Bus Information and Schedules

Below you will find a complete list of Bus routes and schedules for Costa Rica. The bus routes listed show the route number, the departure times and return times. Please note that in Costa Rica they very seldom refer to the route numbers. Costa Rica bus services will refer to the departure and destination locations.

We have also listed the Costa Rican Bus Company that services the routes along with their phone numbers for you to contact them directly. Please double check bus route times as they may change frequently. Prices listed are approximate as prices do change frequently.

Note of caution : Always be careful with your luggage when travelling by bus, if you store your luggage below the bus, as there have been reported cases of bag theft, especially on routes to Limón, La Fortuna, Puntarenas, and Monteverde-Tilaran.

The bus routes listed below are in alphabetical order of the city of destination.
Scroll down to find your destination city of for quick links, please click on the city in the list below.


ALAJUELA / AIRPORT from San José
› Route #200(A,B) : Tuasa Company, Tel. 2222-5325

Departs : Everyday every 5 mins from 4:00 to 22:00
Returns : Everyday from 4:30 to 22:00hrs
Time : 1/2 Hr
Ticket Price : $2

BARVA VOLCANO from Heredia
› Route #430 : Tuasa Company, Tel. 2222-5325

Departs : Mon-Fri from Central Market at 6:30, 11:00, 16:00
Returns : 1 hour later. Walk 6km to the park entrance, then 4km to the lagoon.
Time : 1/2 Hr
Ticket Price :

BRIBRI from Limón
› Route #725 : Auto-Transportes Mepe S.A. Company, Tel. 2758-1572

Departs : Everyday from Radio Casino at 5:00, 8:00, 10:00, 13:00, 16:00, 18:00
Returns : 6:15, 9:00, 11:15,12:30, 14:15, 16:15
Time :2 Hrs
Ticket Price :$1.35

BRIBRI from San José
› Route #725 : Auto-Transportes Mepe S.A. Company, Tel. 2758-1572

Departs : Everyday from Radio Casino at 5:00, 8:00, 10:00, 13:00, 16:00, 18:00
Returns : 6:15, 9:00, 11:15,12:30, 14:15, 16:15
Time :
Ticket Price :

BUTTERFLY FARM from Guacima Abajo in Alajuela
› Route #223 : Auto-Transportes Mepe S.A. Company, Tel. 2758-1572

Departs : Everyday 1 block South, 1 block West from Tikal Supermarket at 6:20, 9:00, 11:00, 13:00
Returns : 9:45, 11:45, 13:45, 15:45, 17:45
Time : 40 mins
Ticket Price :

CAHUITA (express bus from San José)
› Route #750 : Auto-Transportes Mepe S.A. Company, Tel. 2257-8129

Departs : Everyday from Terminal Caribe at 10:00, 13:30, 15:30
Returns : 7:30, 9:30, 11:00, 16:00
Time : 4 Hrs
Ticket Price : $6.00 *You can buy tickets in advance.

CAHUITA from Limón
› Route #725 : Auto-Transportes Mepe S.A. Company, Tel. 2758-1572

Departs : Everyday from Terminal Caribe at 10:00, 13:30, 15:30
Returns : 7:30, 9:30, 11:00, 16:00
Time : 1 Hr
Ticket Price : $0.75

CAÑAS (express bus from San José)
› Route #501 : Auto-Transportes Mepe S.A. Company, Tel. 2758-1572

Departs : Everyday from just outside Terminal Coca Cola at 8:30, 10:20, 12:20, 13:20, 14:30, 16:45; Fri & Sun also at 18:15
Returns : 4:00, 5:00, 6:00, 9:15, 12:15, 13:50 (Sun also 15:00 and 17:15)
Time : 3:30 Hrs
Ticket Price : $0.75

CARTAGO (express bus from San José)
› Route #300 : SACSA Company, Tel. 2233-5350

Departs : Everyday every 10 mins from Terminal Cartago from 5:00 to 24:00, Fri-Sat buses also from 24:00 to 5:00 every hour. After 20:30 the bus leaves in front of Grand Hotel Costa Rica (Ave 2, Calle 3/5)
Returns : from 4:45 to 23:00
Time : 45 mins
Ticket Price : $

