There are 3 ways to get from Rivas to Puntarenas by bus, shuttle or car

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Bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Peñas Blancas to Liberia Peñas Blancas
  2. Take the bus from Liberia to Puntarenas Liberia

$9

2 alternative options

Shuttle, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San Juan del Sur to Liberia
  2. Take the bus from Liberia to Puntarenas Liberia

$33

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Rivas to Puntarenas 154.6 miles

$23 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Rivas to Puntarenas is to bus which costs $9 and takes 6 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rivas to Puntarenas is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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The distance between Rivas and Puntarenas is 195 km. The road distance is 247.3 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to get from Rivas to Puntarenas, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rivas to Puntarenas. However, there are services departing from Rivas and arriving at Puntarenas via Peñas Blancas and Liberia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 47 min.

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

You can take a bus from Rivas to Puntarenas via Peñas Blancas and Liberia in around 6 h 47 min.

Bus operators
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 to Puntarenas
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
reinadelcampo.com

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