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There are 5 ways to get from Tamarindo to Arenal Volcano by bus, taxi, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus, taxi  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Tamarindo to Liberia
  2. Take the bus from Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal to Cañas
  3. Take a taxi from Cañas to Arenal Volcano

$95 - $126

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  5h 20m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Tamarindo to La Fortuna

$81 - $85

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Tamarindo to Liberia Tamarindo / ...
  2. Take the bus from Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal to Cañas Terminal de Buses Municipal

$450 - $471

Drive  •  3h 35m

  1. Drive from Tamarindo to Arenal Volcano 122.9 miles

$18 - $27

Fly, bus, taxi  •  3h 52m

  1. Fly from Tamarindo (TNO) to Liberia (LIR) TNO - LIR
  2. Take the bus from Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal to Cañas
  3. Take a taxi from Cañas to Arenal Volcano

$123 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Tamarindo to Arenal Volcano is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Tamarindo to Arenal Volcano is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3h 35m.

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The distance between Tamarindo and Arenal Volcano is 126 km. The road distance is 196.6 km.

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The best way to get from Tamarindo to Arenal Volcano without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 4h 10m and costs $95 - $130.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from Tamarindo to Arenal Volcano, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tamarindo Airport to Liberia Airport is the direct flight which takes 20m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tamarindo to Arenal Volcano is 197 km. It takes approximately 3h 35m to drive from Tamarindo to Arenal Volcano.

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SANSA offers flights from Tamarindo Airport to Liberia Airport.

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There are 484+ hotels available in Arenal Volcano. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tamarindo to Tamarindo Airport is to taxi which takes 6m and costs $6 - $8.

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Map of how to get from Tamarindo to Arenal Volcano.
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  • Distance: 78.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 10m

What companies run services between Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica and Arenal Volcano, Provincia de Alajuela, Costa Rica?

You can take a bus from Tamarindo to Arenal Volcano via Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal, Cañas, Cañas, and Tilarán in around 5h 33m.

Airlines
SANSA
Website
flysansa.com
Flights from Tamarindo to Liberia
Ave. Duration
20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $270
Bus operators
Transportes La Pampa
Empresa Alfaro
Phone
+506 2222 2666
Website
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from Tamarindo to Liberia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Reyna del Campo
Bus from Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal to Cañas
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
reinadelcampo.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cañas to Arenal Volcano
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Estimated price
$90 - $120

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