CIUDAD QUESADA (SAN CARLOS) (express bus from San José)
› Route #205 : Auto-Transportes San José-San Carlos Company. 2255-4318

Departs : Everyday, every hour from Terminal Atlántico Norte from 5:00 to 19:30
Returns : Everyday, every hour from 5:00 to 18:15
Time : 2:15 Hrs
Ticket Price : $

COCO BEACH (express bus from San José)
› Route #500 : Pulmita-Liberia Company, Tel. 222-1650

Departs : Everyday 8:00, 14:00
Returns : Everyday 8:00, 14:00
Time : 5 Hrs
Ticket Price : $4.50

DOMINICAL from San Isidro
› Route #610 : Pulmita-Liberia Company, Tel. 222-1650

Departs : Everyday at 7:00, 9:00, 13:30, 16:00
Returns : Everyday 7:00, 7:15, 14:45, 15:30
Time : 1:30 Hrs
Ticket Price : $

DOMINICAL – SAN ISIDRO from Quepos
› Route #610 : Transportes Morales Company, Tel. 223-5567

Departs : Everyday from Mercado Municipal at 5:00, 13:30
Returns : Everyday 7:00, 13:30
Time : 3:30 Hrs
Ticket Price : $

FLAMINGO, BRASILITO AND POTRERO (express bus from San José)
› Route #599 : TRALAPA company. Tel. 2223-5859

Departs : Everyday from ½ block west of Terminal Coca Cola at 8:00, 10:00
Returns : Everyday 9:00, 14:00
Time : 6 Hrs
Ticket Price : $8.39

FLAMINGO, BRASILITO AND POTRERO from Santa Cruz
› Route #518 : TRALAPA company. Tel. 2223-5859

Departs : Everyday at 6:30, 15:00
Returns : Everyday 9:00, 17:00
Time : 1:30 Hrs
Ticket Price : $2

FORTUNA (Arenal Volcano) from San José
› Route #211 : Auto-Transportes San José-San Carlos Company, Tel. 2255-4318

Departs : Everyday from Terminal Atlántico Norte at 6:15, 8:40, 11:30
Returns : Everyday 12:45; 14:45
Time : 4:30 Hrs
Ticket Price : $4

FORTUNA from Ciudad Quesada
› Route #286 : Auto-Transportes San José-San Carlos Company, Tel. 2255-4318

Departs : Everyday from Parada Municipal at 6:00, 10:30, 13:00, 15:30, 17:15, 18:00
Returns : Everyday 5:00, 8:00, 12:15, 15:30
Time : 1 Hr
Ticket Price : $1

FORTUNA from Tilarán
› Route #1202 : Auto-Transportes San José-San Carlos Company, Tel. 2255-4318

Departs : Everyday at 7:00, 12:30
Returns : Everyday 8:30, 17:30
Time : 4 Hrs
Ticket Price : $2

GOLFITO (express bus from San José)
› Route #612 : TRACOPA Company, Tel 2222-2666

Departs : Everyday from Terminal Alfaro / TRACOPA at 7:00, 15:00
Returns : Everyday 5:00, 13:00
Time : 8 Hrs
Ticket Price : $6

GUAPILES AND BRAULIO CARRILLO NATIONAL PARK from San José
› Route #612 : Atlántico Norte Company, 2256-8963

Departs : Every 30 mins Mon-Fri from Terminal Atlántico Norte from 5:30 to 21:45, Sat-Sun from 6:00 to 21:00
Returns : Everyday 5:30 to 19:00
Time : 1:30 Hrs Note: For Braulio Carillo, get off at the Zurquí or Quebrada González Station. Wait on highway for bus to come back.
Ticket Price : $1.50

HEREDIA from San José
› Route #400B

Departs : Everyday every 10 mins from Terminal Heredia from 5:00 to 24:15 and every 30 mins at night from 24:15 to 4:00am
Returns : Everyday every 30 mins from 5:00 to 23:00
Time : 30 mins
Ticket Price : $.75

