There are 4 ways to get from Tamarindo to Cahuita by bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Empresa Alfaro  •  10 h 40 min

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

$5,644

Cheapest option

Bus TRALAPA Ltda  •  10 h 48 min

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

$18

2 alternative options

Bus via Cañas  •  10 h 39 min

  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

$23

Drive  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Tamarindo to Cahuita 289.7 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Tamarindo to Cahuita. However, there are services departing from Tamarindo and arriving at Cahuita via San Jose. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 40 min.

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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 10 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 40 min 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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Tamarindo to Cahuita bus services, operated by Autotransportes MEPE, arrive at Cahuita station.

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

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There are 361+ hotels available in Cahuita. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tamarindo to Cahuita.
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  • Distance: 209 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 40 min

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

You can take a bus from Tamarindo to Cahuita via San Jose Terminal 7-10 and San Jose in around 10 h 40 min.

Bus operators
Empresa Alfaro
Phone
+506 2222 2666
Website
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from Tamarindo to San Jose Terminal 7-10
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5,635
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from Tamarindo to Liberia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Autotransportes MEPE
Phone
2257-8129, 2758-1572
Website
mepecr.com
Bus from San Jose to Cahuita
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
mepecr.com
Transportes La Pampa
Reyna del Campo
Bus from Liberia - Terminal de Buses Municipal to Cañas
Ave. Duration
44 min
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
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.com
Grupo Caribeños
Phone
(506) 2222-0610
Email
info@caribeños.com
Website
grupocaribenos.net
Bus from San José to Limón
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.net
TRALAPA Ltda
Phone
+506 2680 0392
Bus from Tamarindo to San José
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
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