There are 4 ways to get from Rivas to Monte Verde by bus, taxi, car or shuttle

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Bus, taxi via Liberia  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Rivas to Peñas Blancas
  2. Take the bus from Peñas Blancas to Liberia
  3. Take the bus from Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal to Cañas
  4. Take a taxi from Cañas to Monte Verde

$66 - $86

3 alternative options

Bus Transportes San Carlos, taxi  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Peñas Blancas, La Cruz to San Rafael de Guatuso
  2. Take a taxi from San Rafael de Guatuso to Monte Verde

$115 - $135

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Rivas to Monte Verde 131.9 miles

$19 - $29

Shuttle  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Juan del Sur to Monteverde

$69

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The cheapest way to get from Rivas to Monte Verde is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rivas to Monte Verde is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The distance between Rivas and Monte Verde is 168 km. The road distance is 211.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rivas to Monte Verde without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 5 h 26 min and costs $65 - $90.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Rivas to Monte Verde, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rivas to Monte Verde is 211 km. It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to drive from Rivas to Monte Verde.

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There are 190+ hotels available in Monte Verde. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 104.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

What companies run services between Rivas, Nicaragua and Monte Verde, Puntarenas, Costa Rica?

There is no direct connection from Rivas to Monte Verde. However, you can take the bus to Peñas Blancas, take the bus to Liberia, take the walk to Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal, take the bus to Cañas, then take the taxi to Monte Verde. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Peñas Blancas, take the walk to Peñas Blancas, La Cruz, take the bus to San Rafael de Guatuso, then take the taxi to Monte Verde.

Bus operators
Horario De Buses
Website
thebusschedule.com
Bus from Rivas to Peñas Blancas
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Grupo Tranbasa
Bus from Peñas Blancas to Liberia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
grupotranbasa.com
Reyna del Campo
Bus from Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal to Cañas
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
reinadelcampo.com
Transportes San Carlos
Phone
2460-5064 - 2255-4300
Email
erickamendezcastro@hotmail.com
Website
plazasancarlos.com
Bus from Peñas Blancas, La Cruz to San Rafael de Guatuso
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminal7-10.com
Marvelus Bus & Shuttle
Other operators
Taxi from Cañas to Monte Verde
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80

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