There is many different ways of transportation to reach Monteverde
There is many different ways of transportation to reach Monteverde. From San Jose there is public bus at 6:30 am and 2:30 pm direct to Monteverde. If you are coming from the south Nicoya Peninsula (Montezuma Malpais Santa Teresa etc…) or Manuel Antonio, Dominical or Osa Peninsula; you have no need of going to San Jose! There is a bus at 8 am; 1:30 and 2:15 pm from Puntarenas.
If you are coming from the Northern Guanacaste region Tamarindo Flamingo beaches or Nicaragua you have to make sure you can come to “Sardinal de Puntarenas” at 8 am or 4 pm; the bus to San Jose will go by and always stop.
Or at 9:15 am 2:45 pm at “La Irma” entrance to Las Juntas de Abangares or your last chance at 3:30 at “Lagartos” ; all of the last 3 buses coming from Puntarenas. If you are coming from Arenal area allthough there is a public bus every day from Fortuna to Tilaran and the change bus to Monteverde it takes all day so we highly recomend the “” Jeep_boat_Jeep wich will bring you to Monteverde in 3 hours aproximately.
Of course we have connection with different Shuttle companies Inter Bus Gray Line and many others have srvice from and to the destinations mentioned above with a range of between $45 to $60 USD official rates of the companies that we can with no extra charge reserve for your confortness!!!