IRAZU VOLCANO (express bus from San José)
› Route #307

Departs : Sat and Sun from stop opposite Gran Hotel Costa Rica at 8:00, You can also take this bus at Cartago ruins at 8:30
Returns : Sat and Sun 12:15
Time : 1:30 Hrs
Ticket Price : $2

GUAPILES AND BRAULIO CARRILLO NATIONAL PARK from San José
› Route #612 : Atlántico Norte Company, 2256-8963

Departs : Every 30 mins Mon-Fri from Terminal Atlántico Norte from 5:30 to 21:45, Sat-Sun from 6:00 to 21:00
Returns : Everyday 5:30 to 19:00
Time : 1:30 Hrs Note: For Braulio Carillo, get off at the Zurquí or Quebrada González Station. Wait on highway for bus to come back.
Ticket Price : $1.50

›655 JACO BEACH and Carara Biological Station (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day from Terminal Coca Cola at 7:30, 10:30, 15:30; RET. 5:00, 11:00, 15:00; 102 km; 2:30 hrs. $2.11 ** Transportes Morales S.A. company. Tel. 2223-5567
›232 LAGUNA DE FRAIJANES from Alajuela – DEP. Mon.-Fri. 3 blocks west of Central Market at 9:00, 13:00, 16:15, 18:15; RET. 6:00, 10:00, 14:00, 17:00; 15 km; 0:50 hrs. Sat. 6:30, 8:00, Sun. 7:00, 17:15. Fraijanes opens Tue.-Sun. 9:00-15:30.
›336 LANKESTER GARDENS (bus to Paraíso, from Cartago) – DEP. ev. day, ev. 0:30 from south side of Central Park Cartago from 5:00 to 22:30; RET. same; 8 km; 0:15 hrs. Get off at the entrance of the Gardens (in front of Campo Ayala) and walk ½ mile; open ev. day 8:00-15:00.
›500 LIBERIA (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day from A.1/3,C.14 at 6:00, 7:00, 9:00, 10:00, 11:30, 13:00, 15:00, 16:00, 17:00, 18:00, 20:00; RET. 4:00, 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00, 18:00, 20:00; 217 km; 4:00 hrs. The 15:00 and 17:00 departing buses are direct; the 4:00 and 5:00 return buses are also direct. $3.76 ** Pulmita-Liberia company. Tel. 2222-1650
›703 LIMON (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day, ev. hr. from Terminal Caribe from 5:00, 5:30, 6:45, from 7:30, to 18:30 ev. hr; RET. 5:00, 5:30, 6:45, from 7:30, to 19:00 ev. hr ; 162 km; 2:30 hrs. $2.86 ** Auto-Transportes Caribeños company. Tel. 2221-2596
›1229 LOS CHILES Y CAÑO NEGRO (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day from Terminal Atlántico Norte at 5:30, 15:30; RET. 5:00, 15:00; 217 km; 5:00 hrs. Call the park administration for reservation of lodging and food, tel. 4601301; boat to the park at 7:30 Tue. and Thu. Atlántico Norte company. Tel. 2256-8963
›750 MANZANILLO (express bus from San José) – DEP ev. day from Terminal Caribe at 16:00; RET 6:30. You can buy tickets in advance. $5.37 ** Auto-Transportes Mepe S.A. company. Tel. 2257-8129
›725 MANZANILLO from Limón – DEP. Ev. day 6:00, 14:30; RET. 8:30, 17:00. 1:30 hrs. $1.56 **
›675 MONTEVERDE (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day from Terminal Atlántico Norte at 6:30, 14:30; RET. 6:30, 14:30; 167 km; 4.5 hrs. $4.56 ** Transmonteverde. Tel. 2222-3854, 2645-5644
