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Routes for Monteverde

The Bus Company for Monteverde-San Jose is Transmonteverde S.A.

Direct buses from San José to Monteverde that leave at 6:30 AM and 2:30 PM. San Carlos Bus Station, located at the corner of Calle 14 and Avenida 11 and 9. Although this is a direct bus, it does stop to allow people on in other parts and there is a bathroom/food stop.  Journey time  4 - 5 hours.

The Monteverde terminal is in Santa Elena in Commercial Center Monteverde. Tel: 2645-7447

Warning! The Monteverde bus can take up to 5-6 hours on uncomfortable seats. Not air conditioned and often full. There has been a number of thefts at the bus stations in San Jose

There is an alternative way to travel if you cannot afford private transport. We can arrange shuttle buses from $45-50 per person. These run twice a day and are hotel to hotel (near the airport they pick up from Denny's restaurant but they can drop off right at the airport on your return journey). Contact us for more info click here.

Timetable:

Monteverde to San Jose. Every day. 6.30am and 2.30pm.  Approx 5 hours.  Reverse way: San Jose to Monteverde. Every day at 6.30am and 2.30pm. Approx 3 hours.

Monteverde to Puntarenas. Every day  6:00am.  Approx 3.5 hours. Reverse way: Puntarenas to Monteverde.  Every day at 2.15pm. Approx. 3.5 hours.

Monteverde  to Tilaran. Every day at 7.00am. Approx 3 hours.  Reverse way:  Tilaran to Monteverde. Every day at approx. 12.30pm

Monteverde  to Las Juntas. Every day at 4.30pm. Approx.  2 hours. Reverse way:  Las Juntas to Monteverde. Every day at 2.30pm. Approx  2 hours

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Beach Routes

Non - Beach Routes

Note the times below are for the basic routes.

PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT US ABOUT PUBLIC BUSES - WE CANNOT RESPOND - THE ONLY INFORMATION WE HAVE IS BELOW! Contact instead thebusschedule.com/cr/

We are happy to help with private and shared shuttle transport!

Beach Routes in Costa Rica:

TO

FROM

DAYS OF OPERATION

TIME

DURATION

Playa del Coco

San Jose

Every day

08:00, 14:00

5 Hrs

San Jose

Playa del Coco

Every day

09:00, 14:00

5 Hrs

Dominical

San Isidro

Every day

08:00, 16:00

1 Hr

San Isidro

Dominical

Every day

06:00, 14:00

1 Hr

Flamingo, Brasilito, Potrero

San Jose

Every day

08:00, 11:00, 15:00

6 Hrs

San Jose

Flamingo, Brasilito, Potrero

Every day

03:00, 08:30, 14:00

6 Hrs

Hermosa, Panama

San Jose

Every day

15:25

5 Hrs

San Jose

Hermosa, Panama

Every day

05:00

5 Hrs

Jaco

San Jose

Every day

07:30, 10:30, 15:20

2 1/2 Hrs

San Jose

Jaco

Every day

05:00, 11:00, 15:00

2 1/2 Hrs

Montezuma, Mal Pais

San Jose (bus to Puntarenas) ------------------------- Puntarenas (BOAT) (Connects with bus)

Every day ---------------- Every day

06:00-19:00 Every 40 mins ------------------ 06:00, 11:00, 15:15

2 Hrs
-----------
1 1/2 Hrs

San Jose (via Puntarenas)

Montezuma Mal Pais Puntarenas (BOAT) ------------------------- Bus from Puntarenas

Every day ---------------- Every day

05:30, 10:00, 14:00 ------------------ 04:15-19:00 Every 40 mins

1 1/2 Hrs ----------- 2 Hrs

Montezuma, Mal Pais

Puntarenas (FERRY)

Every day

05:00, 08:45, 12:30, 14:00, 17:00, 20:15

 

Puntarenas

Montezuma, Mal Pais (FERRY)

Every day

06:00, 08:00, 11:15, 14:00, 18:00, 20:30

 

Mal Pais

Cobano

Every day

10:30, 14:30

 

Cobano

Mal Pais

Every day

07:00, 12:00

 

Nosara, Garza, Guiones

Nicoya

Every day

13:00

1 Hr

Nicoya

Nosara, Garza, Guiones

Every day

06:00

1 Hr

Samara

San Jose

Every day

12:30

6 Hrs

San Jose

Samara

Mon-Sat Sunday

04:00 13:00

6 Hrs

Tamarindo

 

Every day

15:30

5 1/2 Hrs

Tambor (See Montezuma)

San Jose (to Puntarenas first, then ferry/boat)

     

Uvita

San Jose

Mon-Fri Sat & Sun

15:00 05:30, 15:00

7 Hrs

San Jose

Uvita

Mon-Fri Sat & Sun

05:00 05:00, 13:00

7 Hrs

Non-Beach Routes in Costa Rica:

