Last updated on August 22nd, 2023 at 10:45 pm
How To Get From Montezuma to Monteverde Best Way – You can go by van, bus, car and private transfer.
What Is The Distance From Montezuma to Monteverde?
The distance from Montezuma Beach to Monteverde is 140 kilometers if you get the ferry and 210 kilometers if you avoid the ferry which is faster. Click here to book online Costa Rica activities and Day Trips
The travel time from Montezuma Beach to Monteverde is around 4 hours by car plus ferry. Read here how to get from Monteverde to Montezuma Beach the reverse way.
What Is The Cheapest Way From Montezuma to Monteverde?
The cheapest way from Montezuma to Monteverde is by bus for $9 USD. If you go by bus the travel time will be around 6-7 hours from Montezuma Beach to Monteverde.
What Is The Best Way From Montezuma to Monteverde?
The best way from Montezuma to Monteverde is by shared van for $57 USD you can book online and 4 hours travel time.
Read here 3 Day Monteverde Itinerary
Read here how to get from Monteverde to Santa Teresa, Montezuma to La Fortuna, Tortuguero to Monteverde, Montezuma to Jaco Beach, Monteverde to Jaco, Monteverde to Tortuguero and Manuel Antonio to Monteverde
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. 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.
BOOK YOUR TRAVEL INSURANCE
You can read Heymondo Vs Safetwing cheapest travel Insurance. You can get for $135 USD your Heymondo Travel Insurance with Heymondo discount code valid for 90 days. Read our full Heymondo Travel Insurance Review
You can get Safetywing Travel Insurance for Digital Nomads valid for 28 days Safetywing for $50 USD per month with kids until 10 years old included
HOW TO GET FROM MONTEZUMA BEACH TO MONTEVERDE
BUS FROM MONTEZUMA TO MONTEVERDE (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Montezuma to Monteverde is by bus plus ferry. First you will have to ride a local bus from Montezuma Beach to Cobano and Cobano to Paquera Ferry Port, catch the ferry and the bus from Puntarenas to Monteverde.
From Puntarenas Ferry Terminal to Puntarenas Bus Terminal you will have to walk 20 minutes or get a taxi since there is 2 kilometers distance.
BUS SCHEDULE FROM MONTEZUMA TO COBANO
The Transportes Cobano Bus from Montezuma to Cobano is leaving a few times per day. The bus schedule from Montezuma to Cobano is starting from 6 20 am, 8 am, 10 am, 12 pm, 2 20 pm, 4 15 pm, 5 45 pm and 8 pm (not fixed schedule make sure you check it out in advance).
The bus travel time from Montezuma Beach to Cobano is 25 minutes and the bus fare is around $1 USD. Check here Transportes Cobano schedule and route!
BUS SCHEDULE FROM COBANO TO PAQUERA
The bus schedule from Cobano to Paquera is starting at 4 am, 6 45 am, 10 30 am, 12 30 pm, 2 45 pm, and 4 30 pm. The bus travel time from Cobano to Paquera is around 1 hour and 15 minutes and the bus fare is $2 USD.
FERRY SCHEDULE BOAT PAQUERA TO PUNTARENAS
The ferry boat schedule from Paquera to Puntarenas Ferry Port is starting at 5 30 am, 9 am, 11 am, 2 pm, 5 pm and 8 pm. The ferry ride from Paquera to Puntarenas is 1 hour and 30 minutes and the ferry ticket is around $2 USD.
Once in Puntarenas Ferry Port if you want to get a public bus to Monteverde. You will have to walk 20 minutes or get a taxi to the Bus Terminal in Puntarenas.
BUS SCHEDULE FROM PUNTARENAS TO MONTEVERDE
Once in Puntarenas you will have to ride the bus from Puntarenas to Monteverde. The bus schedule from Puntarenas to Monteverde is starting at 8 30 am, 12 30 pm and 2 15 pm. It will take 2 hours and 30 minutes travel time from Puntarenas to Monteverde and the bus fare is $4 USD. Check the schedule Buses here!
The total bus and ferry fare from Montezuma to Monteverde is $9 USD including the bus coming from Montezuma and the ferry too. And the total travel time is around 6 hours and 30 minutes depending on the traffic and the waiting time.
SHARED VAN FROM MONTEZUMA TO MONTEVERDE (BEST WAY)
The best way from Montezuma to Monteverde is by shared van direct to your hotel. The van travel time from Montezuma to Monteverde is 4 hours.
The van fare from Montezuma to Monteverde is $57 USD and you can book online.
TAXI FROM MONTEZUMA TO MONTEVERDE
The travel time by taxi is around 4 hours. The taxi fare from Montezuma Beach to Monteverde is around $220 USD.
UBER FROM MONTEZUMA BEACH TO MONTEVERDE
Uber App can be useful for traveling around Costa Rica but they have similar fares to taxis. You can expect to go from Montezuma to Monteverde for around $220 USD depending on the traffic or time of the day. You will have to follow the way by taxi getting the ferry to cross Gulf of Nicoya.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM MONTEZUMA BEACH 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 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 65 USD per person.
BEST WAY FROM MONTEZUMA TO MONTEVERDE BUS VS VAN PROS AND CONS
The best way from Montezuma to Monteverde is by bus if you go on a budget for a total of 6-7 hours of travel time. You will pay around $9 USD including the bus coming from Puntarenas and Montezuma Beach with the ferry crossing Gulf of Nicoya.
The best way from Montezuma to Monteverde is by van for $57 USD and you can book online if you prefer comfort and get directly to your hotel in 4 hours without any other transfer.
If you wish more comfort taxi, Uber or private transportation from Montezuma to Monteverde is around $220 USD and 4 hours of 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. Double-room hostels can cost up to $30-40 USD a night while mid-range hotels cost more or less $80 USD a night.
Feel free to use our links for discounts. By using our links, you will help us to continue with the maintenance of the website and it will not cost you anything. Thanks for the love guys.
About the Author: Ruben, co-founder of Gamintraveler.com since 2014, is a seasoned traveler from Spain who has explored over 100 countries since 2009. Known for his extensive travel adventures across South America, Europe, the US, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, and Africa, Ruben combines his passion for adventurous yet sustainable living with his love for cycling, highlighted by his remarkable 5-month bicycle journey from Spain to Norway. He currently resides in Spain, where he continues to share his travel experiences alongside his partner, Rachel, and their son, Han.