›625 MONTEVERDE (Santa Elena) from Puntarenas – DEP. ev. day from Terminal Empresarios Unidos at 14:15, leaves Monteverde for Puntarenas at 6:00 am. Transmonteverde. Tel. 2222-3854, 645-5644
›~~MONTEZUMA AND MALPAIS BEACHES (CABO BLANCO NATL. PARK) from Puntarenas docks by boat -DEP. ev. day at 6:00, 11:00, 15:15; RET. 7:30, 12:00, 17:00; 1:30 hrs. Take the bus Paquera-Montezuma that is waiting for the boat; RET. 5:30, 10:00, 14:00. $1.79 **; to Malpaís from Cobano DEP. 10:30, 14:30; RET. 7:00, 12:00.
›~~MONTEZUMA AND MALPAIS BEACHES (CABO BLANCO NATL. PARK) from Puntarenas docks by ferry -DEP.ev. day at 5:00, 8:45, 12:30, 14:00, 17:00, 20:15; RET 6:00, 8:30, 11:45, 14:30, 18:00, 20:30
›~~NARANJO BEACH, Nicoya Península (ferry boat from Puntarenas) – DEP. ev. day from 1 block North Balneario/Ferry Salinero, at 3:15, 7:00, 10:50, 14:50, 19:00; RET. 5:10, 8:50, 12:50, 17:00, 21:00; 1:30 s.
›503 NICOYA (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day from Terminal Alfaro at 6:30, 8:00, 10:00, 13:30, 14:00, 15:00, 17:00; RET. 5:00, 7:30, 9:00, 12:00, 14:30, 17:00; 296 km; 6:00 hrs. Buses from Liberia to Nicoya: ev. hr., from 5:00 to 19:00; RET. same. Buses from Santa Cruz to Nicoya DEP. ev. hr. from 6:30 to 21:30; RET. same. $5.20 ** Alfaro Bus company. 2222-2666
›550 NICOYA from Liberia – DEP. ev. day at 6:00, 8:00, 11:00, 16:00; RET. 4:30, 5:30, 9:30, 14:30.
›503 NOSARA from San José – DEP. ev. day Terminal Alfaro at 6:00; RET. 12:45; 361 km; 6:00 hrs. Alfaro Bus company. Tel. 2222-2666
›548 NOSARA, GARZA AND GUIONES from Nicoya – DEP. ev. day from Main Station at 13:00; RET. 6:00; Nosara 65 km.
›339 OROSI VALLEY from Cartago – DEP. Mon. to Sat. ev. hour from South-west corner of the Church ruins at Cartago from 8:00 to 22:00; Microbus 13:30, 15:30; RET. same; 18 km; 0:40 hrs. Sun ev. 45 min. from 8:00 onwards. This bus will stop in front of the Orosi look-out point.
›601 PALMAR NORTE (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day from Terminal Alfaro at 5:00, 7:00, 8:30, 10:00, 13:00, 14:30, 18:00; RET. 5:25, 6:15, 8:15, 10:00, 13:00, 14:30, 16:45; 258 km; 5:00 hrs. $4.42 ** TRACOPA company. Tel. 2222-2666
›570 PANAMA AND HERMOSA BEACHES (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day from 1 block south of Terminal Atlántico Norte at 15:20; RET. 5:00; 265 km; 5:00 hrs. Connections from Liberia to these beaches DEP. 11:30, 19:00; RET. 5:00, 16:00. TRALAPA company. Tel. 2223-5859
›~~ PAQUERA from Puntarenas by boat DEP. ev. day 6:00, 11:00, 15:15; RET 7:30, 12:30, 17:00.
›601 PASO CANOAS (South Border) from San José – DEP. ev. day from Terminal Alfaro at 5:00, 7:30, 11:00, 13:00, 16:30, 18:00; RET. 4:30, 7:30, 9:00, 15:00; 349 km; 8:00 hrs. $6.03 ** TRACOPA company. Tel. 2222-2666
›527 PLAYA HERMOSA from Liberia – DEP. ev. day at 7:30, 11:30, 15:30, 17:30, 19:00; RET. 5:00, 6:00, 10:00, 16:00, 17:00.
›1241 POAS VOLCANO (express bus from San José) – DEP. Every day from A.2,C.12/14 (same as 200B) at 8:30; RET. 14:30; 55 km; 2:00 hrs
