Last updated on January 28th, 2022 at 06:03 am
We will tell you how to get from La Fortuna to Monteverde. The distance from La Fortuna to Monteverde is 121 kilometers. The travel time from La Fortuna to Monteverde is around 2 hour and 30 minutes by car. If you go by bus the travel time will be around 8 hours from La Fortuna to Monteverde included the waiting time.
The cheapest way from La Fortuna to Monteverde 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 La Fortuna too. Read here how to get from Monteverde to La Fortuna
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WHERE TO STAY IN MONTEVERDE
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 Monteverde. 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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ARENAL LA FORTUNA TO MONTEVERDE
BUS FROM LA FORTUNA TO MONTEVERDE (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from La Fortuna to Monteverde is by bus. There is no direct bus from La Fortuna to Monteverde.
BUS SCHEDULE FROM LA FORTUNA TO TILARAN
First you will have to ride a local bus going from La Fortuna to Tilaran starting at 7 30 am, 12 30 pm and 5 pm. The bus fare from La Fortuna to Tilaran is around $4 USD and the travel time is around 2 hours.
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.
BUS SCHEDULE TILARAN TO MONTEVERDE
Once you are in Tilaran. You will have to take a second bus from Tilaran to Monteverde at 12 30 pm (there is a bus from Tilaran to Monteverde at 9 30 am but you will not reach and later at 4 30 pm too). It will take 2 hours and the bus fare is around $4 USD.
The total travel time from La Fortuna to Monteverde by bus is around 8 hours included the waiting time. We recommend you starting your day at 8 am from La Fortuna to get to Monteverde around 4 pm. If you go in that schedule you will have buses connecting with not so long waiting time.
TAXI FROM LA FORTUNA TO MONTEVERDE
If you go from La Fortuna to Monteverde by taxi is 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 La Fortuna to Monteverde is around $150 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic and your final destination.
UBER FROM LA FORTUNA TO MONTEVERDE
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 Monteverde is around $140-160 USD depending on the traffic or time of the day.
CAR RENTAL AT LA FORTUNA
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 Monteverde or you would love to move around. It will take you 2 hour and 30 minutes to get to Monteverde from La Fortuna with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available for $30 USD per day.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION LA FORTUNA TO MONTEVERDE
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 $160 USD and you will be able to fit up to 5 people. It could be 32 USD per person.
BEST WAY FROM LA FORTUNA TO MONTEVERDE
The best way from La Fortuna to Monteverde is by bus if you go on a budget for a total of 8 hours travel time since you have to take 2 buses. You will pay around $9 USD included the bus coming from Tilaran.
If you wish more comfort taxi, Uber or private transportation from La Fortuna to Monteverde is around $150 USD and 2 hour and 30 minutes travel time.
ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN MONTEVERDE
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.
FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN COSTA RICA
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.
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 Rica. Know real-time currency exchange here!
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