Skip to Content

How To Get From Monteverde to Tamarindo – All Possible Ways (Updated 2023)

Last updated on January 9th, 2023 at 09:37 am

How To Get From Monteverde to Tamarindo - All Possible Ways, cheapest way from Monteverde to Tamarindo, Monteverde to Tamarindo, Monteverde costa rica to Tamarindo, Monteverde to Tamarindo bus, Monteverde to Tamarindo costa rica

How To Get From Monteverde to Tamarindo – You can go by van, bus, taxi, Uber and private transfer. The distance from Monteverde to Tamarindo is 187 kilometers. Click here to book online Costa Rica activities and Day Trips

The travel time by taxi from Monteverde to Tamarindo is around 3 hours. The taxi fare from Monteverde to Tamarindo is around $160 USD. Read here how to get from Tamarindo to Monteverde the reverse way

What Is The Cheapest Way From Monteverde to Tamarindo?

The cheapest way from Monteverde to Tamarindo is by bus $11-12 USD. If you go by bus the travel time will be around 8-10 hours from Monteverde to Tamarindo.

What Is The Best Way From Monteverde to Tamarindo?

The best way from Monteverde to Tamarindo is by shared van for $45 USD per person and 3 hours travel time and you can book online

You can rent a car at Monteverde too. or private transportation prices will be around $160 USD.

SIM CARD AT SAN JOSE COSTA RICA AIRPORT

I wouldn’t recommend you to buy a sim card at San Jose Costa Rica airport. If you wish comfort you can buy eSim online and if you aren’t in a hurry just go around phone shops in the city and compare prices to buy the cheapest sim card in San Jose Costa Rica. Read here Costa Rica eSim and best Costa Rica Sim card for tourist

You can find the cheapest Costa Rica eSim with Airalo Costa Rica eSim prepaid for $8 USD with 1 GB data valid for 7 days (USING DISCOUNT CODE GAMINTRAVELER 10%). for $8 USD with 1 GB data valid for 7 days. For $20 USD with 3 GB data and for $30 USD with 5 GB data. (USING DISCOUNT CODE GAMINTRAVELER 10%)

You can get an eSim for Costa Rica for €24 with 4 GB data valid for 14 days with MTX Connect eSim. Holafly Costa Rica eSim for $42 USD with 6 GB data in Costa Rica valid for 15 days and use our discount code GAMINTRAVELER.

Read how to get from Liberia airport to Monteverde, Monteverde to Montezuma Beach, Monteverde to San Jose airport, Monteverde to Liberia airport, La Fortuna to Monteverde, Monteverde to La Fortuna and Monteverde to Manuel Antonio, Monteverde to Jaco 

WHERE TO STAY IN TAMARINDO

There are dormitory rooms that you can rent the bed for as low as $8-10 USD a night if you want the cheapest option in Tamarindo. Double-room hostels can cost up to $30-40 USD a night while mid-range hotels cost more or less $80 USD a night.

Click here if you want to find the best deals with Booking in Tamarindo

BOOK YOUR TRAVEL INSURANCE

You can read Heymondo Vs Safetwing cheapest travel Insurance. You can get for $135 USD your Heymondo Travel Insurance with Heymondo discount code valid for 90 days. Read our full Heymondo Travel Insurance Review

You can get Safetywing Travel Insurance for Digital Nomads valid for 28 days Safetywing for $50 USD per month with kids until 10 years old included

HOW TO GET FROM MONTEVERDE TO TAMARINDO

BUS FROM MONTEVERDE TO TAMARINDO (CHEAPEST WAY)


How To Get From Monteverde to Tamarindo - All Possible Ways, cheapest way from Monteverde to Tamarindo, Monteverde to Tamarindo, Monteverde costa rica to Tamarindo, Monteverde to Tamarindo bus, Monteverde to Tamarindo costa rica, How To Get From Liberia Airport to Tamarindo - All Possible Ways, cheapest way from Liberia Airport to Tamarindo, Liberia Airport to Tamarindo, Liberia Costa Rica Airport to Tamarindo, Liberia to Tamarindo, Liberia costa rica to Tamarindo, Liberia to Tamarindo bus, Liberia to Tamarindo costa rica, Autobuses La Pampa Liberia To Tamarindo

The cheapest way from Monteverde to Tamarindo is by bus. You will have to get 3 buses from Monteverde to Liberia and transfer to a bus going from Liberia to Tamarindo.