›699 PUERTO JIMÈNEZ (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day from just outside Terminal Atlántico Norte at 6:00, 12:00; RET. 5:00, 11:00; 378 km; 10:00 hrs. $6.26 ** Atlántico Norte company. Tel. 2256-8963
›PUERTO JIMÈNEZ from Golfito by boat – DEP. ev. day from Municipal Dock (Muelle) at 11:00; RET. 6:00; 1:30 hrs. Puerto Jiménez is the gateway to Corcovado National Park. First call park admin. office tel. 7355036.
›406 PUERTO VIEJO SARAPIQUí (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day from Terminal Atlántico Norte at 6:30, 8:00, 10:00, 11:30, 13:30, 15:30, 16:30, 18:00; RET. 5:30, 7:00, 8:00, 11:00, 13:30, 15:00, 16:30, 17:30; 97 km; 1:30 hrs; Buy tickets. This bus goes through Braulio Carillo Nat’l Park. Buses through Heredia (scenic route – duration 4:00
hrs): DEP. Terminal Atlántico Norte at 6:30, 12:00, 15:00; RET. 7:75, 11:30, 16:15. $2.22 **. Atlántico Norte company. Tel. 2256-8963
›284 PUERTO VIEJO SARAPIQUí from Ciudad Quesada – DEP. ev. day from Parada Municipal at 5:00, 17:30; RET. 5:45, 8:45, 12:15, 14:00, 15:30; 69 km; 3:00 hrs.
›750 PUERTO VIEJO DE TALAMANCA (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day from Terminal Caribe at 6:00, 10:00, 13:30, 15:30; RET.: 7:00, 9:00, 11:00, 16:00; 215 km; 4:30 hrs. You can buy tickets in advance. $4.42 ** Auto-Transportes Mepe S.A. company. Tel. 2257-8129
›725 PUERTO VIEJO DE TALAMANCA from Limón – DEP. Ev.day from Radio Casino at 5:00, 8:00, 10:00, 13:00, 16:00, 18:00. RET. 6:00, 13:00, 15:00, 16:00, 16:30, 1:30; 1.5 hrs. $1.07 ** Auto-Transportes Mepe S.A. company. Tel. 2758-1572
›600 PUNTARENAS (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day, ev. 0:40 from Terminal Puntarenas from 6:00 to 19:00; RET. from 4:15 to 19:00; 110 km; 2:00 hrs. Empresarios Unidos company. Tel. 2222-0064
›695 QUEPOS from Puntarenas – DEP. ev. day from Main Bus Station at 4:30, 10:30, 15:00; RET. 5:00, 11:00, 14:30; 231 km; 3:30 hrs.
›613 QUEPOS AND MANUEL ANTONIO NATIONAL PARK (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day from Terminal Coca Cola at 6:00, 12:00, 18:00; RET. 6:00, 12:00, 17:00; 145 km; 3:30 hrs. Indirect bus to Quepos (5 hours): DEP. 7:00, 10:00, 14:00, 16:00; RET. 5:00, 8:00, 14:00 16:00. $4.72 ** Transportes Morales company. Tel. 2223-5567
›QUEPOS from San Isidro El General – DEP. ev. day from Main Bus Station at 7:00, 13:30; RET. 5:00, 13:30; 231 km; 4 hrs.
›REFUGIO NACIONAL DE VIDA SILVESTRE LA ENSENADA (Puntarenas) – take bus to Abangaritos DEP. ev. day from terminal Puntarenas at 10:45, 11:45, 16:45; RET. 5:45, 13:45; Hostel is available at $35.00 pp
›548 SAMARA AND CARRILLO BEACHES from Nicoya – DEP. ev. day 3 blocks east of Nicoya Park at 8:00, 15:00, 16:00; RET. 5:30, 6:30, 7:30, 13:30, 16:30; Samara 45 km.
›503 SAMARA BEACH (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day from Terminal Alfaro at 12:30; RET. Mon.-Sat. 3:45; Sun. 13:00; 331 km; 6:00 hrs. $5.95 ** Alfaro Bus company. Tel. 2222-2666
›157 SAN IGNACIO DE ACOSTA from San José – DEP. ev. day, ev. hr. from A.12/14,C.8 in front of Baptist Church from 5:30 to 22:30; RET. from 4:30 to 21:00; 29 km; 1:00 hrs. This bus goes to Ram Luna restaurant in Tarbaca.
