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San Jose to Monteverde

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3 way to get from San Jose to Monteverde

Taking a bus from San Jose to Monteverde
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There are 3 operators that run from San Jose to Monteverde. If you decide to take a bus, you can take the Standard and Shuttle option.

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Taking a minivan from San Jose to Monteverde
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There are 8 operators that run from San Jose to Monteverde, with 1 departure per day. If you decide to take a minivan, you can take the Standard, Comfort, and Shuttle option.

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Taking a car from San Jose to Monteverde
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There is 1 operator that run from San Jose to Monteverde. If you decide to take a car, you can take the SUV option.

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Reviews of the ride from San Jose to Monteverde

4.6

Based on 47 review from Bookaway users who traveled from San Jose to Monteverde

  • M
    M
    I think this was a good option to get from San José to Monteverde, but I think the description was somewhat misleading. Overall, we were in three different vehicles and it took about 5 hours. First, a van picked customers up from all over San José (took around an hour), then we drove toward Jaco. Then we split, so customers going north to Tamarindo, Nosaro, and Monteverde got in a different van. Then at the turnoff to Monteverde, we got in a different car while the other van continued towards Tamarindo, etc. So while for me this was the best option to get to Monteverde, definitely set your expectations differently and be patient!
  • P
    P
    Ronald is the best driver. Perfect ride
  • J
    J
    Le Shuttle était en avance pour nous récupérer. Le chauffeur était très sympa. Nous avons du changer de Shuttle en cours de route mais tout a été pris en charge (pas de frais supplémentaires) et le transfert s'est fait rapidement.
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Bookaway's customers prefer Shuttle bus by Paradise Shuttle Costa Rica

Standard bus by TransMonteverde starting at US$15

81 Km (Air)