BUS SCHEDULE MONTEVERDE TO TILARAN

The bus schedule from Monteverde to Tilaran is starting at 7 am. The bus travel time from Monteverde to Tilaran is 2 hours and the bus fare is $4 USD.

BUS SCHEDULE FROM TILARAN TO CAÑAS

Once in Tilaran you will have to ride the bus from Tilaran to Cañas. The bus schedule from Tilaran to Cañas is leaving every hour starting from 5 am to 7 30 pm. The bus travel time from Tilaran to Cañas is less than an hour and the bus fare from Tilaran to Cañas is $1 USD.

BUS SCHEDULE FROM CAÑAS TO LIBERIA

Once in Cañas you will have to ride the bus from Cañas to Liberia. The bus schedule from Cañas to Liberia is leaving every hour starting from 5 am to 7 30 pm.

The bus travel time from Cañas to Liberia is around 1 hour and the bus fare from Cañas to Liberia is $3 USD. You will arrive in Liberia city center where you will have to get a local bus going to the airport.

LIBERIA TO TAMARINDO

The buses (Autobuses La Pampa) going from Liberia to Tamarindo are leaving Plaza Liberia Shopping Mall in Liberia city center.

The buses are running almost every hour starting from 3 50 am to 6 10 pm from Liberia to Tamarindo. The bus fare from Liberia to Tamarindo is $3 USD. The travel time from Liberia to Tamarindo is around 2 hours and it can be longer.

The total travel time from Monteverde to Tamarindo is around 8 hours taking 4 buses depending on the bus connection and waiting time. We recommend you start your day around 7 am from Monteverde to Tamarindo to get there around 2-3 pm.

Click here to book your transportation with Bookaway in Costa Rica!

SHARED VAN FROM MONTEVERDE TO TAMARINDO (BEST WAY)

The best way from Monteverde to Tamarindo is by shared van direct to your hotel. The van travel time from Monteverde to Tamarindo is 3 hours.

The van fare from Monteverde to Tamarindo is $45 USD and you can book online

TAXI FROM MONTEVERDE TO TAMARINDO

If you go from Monteverde to Tamarindo by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi from Monteverde to Tamarindo is around 3 hours.

The taxi fare from Monteverde to Tamarindo is around $160 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and will depend on traffic and your final destination.

UBER FROM MONTEVERDE TO TAMARINDO

How To Get From Monteverde to Tamarindo - All Possible Ways, cheapest way from Monteverde to Tamarindo, Monteverde to Tamarindo, Monteverde costa rica to Tamarindo, Monteverde to Tamarindo bus, Monteverde to Tamarindo costa rica

Uber App can be useful for traveling around Costa Rica but they have similar fares to taxis. You can expect going from Monteverde to Tamarindo around $140-160 USD depending on the traffic or time of the day.

CAR RENTAL AT MONTEVERDE

How To Get From Monteverde to Tamarindo - All Possible Ways, cheapest way from Monteverde to Tamarindo, Monteverde to Tamarindo, Monteverde costa rica to Tamarindo, Monteverde to Tamarindo bus, Monteverde to Tamarindo costa rica

There are many options for renting a car in Monteverde. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Tamarindo or if you would love to move around. It will take you 3 hours to get to Tamarindo from Monteverde in a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available for $30 USD per day.

Click here to get the best deals renting a car in Costa Rica!

PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM MONTEVERDE TO TAMARINDO

Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and are only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort. Prices are around $180 USD and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be $45 USD per person.

Click here to book your transportation with Bookaway in Costa Rica!

BEST WAY FROM MONTEVERDE TO TAMARINDO

BUS VS VAN PROS AND CONS

The best way from Monteverde to Tamarindo is by bus if you go on a budget for a total of 8-10 hours travel time. You will pay around $11 USD and take 4 buses.

The best way from Monteverde to Tamarindo is by van for $45 USD and you can book online if you prefer comfort and get directly to your hotel and you will be in 3 hours at the beach without any other transfer.

If you wish more comfort taxi, Uber or private transportation from Monteverde to Tamarindo is around $160 USD and 3 hours travel time.

ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN TAMARINDO

How To Get From Monteverde to Tamarindo - All Possible Ways, cheapest way from Monteverde to Tamarindo, Monteverde to Tamarindo, Monteverde costa rica to Tamarindo, Monteverde to Tamarindo bus, Monteverde to Tamarindo costa rica

There are dormitory rooms that you can rent the bed for as low as $8 USD a night if you want the cheapest option. AirBnb is also available, mostly for about $20-25 USD a night. Double-room hostels can cost up to $30-40 USD a night while mid-range hotels cost more or less $80 USD a night.

Click here if you want to find the best deals with Booking in Tamarindo.

FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN COSTA RICA

How To Get From San Jose Airport to Puerto Viejo De Talamanca - All Possible Ways, cheapest way from San Jose Airport to Puerto Viejo, San Jose Airport to Puerto Viejo, San Jose Airport to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, San Jose to Puerto Viejo, san jose costa rica to puerto viejo, san jose to puerto viejo bus
Image courtesy from Flickr

Breakfast will be the cheapest meal of the day and you can load up on Gallo Pinto, tortillas, eggs, fried plantains and some fresh fruit too for around $3-4 USD per person. At lunch you might want a chicken sandwich for $8-10 USD salad, burger and pizza with a fresh fruit drink for $3 USD.

You can have a budget of $15-20 USD a day and it can already get you more than enough decent meals. Costa Rica is a bit pricey compared to other countries like Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua in Central America.

BEST TIME TO VISIT COSTA RICA

In Costa Rica their summer (December to April), there are fewer rains than normal. In their winter (May to November), the rains are almost non-stop. For most tourists best time to visit Costa Rica is from December to April because of easier transport. 

Click here to know more about the weather in Costa Rica!

CASH AND ATMS IN COSTA RICA

The currency of Costa Rica is called Colòn and as of now, $1 USD is worth 600 Colòn. Do not exchange your currency at the airport because you’ll get less than what you’ll get with the city’s exchange. Anyway if you are bringing USD you can use them while traveling around Costa Rica no need to exchange them.

Bank or debit cards in an ATM are the recommended way to access your funds while traveling in Costa RicaKnow real-time currency exchange here!

Feel free to use our links for discounts. By using our links, you will help us to continue with the maintenance of the website and it will not cost you anything. Thanks for the love guys. 

Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is the co-founder of Gamintraveler and a Spanish traveler who has traveled to more than 100 countries around the world. He is now a full-time digital nomad.

How To Get From Tamarindo To Monteverde - All Possible Ways - Gamintraveler

Thursday 20th of January 2022

[…] to San Jose airport, Liberia airport to Samara, Liberia airport to Nosara, Monteverde to Tamarindo, Monteverde to La Fortuna, Monteverde to Jaco, Jaco to Monteverde and San Jose airport to […]

How To Get From Manuel Antonio to La Fortuna - All Possible Ways - Gamintraveler

Monday 17th of January 2022

[…] here how to get from Liberia airport to La Fortuna, Liberia airport to Monteverde, Monteverde to Tamarindo, Monteverde to Manuel Antonio, La Fortuna to Puerto Viejo, Liberia airport to Jaco, Monteverde […]

How To Get From Monteverde To Liberia Airport - All Possible Ways - Gamintraveler

Monday 17th of January 2022

[…] to San Jose airport, Liberia airport to Samara, Liberia airport to Nosara, Monteverde to Tamarindo, Monteverde to La Fortuna, Monteverde to Jaco, Jaco to Monteverde and San Jose airport to […]

How To Get From La Fortuna to Monteverde - All Possible Ways - Gamintraveler

Saturday 15th of January 2022

[…] here how to get from Liberia airport to La Fortuna, Liberia airport to Monteverde, Monteverde to Tamarindo, Monteverde to Manuel Antonio, La Fortuna to Puerto Viejo, Liberia airport to Jaco, Monteverde […]

How To Get From La Fortuna to Manuel Antonio - All Possible Ways - Gamintraveler

Saturday 15th of January 2022

[…] here how to get from Liberia airport to La Fortuna, Liberia airport to Monteverde, Monteverde to Tamarindo, Manuel Antonio to Monteverde, Monteverde to Manuel Antonio, La Fortuna to Puerto Viejo, Liberia […]