coto Brus San Isidro del General, Tracopa Tel. 222-2666 Daily 5:45, 8:15, 11:30, 14:45
Ret. 5:00, 7:30, 10:00, 15:00
5 hrs.
Sarchí San José, Calle 18 ave.5-7 costado oeste Abonos Agro. Tel: 258-2004
Daily 12:15, 17:30, 18:10, (Sat) 12:00
Ret. 5:30, 6:00, 6:30, 13:30
1.30 hrs.
Calle 8 Ave. 0-1 en Alajuela Tel. 494-2139 Every 30 minutes 5:00 to 22:00 Ret. the same 1 hr
*Sierpe Palmar Norte, terminal de buses Daily 4:30, 7:00, 9:30, 11:00, 13:30, 14:30, 17:00 Ret. 5:30, 8:30, 10:30, 12:30, 15:30, 18:00 40 min. 15 km
Siquirres San José, Calle Central, Ave. 15. Transportes Caribeños Tel. 222-0610, 221-7990, 768-9484 Hourly 6:30, 8:00, 9:30 to 18:00
Ret. from 5:30 to 18:00 (19:00 Sat & Sun.)
1.30 hrs.
Sixaola San José, Calle Central, Ave. 13. Transp. Mepe. Tel.257-8129 Daily 6:00, 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00.
Ret. 5:00, 7:00, 8:00, 9:30, 15:00
6 hrs.
Sixaola Limón, opposite Radio Casino. Transportes Mepe Tel. 758-1572 Daily 5:00 to 18:00 Ret. the same 3 hrs. 70 km.
Tamarindo San José, Calle 14-16, Ave. 5 Tracopa-Alfaro
Tel: 222-2666,
Daily 11:30, 15:30 via Liberia.
Ret. 3:30 5:45 D 5:45 13:00
5.30 hrs.
Tamarindo Liberia, mercado Municipal. Transportes La Pampa Tel. 665-5891 Daily 5:30, 6:10, 8:10, 10:00, 11:10, 12:45, 14:15, 16:00, 18:00
Ret. 5:30, 9:00, 11:30, 13:00, 17:00
1.30 hr.
Tamarindo Santa Cruz, terminal de buses en el Mercado Municipal Daily 5:30, 9:00, 10:30, 13:30, 15:30 17:00
Ret. 6:00, 8:30, 12:00
1.30 hrs.
Tilarán San José, Calle 20 Ave. 3 Tel. 695-5611, 256-0105 Daily 7:30, 9:30 (Mon-Sat), 12:45, 15:45, 18:30 Ret. 5:00, 7:00, 9:30, 14:00, 17:00 (Mon-Sat) 4 hrs. 190 km
*Tilarán Cañas, Centro. Transporte Villana S.A. Daily 5:00, 6:00, 9:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:45
Ret. 5:00, 7:00, 8:00, 9:00, 10:00, 11:30, 15:30
30 min.
Tilarán Fortuna, terminal frente al Parque Transportes Tilarán-San Carlos S.A. Daily 8:00, 16:30
Ret. 7:00, 12:30
3.30 hrs.
100 km
Tilarán Monteverde center. Transportes Monteverde Herm. Soto S.A. Daily 7:00 Ret. 12:30 2.30 hrs.
*Tilarán Puntarenas, Empresa Maravilla S.R.L. Daily Ret. 6:00, 13:00 2.00 hrs
Turrialba San José, Calle 13 ave. 6. Transtusa Tel. 222-4464, 591-4145, 556-4233 Hourly 5:15 to 22:00
Ret. 5:00 to 21:00
2 hrs.
Turrialba Cartago, costado sur de la Corte Suprema de Justicia Daily 16:00, 17:45 (Mon to Fri), 8:30, 11:30, 13:30, 15:00, 17:45 (Sat), hourly (sun) 1 hr.
Siquirres Turrialba, Terminal de buses de Transtusa Transp. Rojas Cortés. Tel. 556-4233 Every 2 hours 5:45 to 18:15
Ret. 5:40 to 18:30 Mon, Fri, Sat & Sun
2 hrs.
  Tues - Thurs 6:00 to 19:00 hourly
Upala Transportes Upala Calle 12 Ave 3 y 5 221-3318 470-0743 Daily Vía Cañas 10:15 15:00 17:15 Ret. 4:30 5:15 9:30.
Vía San Carlos 15:45 Ret. 9:00
5 hrs.
Uvita y Dominical San José Ave. 3, Calle 16 Terminal Coca Cola Tel: 223-5567 Daily 6:00, 15:00.
Ret. 5:00, 13:00
6 hrs
Uvita San Isidro del General, 200 sur detrás Iglesia Transportes Blanco, Tel: 771-4744 Todos los días 9:00, 16:00 Ret. 6:00, 13:45 2 hrs.
Uvita Ciudad Cortés Daily 5:00 Ret. 5:30 45 minutos
Volcán Barva-Sacramento (San José de la Montaña, Paso Llano) Heredia, Costado Sur Mercado Nuevo. Bus arrives 10km short of Volcan Barva Mon-Fri 6:25, 11:45, 15:55
Ret. 7:30, 13:00, 17:00
1.45 hrs.
25 km
    Sundays 6:30, 11:00, 16:00
Ret. 7:30, 12:30, 17:00
Holidays 6:45, 11:00, 16:00
Ret. 8:30, 13:00, 17:00
Volcán Irazú San José, Calle 1-3 ave. 2. Daily San José 8:00 Ret. 12:00 2 hrs. 54 km
Cartago 75m norte de la antigua parada buses SACSA
Tel. 536-7003 530-1064
Cartago 8:45 Ret. 12:00
Volcán Poás San José, Calle 12-14 Ave. 2. Tuasa Co.
Tel: 222-5325, 442-6900
Daily 8:00 Ret. 14:00 1.30 hrs.
55 km
Zancudo Ciudad Neilly, terminal de buses
Tel. 783-3227
Daily 14:15 Ret. 5:00 3 hrs.
Zarcero San José, Calle 12 Av.7/9 Terminal del Atlántico Norte, Daily 5:00-19:30 Ret. 5:00-17:35 1.30 hrs.
75 km
Auto transportes San José San Carlos
Tel.255-4300
Every 30 min.
Zarcero San José, Calle 16 Av.3 Terminal Coca Cola Tel.451-4080 Transportes Zarcero Daily 9:15, 12:15, 16:15, 17:15
Ret. 5:00, 5:30, 12:15, 14:45
1.30 hrs

