From Palmar Norte to Ciudad Neily

From Palmar Norte to Ciudad Neily

How to arrive and leave to Palmar Norte (Costa Rica)

By Plane

SANSA Ph (506) 2786-6353/ Ph (506) 2221-9414. E-mail: reservations@flysansa.com www.flyansa.com. International Airport Juan Santamaría. Flyer 626, departure 9:30 arrive10:10, flyer 628, departure 9:35 arrive 10:15, price 76 US$.

 

Nature Air Ph (506) 2299-6000. E-mail: info@natureair.com E-mail: reservations@natureair.com www.natureair.com – Free Call (USA/Canadá): 800 235 9272. Tobias Bolaños Airport in Pavas. Flyer130, departure 9:30 arrive10:30, flyer 134, departure 9:35 arrive 10:15, price 80 US$.

 

Taxi

Taxis charge 3 US$ to Palmar Norte and 13 US$ to Sierpe, they wait for tourists when they leave the plane.

 

By Bus

TRACOPA Ph (506) 2786-6511, services to San José for 4,50 US$, the journey lasts 5 hours, departs 5:25 a.m, 6:15 a.m, 8:15 a.m, 10:00 a.m, 1:00 p.m, 2:30 p.m and 4:45 p.m from Monday to Saturday. Sunday 6:15 a.m, 8:15 a.m, 10:00 a.m, 12:15 p.m, 1:00 p.m and 3:00 p.m. Departures to San Isidro everyday at 8:30 a.m, 11:30 a.m, 2:30 p.m  and 4:30 p.m. Transportes Térraba with six daily buses to Neily between 6:00 a.m and 2:50 p.m, and every hour to Ciudad Cortés. The buses to Sierpe, which is 14 km away, the bus stop is opposite the Térraba supermarket, from there, they depart 5:45 a.m, 7:00 a.m, 9:00 am, 11:30 a.m, 2:30 p.m and 4:45 p.m, at a cost of 2 US$, a taxi charges around 20 US$.

 

 

From Palmar Norte to Ciudad Neily

Some 40 km to the southeast of Palmar Norte, the Interamericana pass by the Chacarita crossing. The only road that enters the Osa Peninsula and leaves from the Interamericana at this point, in a south easterly direction. From Palmar Norte, to the south of the Interamericana highway, drive 48 km from Chacarita to Villa Briceño it is 37 Km, drive to

 

Ciudad Neily

Located 17 km to the northeast of the Panamá border, it is also known as Villa. It is the center of operations for the banana and palm oil plantations in Coto Colorado, to the south of the city.  It is only 50km above sea level; it is a warm and humid place. A winding road heads towards the mountains to the north of Neily, heading towards the beautiful village of San Vito, some 30 km away, it is located at an altitude of 1.000 meters. From here the roads and buses go towards Panamá and to the small agricultural settlements. Of all of these, the closer cities of Golfito and San Vito are the most interesting.

 

Bank

Banco Popular Ph (506) 783-3076, there is an ATM, exchanging travelers checks and dollars, open from Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m a 5:00 p.m and Saturday from 8:00 a.m to 11:30 a.m.

 

Banco de Costa Rica Ph (506) 2783-3535, there is an ATM, exchanging travelers checks and dollars, open from Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m a 3:45 p.m

 

Banco Nacional Ph (506) 2783-3030, there is an ATM, exchange travelers checks and dollars, open from Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m a 3:45 p.m

 

Information

There is a hospital some 2 km to the south, via the Interamericana. La Cruz Roja Ph (506) 2783-1128 and the Post Office of  Costa Rica Ph (506) 2783-3140.

 

How to arrive and leave

By Plane

Coto 47 is some 7 km to the southeast of Neily and is the closest airport to Panamá. Some of the local buses pass by the airport.

 

SANSA Ph (506) 2781-1275/ Ph (506) 2221-9414. E-mail: reservations@flysansa.com www.flyansa.com. International Airport Juan Santamaría, daily flights from San José to Coto 47 flyer 610, departure 5:30 arrive 6:55, price 82 US$.

 

By Bus

Buses from TRACOPA leaving from San José six times a day, leaving from 14th Street, between 3rd and 5th Avenue. After stopping in Neily, the large majority continue to Paso Canoas, on the Panamá Border. In Neily, the terminal is close to the Market. The buses from TRACOPA Ph (506) 2783-3227 and other companies leave from others. There are frequent services to Golfito, which are situated opposite the gas station. Ciudad Cortés, close to Palmar Norte 4:45 a.m, 5:00 a.m, 9:00 a.m, 12:00 m.d, 2:30 p.m, 4:30 p.m, 5:45 p.m. Dominical 6:00 a.m, 2:30 p.m. Golfito 2 US$, lasting 1½ hours, 18 times a day between 6:00 a.m and 7:30 p.m. Paso Canoas 18 times a day between 6:00 a.m and 6:00 p.m. Zancudo Beach 9:30 a.m, 2:15 p.m. Puerto Jiménez lasts 6 hours, 7:00 a.m, 2:00 p.m. San Isidro 7:00 a.m, 10:00 a.m, 1:00 p.m, 3:00 p.m. San José is worth 6 US$, taking 7 hours, 4:30 a.m it is the direct, 5:00 a.m, 8:30 a.m, 11:30 a.m, 1:45 p.m, 3:30 p.m. San Vito costs 2 US$,  lasting 2 ½ , 6:00 am, 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 1:00 pm, 2:00 p.m, 4:00 p.m, 5:30 p.m via Agua Buena; 11:00 a.m, 3:00 p.m, via Cañas Gordas.

 

By Taxi

The 4X4 taxis can take you to any place.  The price from Neily to Paso Canoas is some 8 US$; to Coto 47, some 4 US$. The trip between Coto 47 and Paso Canoas costs some 15 US$.