There are 4 ways to get from Liberia to Alajuela by bus or car

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Bus Transnorte de Upala  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal to Cañas Terminal de Buses Municipal
  2. Take the bus from Cañas to San Jose Terminal Transnorte de Upala Upala

$12

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Pulmitan de Liberia  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the Pulmitan de Liberia from Pulmitan de Liberia to San Jose Liberia Terminal Pulmitan

$8

2 alternative options

Bus TRALAPA Ltda  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Liberia to Santa Cruz Nicoya / ...
  2. Take the bus from Santa Cruz to Aeropuerto/Villa Bonita

$12

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Liberia to Alajuela 125.2 miles

$18 - $28

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Liberia to Alajuela. However, there are services departing from Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal and arriving at Juan Santamaría International Airport via Cañas and San José. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between Liberia and Alajuela is 151 km. The road distance is 200.4 km.

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The best way to get from Liberia to Alajuela without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Liberia to Alajuela, including transfers.

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Liberia to Alajuela bus services, operated by Reyna del Campo, depart from Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal station.

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Liberia to Alajuela bus services, operated by Transnorte de Upala, arrive at San Jose Terminal Transnorte de Upala station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Liberia to Alajuela is 200 km. It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to drive from Liberia to Alajuela.

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There are 533+ hotels available in Alajuela. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Liberia to Alajuela.
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  • Distance: 94.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

What companies run services between Liberia, Costa Rica and Alajuela, Costa Rica?

You can take a bus from Liberia to Alajuela via Cañas, San Jose Terminal Transnorte de Upala, and San José in around 4 h 23 min.

Bus operators
Reyna del Campo
Bus from Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal to Cañas
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
reinadelcampo.com
Transnorte de Upala
Phone
506- 2221 3318
Email
info@caribeños.com
Bus from Cañas to San Jose Terminal Transnorte de Upala
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.com
Grupo Caribeños
Phone
(506) 2222-0610
Email
info@caribeños.com
Website
grupocaribenos.net
Bus from Pulmitan de Liberia to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.net
Transportes La Pampa
TRALAPA Ltda
Phone
+506 2680 0392
Bus from Santa Cruz to Aeropuerto/Villa Bonita
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
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