There are 8 ways to get from Bocas Del Toro Airport (BOC) to Tamarindo by ferry, bus, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Ferry, bus  •  13 h 46 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bocas del Toro to Almirante
  2. Take the bus from Sixaola to Limón
  3. Take the bus from Limón to San José
  4. Take the bus from San Jose Terminal 7-10 to Tamarindo

$5,656 - $5,657

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus #3  •  16 h 14 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bocas del Toro to Almirante
  2. Take the bus from Sixaola to San José
  3. Take the bus from San José to Tamarindo

$32 - $33

6 alternative options

Ferry, drive, bus  •  14 h 6 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bocas del Toro to Almirante
  2. Drive from Changuinola to Cahuita
  3. Take the bus from Cahuita to San Jose
  4. Take the bus from San Jose to Caldera
  5. Take the bus from Caldera to Tamarindo

Ferry, bus via Cañas  •  14 h 8 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bocas del Toro to Almirante
  2. Take the bus from Sixaola to Limón
  3. Take the bus from Limón to San José
  4. Take the bus from San Jose Terminal Transnorte de Upala to Cañas
  5. Take the bus from Cañas to Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal
  6. Take the bus from Liberia to Tamarindo

$35 - $38

Ferry, bus #2  •  16 h 7 min

  1. Take the ferry from Bocas del Toro to Almirante
  2. Take the bus from Sixaola to San José
  3. Take the bus from San Jose Terminal 7-10 to Tamarindo

$5,657 - $5,658

Fly to San Jose  •  20 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Bocas Del Toro (BOC) to San Jose (SJO) BOC - SJO

$120 - $332

Fly to Changuinola, bus, shuttle  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Bocas Del Toro (BOC) to Changuinola (CHX) BOC - CHX
  2. Take the bus from Sixaola to Limón
  3. Take the bus from Limón to San José
  4. Take a shuttle bus from San José to Tamarindo

$106 - $335

Fly to Tambor, bus  •  46 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Bocas Del Toro (BOC) to Tambor (TMU) BOC - TMU
  2. Take the bus from Caldera to Tamarindo

$97 - $466

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bocas Del Toro Airport (BOC) to Tamarindo is to ferry and bus which costs $32 - $33 and takes 16 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bocas Del Toro Airport (BOC) to Tamarindo is to ferry and bus which costs $5,656 - $5,657 and takes 13 h 46 min.

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The distance between Bocas Del Toro Airport (BOC) and Tamarindo is 408 km.

It takes approximately 13 h 46 min to get from Bocas Del Toro Airport (BOC) to Tamarindo, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Bocas Del Toro Airport (BOC), Panama and Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica?

Air Panama flies from Bocas Del Toro Airport (BOC) to Tamarindo twice daily.

Airlines
Air Panama
Website
airpanama.com
Flights from Bocas Del Toro to San Jose via Panama City Marcos A Gelabert
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Bocas Del Toro to Changuinola via Panama City Marcos A Gelabert
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Avianca Costa Rica
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Bocas Del Toro to Tambor via Panama City Marcos A Gelabert, San Jose
Ave. Duration
42 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Bus operators
Autotransportes MEPE
Phone
2257-8129, 2758-1572
Website
mepecr.com
Bus from Sixaola to Limón
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
mepecr.com
Bus from Cahuita to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
mepecr.com
Bus from Sixaola to San José
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
mepecr.com
Grupo Caribeños
Phone
(506) 2222-0610
Email
info@caribeños.com
Website
grupocaribenos.net
Bus from Limón to San José
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.net
Empresa Alfaro
Phone
+506 2222 2666
Website
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from San Jose Terminal 7-10 to Tamarindo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5,635
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from San Jose to Caldera
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from Caldera to Tamarindo
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from Liberia to Tamarindo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Transnorte de Upala
Phone
506- 2221 3318
Email
info@caribeños.com
Bus from San Jose Terminal Transnorte de Upala to Cañas
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.com
Reyna del Campo
Bus from Cañas to Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
reinadelcampo.com
Transportes La Pampa
TRALAPA Ltda
Phone
+506 2680 0392
Bus from San José to Tamarindo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
Boteros Bocatoñeros Unidos
Phone
(507) 757-9760
Email
boterosubocas@yahoo.com
Website
boterosunidos.bocas.com
Ferry from Bocas del Toro to Almirante
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
boterosunidos.bocas.com
Book at
boterosunidos.bocas.com

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