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There are 4 ways to get from Puntarenas to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca by bus, car or shuttle

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Bus via Caldera  •  7 h 5 min

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

$12 - $17

3 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Puntarenas, Cantón Puntarenas, Provincia Puntarenas, 60101, Costa Rica to San José
  2. Take the bus from San Jose Gran Terminal del Caribe to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca Gran Terminal del Caribe

$14 - $17

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Puntarenas to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 193.7 miles

$29 - $45

Bus, shuttle  •  8 h 9 min

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

$59

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Puntarenas to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is to bus which costs $12 - $18 and takes 7 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puntarenas to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puntarenas to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. However, there are services departing from Puntarenas and arriving at Puerto Viejo de Talamanca via Caldera and San Jose Gran Terminal del Caribe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

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The distance between Puntarenas and Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is 231 km. The road distance is 309.9 km.

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The best way to get from Puntarenas to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 5 min and costs $12 - $18.

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Puntarenas to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, including transfers.

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Puntarenas to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca bus services, operated by Empresa Alfaro, depart from Caldera station.

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Puntarenas to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca bus services, operated by Autotransportes MEPE, arrive at Puerto Viejo de Talamanca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puntarenas to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca is 310 km. It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to drive from Puntarenas to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca.

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There are 359+ hotels available in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Puntarenas to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca.
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  • Distance: 144.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

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

You can take a bus from Puntarenas to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca via Caldera, San José Terminal 7-10, and San Jose Gran Terminal del Caribe in around 7 h 5 min.

Bus operators
Empresa Alfaro
Phone
+506 2222 2666
Website
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from Caldera to San José Terminal 7-10
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Autotransportes MEPE
Phone
2257-8129, 2758-1572
Website
mepecr.com
Bus from San Jose Gran Terminal del Caribe to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
mepecr.com
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
Bus from Puntarenas to San José Empresarios Unidos
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
eupsacr.com
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle

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