Last updated on August 23rd, 2023 at 09:46 pm
How To Get From Jaco To Tamarindo Best Way – You can go by bus, van, car and private transfer.
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What Is The Distance From Jaco to Tamarindo?
The distance from Jaco to Tamarindo is 233 kilometers. Click here to book online Costa Rica activities and Day Trips
The travel time from Jaco Beach to Tamarindo is around 4 hours by car. Read here how to get from Tamarindo to Jaco Beach the reverse way.
What Is The Cheapest Way From Jaco to Tamarindo?
The cheapest way from Jaco to Tamarindo is by bus $13 USD and it will be around 8 hours.
What Is The Best Way From Jaco to Tamarindo?
The best way from Jaco to Tamarindo by shared van for $52 USD you can book online and 5 hours of travel time.
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. The double-room hostel 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 JACO BEACH TO TAMARINDO
BUS FROM JACO TO TAMARINDO (CHEAPEST WAY)
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 from 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 hours 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.
SHARED VAN FROM JACO TO TAMARINDO (BEST WAY)
The best way from Jaco to Tamarindo is by shared van direct to your hotel. The van travel time from Jaco to Tamarindo is 5 hours.
The van fare from Jaco to Tamarindo is $53 USD and you can book online.
TAXI FROM JACO TO TAMARINDO
The travel time by taxi is around 4 hours and the taxi fare from Jaco Beach to Tamarindo is around $220 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic and your final destination.
UBER FROM JACO BEACH TO TAMARINDO
Uber App can be useful for traveling around Costa Rica but they have similar fares to taxis. You can expect going from Jaco Beach to Tamarindo is around $220 USD depending on the traffic or time of the day.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM 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 are 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.
BEST WAY FROM JACO TO TAMARINDO BUS VS VAN PROS AND CONS
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 including the bus coming from Jaco, Puntarenas, Liberia and Tamarindo.
The best way from Jaco to Tamarindo is by van for $52 USD and you can book online if you prefer comfort and get directly to your hotel in 5 hours at the beach without any other transfer.
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
There are dormitory rooms that you can rent the bed for as low as $8 USD a night if you want the cheapest option. 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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