›100 SAN ISIDRO (Chirripó National Park) (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day, ev. hr. from just outside Terminal Coca Cola from 5:30 to 17:00 (two different bus companies); RET. from 5:30 to 16:30; 136 km; 3:00 hrs. Buy ticket. To get to the entrance of Chirripo Natl. Park, take the bus to San Gerardo de Rivas from San Isidro at 5:00, 14:00; RET. 7:00, 16:00, costs $2.85.
›204 SAN RAMÓN (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day, ev. hr. from Puntarenas from 5:15 to 19:30; RET. from 6:00 to 19:00; 1:00 hr.
›599 SANTA CRUZ (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day from ½ block west of Terminal Coca Cola at 7:00, 9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 16:00, 18:00; RET. 3:00, 4:30, 5:00, 6:30, 8:30, 10:15, 11:30, 13:30, 17:00; 274 km; 5:00 hrs. Buses from Liberia to Santa Cruz: ev. hr. from 5:30 to 19:30; RET. same. $5.20 Alfaro Bus company. Tel. 2222-2666
›154 SANTA MARIA DE DOTA, los Santos (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day from Terminal Los Santos at 7:15, 9:00, 11:30, 12:30, 15:00, 17:00, 19:30; RET. 4:30, 5:40,7:15, 9:15, 12:00, 15:00, 17:00; 65 km; 2:30 hrs. This bus goes through San Marcos de Tarazú (buy ticket).
›505 SANTA ROSA AND PEÑAS BLANCAS (from San José) – DEP. ev. day from 100 mts north of Terminal Coca Cola at 4:30, 5:00, 7:00, 7:45, 13:20, 16:10; RET. 5:00, 7:15, 10:30, 10:40, 13:30, 14:45, 15:30. Only DEP. 4:30 , 7:00 and RET: 10:30, 13:30 are express buses. 293 km, 6:00 hrs.
›608 SAN VITO from San José – DEP. ev. day from Terminal Alfaro at 5:45, 8:15, 11:30, 14:45; RET. 4:30, 7:30, 8:30, 10:00, 15:00. Alfaro Bus company. Tel. 2222-2666
›230 SARCHí from Alajuela – DEP. ev. day, ev. 0:30 from A.Ctl/1,C.8 from 5:00 to 22:00; RET. from 5:00 to 22:00; 52 km; 1:30 hrs. You can also take a direct bus from San José to Sarchí DEP. Mon.-Fri.12:15, 17:30, 17:55; Sat. only 12:00 (1:30 hrs, 70km).
›701 SIQUíRRES from San José – DEP. ev. day, ev. hr. from Caribe at 6:30 and from 8:30 to 18:00; RET. 6:30, and from 8:30 to 18:00; 100 km, $2.15. Linaco company. Tel. 2221-1334
›750 SIXAOLA (express bus from San José – gateway to Bocas del Toro, Panamá) – DEP. ev. day from Caribe at 6:00, 10:00, 13:30, 15:30; RET. 5:00, 7:30, 9:30, 14:30. 240 km; 5 hrs. You can buy tickets in advance, $6.00. Auto-Transportes Mepe S.A. company. Tel. 2257-8129
›750 SIXAOLA from LIMÓN- DEP. ev. day from Radio Casino at 5:00, 8:00, 10:00, 13:00, 16:00, 18:00; RET. 5:00, 8:00, 10:00, 13:00, 15:00, 17:00; 4 hrs, $1.90 Auto-Transportes Mepe S.A. company. Tel. 2758-1572
›503 TAMARINDO BEACH (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day from Terminal Alfaro at 15:30; RET. 6:00, Sun. 6:00, 13:00; 285 km; 5:30 hrs; You can also make bus connections between Santa Cruz and Tamarindo. The bus leaves at 20:30 to Tamarindo; RET. 6:45 to Santa Cruz. Alfaro Bus company. Tel. 2222-2666
