There are 4 ways to get from Cartago to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca by taxi, bus, car or shuttle

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Taxi, bus  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cartago to Siquirres, Cantón Siquirres, Provincia Limón, 70301, Costa Rica
  2. Take the bus from Siquirres, Cantón Siquirres, Provincia Limón, 70301, Costa Rica to Limón
  3. Take the bus from Limón to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

$119 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from San Jose Gran Terminal del Caribe to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca Gran Terminal del Caribe

$12

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Cartago to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 128.1 miles

$19 - $28

Shuttle  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Jose to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

$56

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Cartago to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. However, there are services departing from Cartago and arriving at Puerto Viejo de Talamanca via C.C.S.S and San Jose Gran Terminal del Caribe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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The distance between Cartago and Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is 130 km. The road distance is 205 km.

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The best way to get from Cartago to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 4 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Cartago to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, including transfers.

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Cartago to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca bus services, operated by Autotransportes MEPE, depart from San Jose Gran Terminal del Caribe station.

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Cartago to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca bus services, operated by Autotransportes MEPE, arrive at Puerto Viejo de Talamanca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cartago to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is 205 km. It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to drive from Cartago to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca.

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There are 362+ hotels available in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cartago to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca.
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  • Distance: 81.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

What companies run services between Cartago, Costa Rica and Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica?

Autotransportes MEPE operates a bus from Cartago to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca hourly. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Bus operators
TRACASA Transportes del Atlántico Caribeño
Phone
+506 - 27 68 87 32
Email
tracasa@tracasa.com
Bus from Siquirres, Cantón Siquirres, Provincia Limón, 70301, Costa Rica to Limón
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
tracasa.com
Autotransportes MEPE
Phone
2257-8129, 2758-1572
Website
mepecr.com
Bus from Limón to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
mepecr.com
Bus from San Jose Gran Terminal del Caribe to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
mepecr.com
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Other operators
Taxi from Cartago to Siquirres, Cantón Siquirres, Provincia Limón, 70301, Costa Rica
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Taxis Coopeirazú
Phone
+506 2254 3211
Taxis Tibás
Phone
+506 2235 9966

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