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La Fortuna to San José:

9:10am, 12:45pm, 2:45pm, 4:10pm. The price is 2495₡ and takes about 4hrs. San José to La Fortuna: From the 7-10 Station in San José : 5am, 6:15am, 8:40am, 11:50am. See photos of schedule and prices below. If you are arriving by plane you can get a taxi to the station in Alajuela that has buses to La Fortuna. Taxi is 2000₡

Monteverde to La Fortuna

This may be the coolest way to get to go: Arenal to Monteverde – by horseback! Check out this unique and awesome looking way of going between these two mountain paradises. A half day adventure that is quicker than taking the bus! You can take a shuttle from here that will get you there in 3hrs for $25. It goes something like this: 4×4 Jeep – boat – 4×4 Jeep. ----- Local bus: Go from Monteverde to Tilarán @5am, 7am, 11:30am or 4pm (TilaránTransportes 2695-5998.). See photo below. The cost as of June 2017 is 900₡ and the trip takes about 2hrs and 15min. Then Tilarán to La Fortuna (7am and 12:15pm and 3:30pm), 2.5hrs. Check the Tilarán page for more details


Tilarán to La Fortuna There are 3 buses each day to and from Tilarán: from Tilarán to La Fortuna: 7:00am, 12:20pm; 3:30pm from La Fortuna to Tilarán : 6:30am, 11:30pm, 3:55pm The cost as of June 2017 the cost is 2750₡ and takes 2-2.5 hours. See photo of schedule below from June 2017.


We haven’t done this route but were told this is what you do to get from Liberia to La Fortuna: “In Liberia take the bus to Cañas (~$3), from Cañas straight on the bus to Tilarán at 12pm (~$1.50), from Tilarán straight on the bus to La Fortuna at 12:30pm ($4) and arrive around 2pm. The next one is at 3:30pm and you will arrive around 5″. Anther traveller, Tanja, did it with this timing: 8:30 Liberia – Cañas (Puntarenas) 1475₡ 1h, 10:40 Cañas – Tilarán 600₡ 45min, 12:15 Tilarán – La Fortuna 2750₡ 2h