There are 5 ways to get from Cahuita to Drake Bay by bus, ferry, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Cahuita to San Jose Cahuita
  2. Take the bus from San José to La Palma 699 San José

$27

Cheapest option

Bus via Limón  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Limón to San José Limon
  2. Take the bus from San José to La Palma 699 San José

$25

3 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  15 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Cahuita to San Jose
  2. Take the bus from San José Terminal Tracopa to Sierpe
  3. Take the ferry from Sierpe to Bahía Drake

$37 - $41

Taxi  •  8 h

  1. Take a taxi from Cahuita to Drake Bay 292.5 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  8 h

  1. Drive from Cahuita to Drake Bay 292.5 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Cahuita to Drake Bay is to bus which costs $25 and takes 15 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cahuita to Drake Bay is to taxi which costs $75 - $95 and takes 8 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cahuita to Drake Bay. However, there are services departing from Cahuita and arriving at Bahía Drake via San José and La Palma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 40 min.

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The distance between Cahuita and Drake Bay is 148 km. The road distance is 468 km.

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The best way to get from Cahuita to Drake Bay without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 40 min and costs $28.

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It takes approximately 15 h 40 min to get from Cahuita to Drake Bay, including transfers.

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Cahuita to Drake Bay bus services, operated by Autotransportes MEPE, depart from Cahuita station.

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Cahuita to Drake Bay bus services, operated by Grupo Blanco, arrive at La Palma station.

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Map of how to get from Cahuita to Drake Bay.
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  • Distance: 92.3 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 40 min

What companies run services between Cahuita, Costa Rica and Drake Bay, Costa Rica?

You can take a bus from Cahuita to Drake Bay via San Jose, San José, La Palma, and La Palma in around 15 h 40 min.

Bus operators
Autotransportes MEPE
Phone
2257-8129, 2758-1572
Website
mepecr.com
Bus from Cahuita to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
mepecr.com
Grupo Blanco
Phone
(506) 2771-2550
Email
contraloriadeservicios@grupoblanco.cr
Website
grupoblanco.cr
Bus from San José to La Palma
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
grupoblanco.cr
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
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Sierpe to Bahía Drake
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
toursdrakebay.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cahuita to Drake Bay
Ave. Duration
8 h
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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