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FERRIES in Costa Rica

Bahía Drake by boat Daily From Sierpe. Shared taxi. $15, mínimo 4pax Sr. Edwin Uva Sonia Rojas. Tel: 786-7311 1.30 hr
Isla Chira by boat Daily 13:30 Ret. 6:00 Desde el Mercado central de Puntarenas
Puntarenas to Playa Naranjo Daily 6:00, 10:00, 14:20, 19:00
Ret: 7:30, 12:30, 17:00, 21:00.
Muelle Puntarenas. CONATRAMAR Co.
Tel: 661-1069/ 6613834
1 hr.
Puntarenas to Paquera Daily 4:30, 8:30,12:30,16:30 20:30
Ret. 6:30, 10:30, 14:30, 18:30, 22:00
Muelle Puntarenas. Ferry Peninsular (ADIP) Tel: 641-0515 /0118 /0047 /0683 1.15 hrs
(Naviera Tambor)  
6:30,10:30, 14:30,18:30 Ret 4:30, 8:30, 12:30, 16:30 Naviera Tambor Tel: 661-2084
11:00, 16:00 Ret: 7:30, 14:00 passengers only. Paquereña
Puerto Jiménez Daily 11:00 Ret. 6:00. Del muelle en Golfito. Sr. Chino Castro 1.30 hrs
Zancudo by boat Daily 12:00 Ret 7:00 Golfito  

 

International Bus Services

Destination

Timetable

Terminal

Journey Time

Changuinola, PANAMA 9:00 Ret 9:00 Transporte bocatoreños. Calles 14 – 16, Ave 5 frente al Hotel Cocorí (costado de Tracopa) Tel. 227-9523 / 385-7581 6 hrs
DAVID, PANAMA 7:30 Ret. 8:30 Tracopa.. Ave. 5, calles 14-16 Tel: 222-2666 223-7685 9 hrs. 400 km
HONDURAS 6:00, 7:30, 12:30. Ret. 6:00, 7:00, 12:00 To Tegucigalpa Tica Bus. Calles 9 y 11 Ave 4. Tel.: 221-8954, 255-4771. One night in Managua 48 hrs. 900 km
NICARAGUA 6:00, 7:30, 12:30. Arrives 15:00 & 17:00.
Ret. the same. Through Granada
Tica Bus. Calles 9 y 11 avenida 4. Tel.: 221-8954, 255-4771 11 hrs. 450 km
4:30, 5:30 y 9:00. 12:00
Ret. 5:30, 7:00 y 10:00.
Transnica. Calle 22. Ave. 3-5. Tel: 223-4242 ext. 101
5:00. Ret. 5:00 Central Line. Calle 12, Ave 7/9 Tel. 2219115
3:00 Ret. 13:30 King Quality. Calle 12, Ave 3 y 5 Terminal de Transnorte de Upala Tel: 2219022/ 221-3318 y fax 256-2248
6:00 Ret. 7:30 Nica Expreso. Calle 16, Ave 3/5 Tel. 256-3191
GUATEMALA 6:00, 7:30, 12:30 Ret. 6:00, 7:30, 12:30 Tica Bus. Calles 9 y 11 Ave. 4. Tel.: 221-8954, 255-4771 One night in Managua and one night in El Salvador 60 hrs.
PANAMA (City) 22:00 Ret.11:00 Tica Bus. Calles 9 y 11 Ave. 4. Tel.: 221-8954, 255-4771 16 hrs. 900 km
13:00 Ret. 12:30 Panaline Co. Calle 16, ave. 3-5 Tel.: 256-8721
EL SALVADOR 6:00, 7:30, 12:30 Todos los días Tica Bus. Calles 9 y 11 avenida 4. Tel.221-8954, 255-4771
3:00 Ret 3:30 Calle 12, ave 3 y 5 Terminal de Transnorte de Upala. King Quality Tel: 258-8834

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