Last updated on February 16th, 2024 at 06:46 am
How To Get From Tamarindo To Jaco Beach Best Way – You can go by bus, van, car and private transfer.
What Is The Distance From Tamarindo to Jaco?
The distance from Tamarindo to Jaco is 233 kilometers. Click here to book online Costa Rica activities and Day Trips
The travel time from Tamarindo to Jaco Beach is around 4 hours by car. The taxi fare from Tamarindo to Jaco Beach is around 220 USD. Read here how to get from Jaco to Tamarindo the reverse way.
What Is The Cheapest Way From Tamarindo to Jaco?
The cheapest way from Tamarindo to Jaco Beach is by bus for $13 USD. If you go by bus the travel time will be around 8 hours.
What Is The Best Way From Tamarindo to Jaco Beach?
The best way from Tamarindo to Jaco Beach is by shared van for $52 USD you can book online and 5 hours and 30 minutes travel time.
WHERE TO STAY IN JACO
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 Jaco. 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 TAMARINDO TO JACO BEACH
BUS FROM TAMARINDO TO JACO (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Tamarindo to Jaco Beach is by bus. First you will have to get the Empresa Alfaro Bus (going to San Jose) or Autobuses La Pampa from Tamarindo to Liberia, from Liberia to Puntarenas and from Puntarenas to Jaco Beach.
BUS SCHEDULE FROM TAMARINDO TO LIBERIA
The bus schedule from Tamarindo to Liberia airport is starting at 3 30 am, 4 30 am, 5 45 am, 7 30 am, 9 am, 10 am, 11 30 am, 1 pm, 2 15 pm, 4 15 pm, 5 pm and 6 30 pm. Click here shcedule and route with Empresa Alfaro!
The bus fare from Tamarindo to Liberia is $3 USD and the travel time from Tamarindo to Liberia is around 2 hours and it can be longer.
BUS SCHEDULE FROM LIBERIA TO PUNTARENAS
Once in Liberia Bus Terminal you will have to get a bus from Liberia to Puntarenas. The bus from Liberia to Puntarenas with Reyna del Campo is running every 1-2 hours starting from 5 am to 5 pm from Liberia Bus Terminal.
The bus fare from Liberia to Puntarenas is around $6 USD and the travel time from Liberia to Puntarenas is around 3 hours. The bus is getting to Puntarenas Bus Terminal.
BUS SCHEDULE FROM PUNTARENAS TO JACO
Once you are in Puntarenas Bus Terminal you will get a bus from Puntarenas to Jaco Beach. The bus schedule from Puntarenas to Jaco is starting at 6 30 am, 9 30 am, 12 30 pm, 4 pm and 6 pm.
The travel time from Puntarenas to Jaco Beach is around 1 hour and 30 minutes. The bus fare (Transportes Quepos Puntarenas) from Puntarenas to Jaco Beach is $4 USD. Check the schedule Buses here!
The total travel time from Tamarindo to Jaco Beach is around 7-8 hours. The total bus fare from Tamarindo to Jaco Beach is around $13 USD. Make sure you ride the bus from Tamarindo to Liberia early morning to get on time to Jaco Beach.
SHARED VAN FROM TAMARINDO TO JACO (BEST WAY)
The best way from Tamarindo to Jaco is by shared van direct to your hotel. The van travel time from Tamarindo to Jaco is 5 hours and 30 minutes.
The van fare from Tamarindo to Jaco Beach is $52 USD and you can book online.
TAXI FROM TAMARINDO TO JACO
The travel time by taxi from Tamarindo to Jaco Beach is around 4 hours and the taxi fare is around $220 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic and your final destination.
UBER FROM TAMARINDO TO JACO
Uber App can be useful for traveling around Costa Rica but they have similar fares to taxis. You can expect going from Tamarindo to Jaco Beach around $220 USD depending on the traffic or time of the day.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM TAMARINDO TO JACO
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 TAMARINDO TO JACO BEACH BUS VS VAN PROS AND CONS
The best way from Tamarindo to Jaco Beach 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 Tamarindo to Liberia, Puntarenas and Jaco.
The best way from Tamarindo to Jaco Beach is by van for $52 USD and you can book online if you prefer comfort and get directly to your hotel in 5 hours and 30 minutes without any other transfer.
If you wish more comfort taxi, Uber or private transportation from Tamarindo to Jaco Beach is around $220 USD and 4 hours travel time.
ACCOMMODATION BUDGET TRAVEL IN JACO BEACH
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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