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How To Get From Jaco To Tamarindo – All Possible Ways

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We will tell you how to get from Jaco to Tamarindo. The distance from Jaco to Tamarindo is 233 kilometers. The travel time from Jaco Beach to Tamarindo is around 4 hours by car. If you go by bus the travel time will be around 8 hours.

The cheapest way from Jaco to Tamarindo is by bus $13 USD. If you go by taxi, Uber or private transportation prices will be around 220 USD. You can rent a car at Jaco Beach. Read here how to get from Tamarindo to Jaco Beach

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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. 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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JACO BEACH TO TAMARINDO

BUS FROM JACO TO TAMARINDO (CHEAPEST WAY)

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The cheapest way from Jaco to Tamarindo airport is by bus. First you will have to ride a local bus going to Puntarenas, Liberia and Tamarindo.

BUS SCHEDULE FROM JACO TO PUNTARENAS

The bus schedule from Jaco to Puntarenas is starting at 6 am, 9 am, 12 pm and 4 30 pm. Check the schedule Buses here!

The bus travel time from Jaco Beach to Puntarenas is 3 hours. The bus fare Jaco to Puntarenas is around $6 USD.

BUS SCHEDULE FROM PUNTARENAS TO LIBERIA

Once in Puntarenas you will have to ride the bus from Puntarenas to Liberia. The bus schedule from Puntarenas to Liberia is starting at 4 50 am, 5 30 am, 7 am, 8 30 am, 9 50 am, 11 am, 12 15 pm, 3 pm, 5 30 pm and 8 30 pm.

The travel time from Puntarenas to Liberia is 2 hour and 30 minutes and the bus fare is $5 USD.

BUS SCHEDULE FROM LIBERIA TO TAMARINDO

Once in Liberia you will have to ride a bus from Liberia to Tamarindo. The buses (Autobuses La Pampa) going from Liberia to Tamarindo are leaving from Plaza Liberia Shopping Mall in Liberia city center. The bus schedule from Liberia to Tamarindo is running every 45-60 minutes starting from 3 50 am until 6 10 pm.

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 Jaco to Tamarindo is around 7-8 hours. The total bus fare from Jaco Beach to Tamarindo is around $13 USD. Make sure you ride the bus from Jaco to Puntarenas early morning to get on time to Tamarindo.

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TAXI FROM JACO TO TAMARINDO

If you go from Jaco to Tamarindo by taxi is the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 4 hours. The taxi fare from Jaco Beach to Tamarindo is around $220 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depending on traffic and your final destination.

UBER FROM JACO BEACH TO TAMARINDO

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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 Jaco Beach to Tamarindo is around $220 USD depending on the traffic or time of the day.

CAR RENTAL AT JACO BEACH

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

PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION JACO BEACH 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 is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort. Prices are around $260 USD and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be $60 USD per person.

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BEST WAY FROM JACO TO TAMARINDO

The best way from Jaco to Tamarindo is by bus if you go on a budget for a total of 7-8 hours travel time. You will pay around $13 USD included the bus coming from Jaco, Puntarenas, Liberia and Tamarindo.

If you wish more comfort taxi, Uber or private transportation from Jaco Beach to Tamarindo is around $220 USD and 4 hours travel time.

ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN TAMARINDO

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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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