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

Recommended option

Bus Empresa Alfaro  •  10 h 30 min

$20

4 alternative options

Shuttle, bus  •  11 h 38 min

$65

Bus via Cañas  •  11 h 42 min

$24

Drive  •  8 h 14 min

  1. 299.6 miles

$45 - $70

Fly  •  27 h 46 min

  1. CHX - SJO

$120 - $352

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 in around 10 h 30 min. 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
Autotransportes MEPE
Phone
2257-8129, 2758-1572
Website
mepecr.com
Bus from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to San Jose
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
mepecr.com
Empresa Alfaro
Phone
+506 2222 2666
Website
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from San Jose to Tamarindo
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Book at
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from Liberia to Tamarindo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Book at
empresaalfaro.com
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
Transnorte de Upala
Phone
506- 2221 3318
Email
info@caribeños.com
Bus from San Jose Terminal Transnorte de Upala to Cañas
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.com
Reyna del Campo
Bus from Cañas to Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
reinadelcampo.com
Transportes La Pampa

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Puerto Viejo de Talamanca and Tamarindo is 345 km. The road distance is 479 km.

The cheapest way to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Tamarindo is to bus which costs $20 and takes 10 h 30 min.

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

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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 10 h 30 min to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Tamarindo, including transfers.