There are 2 ways to get from Puntarenas to La Fortuna by bus 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 to San Jose, fly  •  16 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Puntarenas, Cantón Puntarenas, Provincia Puntarenas, 60101, Costa Rica to San José
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Madrid (MAD) SJO - MAD

$390 - $914

1 alternative option

Bus, bus to Managua, fly  •  20 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Puntarenas to Liberia
  2. Take the bus from Bomba Liberia to Managua
  3. Fly from Managua (MGA) to Madrid (MAD) MGA - MAD

$391 - $1,844

What companies run services between Puntarenas, Costa Rica and La Fortuna, Madrid, Spain?

There is no direct connection from Puntarenas to La Fortuna. However, you can take the bus to San José, take the walk to San José, take the bus to Juan Santamaría International Airport, take the walk to San Jose airport, fly to Madrid, take the walk to Aeropuerto T4, take the line 8 subway to Nuevos Ministerios, take the line 6 subway to Plaza Eliptica, then take the line 11 subway to La Fortuna. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Liberia, take the walk to Bomba Liberia, take the bus to Managua, take the drive to Managua airport, fly to Madrid, take the walk to Aeropuerto T4, take the line 8 subway to Nuevos Ministerios, take the line 6 subway to Plaza Eliptica, then take the line 11 subway to La Fortuna.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from San Jose to Madrid
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $3,200
Flights from Managua to Madrid
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,900
Flights from Managua to Madrid via Miami
Ave. Duration
12 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Jose to Madrid via Miami
Ave. Duration
12 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,500
Flights from Managua to Madrid via Miami
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Managua to Madrid via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $2,000
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from San Jose to Madrid via Bogota
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from San Jose to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from Managua to Madrid via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
17 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $2,100
Aeroméxico
Website
world.aeromexico.com
Flights from Managua to Madrid via Mexico City
Ave. Duration
16 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from San Jose to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from San Jose to Madrid via Toronto
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Managua to Madrid via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
17 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $2,100
Bus operators
Empresarios Unidos
Phone
(506) 2221-6600
Website
eupsacr.com
Bus from Puntarenas, Cantón Puntarenas, Provincia Puntarenas, 60101, Costa Rica to San José
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
eupsacr.com
Reyna del Campo
Bus from Puntarenas to Liberia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
reinadelcampo.com
Trans Nica

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Puntarenas to La Fortuna?

The distance between Puntarenas and La Fortuna is 8537 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Puntarenas to La Fortuna?

The cheapest way to get from Puntarenas to La Fortuna is to bus and fly which costs $390 - $950 and takes 16 h 48 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Puntarenas to La Fortuna?

The quickest way to get from Puntarenas to La Fortuna is to bus and fly which takes 16 h 48 min and costs $390 - $950.

How long does it take to get from Puntarenas to La Fortuna?

It takes approximately 16 h 48 min to get from Puntarenas to La Fortuna, including transfers.