There are 4 ways to get from Ometepe to Costa Rica by bus 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 Marvelus Bus & Shuttle  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Rivas to San José

$41

Cheapest option

Bus Transportes San Carlos  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Peñas Blancas, La Cruz to Ciudad Quesada Plaza San Carlos
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad Quesada to San José

$9

2 alternative options

Bus Transnorte de Upala  •  7 h 5 min

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

$15

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Rivas to San José 202.4 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Ometepe to Costa Rica is to bus which costs $9 and takes 10 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ometepe to Costa Rica is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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

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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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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.

Bus operators
Grupo Tranbasa
Bus from Peñas Blancas to Liberia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
grupotranbasa.com
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
$9
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.com
Transportes San Carlos
Phone
2460-5064 - 2255-4300
Email
erickamendezcastro@hotmail.com
Website
plazasancarlos.com
Bus from Peñas Blancas, La Cruz to Ciudad Quesada Plaza San Carlos
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminal7-10.com
Bus from Ciudad Quesada to San José
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminal7-10.com

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