There are 3 ways to get from Tamarindo to Puntarenas 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.

Recommended option

Bus Empresa Alfaro  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Tamarindo to Caldera

$11

Cheapest option

Bus Reyna del Campo  •  5 h 30 min

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

$8

1 alternative option

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Tamarindo to Puntarenas 113.7 miles

$17 - $25

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

Empresa Alfaro operates a bus from Tamarindo to Puntarenas once daily. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min.

Bus operators
Empresa Alfaro
Phone
+506 2222 2666
Website
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from Tamarindo to Caldera
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Book at
empresaalfaro.com
Bus from Tamarindo to Liberia
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
empresaalfaro.com
Book at
empresaalfaro.com
Transportes La Pampa
Reyna del Campo
Bus from Liberia to Puntarenas
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
reinadelcampo.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Tamarindo to Puntarenas?

The distance between Tamarindo and Puntarenas is 115 km. The road distance is 182 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Tamarindo to Puntarenas?

The cheapest way to get from Tamarindo to Puntarenas is to bus which costs $9 and takes 5 h 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Tamarindo to Puntarenas?

The quickest way to get from Tamarindo to Puntarenas is to drive which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $17 - $25.

Is there a direct bus between Tamarindo and Puntarenas?

No, there is no direct bus from Tamarindo to Puntarenas. However, there are services departing from Tamarindo and arriving at Puntarenas via Caldera. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Tamarindo to Puntarenas?

It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Tamarindo to Puntarenas, including transfers.