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There are 6 ways to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Tamarindo by bus, shuttle, car or plane

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Bus via Limón  •  11h 11m

  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 José Terminal 7-10 to Tamarindo

$15 - $21

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Bus  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to San Jose Gran Terminal del Caribe Puerto Viejo
  2. Take the bus from San José Terminal 7-10 to Tamarindo Terminal 7-10

$17 - $21

Shuttle, bus  •  11h 38m

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

$64

Drive  •  8h 14m

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

$45 - $70

Bus to Limon, fly  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Limón
  2. Fly from Limon (LIO) to Tamarindo (TNO) LIO - TNO

$46 - $301

Shuttle to San Jose, fly  •  7h 29m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to San Jose
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Tamarindo (TNO) SJO - TNO

$152 - $314

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Tamarindo is to bus which costs $17 - $22 and takes 11h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Tamarindo is to bus and fly which costs $45 - $310 and takes 6h 43m.

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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 Limón and San José Terminal 7-10. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 11m.

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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 bus which takes 11h 11m and costs $15 - $22.

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It takes approximately 11h 11m 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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There is no direct flight from Limon Airport to Tamarindo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Tamarindo bus services, operated by Empresa Alfaro, arrive at Tamarindo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Tamarindo is 479 km. It takes approximately 8h 14m to drive from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Tamarindo.

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  • Distance: 215.9 miles
  • Duration: 11h 11m

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 Limón, San José, and San José Terminal 7-10 in around 11h 11m.

Airlines
SANSA
Website
flysansa.com
Flights from Limon to Tamarindo via San Jose
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Flights from San Jose to Tamarindo
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Bus operators
Autotransportes MEPE
Phone
2257-8129, 2758-1572
Website
mepecr.com
Bus from Puerto Viejo de Talamanca to Limón
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
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
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
mepecr.com
Grupo Caribeños
Phone
(506) 2222-0610
Email
info@caribeños.com
Website
grupocaribenos.net
Bus from Limón to San José
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.net
Empresa Alfaro
Phone
+506 2222 2666
Website
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from San José Terminal 7-10 to Tamarindo
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
TRALAPA Ltda
Phone
+506 2680 0392
Bus from San José to Tamarindo
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
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SANSA offers flights from Limon Airport to Tamarindo Airport.

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