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There are 5 ways to get from San José to Quepos by bus, taxi, car or shuttle

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Bus via Hospital Dr. Max Terán  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the bus from San José to Quepos 699 San José

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Bus  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the bus from San José Tracopa Terminal to Quepos San José / ...

Taxi  •  2h 35m

  1. Take a taxi from San José to Quepos 100.2 km

Drive  •  2h 35m

  1. Drive from San José to Quepos 100.2 km

Shuttle  •  2h 49m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from San José to Quepos

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San José to Quepos is to bus via Hospital Dr. Max Terán which costs $4 - $8 and takes 1h 43m.

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The fastest way to get from San José to Quepos is to bus via Hospital Dr. Max Terán. Taking this option will cost $4 - $8 and takes 1h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from San José Tracopa Terminal and arriving at Quepos. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 35m.

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The distance between San José and Quepos is 57 km. The road distance is 100.2 km.

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The best way to get from San José to Quepos without a car is to bus via Hospital Dr. Max Terán which takes 1h 43m and costs $4 - $8.

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It takes approximately 1h 43m to get from San José to Quepos, including transfers.

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San José to Quepos bus services, operated by Grupo Blanco, depart from San José station.

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San José to Quepos bus services, operated by Grupo Blanco, arrive at Quepos station.

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Yes, the driving distance between San José to Quepos is 100 km. It takes approximately 2h 35m to drive from San José to Quepos.

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There are 131+ hotels available in Quepos. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San José to Quepos.
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  • Distance: 56.5 km
  • Duration: 1h 43m

What companies run services between San José, Costa Rica and Quepos, Costa Rica?

Grupo Blanco operates a bus from San José to Quepos once daily. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 51 min.

Bus operators
Grupo Blanco
Phone
+506 2771 2550
Email
contraloriadeservicios@grupoblanco.cr
Website
grupoblanco.cr
Bus from San José to Quepos
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
grupoblanco.cr
Tracopa
Phone
+506 2221 4214
Email
info@tracopacr.com
Website
tracopacr.com
Bus from San José Tracopa Terminal to Quepos
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tracopacr.com
Transportes Delio Morales
Phone
+506 2777 0318 / +506 2223 5567
Bus from San José to Quepos
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Zuma Tours
Phone
+506 8840 4389
Email
info@zumatours.net
Website
zumatours.net
Shuttle from San José to Quepos
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
zumatours.net
Other operators
Taxi from San José to Quepos
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Taxis Tibás
Phone
+506 2235 9966
Taxis Coopeirazú
Phone
+506 2254 3211

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