There are 4 ways to get from Tamarindo to Manuel Antonio National Park by bus, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  8 h 34 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 a taxi from San Jose Terminal Transnorte de Upala to Manuel Antonio National Park

$154 - $194

Cheapest option

Bus via Puntarenas  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Tamarindo to Liberia
  2. Take the bus from Liberia to Puntarenas
  3. Take the bus from Puntarenas to Quepos

$14

2 alternative options

Bus TRALAPA Ltda  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Tamarindo to San José
  2. Take the bus from San José Tracopa Terminal to Manuel Antonio Tracopa Terminal

$15 - $19

Drive  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Tamarindo to Manuel Antonio National Park 189.2 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Tamarindo to Manuel Antonio National Park is to bus which costs $15 and takes 10 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tamarindo to Manuel Antonio National Park is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The distance between Tamarindo and Manuel Antonio National Park is 212 km. The road distance is 302.8 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 34 min to get from Tamarindo to Manuel Antonio National Park, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tamarindo to Manuel Antonio National Park. However, there are services departing from Tamarindo and arriving at Manuel Antonio via Liberia, Puntarenas and Quepos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 4 min.

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What companies run services between Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica and Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica?

You can take a bus from Tamarindo to Manuel Antonio National Park via Liberia, Puntarenas, Quepos, and Manuel Antonio in around 10 h 4 min.

Bus operators
Transportes La Pampa
Empresa Alfaro
Phone
+506 2222 2666
Website
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from Tamarindo to Liberia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
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
Bus from Liberia to Puntarenas
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
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
$9
Schedules at
grupocaribenos.com
Transportes Quepos Puntarenas
Phone
TEL QUEPOS: +506-27770263 TEL PUNTARENAS: +506-26611345 TEL PARRITA: +506-27799058
Email
admin@tqpcr.com
Bus from Puntarenas to Quepos
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
tqpcr.com
TRALAPA Ltda
Phone
+506 2680 0392
Bus from Tamarindo to San José
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
facebook.com
Tracopa
Other operators
Taxi from San Jose Terminal Transnorte de Upala to Manuel Antonio National Park
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Taxis Coopeirazú
Phone
+506 2254 3211
Taxis Tibás
Phone
+506 2235 9966

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