Directions from Rivas to Tamarindo

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Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Peñas Blancas
  2. Liberia

$6

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 6 min

  1. 117.9 miles

$17 - $26

Shuttle, bus  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Liberia

$30

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

You can take a bus from Rivas to Tamarindo via Peñas Blancas and Liberia in around 5 h 17 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
Transportes La Pampa
Empresa Alfaro
Phone
+506 2222 2666
Website
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from Liberia to Tamarindo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Book at
empresaalfaro.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rivas and Tamarindo is 127 km. The road distance is 189 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rivas to Tamarindo is to bus which costs $6 and takes 5 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Rivas to Tamarindo is to drive which takes 3 h 6 min and costs $17 - $26.

No, there is no direct bus from Rivas to Tamarindo. However, there are services departing from Rivas and arriving at Tamarindo via Peñas Blancas and Liberia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 17 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to get from Rivas to Tamarindo, including transfers.