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There are 5 ways to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Nicoya by bus, car or shuttle

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, drive  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Limón to San José
  2. Take the bus from San Jose to Caldera
  3. Drive from Caldera to Nicoya

$20 - $33

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to San Jose Gran Terminal del Caribe Puerto Viejo
  2. Take the bus from San Jose to Nicoya San Jose

$15 - $19

3 alternative options

Shuttle, bus  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to San Jose
  2. Take the bus from San Jose to Nicoya San Jose

$61 - $63

Bus via Limón  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Limón
  2. Take the bus from Limón to San José
  3. Take the bus from San Jose to Santa Cruz

$18 - $22

Drive  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Nicoya 256.7 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Nicoya is to bus which costs $15 - $20 and takes 11 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Nicoya is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Nicoya. However, there are services departing from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca and arriving at Nicoya via Limón, San Jose and Santa Cruz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 33 min.

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The distance between Puerto Viejo de Talamanca and Nicoya is 300 km. The road distance is 410.8 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Nicoya without a car is to shuttle and bus which takes 11 h 16 min and costs $61 - $63.

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It takes approximately 10 h 10 min to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Nicoya, including transfers.

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Nicoya bus services, operated by Autotransportes MEPE, depart from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca station.

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Nicoya bus services, operated by TRALAPA Ltda, arrive at Santa Cruz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Nicoya is 411 km. It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to drive from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Nicoya.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Nicoya. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Nicoya.
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  • Distance: 187.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 10 min

What companies run services between Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica and Nicoya, Costa Rica?

You can take a bus from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Nicoya via Limón, San José, San Jose, and Santa Cruz in around 11 h 33 min.

Bus operators
Grupo Caribeños
Phone
(506) 2222-0610
Email
info@caribeños.com
Website
grupocaribenos.net
Bus from Limón to San José
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.net
Empresa Alfaro
Phone
+506 2222 2666
Website
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from San Jose to Caldera
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from San Jose to Nicoya
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Autotransportes MEPE
Phone
2257-8129, 2758-1572
Website
mepecr.com
Bus from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Limón
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mepecr.com
Bus from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to San Jose Gran Terminal del Caribe
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
mepecr.com
TRALAPA Ltda
Phone
+506 2680 0392
Bus from San Jose to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
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