There are 5 ways to get from Cahuita to Puerto Viejo by bus and ferry, car, ferry, bus or plane

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

Private transfer, drive, ferry, bus and ferry, bus  •  5 days 6 h

  1. Take the Private transfer from Cahuita to Tortuguero
  2. Drive from Tortuguero to Cartí
  3. Take the ferry from Cartí to Sapzurro
  4. Take the ferry from Sapzurro to Triganá
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Triganá to Montería
  6. Take the bus from Montería to Tolú

Cheapest option

Bus to Changuinola, fly to Cartagena, Rey Dorado  •  16 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Cahuita to Sixaola
  2. Fly from Changuinola (CHX) to Cartagena (CTG) CHX - CTG
  3. Take the Rey Dorado from Cartagena to Tolú

$82 - $367

3 alternative options

Bus, bus to David, fly to Cartagena, Rey Dorado  •  16 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Cahuita to Sixaola
  2. Take the bus from Changuinola to David
  3. Fly from David (DAV) to Cartagena (CTG) DAV - CTG
  4. Take the Rey Dorado from Cartagena to Tolú

$333 - $411

Bus to San Jose, fly to Monteria, bus  •  15 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Limón to San José
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Monteria (MTR) SJO - MTR
  3. Take the bus from Montería to Tolú

$231 - $777

Bus, bus to David, fly to Barranquilla, Rey Dorado  •  16 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Cahuita to Sixaola
  2. Take the bus from Changuinola to David
  3. Fly from David (DAV) to Barranquilla (BAQ) DAV - BAQ
  4. Take the Rey Dorado from Barranquilla to Corozal

$158 - $634

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cahuita to Puerto Viejo is to bus and fly and Rey Dorado which costs $80 - $370 and takes 16 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cahuita to Puerto Viejo is to bus and fly which costs $230 - $800 and takes 15 h 14 min.

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The distance between Cahuita and Puerto Viejo is 796 km.

It takes approximately 5 days 6 h to get from Cahuita to Puerto Viejo, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from David Airport to Cartagena Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 3 min and has one stopover.

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Air Panama and Copa Airlines offer flights from David Airport to Cartagena Airport.

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There are 175+ hotels available in Puerto Viejo. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cahuita to Puerto Viejo.
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  • Distance: 497.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 days 6 h

What companies run services between Cahuita, Costa Rica and Puerto Viejo, Sucre, Colombia?

There is no direct connection from Cahuita to Puerto Viejo. However, you can take the Private transfer to Tortuguero, take the drive to Cartí, take the ferry to Sapzurro, take the ferry to Triganá, take the bus and ferry to Montería, take the bus to Tolú, then take the taxi to Puerto Viejo. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Sixaola, take the walk to Sixaola, take the bus to Changuinola, take the walk to Changuinola, take the bus to David, take the taxi to David airport, fly to Cartagena, take the taxi to Cartagena, take the Rey Dorado to Tolú, then take the taxi to Puerto Viejo.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from David to Cartagena via Panama City
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from David to Barranquilla via Panama City
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Jose to Monteria via Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from San Jose to Monteria via San Salvador, Bogota
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Changuinola to Cartagena via Panama City Marcos A Gelabert, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Air Panama
Website
airpanama.com
Flights from David to Cartagena via Panama City Marcos A Gelabert
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Changuinola to Cartagena via Panama City Marcos A Gelabert, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Bus operators
Willie's Tours Costa Rica Shuttles
Phone
(+506) 2755-10-24
Email
tours@williestourscostarica
Bus and ferry from Cahuita to Tortuguero
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
williestourscostarica.com
Transportes Luz
Phone
0057 4 7849194
Website
transportesluz.com
Bus and ferry from Triganá to Montería
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$74
Schedules at
transportesluz.com
Book at
transportesluz.com
Bus from Montería to Tolú
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
transportesluz.com
Rapido Ochoa
Website
rapidoochoa.com
Bus from Montería to Tolú
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
rapidoochoa.com
Book at
rapidoochoa.com
Bus from Cartagena to Tolú
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
rapidoochoa.com
Book at
rapidoochoa.com
Bus from Barranquilla to Corozal
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
rapidoochoa.com
Book at
rapidoochoa.com
Autotransportes MEPE
Panamá Regional Buses
Bus from Changuinola to David
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
thebusschedule.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
Ferry operators
San Blas Adventures
Email
contact@sanblasadventures.com
Website
sanblasadventures.com
Ferry from Cartí to Sapzurro
Ave. Duration
4 days 0 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$445
Schedules at
sanblasadventures.com
Katamaranes del Darien
Phone
+57 4 8284536
Email
reservas@ecoviajesdarien.com
Website
facebook.com
Ferry from Sapzurro to Triganá
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
ecoviajesdarien.com

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