There are 2 ways to get from Ometepe to Costa Rica by bus or car

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Rivas to San José

$41

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Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Rivas to San José 202.4 miles

$30 - $45

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rivas and arriving at San José. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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The distance between Ometepe and Costa Rica is 214 km. The road distance is 323.9 km.

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The best way to get from Ometepe to Costa Rica without a car is to bus which takes 7 h and costs .

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The bus from Rivas to San José takes 7 h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Ometepe to Costa Rica bus services, operated by Marvelus Bus & Shuttle, depart from Rivas station.

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Ometepe to Costa Rica bus services, operated by Marvelus Bus & Shuttle, arrive at San José station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ometepe to Costa Rica is 324 km. It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to drive from Ometepe to Costa Rica.

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There are 54+ hotels available in Costa Rica. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 133.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

What companies run services between Ometepe, Nicaragua and Costa Rica?

Marvelus Bus & Shuttle operates a bus from Rivas to San José twice daily. Tickets cost $41 and the journey takes 7 h.

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