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There are 3 ways to get from Tamarindo to Manuel Antonio National Park by bus or car

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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

$13

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 - $18

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 $14 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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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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The distance between Tamarindo and Manuel Antonio National Park is 212 km. The road distance is 302.8 km.

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The best way to get from Tamarindo to Manuel Antonio National Park without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 4 min and costs $14.

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It takes approximately 10 h 4 min to get from Tamarindo to Manuel Antonio National Park, including transfers.

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Tamarindo to Manuel Antonio National Park bus services, operated by Transportes La Pampa, depart from Tamarindo station.

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Tamarindo to Manuel Antonio National Park bus services, operated by Transportes Quepos Puntarenas, arrive at Quepos station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tamarindo to Manuel Antonio National Park is 303 km. It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to drive from Tamarindo to Manuel Antonio National Park.

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There are 217+ hotels available in Manuel Antonio National Park. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tamarindo to Manuel Antonio National Park.
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  • Distance: 132.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 4 min

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
Once daily
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Reyna del Campo
Bus from Liberia to Puntarenas
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
reinadelcampo.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
$9
Schedules at
facebook.com
Tracopa

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