TO

FROM

DAYS OF OPERATION

TIME

DURATION

Alajuela/Airport

San Jose

Every day

05:00-22:00 Every 10 mins

30 mins

San Jose

Alajuela/Airport

Every day

05:00-22:00 Every 10 mins

30 mins

Cartago

San Jose

Every day

05:00-24:00 Every 10 mins

50 mins

San Jose

Cartago

Every day

05:00-24:00 Every 10 mins

50 mins

Ciudad Quesada

San Jose

Every day

05:00-19:30 Every Hour

2 1/4 Hrs

San Jose

Ciudad Quesada

Every day

05:00-18:15 Every Hour

2 1/4 Hrs

Fortuna

San Jose

Every day

06:15, 08:40, 11:30

4 1/2 Hrs

San Jose

Fortuna

Every day

12:00, 14:00

4 1/2 Hrs

Fortuna

Ciudad Quesada

Every day

06:00, 10:30, 13:00. 15:30, 17:15. 18:00

1 Hr

Ciudad Quesada

Fortuna

Every day

05:00, 08:00, 12:15, 15:30

1 Hr

Fortuna

Tilaran

Every day

07:00, 12:30

4 Hrs

Tilaran

Fortuna

Every day

08:00, 17:30

4 Hrs

Irazu Volcano

San Jose

Sat & Sun

08:00

2 Hrs

San Jose

Irazu Volcano

Sat & Sun

12:15

2 Hrs

Liberia

San Jose

Every day

06:00. 07:00, 09:00, 10:00, 11:30, 13:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00, 18:00, 20:00

4 Hrs

San Jose

Liberia

Every day

04:00, 05:00, 06:00, 07:00, 08:00, 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00, 18:00, 20:00

4 Hrs

Liberia

Puntarenas

Every day

12:30

2 1/2 Hrs

Puntarenas

Liberia

Every day

08:30

2 1/2 Hrs

Limon

San Jose

Every day

05:30-19:00 Every Hour

2 1/2 Hrs

San Jose

Limon

Every day

05:30-19:00 Every Hour

2 1/2 Hrs

Monteverde (Santa Elena)

San Jose

Every day

06:30, 14:30

4 1/2 Hrs

San Jose

Monteverde (Santa Elena)

Every day

06:30, 14:30

4 1/2 Hrs

Monteverde

Puntarenas

Every day

14:15

3 Hrs

Puntarenas

Monteverde

Every day

06:00

3 Hrs

Nicoya

San Jose

Every day

06:00, 08:00, 10:00, 12:30, 13.30, 14:00, 15:00, 17:00 18:15

6 Hrs

San Jose

Nicoya

Every day

4.45, 05:00, 07:00, 09:30, 12:00, 14:00, 14:30, 17:15

6 Hrs

Paso Canoas (Panama Border)

San Jose

Every day

05:00, 07:30, 11:00, 13:00, 16:30, 18:00

8 Hrs

San Jose

Paso Canoas (Panama Border)

Every day

04:10, 07:30, 09:00, 15:00

8 Hrs

Penas Blancas (Nicaragua Border) (Santa Rosa NP)

San Jose

Every day

05:00, 07:00, 07:45, 10:45, 13:20, 16:10

6 Hrs

San Jose

Penas Blancas (Nicaragua Border) (Santa Rosa NP)

Every day

05:00, 07:15, 10:30, 10:45, 12:00, 13:30, 14:45, 15:30

6 Hrs

Poas Volcano

San Jose

Every day

08:30

2 Hrs

San Jose

Poas Volcano

Every day

14:30

2 Hrs

Puerto Jimenez (Corcovado NP)

San Jose

Every day

06:00, 12:00

10 Hrs

San Jose

Puerto Jimenez (Corcovado NP)

Every day

05:00, 11:00

10 Hrs

Puntarenas

San Jose

Every day

06:00-19:00 Every 40 mins

2 1/2 Hrs

San Jose

Puntarenas

Every day

04:15-19:00 Every 40 mins

2 1/2 Hrs

Quepos (Manuel Antonio) (Express) -------------------------- (Regular) (Quepos only)

San Jose -------------------------

Every day ---------------- Every day

06:00, 12:00, 18:00, 19:30 ---------------- 07:00, 10:30, 14:00, 16:00 17:00

3 1/2 Hrs ----------- 4 1/2 Hrs

San Jose (Express) -------------------------- (Regular)

Quepos (Manuel Antonio) ------------------------- (from Quepos only)

Every day ---------------- Every day

06:00, 09:30, 12:00, 17:00 ------------------ 05:00, 08:00, 14:00, 16:00

3 1/2 Hrs ----------- 4 1/2 Hrs

Quepos

Puntarenas

Every day

04:30, 07:30, 10:30, 15:00

3 1/2 Hrs

Puntarenas

Quepos

Every day

05:00, 11:00, 14:30, 16:30

3 1/2 Hrs

San Isidro del General (Chirripo)

San Jose

Every day

05:30, 07:30, 10:30, 11:30, 13:30, 14:30, 16:30, 17:00, 17:30

3 Hrs

San Jose

San Isidro del General (Chirripo)

Every day

05:00, 05:30, 07:30, 10:30, 11:30, 13:30, 16:30, 17:30

3 Hrs

Sarchi

San Jose

Every day

05.00-22.00 Every 30 mins

1 1/4 Hrs

San Jose

Sarchi

Every day

05.00-22.00 Every 30 mins

1 1/4 Hrs

Sixaola (Panama -Bocas del Toro)

San Jose

Every day

06:00, 10:00, 13:30, 15:30

5-6 Hrs

San Jose

Sixaola

Every day

05:00, 07:30, 09:30, 14:30

5-6 Hrs

Tilaran

Monteverde

Every day

07:00

3 Hrs

Monteverde

Tilaran

Every day

13:00

3 Hrs

 

PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT US ABOUT PUBLIC BUSES - WE CANNOT RESPOND - THE ONLY INFORMATION WE HAVE IS ABOVE! Contact instead thebusschedule.com/cr/

We are happy to help with private and shared shuttle transport!

 

 

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