›502 TILARÁN (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day from ½ block north of Terminal Atlántico Norte at 7:30, 9:30, 12:45, 15:45, 18:30; RET. 4:45, 7:00, 7:45, 14:00, 17:00; DEP. 9:30 and RET. 4:45, don’t run on Sun; 191 km; 4:00 hrs. Buy ticket at terminal, $2.50 Auto-Transportes Tilarán company. Tel. 2222-3854
›591 TILARÁN from Santa Elena – DEP. ev. day at 7:00; RET. 13:00; 40 km; 3:00 hrs. Auto-Transportes Tilarán company. Tel. 2222-3854
›302 TURRIALBA (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day, ev. hr. from Terminal Turrialba from 5:00 to 22:00; RET. from 5:00 to 21:00; 65 km; 1:30 hrs. Turrialba is the gateway to Guayabo National Monument. Buses leave on Sun. 9:00; RET. 17:00. TRANSTUSA company. Tel. 2222-4464
›639 UVITA (Marino Ballena Nat’l Park) from San José – DEP. from Terminal Coca Cola Mon-Fri 15:00, Sat/Sun 5:30, 15:00, RET Mon-Fri 5:00, Sat/Sun 5:00, 13:00; 7 hrs… Be at terminal 1 hr in advance (Durintg th summer the 5:30 bus runs ev day), $5.00. Transportes Morales company. Tel. 2223-5567
›175 UVITA (Marino Ballena Nat’l Park) from San Isidro – DEP. ev. day at 9:00, 16:00; RET. 6:00, 14:00, 2 hours, $1.80.
›214 ZARCERO (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day, ev. hr. from Terminal Atlántico Norte from 5:00 to 19:30; RET. from 5:00 to 19:30; 77 km; 1:30 hrs. This is the Ciudad Quesada bus that goes through Zarcero.
International Buses:
›GUATEMALA CITY (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day from terminal Tica Bus at 6:00, 7:30; RET. 12:00 (Guatemala); 60:00 hrs. Overnight stay in Managua and El Salvador. Tica Bus company. Tel. 2221-8954
›TEGUCIGALPA HONDURAS (bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day from terminal Tica Bus at 6:00, 7:30; RET. 7:30; 909 km; 48:00 hrs; Overnight stay in Managua. Tica Bus company. Tel. 2221-8954
›MANAGUA NICARAGUA (express bus from San José) – DEP. Mon., Wed., Fri., Sun. from terminal Sirca at 5:45; RET. 6:00; 450 km; 11:00 hrs.
›MANAGUA NICARAGUA (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day from terminal Tica Bus at 6:00, 7:30; RET. 6:00, 7:00; 450 km; 11:00 hrs Tica Bus company. Tel. 2221-8954
›MANAGUA NICARAGUA (express bus from San José)- DEP. ev. day from terminal Transnica at 5:30, RET. 7:00; 450 kms, 10 hrs. Deluxe Service. Transnica company. Tel. 2256-9072
›CHANGUINOLA PANAMA from San José – DEP. ev. day from opposite terminal Alfaro (same as route 505) at 10:00; RET. 10:00; 225 km; 8:00 hrs. Alfaro Bus company. Tel. 2222-2666
›601 DAVID PANAMA (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day from terminal Alfaro at 7:30; RET. 7:30; this is an extra bus; 400 km; 9:00 hrs, $9.00. Alfaro Bus company. Tel. 2222-2666
›PANAMA CITY (express bus from San José) – DEP. ev. day from terminal Tica Bus at 22:00; RET. 12:00 (Panama time); 903 km; 20:00 hrs; Buy tickets in advance. Tica Bus company. Tel. 2221-8954
›PANAMA CITY from San José- DEP. ev. day 275 at 14:00; RET. 12:30; 225 kms, 18 hrs (pay at the bus), $43.00 Round trip.