PRIVATE BUS TRANSPORTATION
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BY BUS – Bus Schedule
From the Plaza Viquez bus station in down town San Jose, buses leave to and from Quepos, several times a day.
Take a taxi from San Jose International Airport to Plaza Viquez in San Jose. Locate Transportes Tracopa Public bus transportation from Tracopa bus terminal. Tickets are $8 per person one-way to the Quepos/Manuel Antonio. There is no boarding at San Jose Airport. You must take a taxi to Plaza Viquez.
Direct Buses leave at 6:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 6:00 PM. The price is around $8, you can pay in dollars or in colones. It will take a little over 3 hours to get to Quepos/Manuel Antonio from San Jose. There are indirect buses that will take about an hour longer, cost a little less, and are more frequent in the day. Be a smart traveler and keep your belongings in sight until the bus driver puts them in the storage under the bus. He will give you a claim ticket. However even underneath the bus your luggage is not 100% safe.
When arriving from another country to Costa Rica, you will see several orange taxis outside the airport. These are all legal taxis and they work for the airport. Red taxis are also legal and they work in the city and the rest of the country. You will be approached by many people who want to help you get where you want to go. Illegal taxis don’t carry the same insurance as legal ones do. The cost from San Jose to Quepos is around $120. You may be able to negotiate a lower price.
RENTING A CAR
If you reserve a car ahead of time, the company can send a car to the airport to pick you up. The drive is not difficult; there is only one road for most of the trip. The rental car company will give you directions. There are 3 mountain ranges you will cross before arriving at the Pacific Ocean. Prices of cars range depending on the season and the type of car. Fill our contact form with your dates to rent a car.
FLYING – Flights time
You can arrive at the Quepos Airport in 20 minutes from San Jose. Sansa is the national airline. You can reserve your flight online. Make sure to leave enough time for baggage claim, customs and immigration. Contact us to know the price and buy tickets. Buy tickets with Nature Air.