Last updated on August 23rd, 2023 at 09:43 pm
How To Get From Montezuma to Tamarindo Best Way – You can go by car, shared van, bus plus ferry and private transfer.
What Is The Distance From Montezuma to Tamarindo?
The distance from Montezuma Beach to Tamarindo is 184 kilometers the most popular and easiest way. Click here to book online Tamarindo and day trips
The travel time by car from Montezuma to Tamarindo is around 3 hours and 30 minutes. Read here how to get from Tamarindo to Montezuma the reverse way.
What Is The Cheapest Way From Montezuma to Tamarindo?
The cheapest way from Montezuma to Tamarindo is by bus plus ferry for $13-15 USD. The bus travel time from Montezuma to Tamarindo is around 9-10 hours. Read here Tamarindo vs Jaco, Tamarindo vs Santa Teresa and Nosara vs Tamarindo
What Is The Best Way From Montezuma to Tamarindo?
The best way from Montezuma to Tamarindo is by shared van for $55 USD and you can book online. The shared van travel time from Montezuma to Tamarindo is around 4 hours and 30 minutes.
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. 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 MONTEZUMA TO TAMARINDO
SHARED VAN FROM MONTEZUMA TO TAMARINDO (BEST WAY)
The best way from Montezuma to Tamarindo is by shared van direct to your hotel you can book online. The van travel time from Montezuma to Tamarindo is 4 hours and 30 minutes.
The van fare from Montezuma to Tamarindo is $55 USD and you can book online. The shared vans are leaving around 7 am.
BUS FROM MONTEZUMA TO TAMARINDO (CHEAPEST WAY)
The cheapest way from Montezuma to Tamarindo is by bus plus ferry for $13-15 USD. First, you will have to ride a local bus going from Montezuma Beach to Cobano. Once in Cobano a bus to Paquera Ferry Port, and catch the ferry from Pauqera to Puntarenas.
Once in Puntarenas, you will have to take the bus from Puntarenas to Liberia and from Liberia the bus going to Tamarindo Beach.
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, 4 30 pm. The bus travel time from Cobano to Paquera is around 1 hour and 15 minutes and the bus fare from Cobano to Paquera is $2 USD.
FERRY SCHEDULE FROM PAQUERA TO PUNTARENAS
The ferry boat schedule from Paquera to Puntarenas Ferry Port is starting at 5 30 am, 9 am, noon, 3 pm, 6 pm and 8 30 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 Quepos. You will have to walk 20 minutes or get a taxi to the Bus Terminal in Puntarenas.
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 starts 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 from Puntarenas to Liberia is $5 USD. Once you get to Liberia’s city center you can get a bus going to Tamarindo.
BUS SCHEDULE FROM LIBERIA TO TAMARINDO
The buses (Autobuses La Pampa) going from Liberia to Tamarindo are leaving Plaza Liberia Shopping Mall in Liberia city center.
The buses are running every 45-60 minutes starting from 3 50 am until 6 10 pm from Liberia to Tamarindo. 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 bus travel time from Montezuma to Tamarindo is around 9-10 hours (transfer and waiting time included). The total fare from Montezuma to Tamarindo is around $13-15 USD including the buses and the ferry too.
CAR RENTAL AT MONTEZUMA BEACH
There are many options for renting a car in Tamarindo. It’s the most convenient option if you would love to move around and travel with someone else and have an adventure.
It will take you 3 hours and 30 minutes to get to Montezuma from Tamarindo depending on how the road is and the stops that you do on the way.
A few agencies like Hertz and Avis are available for $30-40 USD daily. Click here to get the best deals renting a car in Costa Rica!
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM MONTEZUMA 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 $310 USD and you can fit up to 4 people. It could be $75 USD per person.
BEST WAY FROM MONTEZUMA TO TAMARINDO BUS VS RENT A CAR VS SHARED VAN PROS AND CONS
The best way from Montezuma to Tamarindo is by shared van for $55 USD and you can book online direct to your hotel and the travel time is around 4 hours and 30 minutes. You will have to leave early morning at 7 am!
The best way from Montezuma to Tamarindo is by renting a car if you are joining 2-3 people and you like an adventure.
The best way from Montezuma to Tamarindo is by bus for $13-15 USD if you go on a budget. It will take around 9-10 hours since you need to take a ferry, transfer buses and add some waiting time.
The best way from Montezuma to Tamarindo if you wish for more comfort or a more flexible schedule taxi or private transportation is around $310 USD and 3 hours and 30 minutes travel time for up to 4 people.
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