How to get to Liberia and the Gulf of Papagayo

By bus:
From San Jose to Liberia, 17 buses leave daily from 5/7 avenue on 24th street. There are also direct buses to Hermosa Beach, Flamingo Beach and more.

By car:
From San Jose, Costa Rica, take the Inter-American highway to Liberia. At the big intersection of Liberia turn left, and follow the road until you pass the International Airport on your left. Then follow the signs which come up shortly after.

Rent a car:
In San Jose and Liberia, you can easily rent a car and drive to the Gulf of Papagayo by yourself. For the best service companies and rates, please fill out our car rental form, and we will find you some good options.

There are short local flights from San Jose to Liberia which is less than an hour from Papagayo.Nature Air offers comfortable flights to Guanacaste, and all other main destinations in Costa Rica.

Shuttle Service:
Interbus provides an efficient and economic shuttle service from the Central Valley (San Jose) to Nosara and other Costa Rican destinations to Liberia and many other destinations on the Nicoya Peninsula. A reservation is needed 72-hour in advance!