|Home » Getting to Samara » Bus Schedules and Information
getting to samara - travel by bus
Bus schedules and information
Please note that bus schedules are subject to change. Kindly call either the San Jose or Sámara phone numbers for the current schedule times.
Departure Times for Buses between San Jose and Samara and San Jose and other locations in the Province of Guanacaste
The Bus from San Jose to Sámara leaves from the Alfaro bus station in San Jose, 150 meters northwest from the Coca Cola station- close to downtown San Jose.
Tracopa Alfaro Bus Lines - San Jose office
The cost of the one way ticket is about about US$ 8 per person and the trip takes about 4 and a half hours. We advise you to buy tickets one day in advance, if possible.
Buses run more often between San Jose and Nicoya. Nicoya is 37 km. from Samara and is on the road to San Jose. It is also the centre of bus transportation in Guanacaste.
Bus service between Nicoya and Sámara is offered by:
Impresa Rojas ~ Traroc
One way fare between Nicoya and Samara is Colones 1,300 (about US$2.50).
Coming to Samara from other parts of Costa Rica
Here are some local bus agency phone numbers.
our mobile site
getting to Samara beachTravel to Samara by Bus
Bridge to Samara
Airline 800 Numbers
Airline Web Sites
Airport web sites
In-Flight Special Meals
A bike, scooter, or an ATV can become your transportation during your stay in Samara... for the day or for a longer term. more
Although Costa Rica is a small country, it is in the bird-rich neotropical region and has a huge number of species for its area. more
Boat tours are among the most popular activities in Samara Beach. Boat tours can be customized.... more
A unique eco-experience that takes you on an incredible adventure through the magnificent Costa Rican forest. more
Coffee production played a key role in Costa Rica's history and still is important for the Costa Rican economy.... more
Extend your visit of Samara Beach into the depths of the Pacific ocean and discover the wonders of the submarine world. more
Ecotravel, or ecological tourism, is a form of tourism that appeals to ecologically and socially conscious individuals. more
....a kayak, a bike, or a scooter, horseback riding.... these are also interesting options for exploring other beaches. more
Hard to describe with a few words Costa Rican Nature, its beauty and richness in flowers and foliage. more
Being a tropical country Costa Rica is blessed with a wide variety of fruit. Some like bananas, and mangoes.... more
Gallo pinto is the traditional dish of Costa Rica and Nicaragua cuisines. It is considered the national dish.... more
Horse riding gives you the opportunity to experience nature at its most intimate level. Rather than sitting in a bus.... more
Internet connection is available in most of the Hotels and Houses for Rent in Samara. There are also Internet Cafes.... more
Sea and river kayaking are an easy and relaxing way to explore natural areas. Almost all the locations visited.... more
Costa Rica is home to a rich variety of plants and animals. While the country has only about 0.1% of the world's.... more
Explore the coast and spend some time visiting the beautiful beaches close to Samara. Driving is the easiest.... more
about samara airlines jetiquette airlines 800 airport codes airports apartments atv bars beach beaches bikes bird watching boat tours bridge bus info canopy tours climate cocos coffee compare hotels compare rentals costa rica costa rica map diving eclipse eco travel embassies in embassies out events faq flowers fruits getting married gallo pinto getting to samara guanacaste homes horseback riding hotel houses in-flight meals internet kayaking learn spanish links las palmas map moon nature panoramic photo gallery pre-trip preparation properties pura vida real estate rentals reservations restaurants samara beach map scooter shops snorkelling sport fishing sunrise & sunsets surfing tides tours translation walk on the beach weather what to do yoga