Monteverde Costa Rica Hotels

Getting to Monteverde

Getting to Monteverde from other destinations is easy when you have the right directions or transportation service information. Here, you can check Public Buses, Airport Shuttle Services, Routes from different spots, car rental directions and reliable transportation companies

>> Transportation Services to/from Monteverde

Public Buses to Monteverde

TRANSPORTES TILARAN, Buses run daily at 06:30am and 2:30pm from 600 mts north from Parque de la Merced; San Jose downtown, price ¢2,350.00 (aprox. $4,05)

Getting to Monteverde from San Jose Costa Rica Airport

Driving a Car Rental

First of all, make sure you rent a four wheel drive vehicle. Most of the roads to Monteverde are dirt, and there are many potholes along the way. If it is the rainy season, the drive to Monteverde can be especially tedious, and you will not be able to get to the cloud reserve at all unless you are driving a 4×4 vehicle. From San Jose, you take Highway 1 north and then take the Sardinal exit. It is about 2 kms till find the soccer field and then you will find the only exit at your left hand heading to Guacimal. Part of the route going past Sardinal and up the mountain is paved, making driving conditions easier. You will passing through Guacimal, and then you will reach Santa Elena. This trip will take about three and a half hours, and you will drive 105 miles.

Getting to Monteverde from Liberia Airport

From the Airport drive to Liberia town for over 15 minutes untill find the #1 road. Then turn right and drive for over 1.5 hours to Cañas town. At this point you will find the Arenal Volcano and Monteverde Road Signs. Take the detour and continue for over 35 minutes to Tilaran town and then you will find another road sign showing the road to Monteverde. Drive through mountains for 1.5 hours to Santa Elena Monteverde. Aproximately driving time 3.15 hours.

Getting to Monteverde from Tamarindo Beach