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There are 7 ways to get from Liberia to Rivas by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, taxi

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

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Pulmitan de Liberia, bus

  1. Take the Pulmitan de Liberia from Pulmitan de Liberia to San Jose
  2. Take the bus from San José Terminal Tracopa to San Isidro

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Liberia to Puntarenas
  2. Take the bus from Puntarenas to Quepos
  3. Take the bus from Quepos to San Isidro

Bus via San José

  1. Take the bus from Liberia to Puntarenas
  2. Take the bus from Puntarenas to San José Empresarios Unidos
  3. Take the bus from San José to San Isidro de El General

Drive

  1. Drive from Liberia to Rivas

Fly from Liberia, bus

  1. Fly from Liberia (LIR) to San Jose (SJO)
  2. Take the bus from San José to San Isidro de El General

Bus to Tamarindo, fly, bus

  1. Take the bus from Liberia to Tamarindo
  2. Fly from Tamarindo (TNO) to San Jose (SJO)
  3. Take the bus from San José to San Isidro de El General

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Liberia to Rivas is to Pulmitan de Liberia and bus which costs $22 - $35 and takes 9h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Liberia to Rivas is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 51m.

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The distance between Liberia and Rivas is 237 km. The road distance is 332.6 km.

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The best way to get from Liberia to Rivas without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 7h 22m and costs $140 - $180.

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It takes approximately 7h 22m to get from Liberia to Rivas, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Liberia Airport to San Jose Airport is the direct flight which takes 47 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Liberia to Rivas is 333 km. It takes approximately 5h 51m to drive from Liberia to Rivas.

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Alaska Airlines, Inc. and SANSA offer flights from Liberia Airport to San Jose Airport.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Rivas. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Liberia to Liberia Airport is to bus which takes 26 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Liberia to Rivas.
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  • Distance: 237 km
  • Duration: 7h 22m

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

You can take a bus from Liberia to Rivas via Puntarenas, Quepos, and San Isidro in around 9h 10m.

Airlines
SANSA
Website
flysansa.com
Flights from Liberia to San Jose
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $320
Flights from Liberia to San Jose via Tambor
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $320
Flights from Tamarindo to San Jose
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Liberia to San Jose
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Bus operators
Reyna del Campo
Bus from Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal to Cañas
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
reinadelcampo.com
Bus from Liberia to Puntarenas
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportes Quepos Puntarenas
Phone
TEL QUEPOS: +506-27770263 TEL PUNTARENAS: +506-26611345 TEL PARRITA: +506-27799058
Email
admin@tqpcr.com
Bus from Puntarenas to Quepos
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
tqpcr.com
Grupo Blanco
Phone
(506) 2771-2550
Email
contraloriadeservicios@grupoblanco.cr
Website
grupoblanco.cr
Bus from Quepos to San Isidro
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
blancotiquete.com
Grupo Caribeños
Phone
(506) 2222-0610
Email
info@caribeños.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Pulmitan de Liberia to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Tracopa
Phone
+506 2775 0365, Whatsapp: +506 7298-3342
Email
info@tracopacr.com
Bus from San José Terminal Tracopa to San Isidro
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Empresarios Unidos
Phone
(506) 2221-6600
Website
eupsacr.com
Bus from Puntarenas to San José Empresarios Unidos
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
eupsacr.com
MUSOC S.A.
Phone
+506 2222-2422, +506 2771-0414
Email
info@musoccr.com
Bus from San José to San Isidro de El General
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
musoccr.com
Transportes La Pampa
Website
transporteslapampa.net
Bus from Liberia to Tamarindo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
transporteslapampa.net
Empresa Alfaro
Phone
+506 2222 2666
Website
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from Liberia to Tamarindo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Other operators
Taxi from San Jose Terminal Transnorte de Upala to Rivas
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Taxis Tibás
Phone
+506 2235 9966
Taxis Coopeirazú
Phone
+506 2254 3211

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