There are 3 ways to get from Manuel Antonio National Park to San José by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Manuel Antonio to San José Tracopa Terminal Manuel Antonio

$5 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manuel Antonio National Park to San José 70.8 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Manuel Antonio National Park to San José 70.8 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manuel Antonio and arriving at San José Tracopa Terminal. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Manuel Antonio National Park and San José is 59 km. The road distance is 113.3 km.

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The best way to get from Manuel Antonio National Park to San José without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 25 min and costs .

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The bus from Manuel Antonio to San José Tracopa Terminal takes 3 h including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Manuel Antonio National Park to San José bus services, operated by Tracopa, depart from Manuel Antonio station.

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Manuel Antonio National Park to San José bus services, operated by Tracopa, arrive at San José Tracopa Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manuel Antonio National Park to San José is 113 km. It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to drive from Manuel Antonio National Park to San José.

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There are 485+ hotels available in San José. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manuel Antonio National Park to San José.
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  • Distance: 37.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

What companies run services between Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica and San José, Costa Rica?

Tracopa operates a bus from Manuel Antonio National Park to San José every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 3 h.

Bus operators
Tracopa
Other operators
Taxi from Manuel Antonio National Park to San José
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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