A beautiful view from within central Monteverde-mobile

How to get from
San Jose to Monteverde

San Jose to Monteverde Trip Overview

Distance87 km (54.4 miles)
Price range$14-$649
Ride Duration Range2h-5h
Earliest Departure06:00
Latest Departure23:00

The best way to get from San Jose to Monteverde is by taking a shared shuttle. The travel time is around four hours with one departure in the morning and another at night. The Monteverde is exquisite between November and March, but bring a jacket for those chilly nights. Bring your exploring and hiking gear with you so you can go ziplining or tour the forests. Sky Adventures Monteverde Park is another popular attraction for tourists.

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Taking a bus from San Jose to Monteverde

Fastest bus: 4h

Cheapest bus: $14

The fastest: 4h

The cheapest: $14

POSSIBLE AMENITIES:

A/C

The fastest: 2h 15m

The cheapest: $65

POSSIBLE AMENITIES:

A/C

Food

Wifi

Charger

English Speaking Staff

Reclining Seats

The fastest: 2h

The cheapest: $209

POSSIBLE AMENITIES:

A/C

Food

English Speaking Staff

Wifi

A beautiful view from within central Monteverde

About the ride from San Jose to Monteverde

San Jose to Monteverde Route Information

The distance between San Jose and Monteverde is 54 miles, or approximately 87 kilometers.

There are 3 ways to get from San Jose to Monteverde, including minivan,car,bus.

The earliest departure leaves at 06:00 and has a duration of 3 hours 30 minutes.

The fastest way to travel is by car, which takes approximately 2 hours.

Depending on how you choose to travel, the following amenities are available: .

San Jose to Monteverde by minivan

  • Starting Price: $65
  • 450 departures a day, or 3150 departures a week

There are 3 travel classes for this journey, including: Standard, Shuttle and Comfort.

Each minivan ticket offers an individual seat with basic passenger necessities. Conditions and amenities vary by provider. For more detailed information and availability see all options.

San Jose to Monteverde by car

  • Starting Price: $209
  • 672 departures a day, or 4704 departures a week

There are 2 travel classes for this journey, including: SUV and Standard.

Each car ticket offers an individual seat with basic passenger necessities. Conditions and amenities vary by provider. For more detailed information and availability see all options.

San Jose to Monteverde by bus

  • Starting Price: $14
  • 3 departures a day, or 21 departures a week

The only travel class available is Standard.

Each bus ticket offers an individual seat with basic passenger necessities. Conditions and amenities vary by provider. For more detailed information and availability see all options.

Companies Operating from San Jose to Monteverde

Average time

2h - 2h 30m

Average price

$309 - $649

(6)

Average time

2h 30m

Average price

$224

(22)

Average time

2h 15m - 4h 30m

Average price

$49

(800)

Average time

3h 30m

Average price

$59

(201)

Average time

4h 30m - 5h

Average price

$56

(565)

Popular stations and stops in San Jose and Monteverde

Departure stations in San Jose

San Jose - Hotel List

San Jose - Any hotel

San Jose Airport (SJO)

Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO)

San Jose Airport (SJO)

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Arrival stations in Monteverde

Monteverde - Hotel List

Monteverde - Any hotel

Transmonteverde Bus Terminal

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