There are 5 ways to get from Puntarenas to Alajuela by bus, taxi or car
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Bus via San Ramón • 3 h 13 min
4 alternative options
Bus • 3 h 17 min
Taxi, bus • 1 h 35 min
$89 - $104
Taxi • 1 h 33 min
$100 - $130
Drive • 1 h 33 min
$8 - $12
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Puntarenas to Alajuela is to bus which costs $6 and takes 3 h 13 min.
The quickest way to get from Puntarenas to Alajuela is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 1 h 33 min.
No, there is no direct bus from Puntarenas to Alajuela. However, there are services departing from Puntarenas and arriving at Alajuela, Cantón Alajuela, Provincia Alajuela, 20101, Costa Rica via San Ramón and Naranjo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 13 min.
The distance between Puntarenas and Alajuela is 69 km. The road distance is 85.5 km.
The best way to get from Puntarenas to Alajuela without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 13 min and costs $6.
It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Puntarenas to Alajuela, including transfers.
Puntarenas to Alajuela bus services, operated by Empresarios Unidos, depart from Puntarenas station.
Puntarenas to Alajuela bus services, operated by TUAN Transportes Unidos Alajuela Naranjo, arrive at Alajuela, Cantón Alajuela, Provincia Alajuela, 20101, Costa Rica station.
Yes, the driving distance between Puntarenas to Alajuela is 85 km. It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to drive from Puntarenas to Alajuela.
There are 549+ hotels available in Alajuela. Prices start at $30 USD per night.
What companies run services between Puntarenas, Costa Rica and Alajuela, Costa Rica?
You can take a bus from Puntarenas to Alajuela via San Ramón and Naranjo in around 3 h 13 min.
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 15 min
- Estimated price
- $85 - $110
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