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How To Get From La Fortuna To Liberia Airport – All Possible Ways (Updated 2023)

Last updated on January 9th, 2023 at 05:32 pm

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How To Get From La Fortuna To Liberia Airport – You can go by bus, van, taxi and private transfer. The distance from La Fortuna to Liberia International Airport is 145 kilometers. Click here to book online Costa Rica activities and Day Trips

The travel time by taxi from La Fortuna to Liberia airport is around 2 hours and 30 minutes by car. The taxi fare from La Fortuna to Liberia is around $160 USD. Read here how to get from Liberia airport to La Fortuna the reverse way.

What Is The Cheapest Way From La Fortuna to Liberia?

The cheapest way from La Fortuna to Liberia airport is by bus $10 USD. If you go by bus the travel time will be around 6 hours.

What Is The Best Way From La Fortuna to Liberia?

The best way from La Fortuna to Liberia is by shared van for $43 USD per person and 3 hours travel time and you can book online.

You can rent a car at La Fortuna, Uber or private transportation prices will be around $160 USD.

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SIM CARD AT LIBERIA COSTA RICA AIRPORT

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WHERE TO STAY IN LIBERIA

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

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HOW TO GET FROM LA FORTUNA TO LIBERIA AIRPORT

BUS FROM LA FORTUNA TO LIBERIA AIRPORT (CHEAPEST WAY)

The cheapest way from La Fortuna to Liberia airport is by bus. First you will have to ride a local bus going from La Fortuna to Tilaran, Cañas and Liberia.

BUS SCHEDULE FROM LA FORTUNA TO TILARAN

The bus schedule from La Fortuna to Tilaran is starting at 7 30 am, 12 30 pm and 5 pm. The bus travel time from La Fortuna to Tilaran is 2 hours and the bus fare is $4 USD. There are only 3 buses so make sure you get the first one if you are planning to get to Liberia in the same day.

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 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 is $3 USD. You will arrive to Liberia city center where you will have to get a local bus going to the airport.

LIBERIA CITY CENTER TO AIRPORT

Bus Number 513 (Flor Polanco) is going from Liberia downtown to Liberia International airport every 30 minutes and the bus fare is around $1 USD. The travel time from Liberia city center to the airport is around 25-30 minutes.

The total travel time from La Fortuna to Liberia Airport is around 6 hours. The total bus fare from La Fortuna to Liberia airport by public buses is around $10 USD. Apart from the bus ride you will have to add the waiting time every time that you transfer the buses.

We recommend you start your day around 7 30 am from La Fortuna with the first bus to get to Liberia airport around 2 pm.

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SHARED VAN FROM LA FORTUNA TO LIBERIA AIRPORT (BEST WAY)

The best way from La Fortuna to Liberia airport is by shared van direct to your hotel. The van travel time from La Fortuna to Liberia is 3 hours. The van fare from La Fortuna to Liberia airport is $43 USD and you can book online.

TAXI FROM LA FORTUNA TO LIBERIA AIRPORT

If you go from La Fortuna to Liberia airport by taxi is the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi from La Fortuna to Liberia is around 2 hours and 30 minutes.

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

UBER FROM LA FORTUNA TO LIBERIA AIRPORT

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Uber App can be useful for traveling around Costa Rica but they have similar fares to taxis. You can expect going from La Fortuna to Liberia airport is around $160 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 Liberia or if you would love to move around. It will take you 2 hours and 30 minutes to get to Liberia from La Fortuna in a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available for $30 USD per day.

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PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM LA FORTUNA TO LIBERIA AIRPORT

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 LA FORTUNA TO LIBERIA AIRPORT

BUS VS VAN PROS AND CONS

The best way from La Fortuna to Liberia airport is by bus if you go on a budget for a total of 6 hours travel time since you have to take 4 buses. You will pay around $10 USD including all the buses.

The best way from La Fortuna to Liberia airport is by van for $43 USD and you can book online if you prefer comfort and get directly to your hotel in 3 hours without any other transfer.

If you wish for more comfort taxi, Uber or private transportation from La Fortuna to Liberia airport is around $160 USD and 2 hours and 30 minutes travel time.

ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN LIBERIA

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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 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.

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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 than enough decent meals. Costa Rica is a little 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. 

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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!

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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.

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