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There are 4 ways to get from Almirante to Costa Rica by bus or car

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Bus via Guápiles, Costa Rica  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Sixaola to Limón
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Limón to Guápiles
  3. Take the bus from Guápiles, Costa Rica to San José

$13 - $25

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Sixaola to Limón Sixaola
  2. Take the bus from Limón to San José Limon

$10 - $24

2 alternative options

Bus #2  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Sixaola to San José Sixaola-San José

$12 - $16

Drive  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Almirante to San José 181.4 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Almirante to Costa Rica is to bus which costs $12 - $17 and takes 8 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Almirante to Costa Rica is to drive which costs $27 - $40 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Almirante to Costa Rica. However, there are services departing from Almirante and arriving at San José via Changuinola, Sixaola and Limón. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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The distance between Almirante and Costa Rica is 213 km. The road distance is 290.2 km.

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The best way to get from Almirante to Costa Rica without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 50 min and costs $10 - $24.

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It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from Almirante to Costa Rica, including transfers.

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Almirante to Costa Rica bus services, operated by Autotransportes MEPE, depart from Sixaola station.

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Almirante to Costa Rica bus services, operated by Grupo Caribeños, arrive at San José station.

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Costa Rica is 1 h behind Almirante. It is currently 11:43 PM in Almirante and 10:43 PM in Costa Rica.

Yes, the driving distance between Almirante to Costa Rica is 290 km. It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to drive from Almirante to Costa Rica.

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  • Distance: 133 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 1 min

What companies run services between Almirante, Bocas Del Toro, Panama and Costa Rica?

You can take a bus from Almirante to San José via Sixaola, Puerto Limón, and Guápiles, Costa Rica in around 7 h 1 min.

Bus operators
Autotransportes MEPE
Phone
2257-8129, 2758-1572
Website
mepecr.com
Bus from Sixaola to Limón
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
mepecr.com
Bus from Sixaola to San José
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
mepecr.com
TRACASA Transportes del Atlántico Caribeño
Phone
+506 - 27 68 87 32
Email
tracasa@tracasa.com
Bus from Puerto Limón to Guápiles
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
tracasa.com
Grupo Caribeños
Phone
(506) 2222-0610
Email
info@caribeños.com
Website
grupocaribenos.net
Bus from Guápiles, Costa Rica to San José
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
yoviajocr.com
Bus from Limón to San José
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.net

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