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How To Get From Monteverde to La Fortuna – All Possible Ways

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We will tell you how to get from Monteverde to La Fortuna. The distance from Monteverde to La Fortuna is 121 kilometers.

The travel time from Monteverde to La Fortuna is around 2 hour and 30 minutes by car. If you go by bus the travel time will be around 9 hours from Monteverde to La Fortuna included the waiting time.

The cheapest way from Monteverde to La Fortuna is by bus $9 USD. If you go by taxi, Uber or private transportation prices will be around $150 USD. You can rent a car at Monteverde too.

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Read here Costa Rica sim card for tourist and best restaurants in San Jose. Also read here Costa Rican foodBudget travel in Costa Rica and Backpacking Costa Rica!

WHERE TO STAY IN LA FORTUNA

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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 La Fortuna. 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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MONTEVERDE TO ARENAL LA FORTUNA

BUS SCHEDULE FROM MONTEVERDE TO LA FORTUNA (CHEAPEST WAY)

The cheapest way from Monteverde to La Fortuna is by bus. There is no direct bus from Monteverde to La Foruna. First you will have to ride a local bus going from Monteverde to Tilaran. The bus schedule from Monteverde to Tilaran is starting at 5 am, 7 am, 12 noon and 4 pm. The bus fare is around $5 USD and the travel time is around 4 hours.

BUS SCHEDULE TILARAN TO LA FORTUNA

Once you are in Tilaran. You will have to take a second bus from Tilaran to La Fortuna. The bus schedule from Tilaran to La Fortuna starts at 7 am, 12 15 pm and 3 30 pm. It will take 2 hours travel time from Tilaran to La Fortuna and the bus fare is around $4 USD.

The total travel time from Monteverde to La Fortuna by bus is around 9 hours included the waiting time. We recommend you starting your day at 7 am from Monteverde to get to La Fortuna around 2-3 pm. If you go in that schedule you will have buses connecting with not so long waiting time.

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LA FORTUNA TO MONTEVERDE

There is no direct bus from La Fortuna to Monteverde. If you get the bus from La Fortuna to Monteverde it will take around 8 hours. You will have to get the bus from La Fortuna to Tilaran at 8 am and later you will have to connect in Tilaran a bus to Monteverde. The travel time is similar and prices will be around $9 USD for both buses.

Maybe you are able to join to a shuttle direct bus La Fortuna to Monteverde for affordable prices and avoid the long day by bus. But you will have to pay an expensive price. So if you on a budget you will have an amazing local experience from La Fortuna to Monteverde.

TAXI FROM MONTEVERDE TO LA FORTUNA

If you go from Monteverde to La Fortuna by taxi the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 2 hour and 30 minutes. The taxi fare from Monteverde to La Fortuna is around $150 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic and your final destination.

UBER FROM MONTEVERDE TO LA FORTUNA

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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 Monteverde to La Fortuna around $140-160 USD depending on the traffic or time of the day.

CAR RENTAL AT MONTEVERDE

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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 La Fortuna or you would love to move around. It will take you 2 hour and 30 minutes to get to La Fortuna from Monteverde 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 MONTEVERDE TO LA FORTUNA

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 $180 USD and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be 45 USD per person.

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BEST WAY FROM MONTEVERDE TO LA FORTUNA (MONTEVERDE TO ARENAL)

The best way from Monteverde to La Fortuna is by bus if you go on a budget for a total of 9 hours travel time since you have to take 2 buses. You will pay around $9 USD included the bus coming from Monteverde to Tilaran and the bus from Tilaran to La Fortuna.

If you wish more comfort taxi, Uber or private transportation from Monteverde to La Fortuna is around $150 USD and 2 hour and 30 minutes travel time.

ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN LA FORTUNA

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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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Happy Travels!

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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