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How To Get From La Fortuna to Puerto Viejo – All Possible Ways

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We will tell you how to get from La Fortuna to Puerto Viejo De Talamanca. The distance from La Fortuna to Puerto Viejo is 270 kilometers.

The travel time from La Fortuna to Puerto Viejo is around 4 hour and 45 minutes by car. If you go by bus the travel time will be around 8-9 hours from La Fortuna to Puerto Viejo.

The cheapest way from La Fortuna to Puerto Viejo De Talamanca is by bus $17 USD. If you go by taxi, Uber or private transportation prices will be around $300-350 USD. You can rent a car at La Fortuna too.

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WHERE TO STAY IN PUERTO VIEJO DE TALAMANCA

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 Puerto Viejo. A double room hostels can costs up to $30-40 USD a night while mid-range hotels costs more or less $80 USD a night.

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LA FORTUNA TO PUERTO VIEJO DE TALAMANCA

BUS FROM LA FORTUNA TO PUERTO VIEJO DE TALAMANCA (CHEAPEST WAY)

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The cheapest way from La Fortuna to Puerto Viejo is by bus. First you will have to ride a local bus going from La Fortuna to San Jose Terminal MEPE where the buses are leaving to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca.

There are buses running from La Fortuna to San Jose starting at 9 am, 12 45 pm, 2 45 pm and 4 pm getting to Terminal 7-10 in San Jose Costa Rica. The bus travel time from La Fortuna to San Jose is around 4 hours and the bus fare is $6 USD.

But the schedule for direct buses from La Fortuna to San Jose isn’t fixed so make sure you check in advance since lately the only bus leaving is at 2 45 pm. In that case you will get to San Jose at 6 45 pm and there are no buses running from San Jose to Puerto Viejo at that time.

BUS LA FORTUNA TO QUESADA

If there are no direct buses leaving from La Fortuna to San Jose early morning. The best option is getting the bus from La Fortuna to La Quesada starting at 5 am until 9 pm. The travel time is around 1 hour and the bus fare La Fortuna to La Quesada is $3 USD.

BUS LA QUESADA TO SAN JOSE

There are buses running from La Quesada to San Jose starting at 4 30 am until 6 30 pm. The bus travel time from La Quesada to San Jose is around 3 hours and the bus fare is $3 USD. Once in San Jose you will have to go walking 5 minutes distance from Terminal 7-10 to MEPE Bus Terminal in San Jose City center.

BUS SAN JOSE TO PUERTO VIEJO DE TALAMANCA

The bus from San Jose to Puerto Viejo De Talamanca IS leaving from San Jose Terminal MEPE. The buses are leaving every two hours starting from 6 am, 8 am,10 am, 12 pm, 2pm, 4pm and 6 pm. The bus fare is around $11 USD and the travel time from San Jose to Puerto Viejo is 4 hour and 30 minutes. Check here MEPE Bus schedule and route!

The bus from San Jose to Puerto Viejo will stop at Limon and Cahuita. Once in Puerto Viejo MEPE Bus Stop in you can go walking to most of the places for accommodation.

The total bus fare from La Fortuna to Puerto Viejo is $17 USD and the total travel time is around 8-9 hours included the waiting time.

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TAXI FROM LA FORTUNA TO PUERTO VIEJO DE TALAMANCA

If you go from La Fortuna to Puerto Viejo by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 4 hour and 45 minutes. The taxi fare from La Fortuna to Puerto Viejo is around $300-350 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic and your final destination.

UBER FROM LA FORTUNA COSTA RICA TO PUERTO VIEJO

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Uber App can be useful for traveling around Costa Rica but they have similar fare than taxis. You can expect going from La Fortuna to Puerto Viejo around $300-350 USD depending on the traffic or time of the day.

CAR RENTAL AT LA FORTUNA

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There are many options for renting a car in La Fortuna. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Puerto Viejo or you would love to move around. It will take you 4 hour and 45 minutes to get to Puerto Viejo from La Fortuna with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available for $30 USD per day.

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PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION LA FORTUNA TO PUERTO VIEJO

Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort. Prices are around $330 USD and you will be able to fit up to 6 people. It could be $55 USD per person.

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BEST WAY FROM LA FORTUNA TO PUERTO VIEJO DE TALAMANCA

The best way from La Fortuna to Puerto Viejo De Talamanca is by bus if you go on a budget for a total of 8-9 hours travel time. You will pay around $16 USD included the bus coming from La Fortuna to San Jose Costa and to Puerto Viejo.

If you wish more comfort taxi, Uber or private transportation from San Jose to Puerto Viejo De Talamanca is around $330-350 USD and 4 hour and 45 minutes travel time.

ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN PUERTO VIEJO DE TALAMANCA

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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 are also available, mostly for about $20-25 USD a night. Double room hostels can costs up to $30-40 USD a night while mid-range hotels costs more or less $80 USD a night.

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FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN COSTA RICA

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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 then enough decent meals. Costa Rica is little bit pricey comparing to the 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), rains are almost non-stop. For most tourists best time to visit Costa Rica is  from December to April because of easier transport. 

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CASH AND ATM 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!

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Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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