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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Shuttle, bus  •  11 h 38 min

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

$65

4 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h

  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 Terminal 7-10 to Tamarindo Terminal 7-10

$5,645

Bus via Caldera  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Cahuita to San Jose
  2. Take the bus from San Jose to Caldera
  3. Take the bus from Caldera to Tamarindo

Drive  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Tamarindo 299.6 miles

$45 - $70

Fly  •  27 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Changuinola (CHX) to San Jose (SJO) CHX - SJO

$119 - $349

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Tamarindo is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Tamarindo is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Tamarindo. However, there are services departing from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca and arriving at Tamarindo via San Jose Terminal 7-10. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h.

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The distance between Puerto Viejo de Talamanca and Tamarindo is 345 km. The road distance is 479.3 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Tamarindo without a car is to shuttle and bus which takes 11 h 38 min and costs $65.

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It takes approximately 11 h 38 min to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Tamarindo, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Tamarindo is to bus which takes 12 h and costs $5,645. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $110 - $350 and takes 27 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Tamarindo.
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  • Distance: 215.9 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 38 min

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

You can take a bus from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Tamarindo via San Jose Gran Terminal del Caribe and San Jose Terminal 7-10 in around 12 h. Alternatively, Air Panama flies from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Tamarindo 6 times a week.

Airlines
Air Panama
Website
airpanama.com
Flights from Changuinola to San Jose via Panama City Marcos A Gelabert
Ave. Duration
21 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Bus operators
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
TRALAPA Ltda
Phone
+506 2680 0392
Bus from San José to Tamarindo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autotransportes MEPE
Phone
2257-8129, 2758-1572
Website
mepecr.com
Bus from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to San Jose Gran Terminal del Caribe
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
mepecr.com
Bus from Cahuita to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
mepecr.com
Empresa Alfaro
Phone
+506 2222 2666
Website
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from San Jose Terminal 7-10 to Tamarindo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5,635
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from San Jose to Caldera
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from Caldera to Tamarindo
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com

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