How to arrive and leave

How to arrive and leave

By Bus

Transmonteverde B S.A (Terminal y oficina) Tel (506) 2258-5674 San José, Tel/fax (506) 2645-5159/ (506) 2645-5644 Monteverde. The buses continue to the dairy 2.5 Km before the reserve, you can ask them to stop along the way. The office is open from Monday to Friday from 05:30 a.m to 07:00 a.m from 07:30 a.m to 11:30 a.m from 01:30 p.m to 05:00 p.m, on Saturday and holidays from 05:30 a.m to 07:00 a.m from 07:30 a.m to 11:30 a.m from 01:30 p.m to 03:00 p.m. Departing from San Jose to Monteverde 06:30 a.m and 02:30 p.m and from Monteverde to San José 06:30 a.m and 02:30 p.m, price 4 US$, lasts 5 hours. The exit from Monteverde to Puntarenas 04:15 a.m and 06:00 a.m and from Puntarenas to Monteverde 06:30 a.m and 04:30 p.m. The internal bus to Santa Elena 06:00 a.m, 07:30 a.m, 09:30 a.m, 11:30 a.m and 01:00 p.m and to Monteverde 06:40 a.m, 08:00 a.m, 10:40 a.m, 12:00 m.d and 02:00 p.m


Mountain Travel Monteverde Tel (506) 2645-6381, fax (506) 2645-6722/ Tel/cellular (506) 8812-4237. E-mail: This large company offers collective transport services, from Monteverde 08:00 a.m. To Monteverde 02:00 p.m. They also offer private transport throughout the country. Microbuses or 4 x 4. Bilingual guide (optional). All of the vehicles are comfortable, with air conditioning they are quick and direct. The daily transport service to Arenal, San José, Liberia, the airport and other places in the country. Price 38 US$, exists everyday at 08:00 a.m to Jaco, Flamingo, San José, Tamarindo, Samara and other places. Price 38 US$This is your best option. .



From the Interamerican via Santa Elena and Monteverde to the south, the first turnoff is the Rancho Grande, 18 Km to the northeast of the Puntarenas exit, the Rancho Grande bar is located here, and a signpost shows the way to go to get to Sardinal, Guácimal and Monteverde, both on the right hand northern side of the highway, where you will find the gas station. The second exit is 100 meters before of the Río Lagarto Bridge, passing 149 Km, you take a turn off on the tarmac road and you travel for around 35km, passing by several small villages until you get to Santa Elena, there you will continue direct until you get to Monteverde, at 15 Km to the northeast of the Rancho Grande. There is also a signpost:  These two roads join onto the road to Monteverde, both are straight but have potholes and stones. A third road passes through Las Juntas de Abangares, and is asphalt but only for a few kilometers. From Tilarán take the tarmac road from Cañas or you can also, if you are from Arenal take the one that borders the Arenal lagoon until you get to Tilarán, continue the route until el Dos de Tilarán and then you will pass by Cabeceras. This point is located 45 minutes away from Santa Elena continue for 1km until you get to Monteverde