From San Jose, a bus leaves daily from the Bus Terminal Alfaro at 3:30 PM and on Sundays at 6:00 AM and 1:00 PM. You can also make bus connections between Santa Cruz and Tamarindo.
From San Jose, take the Panamerican Highway #1 north, reach Liberia and at the main intersection turn left and follow the signs to Flamingo, Conchal, & Tamarindo.
Rent a car:
Driving yourself to Tamarindo is easy. 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 and Liberia to Tamarindo. Nature Air offers comfortable flights to Tamarindo and many other destinations in Guanacaste, and all other main destinations in Costa Rica.
Interbus provides an efficient and economic shuttle service from the Central Valley (San Jose) to Tamarindo and many other destinations on the Nicoya Peninsula. A reservation is needed 72-hour in advance!