There are 4 ways to get from Monte Verde to Drake Bay by bus, ferry or car

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

Bus via Quepos  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Puntarenas to Quepos
  2. Take the bus from Quepos to La Palma 699 San José

$28 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Elena to San Jose Monteverde
  2. Take the bus from San José to La Palma 699 San José

$24 - $26

2 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  16 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Elena to San Jose
  2. Take the bus from San José Terminal Tracopa to Sierpe
  3. Take the ferry from Sierpe to Bahía Drake

$34 - $41

Drive  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Monte Verde to Drake Bay 249.4 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Monte Verde to Drake Bay is to bus which costs $24 - $26 and takes 16 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Monte Verde to Drake Bay is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 7 h 27 min.

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The distance between Monte Verde and Drake Bay is 220 km. The road distance is 399 km.

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It takes approximately 13 h 36 min to get from Monte Verde to Drake Bay, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Monte Verde to Drake Bay. However, there are services departing from Santa Elena and arriving at Bahía Drake via Puntarenas, Quepos, Quepos and La Palma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from Monte Verde to Drake Bay.
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  • Distance: 137.2 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 36 min

What companies run services between Monte Verde, Puntarenas, Costa Rica and Drake Bay, Costa Rica?

You can take a bus from Monte Verde to Drake Bay via Puntarenas, Quepos, Hospital Dr. Max Terán, Quepos, La Palma, and La Palma in around 13 h 36 min.

Bus operators
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
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 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 La Palma
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
grupoblanco.cr
Bus from San José to La Palma
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
grupoblanco.cr
Transmonteverde
Phone
+506 2645 7447
Email
transmonteverde@yahoo.com
Website
transmonteverde.com
Bus from Santa Elena to San Jose
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
facebook.com
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Sierpe to Bahía Drake
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
toursdrakebay.com

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