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There are 8 ways to get from Tamarindo to Cahuita by bus, car, plane, taxi or shuttle

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Bus via Limón  •  10h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Tamarindo to San José Terminal 7-10 Tamarindo
  2. Take the bus from San José to Limón San Jose

$14 - $21

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Bus  •  10h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Tamarindo to San José Terminal 7-10 Tamarindo
  2. Take the bus from San Jose to Cahuita San Jose

$16 - $21

Bus TRALAPA Ltda  •  10h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Tamarindo to San José
  2. Take the bus from San Jose to Cahuita San Jose

$17 - $20

Bus via Cañas  •  11h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Tamarindo to Liberia
  2. Take the bus from Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal to Cañas
  3. Take the bus from Cañas to San Jose Terminal Transnorte de Upala
  4. Take the bus from San José to Limón

$19 - $25

Drive  •  7h 57m

  1. Drive from Tamarindo to Cahuita 289.7 miles

$40 - $65

Fly from Tamarindo, bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Fly from Tamarindo (TNO) to San Jose (SJO) TNO - SJO
  2. Take the bus from San José to Limón

$103 - $269

Taxi to Nosara Beach, fly, bus  •  8h 10m

  1. Take a taxi from Tamarindo to Nosara Beach
  2. Fly from Nosara Beach (NOB) to San Jose (SJO) NOB - SJO
  3. Take the bus from San José to Limón

$182 - $422

Shuttle, fly to Limon  •  8h 40m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Tamarindo to San José
  2. Fly from San Jose (SJO) to Limon (LIO) SJO - LIO

$91 - $329

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The cheapest way to get from Tamarindo to Cahuita is to bus which costs $17 - $20 and takes 10h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Tamarindo to Cahuita is to fly and bus which costs $100 - $270 and takes 6h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tamarindo to Cahuita. However, there are services departing from Tamarindo and arriving at Cahuita via San José and Limón. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 3m.

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The distance between Tamarindo and Cahuita is 334 km. The road distance is 463.5 km.

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The best way to get from Tamarindo to Cahuita without a car is to bus which takes 10h 3m and costs $14 - $21.

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It takes approximately 10h 3m to get from Tamarindo to Cahuita, including transfers.

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Tamarindo to Cahuita bus services, operated by Empresa Alfaro, depart from Tamarindo station.

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The quickest flight from Tamarindo Airport to San Jose Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Tamarindo to Cahuita bus services, operated by Grupo Caribeños, arrive at Limón station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tamarindo to Cahuita is 463 km. It takes approximately 7h 57m to drive from Tamarindo to Cahuita.

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  • Distance: 209 miles
  • Duration: 10h 3m

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

You can take a bus from Tamarindo to Cahuita via San José Terminal 7-10, San José, and Limón in around 10h 3m.

Airlines
SANSA
Website
flysansa.com
Flights from Tamarindo to San Jose
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $250
Flights from Nosara Beach to San Jose
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $280
Flights from San Jose to Limon
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $260
Bus operators
Empresa Alfaro
Phone
+506 2222 2666
Website
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from Tamarindo to San José Terminal 7-10
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from Tamarindo to Liberia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Grupo Caribeños
Phone
(506) 2222-0610
Email
info@caribeños.com
Website
grupocaribenos.net
Bus from San José to Limón
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.net
Autotransportes MEPE
Phone
2257-8129, 2758-1572
Website
mepecr.com
Bus from San Jose to Cahuita
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
mepecr.com
TRALAPA Ltda
Phone
+506 2680 0392
Bus from Tamarindo to San José
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportes La Pampa
Reyna del Campo
Bus from Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal to Cañas
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
reinadelcampo.com
Transnorte de Upala
Phone
506- 2221 3318
Email
info@caribeños.com
Bus from Cañas to San Jose Terminal Transnorte de Upala
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.com
Other operators
Taxi from Tamarindo to Nosara Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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SANSA offers flights from Tamarindo Airport to San Jose Airport.

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There are 350+ hotels available in Cahuita. Prices start at $34 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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