Last updated on August 22nd, 2023 at 08:26 pm
How To Get From San Jose to Punta Uva Best Way – You can go by bus, van and private transfer.
What Is The Distance From San Jose to Punta Uva?
The distance from San Jose to Punta Uva is 225 kilometers. Click here to book online Costa Rica activities and Day Trips
The travel time from San Jose to Punta Uva is around 4 hours by car. The taxi fare from San Jose airport to Punta Uva is around $240 USD. Read here how to get from Punta Uva to San Jose the reverse way.
What Is The Cheapest Way From San Jose to Punta Uva?
The cheapest way from San Jose to Punta Uva is by bus for $17 USD. The bus travel time from San Jose to Punta Uva will be around 5 hours and 30 minutes.
What Is The Best Way From San Jose to Punta Uva?
The best way from San Jose to Punta Uva is by shared van for $42 USD you can book online and 4 hours and 30 minutes.
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WHERE TO STAY IN PUNTA UVA
There are dormitory rooms where you can rent a bed for as low as $8-10 USD a night if you want the cheapest option in Punta Uva. 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 SAN JOSE TO PUNTA UVA
SHARED VAN FROM SAN JOSE AIRPORT TO PUNTA UVA (BEST WAY)
The best way from San Jose airport to Punta Uva is by shared van direct to your hotel. The van travel time from San Jose airport to Punta Uva is 4 hours and 30 minutes. The shared vans are leaving early morning at 5 30 and 8 am.
The van fare from San Jose airport to Punta Uva is $42 USD and you can book online.
BUS FROM SAN JOSE TO PUNTA UVA (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from San Jose to Punta Uva is by bus. There is one direct bus leaving from San Jose to Punta Uva. The bus is going from San Jose to Manzanillo but it will stop at Punta Uva!
BUS SCHEDULE FROM SAN JOSE TO PUNTA UVA
The bus schedule from San Jose to Punta Uva is leaving at 12 pm. The buses are leaving from San Jose Terminal MEPE (check the exact location in Google Maps).
If you don’t get this schedule you can get the bus going from San Jose to Puerto Viejo de Talamanca and transfer to the local buses going from Puerto Viejo to Manzanillo stopping at Punta Uva. The bus fare from Puerto Viejo to Punta Uva is around $1 USD and you will take 14 minutes!
The bus fare from San Jose to Punta Uva is around $17 USD. The travel time from San Jose to Punta Uva by bus is around 5 hours and 30 minutes.
SAN JOSE AIRPORT TO SAN JOSE CITY CENTER
There are two bus services running from San Jose airport to city TUASA (Red and white buses) and Station Wagon (Yellow and orange buses). The buses are running every 10 minutes starting from 4 am until 11 30 pm.
The total travel time from San José Juan Santamaría Airport to city is around 30-40 minutes. The bus fare is 675 CRC which is $1.10 USD for one way and you don’t have to pay extra for the luggage.
You will have to walk outside to get the buses leaving from the main road outside the airport. You can buy the ticket direct to the bus driver.
TAXI FROM SAN JOSE AIRPORT TO PUNTA UVA
The travel time by taxi from San Jose airport to Punta Uva is around 4 hours and the taxi fare is around $220-240 USD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and it will depend on traffic and your final destination.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM SAN JOSE AIRPORT TO PUNTA UVA
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 $240 USD and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be $60 USD per person.
BEST WAY FROM SAN JOSE TO PUNTA UVA BUS VS VAN PROS AND CONS
The best way from San Jose to Punta Uva is by bus for $17 USD if you go on a budget for a total of 5 hours and 30 minutes travel time.
The best way from San Jose airport to Punta Uva is by van for $42 USD and you can book online if you prefer comfort and get directly to your hotel and you will have to leave early morning.
The best way from San Jose to Punta Uva is by taxi, Uber or private transportation if you wish comfort for around $240 USD and 4 hours travel time.
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